Prof Toshio Watanabe
Toshio Watanabe is Professor for Japanese Arts and Cultural Heritage at Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures (SISJAC), University of East Anglia. He was also the Founding Director of the Research Centre for Transnational Art, Identity and Nation (TrAIN) at the University of the Arts London. His research has explored how art of different places and culture intermingle and affect each other. He is currently working among others on modern Japanese garden in a transnational context.