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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- Reading Edo Period Texts
Professor Peter Kornicki and Dr Jenny Preston
SOAS Japanese Manuscript Workshop
Following on from the 'Media and Materials in Early Modern Japan' symposium held in July 2015, this introductory workshop aims to equip participants with useful and efficient strategies for approaching kuzushiji and hentaigana texts. This workshop will be delivered by Professor Peter Kornicki and Dr Jenny Preston.
- Joint East Asian Studies Conference (JEAS) 2016
This conference provides a major venue for the dissemination of research on East Asian Studies in various disciplines for academics from both the UK and abroad.
- Who's Sori Now? The afterlives of Japanese Prime Ministers
Professor Hugo Dobson (School of East Asian Studies University of Sheffield)
- 60 years of the Japanese Women’s Association in Great Britain: Past, Present and Future
Dr Meri Arichi (SOAS, University of London)
- Title TBC
Prof Hugh Whittaker (University of Oxford)
- Hearing Things and Possessing Selves: Natsume Sōseki’s Koto no sorane
Prof Michael K Bourdaghs
Professor Bruce Aronson (Hitotsubashi University)