TALK Princess Akiko of Mikasa

In Conversation: Princess Akiko of Mikasa (Japan) organized by the Asia Society Switzerland. A special event on Japanese tradition and culture.

Japanese culture and tradition have long been a source of fascination for the West. HIH Princess Akiko of Mikasa has been living Japanese tradition as a member of the Imperial Household, and has been researching its perception and influence in the West as an art historian. In a conversation with Swiss-Japanese fashion designer Kazu Huggler, she will discuss the role of traditions and rituals in modern Japanese society, and the influence of Japanese art and culture around the world.

The event is held in partnership with the Institute of Art History, Section for East Asian Art at the University of Zurich.