The library of CSAEO holds approximately 17,000 volumes: many of them have been directly bought by Peternolli, while many have been purchased or donated by various institutions and individuals.

Everybody can visit our library and study our books.

For book search, use our search engine in Catalogue.

Torii of Itsukushima Shrine, in Miyajima (photo by I. Mazzoni)

CSAEO lends books only to last-year students of the University of Bologna.
Our members are allowed to borrow books we own in double copy (about 500 titles); double copies are marked on our catalogue with an asterisk *.

CSAEO also owns an interesting collection of Chinese, Korean and Japanese illustrated children books.
Manekineko association is cataloguing children books in Japanese. 
Click here to see the catalogue.


Nuove opere in mostra a Palazzo Poggi

Da mercoledì 19 giugno

Chiusura estiva

Dal 29 luglio al 1 settembre


Visite guidate

Alla Sala d'Arte Orientale di Palazzo Poggi

Bodhidharma con una pennellata

A cura di Nicola Piccioli di FeiMo

Tradizione e avanguardia nell'arte giapponese e cinese del Novecento

Laboratorio organizzato da Symballein-Nipponica e condotto da Giovanni Peternolli


Korean language courses
Beginner/intermediate courses of Korean language, with our teacher Kim Hyunsook.
If you are interested, contact us.
Calligraphy and seal-carving school
Organized by Paola Billi and Nicola Piccioli

Contact us for information and accessions.


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