His Excellency Koji Tsuruoka, Japanese Ambassador to the UK will give a talk entitled Japan and Brexit.
Discussant: Sir Ivan Rogers, formerly Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom to the European Union
Ecologies of Knowledge and Practice: Japanese Studies and the Environmental Humanities
The seminar will start with an introduction from Gill Steel, Doshisha University at 2.00 pm.
Session 1 - Women at Work
2.05 pm - 2.50 pm
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun - Mito Akiyoshi, Senshu University
This seminar starts at the later time of 5.30 pm.
Dr Laurence Mann joined the Oriental Institute this year, as Departmental Lecturer in Japanese. His research interests centre on the Engishiki Norito, Old Japanese poetics, and rhetorical features of Japanese poetry and song through time. He is also interested in various cross-cultural, comparative, and digital perspectives on the formulation of literary discourse.
His contribution to the masters programme will be a number of options related to Classical Japanese Literature.