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Japan Research Centre

JRC Seminar Programme

The seminars are free and open to the public unless otherwise stated.

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

Please note that we do not distribute seminar notes.

For further information contact the Centres and Programmes Office.

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Forthcoming Events

The Birth of the Department Store in Early 20th Century Japan: Mitsukoshi and Consumer Culture Lifestyles

Dr Tomoko Tamari (Goldsmiths, University of London)
17 February 2016, Brunei Gallery, B102, 5:05 PM - 7:00 PM

Re-sensing Kawabata in the 21st century - with a focus on House of the Sleeping Beauties and One Arm

Dr Fusako Innami (Durham University)
2 March 2016, Brunei Gallery, B102, 5:05 PM - 7:00 PM

The evolution of traditional Japanese folk song in modern Japan

Dr David Hughes (SOAS, University of London)
9 March 2016, Brunei Gallery, B102, 5:05 PM - 7:00 PM

Translating “Japanese” Culture in the Language Classroom

Dr Eiko ​Gyogi (Kayoko Tsuda Bursary Recipient​ 2015-2016​)​
10 March 2016, 21/22 Russell Square, T101, 5:05 PM - 7:00 PM

Demythologizing Washi: The Craft of Papermaking in Early Modern Japan

Dr Christine Guth (RCA)
16 March 2016, Brunei Gallery, B102, 5:05 PM - 7:00 PM

The Ever-Evolving Business Model of the Sogo Shosha

Graham Holman (Sumitomo Corporation Europe Group)
25 April 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 6:15 PM - 8:00 PM

Foujita, the Seibikai and the Brazilian Modernists

Dr Seth Jacobowitz (Yale University)
27 April 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, B102, 5:05 PM - 7:00 PM

Title TBC

Michael K Bourdaghs
23 November 2016, Brunei Gallery, B102, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM