SOAS University of London

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.

Previous Events in this series

Homage to Ukiyo-e

Dr Monika Hinkel (SOAS University of London)
1 February 2017, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:05 PM - 7:00 PM

Does Abenomics Work?

Andrew Rozanov (Chatham House), Martin Malone (Alphabook/Mint Partners), Helen Macnaughtan (SOAS), Ulrich Volz (SOAS)
16 November 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:05 PM - 7:00 PM

What’s Queer about Postwar Manga?

Prof Sharalyn Orbaugh (University of British Columbia)
2 November 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 5:05 PM - 7:00 PM

Abenomics and Currency Wars

Professor Koichi Hamada
20 January 2016, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre (KLT), 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM

Le Corbusier and Japan

Prof Neil Jackson (University of Liverpool in London)
11 November 2015, Brunei Gallery, B102, 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Long Bridge at Seta: Reconsidering Daijøe Poetry

Dr Edward Kamens (Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Fellow, Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures (SISJAC))
28 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

Japanese Poetry in English

Professor Forrest Gander (Brown University, US)

A brief introduction to Japanese modern and contemporary poetry translated in English

26 March 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Garo and the Birth of Alternative Manga

Dr Ryan Holmberg (Sainsbury Centre for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures)
26 February 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:05 PM - 7:00 PM

Creative Industries in Japan

Dr Shinji Oyama (Lecturer in Japanese Media and Cultural Studies, Birkbeck College)
29 January 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:05 PM - 7:00 PM

Ukiyo-e master in Europe

Mr Asaka (Ukiyo-e master)
2 October 2012, Russell Square: College Buildings, Room 116, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Art and Design in Asia

Professor Haruhiko Fujita (Osaka University)
23 February 2011, Russell Square: College Buildings, G50, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar: Anglo-Japanese Relations

His Excellency Shin Ebihara (Japanese Ambassador to the United Kingdom)

His Excellency Shin Ebihara (Japanese Ambassador to the United Kingdom) will deliver a seminar on Anglo-Japanese Relations.

23 February 2010, Russell Square: College Buildings, 116, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Seminar: The Asian Modern

John Clark (University of Sydney)
25 September 2009, Russell Square: College Buildings, 4421, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM