Satomi Hiyama

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Satomi Hiyama
Kyoto University

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Oct 2018
Assistant Professor, Hakubi Center / Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University
Apr 2016
Sep 2018
SPD Research Fellow, Japan Society for the Promition of Science (Ryukoku University)
Aug 2010
Mar 2016
Research Fellow, Museum für Asiatische Kunst, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
Feb 2015
Jun 2015
Research Fellow, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Jul 2015
Mar 2016
Postdoctral Research Fellow, Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz, Max-Planck-Institut


Sep 2011
Jul 2014
PhD, Kunsthistorisches Institut, Freie Universität Berlin
Apr 2007
Mar 2009
Comparative Literature and Culture, Transregional Studies, The University of Tokyo
Apr 2003
Mar 2007
Aesthetics and Art History, Keio University

Awards & Honors

May 2011
Bijutsushi Article Prize, The Japan Art History Society

Published Papers

Satomi Hiyama
Journal of World Buddhist Cultures   1 59-94   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Satomi Hiyama
Indo-Asiatische Zeitschrift   20/21 39-51   2017
檜山 智美, アールト ロベルト
佛敎藝術 = Ars buddhica   (349) 76-99,5   Nov 2016   [Refereed]
The Wall Paintings of the “Painters’ Cave (Kizil Cave 207)”
Satomi Hiyama
Freie Universität Berlin      2016   [Refereed]

Books etc

Invitation to Asian Studies
Kanagawa Prefectural Kanazawa-Bunko Museum (Part:Contributor, Study on the mural fragments from Kizil Grottoes kept in the Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, The University of Tokyo)
Kanagawa Prefectural Kanazawa-Bunko Museum   Jul 2019   
Gabsch Toralf, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (Germany : East) (Part:Contributor, Zum Leben erwacht: Die Wandmalereien der Malerhöhle (Kizil, Höhle 207) im Museum für Asiatische Kunst, Berlin)
Koehler & Amelang   2012   ISBN:9783733803858

Conference Activities & Talks

Non-Buddhist Religious Icons in the Mural Paintings of Early Buddhist Caves in Kucha and Dunhuang [Invited]
Satomi Hiyama
Mithra, Buddha, and Mani Walk into a Desert... Indo-Iranian and Sino-Iranian Encounters in Central Asia   4 May 2019   
The Buddhist Community and Local Material Culture in the Kucha Kingdom – as seen in Mural Paintings [Invited]
Satomi Hiyama
Yale Macmillan Center, Council on East Asian Studies, Yale University   27 Mar 2019   
Dating of the Indo-Iranian Style Paintings of Kucha: On the basis of local material culture
Satomi Hiyama
International Workshop "Archaeology and Vinaya"   24 Jul 2018   Leipzig University
Simple Stylistic Matter or Reflection of Cultural Identities? Study on the Rock Monasteries with “Indo-Iranian” Style Paintings in the Kucha Kingdom
Satomi Hiyama
The Annual conference of the Society of East Asian Archaeology (Session 6: Unpacking the Complexity of Cultural and Political Interaction from Han to Tang)   8 Jun 2018   Nanjing University
Indian Astral Deities in the Mural Paintings of Dunhuang Cave 285 [Invited]
Satomi Hiyama
International Workshop "Visualization of the Heaven"   18 Apr 2018   Max-Planck-Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte

Teaching Experience


Research Grants & Projects

Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Satomi Hiyama