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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

Women Adrift: Narratives and Memories of Empire in Modern Japan

Dr Noriko Horiguchi (University of Tennessee)

3 December 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:05 PM - 7:00 PM

Consuming the Past: Japanese Media and the Twenty-first Century

Prof Katsuyuki Hidaka (Ritsumeikan University)

7 January 2015, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:05 PM - 7:00 PM

Gamic Orientalism and Virtual Ninja Theory

Prof Christopher Goto-Jones (Leiden University) and Dr Florian Schneider (Leiden University)

14 January 2015, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:05 PM - 7:00 PM

Japan, Global History, and the persistent Great Silence

Dr Martin Dusinberre (Newcastle University)

21 January 2015, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:05 PM - 7:00 PM

The Long Bridge at Seta: Reconsidering Daijøe Poetry

Dr Edward Kamens (Yale University)

28 January 2015, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:05 PM - 7:00 PM

A ‘MAD’ age: Heibon Punch, Media, Student Protest and Consumer Culture in 1960s Japan

Dr Martyn Smith (SOAS, University of London)

4 February 2015, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:05 PM - 7:00 PM

Restricted response: Itami Mansaku's reaction to Arnold Fanck's 'dream of Japan' in New Earth (Atarashiki tsuchi, 1937)

Iris Haukamp (SOAS, University of London)

18 February 2015, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:05 PM - 7:00 PM

Making sense of the Japanese countryside

Dr Volker Elis (University of Cologne)

11 March 2015, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:05 PM - 7:00 PM

Title TBC

Dr Noel Pinnington

18 March 2015, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:05 PM - 7:00 PM