SOAS University of London

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.

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2016

January

06/01/16
13/01/16
20/01/16
20/01/16
27/01/16

February

03/02/16

March

09/03/16
09/03/16
10/03/16

April

25/04/16
27/04/16

May

26/05/16
31/05/16
  • Reading Edo Period Texts
  • Professor Peter Kornicki and Dr Jenny Preston
  • SOAS Japanese Manuscript Workshop

    Following on from the 'Media and Materials in Early Modern Japan' symposium held in July 2015, this introductory workshop aims to equip participants with useful and efficient strategies for approaching kuzushiji and hentaigana texts. This workshop will be delivered by Professor Peter Kornicki and Dr Jenny Preston. 

June

September

October

05/10/16
19/10/16
26/10/16
27/10/16
27/10/16
  • Launch of Japanese Studies in the UK
  • The event will be chaired by Japan Society Chairman, Sir David Warren and will feature talks by the book’s editors, Sir Hugh Cortazzi and Professor Peter Kornicki, who will answer the question, why is it in our nation’s interest for British people to have a good understanding of modern Japan?

November

02/11/16
16/11/16
  • Does Abenomics Work?
  • Andrew Rozanov (Chatham House), Martin Malone (Alphabook/Mint Partners), Helen Macnaughtan (SOAS), Ulrich Volz (SOAS)
17/11/16
23/11/16
30/11/16

December

07/12/16
15/12/16
16/12/16
  • In Coversation with Professor Bruce Aronson
  • Bruce Aronson (Hitotsubashi University)
  • Toshiba International Foundation 'In Conversation With...' Lunch is held three times this year. These lunches are made possible by the generosity of the Toshiba International Foundation