Events archive

Nissan Seminar
Dr Dolores Martinez, SOAS
14 October 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor Gateway Building, St. Antony's College, Oxford,
Revisiting Kurosawa’s women; what a transcultural approach reveals
Nissan Seminar
Dr Kate E Taylor-Jones, Senior Lecturer in East Asian Studies, University of Sheffield
20 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College, Oxford
Tracing Empire: Japanese Imperial cinema and its legacy
Nissan Seminar
Dr Alessio Patalano, Senior Lecturer in War Studies, King's College London
13 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College, Oxford
The ‘Normality’ of ‘Abnormality’: Understanding Strategy and Military Identity in Post-war Japan
Nissan Seminar
Dr Radu Leca, Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Fellow at the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures
6 May 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College, Oxford
The Role of Mapping in the Emergence of Japan as a Sea Power in the Late-nineteenth-century Abstract: The development of maritime mapping in nineteenth-century Japan is indebted both to the legacy of... Read more
Nissan Seminar
Professor Albert Park, Claremont McKenna College
28 April 2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Dahrendorf Room, Founders’ Building, St. Antony’s College, Oxford
Decentring the Urban: Reclaiming Rural Space for Modern Living in Colonial Korea and After Abstract What place does the rural have under modernity? How have those in the rural negotiated social... Read more
Nissan Seminar
18 March 2016 - 2:00pm to 6:45pm
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College, Oxford
This workshop is held in conjuction with the Suntory Foundation of Japan. Purpose of the Forum The challenges that Japan faced during the so-called two lost decades were not unique; Japan was merely... Read more
Nissan Seminar
Professor Gert-Jan Hospers, Radboud University, University of Twente, Mr Pier Giorgio Oliveti, General Secretariat, Cittaslow International, Ms Heuishilja Chang, PhD student, University of Oxford, Professor Hirokazu Sakuno, Shimane University, Dr Peter Matanle, University of Sheffield, Dr Taro Hirai, Hirosaki University
10 March 2016 - 9:30am to 4:45pm
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College, Oxford
Cittaslow (Slow City) is a rural development movement of small towns started in Italy in 1999. The movement aims to improve their quality of life and sustainability by emphasizing the individual... Read more
Nissan Seminar
Philip Grover, (Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford)
4 December 2015 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College
Meiji-Era Photographs in the Pitt Rivers Museum: An Overview of the Collections
Nissan Seminar
Dr Chris Harding (University of Edinburgh)
27 November 2015 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College
Japan’s Freud: Kosawa Heisaku and Buddhist Modernism
Nissan Seminar
Hideki Asari (Minister, Director of the Japan Information and Cultural Centre (JICC), London), Machiko Osawa (Professor of Economics, Director of Research Institute for Women and Careers, Japan Women’s University), Hiroshi Shiratori (Professor of Political Science and International Relations, Director of Policy Science Institute, Hosei University), Masanobu Ido (Professor of Political Science, Waseda University), Nanako Fujita (Associate Professor of Economics, Nagoya City University), Hideko Magara (Professor of Political Science, Waseda University)
25 November 2015 - 10:00am to 12:30pm
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College
This seminar is supported by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, the Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A) #25245023.
Nissan Seminar
Professor Yuma Totani (University of Hawaii)
20 November 2015 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College
The Burma-Siam Death Railway and the British War Crimes Trials at Singapore
Nissan Seminar
Dr. Chika Watanabe (University of Manchester)
13 November 2015 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College
Muddy Labor: Nonreligion and the Making of Persons as Aid Work
Nissan Seminar
Dr Heath Rose (University of Oxford)
6 November 2015 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College
Dilemmas of learning of Japanese as a foreign language and English as an international language: perspectives from applied linguistics research
Nissan Seminar
Professor Carol Gluck (Columbia University)
30 October 2015 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College
Future Past Entanglements: Modern Japan and the Work of History
Nissan Seminar
Professor Susan Townsend (University of Nottingham)
22 October 2015 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Syndicate Room, The Old Main Building, St. Antony’s College
Automobility and the Urban Environment: Japan in the Mai-kaa Era

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