Events

Upcoming Events

Nissan Seminar: Making Films in Japan

Friday, 9 February, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
Nissan Institute Lecture Theatre

Making Films in Japan – Writer, Director and Producer John Williams will talk about his experiences making three award-winning Japanese-language feature films, Firefly Dreams (Ichiban Utsukushii Natsu, 2001), Starfish Hotel (2007) and Sado Tempest

Nissan Seminar: To be confirmed 2

Thursday, 15 February, 2018 -
14:00 to 15:30
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College, Oxford

Ms Sumiko Ito, President of Arcadia Capital, Inc., USA and Director and Treasurer of FUTI (Friends of UTokyo, Inc.)

Title to be confirmed

Speaker(s): 
Ms Sumiko Ito, President of Arcadia Capital, Inc., USA and Director and Treasurer of FUTI (Friends of UTokyo, Inc.)

Nissan Seminar: Writing an “International” Cuisine in Japan: Murai Gensai’s 1903 Culinary Novel Kuidōraku

Thursday, 1 March, 2018 -
14:00 to 15:30
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College, Oxford
Speaker(s): 
Eric C. Rath, Toyota Visiting Professor, Center for Japanese Studies, University of Michigan and Professor of the History Department, University of Kansas

Past Events

SIAS Careers Day

Tuesday, 14 March, 2017 -
15:00 to 17:00
The Nissan Institute Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College

The School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies (SIAS) is hosting a Careers Day on Tuesday 14th March in the Nissan Institute Lecture Theatre. The event will feature alumni guest speakers from SIAS and a talk by Mike Moss from the Careers Service.

Speaker(s): 
Mike Moss (Oxford Careers Service)
Babak Moussavi (MSc Contemporary India, 2014) Thought Leadership Research Specialist for Accenture
Sarah Covington (MSc African Studies, 2012) Senior Research Analyst and Deputy Head, Sahel & West Africa Team, FCO
James Tunningley (MSc Contemporary Chinese Studies, 2015) RUSI/Civil Service fast-track, Director, Young China Watchers
Josh Toohey (MSc Contemporary Chinese Studies, 2016) commercial risk analyst

Nissan Seminar: The Political Economy of Cool Japan: the paradox of Japan’s creative industries policy

Thursday, 9 March, 2017 -
14:00 to 15:30
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College, Oxford

The Political Economy of Cool Japan: the paradox of Japan’s creative industries policy

Speaker(s): 
Henry Laurence (Bowdoin College, Maine) and the Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies

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