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 Daughter who sold her Mother: a memoir of family and survival in the Holocaust

The Daughter who sold her Mother” a memoir of family and survival in the Holocaust by Irena Powell
Wednesday, 9 November, 2016 -
12:30 to 14:00
Nissan Institute Lecture Theatre, St Antony’s College

A seminar to consider and celebrate the publication of

‘The Daughter who sold her Mother” a memoir of family and survival in the Holocaust by Irena Powell.

There will be an introductory presentation by Dr. Katherine Lebow, Associate Professor of History Christ Church

Speaker(s): 
Irena Powell

Nissan Seminar: The Normality of Abnormality: Understanding Strategy and Military Identity in Post-war Japan

Friday, 13 May, 2016 -
17:00 to 18:30
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College, Oxford

The ‘Normality’ of ‘Abnormality’: Understanding Strategy and Military Identity in Post-war Japan

Speaker(s): 
Dr Alessio Patalano, Senior Lecturer in War Studies, King's College London

Nissan Seminar: The Role of Mapping in the Emergence of Japan as a Sea Power in the Late-nineteenth-century

Friday, 6 May, 2016 -
17:00 to 18:30
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:

Speaker(s): 
Dr Radu Leca, Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Fellow at the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures

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