01 novembre 2019

TEA CULTURE(S) - International Colloquium 2019

International Colloquium 2019

9:30 Marco Ceresa Ca’ Foscari University of Venice
Welcome greetings

10:00 Gao Xuyang University of Oxford
Rethinking the Originator of Zisha Teapots Gongchun from Historical and Archaeological Perspectives

10:25­­­­ Livio Zanini Ca’ Foscari University of Venice
The Compilation and Publication of the Chashu Quanji (Complete collection of essays on tea)

11:40 Lawrence Zhang Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
When Smallholders Meet Plantations: Response to Foreign Competition in the East Asian Tea Industry

12:05 Thiago Braga University of California, Davis
The Entangled Worldings of Tea — Tea Art and Ethical Self-Making in Kunming, China

14:00 Andrew M. Watsky Princeton University
About Wabi: Japanese Tea in the Late Sixteenth Century

14:25 Sophie Brégeron Independent Scholar
“A la japonaise”: Japanism and Japanese Tea Culture in Paris at the Turn of the XXth century (1858 – 1930)

15:40 Anna Lante University of Padua
Tea from the Food Science Perspective

16:15 Lorenzo Barbieri Tea producer, Eastern Leaves
Farmers and Dealers in the Yunnan Tea-Mountains: How The Encounter Between Ethnic Minorities and the Han Majority Led to Pu’er Tea

16:40 Giuseppe Musella Tea dealer, Qualcosa di tè
Tie Guanyin Cultivation and Processing: Life in Juyuan Village During the Harvest Season

17:05 Closing remarks


03 settembre 2019

Call for Papers: TEA CULTURE(S) - International colloquium 2019

Call for Papers:

International colloquium 2019

Venice, 8 November 2019
Department of Asian and North African Studies, Foscari University of Venice
Confucius Institute at Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Italian Association for Tea Culture

Tea, the beverage prepared with the leaves of the Camellia sinensis, has a long history and multifaceted tradition. The custom of drinking tea, first begun in China, has extended to all continents, becoming the most frequently consumed drink worldwide, next only to water. Numerous scientific papers have already analysed the medicinal properties of tea, and an  this beverage.
The present conference will create a multifaceted discourse among disciplines and area studies, bringing together research on different aspects of tea culture. It will open up interdisciplinary and diachronic reflection and capture the dynamic of tea consumption in different cultural and historical contexts.
The conference welcomes 20-minute papers from any relevant discipline including, but not limited to, anthropology, cultural studies, history, art history, literary studies, linguistics, economics, technical and scientific studies. The language of the conference will be English. 

Possible topics:
-       History of tea drinking
-       Tea and literature
-       Tea and the arts
-       Cultivation and processing
-       Sensorial analysis
-       Trade and marketing
-       Tea and health

Please send a 200-300 word abstract and a short biography (50-100 words) to livio.zanini@unive.it by 15 September 2019. Notification of acceptance will be sent by 30 September 2019. Travel and accommodation costs will be refunded to a limited number of speakers selected by the organisers.

04 giugno 2019

La cultura del tè in Cina: conferenza pubblica

La cultura del tè in Cina
Conferenza pubblica

11 giugno
ore 18

spazi Bomben 

Nell’ambito delle attività del Premio Internazionale Carlo Scarpa per il Giardino 2019, dedicato a I giardini del tè di Dazhangshan, il sinologo Livio Zanini, docente dell’Università Ca’ Foscari di Venezia e presidente dell’Associazione Italiana Cultura del Tè, terrà una conferenza pubblica dedicata alla cultura del tè in Cina.

A seguire, alle 19, visita guidata con i curatori Patrizia Boschiero e Nicolas Vamvouklis alla mostra del Premio Carlo Scarpa 2019 The Ground We Have in Common, nelle Gallerie delle Prigioni, a Treviso in piazza Duomo, 20.

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