JRC Seminar Programme
The seminars are free and open to the public unless otherwise stated.
Registration is essential to guarantee a place.
Please note that we do not distribute seminar notes.
For further information contact the Centres and Institutes Office.
Prof Ulrike Schaede (University of California San Diego)
How has Japanese business responded to the rise of China? Join us for an update on the ongoing business reinvention in Japan.28 October 2020, Virtual Event, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Dr Paulina Kolata (University of Chester)
Investigating proactive approaches to the end of death and the afterlife of human remains in contemporary Japanese Buddhism.18 November 2020, Virtual Event, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Prof Martin Dusinberre (University of Zurich)
Martin Dusinberre argues that mid-19th century Japanese coal mining is the key to rethinking the so-called "opening of Japan" in 1853.25 November 2020, Virtual Event, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Rachael Hutchinson (University of Delaware)
What can videogames teach us about Japanese culture? Plenty and more, says Rachael Hutchinson.2 December 2020, Virtual Event, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Paula R. Curtis (Yale University)
Prevailing images of premodern Japan often evoke elegant, courtly life or the violence of warrior competitors. But what about the mundane? This talk highlights the lives of those “downstairs,” the lower nobility and artisanal producers whose work gave substance to elite ideals.9 December 2020, Virtual Event, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM