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: Stumbling Blocks in the 1980s Japan: Japan's Lost Decades in a Global Comparison of Different Paths toward a Long-life Society

Thursday, 21 January, 2016 -
14:00 to 15:30
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor Gateway Building, St. Antony's College, Oxford

Stumbling Blocks in the 1980s Japan: Japan's Lost Decades in a Global Comparison of Different Paths toward a Long-life Society

Speaker(s): 
Professor Emiko Ochiai, Kyoto University

Nissan Seminar: Politics and Society in Japan in the 21st Century

Wednesday, 25 November, 2015 -
10:00 to 12:30
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College

This seminar is supported by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, the Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A) #25245023.

Speaker(s): 
Hideki Asari (Minister, Director of the Japan Information and Cultural Centre (JICC), London)
Machiko Osawa (Professor of Economics, Director of Research Institute for Women and Careers, Japan Women’s University)
Hiroshi Shiratori (Professor of Political Science and International Relations, Director of Policy Science Institute, Hosei University)
Masanobu Ido (Professor of Political Science, Waseda University)
Nanako Fujita (Associate Professor of Economics, Nagoya City University)
Hideko Magara (Professor of Political Science, Waseda University)

Nissan Seminar: Dilemmas of learning of Japanese as a foreign language and English as an international language: perspectives from applied linguistics research

Friday, 6 November, 2015 -
17:00 to 18:30
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College

Dilemmas of learning of Japanese as a foreign language and English as an international language: perspectives from applied linguistics research

Speaker(s): 
Dr Heath Rose (University of Oxford)

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