Events

Upcoming Events

Nissan Seminar: Japan’s far more female future — in business, in the economy, in politics

Friday, 12 October, 2018 -
17:00 to 18:30
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College

Bill Emmott is an independent writer and consultant best known for his time as Editor in Chief of The Economist (1993-2006) and his books on Japan, which began with the bestselling The Sun Also Sets in 1989.

Speaker(s): 
Bill Emmott

Past Events

Nissan Seminar: Crossing Boundaries: Breaking the Rice Paper Ceiling in Japan and Constructing Liminality among Transnational, Transcultural Academics

Friday, 5 February, 2016 -
17:00 to 18:30
The Syndicate Room, The Old Main Building, St. Antony's College, Oxford

Crossing Boundaries: Breaking the Rice Paper Ceiling in Japan and Constructing Liminality among Transnational, Transcultural Academics

Speaker(s): 
Professor Adam Komisarof, Reitaku University and Professor Zhu Hua, Birkbeck College, University of London

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: Meiji-Era Photographs in the Pitt Rivers Museum: An Overview of the Collections

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

Meiji-Era Photographs in the Pitt Rivers Museum: An Overview of the Collections

Speaker(s): 
Philip Grover, Assistant Curator, Photograph and Manuscript Collections Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford

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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