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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

Patriotic Service or Youth Exploitation? Japanese Students and the Wartime Labor Service, 1941–45

Dr Halliday Piel (University of Manchester)

15 October 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, 5:05 PM - 7:00 PM

Managing (Un)Certainties - Economic Sociology Perspectives on the Japanese Antique Art Trade

Harald Conrad (University of Sheffield)

22 October 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, 5:05 PM - 7:00 PM

Brewed in Japan: The Evolution of the Japanese Beer Industry

Dr Jeffrey W Alexander (University of Wisconsin – Parkside)

29 October 2014, Brunei Gallery, B102, 5:05 PM - 7:00 PM

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Mark Pendleton

12 November 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, 5:05 PM - 7:00 PM

The Reception to Nihonga by the Public and the Meiji Art Market: Study for Hishida Shunso (1874-1911)

Eriko Kay

19 November 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, 5:05 PM - 7:00 PM

Inventing the Way of the Samurai: Nationalism, Internationalism, and Bushido in Modern Japan

Dr Oleg Benesch (University of York)

26 November 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, 5:05 PM - 7:00 PM

Women Adrift: Narratives and Memories of Empire in Modern Japan

Noriko Horiguchi (University of Tennessee)

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

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Martin Dusinberre

21 January 2015, Russell Square: College Buildings, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

The Long Bridge at Seta: Reconsidering Daijøe Poetry

Dr Edward Kamens (Yale University)

28 January 2015, Russell Square: College Buildings, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

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Martyn Smith

5 February 2015, Russell Square: College Buildings, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

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Iris Haukamp

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

Making sense of the Japanese countryside

Dr Volker Elis (University of Cologne)

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

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Dr Noel Pinnington

18 March 2015, Russell Square: College Buildings, 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM