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‘Daughters of the Samurai,’ by Janice P. Nimura | The New York Times

‘Daughters of the Samurai,’ by Janice P. Nimura | The New York Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

For college students today, junior year is considered the optimal occasion for study abroad, a time when they have “transitioned” from the comforts of home, declared a major and acquired a smattering of a foreign language. For three Japanese girls in...

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Sketches of General Vo Nguyen Giap displayed in Hanoi | VietNamNet

Sketches of General Vo Nguyen Giap displayed in Hanoi | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

 Some 40 sketches and eight oil paintings featuring General Vo Nguyen
Giap are being showcased at an exhibition which opened on May 26 at the
Vietnam Military History Museum...

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Renaissance du « Hanfu » pour les cérémonies de remise de diplôme | French China

Renaissance du « Hanfu » pour les cérémonies de remise de diplôme | French China | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Les photos de sept diplômés de l'Université normale du Fujian en costume traditionnel chinois, le « Hanfu », sont devenues virales en ligne. Le « Hanfu » possède une histoire de plus de trois millénaires...

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I Ask You, "Why Isn't Masami Teraoka More Famous?!" and Experts Answer | The Huffington Post

I Ask You, "Why Isn't Masami Teraoka More Famous?!" and Experts Answer | The Huffington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The art world is a swiftly flowing river. The currents shove every artist along, indiscriminately, at a fast clip. A few pass by twice while most flow through only once. Sometimes, an artist can get lodged along the riverbank, snagged onto a hold...

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Syria: Isis releases footage of Palmyra ruins intact and 'will not destroy them' | The Guardian

Syria: Isis releases footage of Palmyra ruins intact and 'will not destroy them' | The Guardian | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Ancient ruins are not statues and so will be spared, Isis commander reportedly tells radio station amid new humanitarian crisis in the area Islamic State has released new footage depicting unscathed ruins in the Syrian city of Palmyra, and...

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Ancient mold used to cast bronze mirror earliest found in Japan | The Asahi Shimbun (Japon)

Ancient mold used to cast bronze mirror earliest found in Japan | The Asahi Shimbun (Japon) | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A fragment of an ancient mold used to produce bronze mirrors that was found here predates any other artifacts linked to mirror production in Japan by up to 200 years...

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Asian art sale at Artcurial | Art Media Agency

Asian art sale at Artcurial | Art Media Agency | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

On 8 June 2015, Artcurial in Paris is to host its annual sale of Asian art. The sale is to offer a selection of 232 lots of Chinese decorative art, including a selection of Chinese pieces realised during the Qing dynasty...

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China rounds up ancient tomb raiders | The Guardian

China rounds up ancient tomb raiders | The Guardian | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Police say highly organised group broke into Neolithic site and carried out theft on an industrial scale, with 1,168 relics recovered in swoop by 1,000 police Chinese police say they have caught 175 looters who broke into a Neolithic archaeological...

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The Venice of the Sands in Peril | The New York Times

The Venice of the Sands in Peril | The New York Times | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

G.W. Bowersock The fall of the ancient city of Palmyra before the brutal forces of ISIS last week raises the terrifying prospect of damage that could potentially eclipse the recent destruction at Mosul, Nimrud, and...

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Excavations show Harappan site died as Saraswati river dried | The Archaeology News Network

Excavations show Harappan site died as Saraswati river dried | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The Indus Valley civilisation, popularly known as Harappan civilisation, has been a puzzle for several decades now...

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Islamic State fighters enter Palmyra museum: Syria antiquities chief Mamoun Abdulkarim | Art Daily

Islamic State fighters enter Palmyra museum: Syria antiquities chief Mamoun Abdulkarim | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Islamic State group fighters have entered the museum in the historic Syrian city of Palmyra, placing guards at its doors, the country's antiquities director Mamoun Abdulkarim said Saturday...

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Syrie: Daech fait flotter son drapeau sur le musée de Palmyre | The Huffington Post

Syrie: Daech fait flotter son drapeau sur le musée de Palmyre | The Huffington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

L'image est hautement symbolique. Le drapeau noir de Daech (ou Etat islamique) flotte désormais sur le musée de la célèbre cité antique de Palmyre, planté sur le toit de la citadelle mamelouk du 13ème siècle...

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Ancient Buddhist arts from Asia on display at Art Gallery of Greater Victoria | Art Daily

Ancient Buddhist arts from Asia on display at Art Gallery of Greater Victoria | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria is showcasing two-thousand years of Buddhist art, creating a stunning portrait of one of the world’s great religions...

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UN nations agree to action to save Iraqi cultural sites | Art Daily

UN nations agree to action to save Iraqi cultural sites | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

UN member-states on Thursday declared that the destruction by jihadists of Iraqi cultural sites may amount to war crimes and agreed to take steps to curb the trade of stolen ancient artifacts...

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Saigon’s “Ceramics King" owns 100,000 antiques | VietNamNet

Saigon’s “Ceramics King" owns 100,000 antiques | VietNamNet | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

After nearly 25 years of collecting, Dinh Cong Tuong, 48, has been dubbed the "ceramic king" as he owns nearly 100,000 antique ceramic items...

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Prehistoric Paintings Identified in Central Burma | The Irrawaddy

Prehistoric Paintings Identified in Central Burma | The Irrawaddy | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Click to view slideshow. MANDALAY — A rock formation etched with prehistoric drawings and what is believed to have been an animist worship altar has been identified deep in the forests of Pae Dwe mountain, located between Ywa Ngan Township in Shan...

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L'art Néo-tantrique | The Huffington Post

L'art Néo-tantrique | The Huffington Post | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

CULTURE - L'Inde fascine l'Europe depuis des siècles. Aux confins du monde connu des Grecs, l'Inde est longtemps restée la contrée des merveilles, le pays des diamants et des "sages nus"...

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Le Quai Branly se matérialise à Abidjan | Le Figaro

Le Quai Branly se matérialise à Abidjan | Le Figaro | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Lundi 1er juin se déroulera la première séance d'une série de visioconférences interactives du musée parisien vers la capitale de la Côte d'Ivoire. Smartphone et tablettes seront à l'honneur pour présenter les œuvres...

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The ASI digs up evidence of dynasties settlements in 45 villages | The Archaeology News Network

The ASI digs up evidence of dynasties settlements in 45 villages | The Archaeology News Network | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has stumbled upon thousands of archaeological specimens in around 45 villages falling within the 80-km stretch of the Girija valley in Aurangabad...

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Morris Graves' V.S. Gaitonde drawings and other South Asian works of art offered at Bonhams | Art Daily

Morris Graves' V.S. Gaitonde drawings and other South Asian works of art offered at Bonhams | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

A series of six works by V.S. Gaitonde, one of India’s most important modern artists, will be offered at Bonhams Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art sale on June 11th in London...

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Palmyre, une "bataille pour l'Humanité", affirme Al-Azhar | Jeune Afrique

Palmyre, une "bataille pour l'Humanité", affirme Al-Azhar | Jeune Afrique | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Sauver la cité antique de Palmyre en Syrie de la destruction par les jihadistes de l'État islamique (EI) devrait constituer une "bataille pour l'humanité toute entière", a estimé dimanche la mosquée-université d'Al-Azhar, l'une des institutions les plus influentes de l'islam sunnite...

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When artists and farmers meet | Taipeitimes

When artists and farmers meet | Taipeitimes | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Rice, biandang (boxed meal, 便當) and, more recently, the Takeshi Kaneshiro (金城武) tree are usually what come to mind when one thinks of Taitung County’s Chihshang Township (池上)...

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Sotheby's Beijing Spring Sale 2015 offers nearly 90 Modern and Contemporary art works | Art Daily

Sotheby's Beijing Spring Sale 2015 offers nearly 90 Modern and Contemporary art works | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Sotheby’s announces its Beijing Modern and Contemporary Chinese Art Spring Sale to take place on 2 June 2015 at China World Summit Wing. The sale will bring to the market nearly 90 artworks available for preview from 31 May to 2 June 2015...

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How Iraqi friar Najeeb Michaeel saved ancient Christian manuscripts from Islamic State | Art Daily

How Iraqi friar Najeeb Michaeel saved ancient Christian manuscripts from Islamic State | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Bullets whistled overhead, a black Islamic State flag flapping in the distance, but all Friar Najeeb Michaeel could think of as he fled the jihadists was how to save hundreds of ancient Iraqi manuscripts in his possession...

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CHINA 8: NRW-Forum Düsseldorf exhibits the work of 35 Chinese artists | Art Daily

CHINA 8: NRW-Forum Düsseldorf exhibits the work of 35 Chinese artists | Art Daily | Kiosque du monde : Asie | Scoop.it

Within its spacious exhibition premises, the NRW-Forum Düsseldorf is presenting an overview of the CHINA 8 exhibition, which is spread across eight cities along the Rhine and the Ruhr...

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