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: Ruinscape and Slumscape: Picturing History and Violence in Global East Asia

Wednesday, 7 May, 2014 -
17:00 to 18:30
Dahrendorf Room, Founders’ Building, St. Antony’s College, Oxford

Ruinscape and Slumscape: Picturing History and Violence in Global East Asia

Please note the change in date and venue for this lecture to Wednesday 7th May in the Dahrendorf Room.  It was originially scheduled for 9th May 2014.

Speaker(s): 
Professor Tong Lam, University of Toronto

Nissan Seminar: Social factors and demographic trends, Japan as a case study

Friday, 14 March, 2014 -
16:00 to 18:30
Dahrendorf Room, Founders’ Building, St. Antony’s College, Oxford

At 4.00 p.m. Professor Mary Brinton will present her paper Productive Motherhood: Women’s Labor and Japan’s Lowest-Low Fertility 

followed by

Speaker(s): 
Mary Brinton, Reischauer Institute and Professor of Sociology, Harvard University and Professor Ralph Lützeler, Department for Japanese and Korean Studies, Institute for Oriental and Asian Studies, Universität of Bonn

Nissan Seminar: Declining Fertility Rates in Japan and other Low Fertility Nations: Can We Diagnose and Cure this Disease?

Friday, 28 February, 2014 -
17:00 to 18:30
Dahrendorf Room, Founders’ Building, St. Antony’s College, Oxford

Declining Fertility Rates in Japan and other Low Fertility Nations: Can We Diagnose and Cure this "Disease"?

Speaker(s): 
Professor Leonard Schoppa, Department of Politics, University of Virginia

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