Workshop: Research on Asian Paper

It included speakers from China, Korea, France and Japan; the themes were:
SONODA Naoko, National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka, Japan: “Outline of Research on the Conservation of Paper and Books: New Techniques for Evaluation of Paper Deterioration”
OHTANI Hajime,Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan : “Evaluation of Paper Deterioration by Pyrolysis-Gas Chromatography”
JEONG Hye-Young, NRICH, Daejeon, Korea: “Material characteristics and the cause of damage of waxed papers of Annals of Joseon Dynasty”
OKAYAMA Takayuki,Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan: “An Assessment on the Extent of the Deterioration of Naturally Aged Papers using Acoustic Emission Monitoring”
Guilhem ANDRE, Musée national des arts asiatiques Guimet, France,
Véronique ROUCHON, CRCC, France : « Excavation of an Archaeological Paper from Gol Mod site (Mongolia)”
SEKI Masazumi, Kochi Prefectural Paper Technology Center, Japan: “Database on Traditional Papermaking Centers in East Asian Region”
Claude LAROQUE, CRCC, France: “Khartasia : a Database on Asian Papers”
CHOI Tae-Ho, Chungbuk National University, Cheongju, Korea,
KIM Hyoung-Jin, Kookmin University, Seoul, Korea : “Hanji Traditional Korean Paper : Handsheet Making Process”
CHEN Gang, Fudan University, Shanghai, China: “The Characteristics of Traditional Papermaking Technique in North China”
The papers will be published in the Japanese journal "Senri Ethnological Series" in June 2012.