PAN Mengfei

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PAN Mengfei
The University of Tokyo

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Oct 2019
Teaching Assistant, GLP-GEfIL Program, University of Tokyo GLP-GEfIL Program Teaching Assistant
Apr 2019
Jun 2019
Research Assistant, Department of Transdisciplinary Science and Engineering, School of Environment and Society, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Sep 2018
Parttime Lecturer (Subject: Media in Japan), College of Intercultural Communication, Rikkyo University
Jul 2018
Coordinator and Interpreter, Intensive Course, "Media Theory: To Visualize the Invisible", Tongji University, China, Arata Isozaki & Associates
Apr 2017
Jul 2019
Part-time Lecturer, IES Abroad Tokyo Center, Institute for the International Education of Students

Awards & Honors

Mar 2017
Tokyo National Museum Ideathon First Prize (Team), Tokyo National Museum
Mar 2015
Encountering and Incorporating Popular Cultures: Towards a Reconceptualization of the Museum as Networked Media, Excellent Master's Thesis, University of Tokyo
Aug 2014
KADOKAWA Prize, Kadokawa Culture Promotion Foundation Media-Content Research Project/Summer Program
Winner: Archive Research
Oct 2012
MEXT Scholarship

Published Papers

Towards Constructing a Database of the Modern Japanese Art World in Ueno Area
Mengfei Pan, Yukiko Osaka
41-48   Mar 2019
Future of "Museum Studies" through Linguistic and Academic Translation: Book Review of Mitsuoka Toshiro's Museum Communication
PAN Mengfei
Cultural Studies Review   6 198-202   Jun 2018   [Refereed]
Documenting and Mediating The Museum: A Case Study of the Documentary Film, Our Museum
PAN Mengfei
Journal of Information Studies, Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies, University of Tokyo   (92) 69-86   Mar 2017   [Refereed]
Whose is the Museum? A Case Study of The Tokyo Imperial Household Museum Competition in 1931
Proceedings of 11th International Symposium on Architectural Interchanges in Asia   920-925   Sep 2016   [Refereed]
What is NEW Museology: its Newness and Theoretical Strengths
PAN Mengfei
The Journal of The Museological Society of Japan   41(1) 149-156   Dec 2015


Chinese translation of Prologue, Development of “Gusu-style” Woodblock Prints and Ukiyo-e
Miyama Ryo
The Record of Suzhou's Prosperity: Collected Works of Suzhou Taohuawu Woodblock New Year Painting Exhibition      2017
Selected Biography of Ermin Blumenfeld
PAN Mengfei
Catalogue of Exhibition Erwin Blumenfeld: a hidden ritual of beauty   202-215   2013   [Refereed]

Conference Activities & Talks

Reinforcing Relevance and Creating New Network: A Case Study of Exhibition Development with Diverse Players in Yanaka, Tokyo
PAN Mengfei, OSAKA Yukiko, TAMURA Kenya
25th ICOM (International Council of Museums) General Conference   4 Sep 2019   
A Sociological Approach to Art History with a Case Study of Ueno, Tokyo in the Meiji Era
PAN Mengfei
20 Apr 2019   
Towards Constructing a Database of the Modern Japanese Art World in Ueno Area
2 Mar 2019   
"Art Worlds" and the Museum in Ueno in the Meiji Era: Personal Activities, Modern Institutions, and Global Networks
PAN Mengfei
International Council of Museums Maizuru Meeting 2018   30 Sep 2018   
"Art Worlds" and The Museum in Ueno, Tokyo between 1860s and 1920s [Invited]
PAN Mengfei
Changing Global Hierarchies of Value? Museums, artifacts , frames, and flows, at The National Museum of Denmark and at The University of Copenhagen   20 Aug 2018   

Teaching Experience



"Shinobazu Wonder 12: The Meetings and Partings of Artists in The Meiji Period" Exhibition
PAN Mengfei   Artistic Activity   Jul 2019 - Jul 2019
Street view between Kyoto International Manga Museum and The Museum of Kyoto
PAN Mengfei   Artistic Activity   Jan 2016

Research Grants & Projects

"Art" Worlds, Museums , and Urban Space: A Historical and Social Study of Ueno, Tokyo between 1870s and 1930s
Fujixerox Kobayashi Foundation: 
Project Year: Aug 2018 - Jul 2019    Investigator(s): PAN Mengfei