Nissan Seminar: Japan and Brexit

Tuesday, 28 November, 2017 -
17:00 to 18:30
Nissan Institute Lecture Theatre

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

Dr. Laurence Mann

Dr. Laurence Mann
Departmental Lecturer in Japanese

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.

Special Event - Astor Lecture: Is There a Global History of Humanitarianism?

Tuesday, 31 October, 2017 -
17:00 to 18:30
Nissan Institute Lecture Theatre, St Antony's College

“What motivates sympathy for people in distress in far-away places?  Is the rise of humanitarianism recent or ancient?  This lecture will explore the ways that global integration since the nineteenth century produced economic and affective ties between distant places and peoples; there has been a

Jeremy Adelman, Princeton University


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