Japan Research Centre
The events draw a varied audience with an interest in the region.
All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise stated.
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- Patriotic Service or Youth Exploitation? Japanese Students and the Wartime Labor Service, 1941–45
Dr Halliday Piel (University of Manchester)
- Managing (Un)Certainties - Economic Sociology Perspectives on the Japanese Antique Art Trade
Dr Harald Conrad (University of Sheffield)
- Brewed in Japan: The Evolution of the Japanese Beer Industry
Dr Jeffrey W Alexander (University of Wisconsin – Parkside)
- The Battles of Battleship Island: History, Memory, Heritage
Dr Mark Pendleton (University of Sheffield)
- The Reception to Nihonga by the Public and the Meiji Art Market: Study for Hishida Shunso (1874-1911)
Dr Eriko Kay (Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures)
- Inventing the Way of the Samurai: Nationalism, Internationalism, and Bushido in Modern Japan
Dr Oleg Benesch (University of York)
- Women Adrift: Narratives and Memories of Empire in Modern Japan
Dr Noriko Horiguchi (University of Tennessee)