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: A Third Type of University Press: “Translation” of Western Models of Scholarly Publishing in Japan through the 1950s to the 1970s

Thursday, 29 November, 2012 -
17:00 to 18:30
Dahrendorf Room, Founders’ Building, St. Antony’s College, Oxford

Please note this seminar is on a Thursday.

Professor Ikuya Sato, (Hitotsubashi University, Japan)
A Third Type of University Press: “Translation” of Western Models of Scholarly Publishing in Japan through the 1950s to the 1970s

Nissan Seminar: Time Travel Narratives in Japanese Manga - Control, Loss and Experience of Time in the Age of Crisis

Friday, 23 November, 2012 -
17:00 to 18:30
Dahrendorf Room, Founders’ Building, St. Antony’s College, Oxford

Dr Ulrich Heinze, (Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures)
Time Travel Narratives in Japanese Manga - Control, Loss and Experience of Time in the Age of Crisis

Nissan Seminar: The joy of things: the Japanese 'new woman' as seen through magazine advertising in the post-war period

Friday, 2 November, 2012 -
17:00 to 18:30
Dahrendorf Room, Founders’ Building, St. Antony’s College, Oxford

Dr Olga Khomenko, (Associate Researcher, SOAS, Senior Lecturer, History Department, National University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy, Ukraine)
The joy of things: the Japanese 'new woman' as seen through magazine advertising in the post-war period

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