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- Meiji Jingu Autumn Lecture 2019: Hush-hush: Japanese studies in wartime Britain and Bletchley Park
Professor Peter Kornicki (Robinson College, Cambridge)
- Oppenheimer: a modern Noh play (2015) about karma, suffering and liberation
Prof Allan Marett FAHA (University of Sydney)
Allan Marett’s modern Noh play Oppenheimer (2015), presents a Buddhist perspective on the role of Robert Oppenheimer in the creation of the bombs that destroyed the cities or Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
- “Marriage? I’m too busy for that…”: Japan's Volleyball Women of 1968 and Overcoming Gender Norms
PD Dr Christian Tagsold (Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany)
A year before the upcoming Tokyo Olympics, Christian Tagsold analyzes, how the Japanese volleyball women of the 1968 Olympic team struggled with gender norms and social expectations of marriage.