Events archive

Nissan Seminar
28 November 2014 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Nissan Institute Lecture Theatre
Japanese Traditional Comic Storytelling A Rakugo performance by Katsura Sunshine
Nissan Seminar
Professor Sir Nigel Rodley, Human Rights Centre, University of Essex
21 November 2014 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College
The Work of the UN Human Rights Committee: the case of Japan
Nissan Seminar
Professor Peter Kornicki, Emeritus Professor, Cambridge University
14 November 2014 - 5:00pm
Pavilion Room, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College
Take jellyfish for headaches: language, print and presentation in early 17th-century medical manuals
Nissan Seminar
Dr Taku Tamaki, Loughborough University
7 November 2014 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College
The Downward Spiral of Japan's Relations with China since 2012
Nissan Seminar
Professor T Bestor, Director Reischauer Institute, Harvard University
31 October 2014 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College
Washoku and UNESCO
Nissan Seminar
Dr. Jennifer L. Guest, University of Oxford
24 October 2014 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College
Memory, performance, and Chinese-style literature in the world of Sei Shōnagon’s Pillow Book
Nissan Seminar
Kyoko Miyake, Independent Filmmaker
17 October 2014 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College
Fukushima - A personal perspective. Screening of an internationally coproduced film, My Atomic Aunt
Nissan Seminar
Dr Sharon Kinsella, University of Manchester
23 May 2014 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College
Schoolgirls, Money and Rebellion in Japan
Nissan Seminar
Professor Andrew Porwancher, University of Oklahoma and Alastair Horne Fellow, St. Antony’s College
16 May 2014 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College
A Journey into Fairyland: An American Professor in Meiji Japan
Nissan Seminar
Dr Kazuo Inamori
9 May 2014 - 5:00pm to 6:15pm
Sheldonian Theatre, Broad Street, Oxford
In 2010 legendary business leader Dr Kazuo Inamori took on the monumental task of turning around Japan Airlines, Japan’s national carrier which had just gone bankrupt. Within three years the airline... Read more
Nissan Seminar
Professor Tong Lam, University of Toronto
7 May 2014 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Dahrendorf Room, Founders’ Building, St. Antony’s College, Oxford
Ruinscape and Slumscape: Picturing History and Violence in Global East Asia Please note the change in date and venue for this lecture to Wednesday 7th May in the Dahrendorf Room . It was originially... Read more
Nissan Seminar
Professor James Raymo, University of Wisconsin-Madison
28 April 2014 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Pavilion Room, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College
Economic Uncertainty and Fertility: Insights from Japan’s Long Recession Joint seminar with the Department of Sociology, University of Oxford
Nissan Seminar
Mary Brinton, Reischauer Institute and Professor of Sociology, Harvard University and Professor Ralph Lützeler, Department for Japanese and Korean Studies, Institute for Oriental and Asian Studies, Universität of Bonn
14 March 2014 - 4:00pm to 6:30pm
Dahrendorf Room, Founders’ Building, St. Antony’s College, Oxford
At 4.00 p.m. Professor Mary Brinton will present her paper Productive Motherhood: Women’s Labor and Japan’s Lowest-Low Fertility followed by Professor Ralph Lützeler who will give his paper on The... Read more
Nissan Seminar
Prof. Dr. Axel Klein, Institute of East Asian Studies, Universität of Duisburg-Essen
7 March 2014 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Dahrendorf Room, Founders’ Building, St. Antony’s College, Oxford
The political arena of low fertility - comparing Japan and Germany
Nissan Seminar
Professor Leonard Schoppa, Department of Politics, University of Virginia
28 February 2014 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Dahrendorf Room, Founders’ Building, St. Antony’s College, Oxford
Declining Fertility Rates in Japan and other Low Fertility Nations: Can We Diagnose and Cure this "Disease"?

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