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Japan Research Centre

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.

Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis.

For further information contact the Centres and Programmes Office.

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2014

January

08/01/14
15/01/14
29/01/14

February

05/02/14
18/02/14
  • Angry Drummers: A Taiko Group from Osaka, Japan
  • Professor Yoshitaka Terada
  • Powerful documentary film by TERADA Yoshitaka of Japan’s National Museum of Ethnology.  The film deals with music’s role in helping two minorities in the Osaka area - Okinawans and the so-called Burakumin ‘outcasts’ - actively and publicly deal with prejudice and injustice. 

19/02/14
22/02/14
26/02/14

March

04/03/14
05/03/14
12/03/14
19/03/14
26/03/14
  • Japanese Poetry in English
  • Professor Forrest Gander (Brown University, US)
  • A brief introduction to Japanese modern and contemporary poetry translated in English

April

25/04/14
  • BAJS Advanced Postgraduate Conference
  • This conference provides the opportunity for PhD students in any field of Japanese studies working within any academic institution internationally to present the results of their fieldwork, engage with other postgraduate students as well as established academics in the field, and meet key academic publishers.

September

03/09/14

October

29/10/14

November

12/11/14
19/11/14

December

03/12/14