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: Memorial Event to Commemorate the Work and Influence of Dr Mark Rebick

Mark Rebick
Tuesday, 16 June, 2015 -
14:00 to 18:30
Pavilion Room, 4th Floor Gateway Building and the Nissan Institute Lecture Theatre, St. Antony's College, Oxford

Memorial Event to Commemorate the Work and Influence of Dr Mark Rebick (Nissan Lecturer in the Japanese Economy and Fellow of St Antony’s College, 1994-2012)

PLACES ARE STILL AVAILABLE.

Speaker(s): 
Dr Hiroaki Watanabe (University of Sheffield)
Dr Ayumi Takenaka (University of Oxford)
Professor Yuji Genda (University of Tokyo)
Professor Richard Freeman (Harvard University)

Nissan Seminar: Locating Marriageable Communities: Cross-Border Matchmaking between Japan and Northeast China

Friday, 22 May, 2015 -
17:00 to 18:30
Pavilion Room, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College

Locating Marriageable Communities: Cross-Border Matchmaking between Japan and Northeast China

Speaker(s): 
Dr Chigusa Yamaura, Research Associate, Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies, Oxford

Nissan Seminar: The Lost Decades in Japan’s Education Policy: Impacts of the narrative of “playing catch-up with the West”

Friday, 15 May, 2015 -
17:00 to 18:30
Pavilion Room, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College

The Lost Decades in Japan’s Education Policy: Impacts of the narrative of “playing catch-up with the West”

Speaker(s): 
Professor Takehiko Kariya, Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies, Oxford

Nissan Seminar: Film on Aum Shinrikyo

Friday, 13 March, 2015 -
14:30 to 18:30
Nissan Institute Lecture Theatre

This Friday the Nissan Institute will have a special event on the occasion of the 20-year anniversary of the Tokyo Sarin Attack in the Tokyo subway in March 1995.  The controversial documentary film on Aum Shinrikyo by Mr.

Speaker(s): 
Mr Tatsuya Mori, Film maker

Nissan Seminar: Engineering the Empire: Comprehensive Development in Japan’s Colonial Borderlands

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

Engineering the Empire: “Comprehensive Development” in Japan’s Colonial Borderlands

Please note that this seminar will take place on Friday 6th March and start at 5.00 p.m. in the Pavilion Room.

Speaker(s): 
Professor Aaron S. Moore, Arizona State University

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