Nissan Institute Seminar Series (Trinity Term 2010)
30 April - 28 May, Oxford
From its start in the 1980s the institute has organised a series of Nissan Seminars in Japanese Studies. We invite scholars based in the UK to present their most recent research. Members of the general public are welcome to attend.
Friday 30th Arpil 2010
Akihiro Ogawa, Assistant Professor, Department of Japanese Studies, Stockholm University
Japan’s New Lifelong Learning: A Risk Perspective
Friday 7th May 2010
Professor Marie Söderberg, Director of the European Institute of Japanese Studies, Stockholm School of Economics
Challenges or complements for the west: Is there an ‘Asian’ model of aid emerging?
Please note that this seminar will take place in the Nissan Institute Lecture Theatre.
Friday 14th May 2010
Dr Harald Conrad, Sasakawa Lecturer in Japan’s Economy and Management, School of East Asian Studies, University of Sheffield
Change and Continuity in Japanese Compensation Practices: The Case of Occupational Pensions since the Early 2000s
Friday 21st May 2010
Christian Galan, Lecturer, Education Historian, Université de Toulouse-le Mirail, France
Japan: what 'third' education reform?
Friday 28th May 2010
Osamu Saito, Visiting Leverhulme Professor, Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure, Cambridge University
Working hours in the Japanese past: gender and social class differences