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Nissan Seminars Hilary 2021

Posted: 2021/01/26 | Author: UOJO


The Nissan Seminars are regular seminars on themes relating to the study of Japan organised by Oxford’s Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies. Once again, in Hilary term 2021 the seminars will be held online every Friday from 12:00 – 13:00 UK time. The convenors of the seminars are Professor Roger Goodman, Professor Takehiko Kariya, and Dr Natalia Doan. The programme for this term is:

Friday 22 January
Professor Todd Hall, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford
The Politics of Emotion and the ‘History Problem’ in Sino-Japanese Relations

Friday 29 January
Dr Rupert Faulkner, Senior Curator in the Asian Department of the Victoria and Albert Museum
Japan and the V&A since 1984: A Curatorial Travelogue

Friday 5 February
Professor Tsuneyoshi Ryoko, Professor of Comparative Education at the Graduate School of Education, University of Tokyo
The Japanese Holistic Educational Framework during the Pandemic and its Implications

Friday 12 February
Professor Sandra Wilson, Academic Chair of History, Murdoch University
Military Discipline and Japanese War Crimes, 1941-45
Seminar in Memory of Ann Waswo

Friday 19 February
Professor Martin Dusinberre, Chair for Global History, Department of History, University of Zurich
The Shipshape Archive: Rethinking Global History through Meiji Japan 
Seminar in Memory of Ann Waswo

Friday 26 February
Professor Heung-Wah (Dixon) Wong, Associate Professor of Global Creative Industries, School of Modern Languages and Cultures, University of Hong Kong, and Professor Hoi-Yan Yau, Senior Lecturer of Department of Cultural Studies at Lignan University of Hong Kong
Censorship in Japan

Friday 5 March
Professor Oguma Eiji, Professor in the Graduate School of Media and Governance, Keio University
The Dual Structure of Japanese Society: A Perspective on Work, Education, and Politics in Japan

Friday 12 March
Professor Ochiai Emiko, Professor in the Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto University
Repositioning Japan in the Multi-layered Diversity of Asia: The Launch of Asian Families and Intimacies

If you would like to attend any of these seminars please register in advance through the Nissan Institute website. Full presentation abstracts and bios of all the speakers can also be found here. Seminar participants are encouraged to ask questions via the Zoom Q&A feature during the seminar or in advance.



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