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
Ecologies of Knowledge and Practice: Japanese Studies and the Environmental Humanities - a Postgraduate and Early Career Workshop was held at St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford on 27th and 28th October, 2017
On Wednesday, 15th November, the School and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office co-hosted an East Asia Dialogue in St Antony’s College with a delegation of influential thinkers from India who work on China and East Asia.
I am a Research and Teaching Associate at the Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies and a Research Scholar at the Las Casas Institute for Social Justice, Blackfriars Hall. I hold a DPhil in International Development (Oxford), an MA in Japanese Studies (University of Vienna) and a DESS in Asian Studies (University of Geneva). In Geneva I have also worked for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and after my DPhil I have spent some time in a monastic community in Haifa before returning for post-doctoral work to Oxford.
STORRY MEMORIAL TRAVELLING BURSARY
A bursary of £500-£600 is offered towards the cost of travel to Japan for the purpose of studying some aspect of modern Japan. The bursary is open to postgraduate students and undergraduates alike.