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

Nissan Seminar: The search for the “true” body: sacred simulacra of power and the process of modernity in Japan

Friday, 8 November, 2013 -
17:00 to 18:30
Pavilion Room, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College

Professor Massimo Raveri, Università Ca' Foscari, Venezia

The search for the “true” body: sacred simulacra of power and the process of modernity in Japan

Nissan Seminar: Revival of the Japanese Film Industry through Media Mix Promotion Alliances: The Power of Film Production Consortiums

Friday, 25 October, 2013 -
10:00 to 11:00
Nissan Institute Seminar Room

Special Seminar by Professor Naoki Wakabayashi, Faculty of Economics, Kyoto University

Revival of the Japanese Film Industry through Media Mix Promotion Alliances: The Power of Film Production Consortiums

Nissan Seminar: Abe’s return: the politics and diplomacy of revival or denial?

Friday, 10 May, 2013 -
17:00 to 18:30
Dahrendorf Room, Founders’ Building, St. Antony’s College, Oxford

Abe’s return: the politics and diplomacy of revival or denial?

A roundtable discussion on contemporary Japanese politics:

Ian Neary (Oxford) - The 2012 Elections

Arthur Stockwin (Oxford) - Abe’s domestic policy 2013

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