Nissan Institute Seminar Series (Hilary Term 2015)
22 Jnauary - 13 March 2015, 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.
Thursdays 2:00 - 3:30pm, in the Pavilion Room, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College, Oxford
Convenors: Dr Ekaterina Hertog and Professor Takehiko Kariya
Thursday 22 January
Dr Hiro R Watanabe, University of Sheffield
Labour market deregulation in Japan: its causes and consequences
Thursday 29 January
Professor Yuichiro shimizu, Keio University
How modern Japan fostered young elites? Education, Institution and Promotion
Thursday 5 February
Professor Midori Okabe, Sophia University.
Is Japan a Closed Society of Immigration? - Issues on International Migration and Territoriality in Japan
Thursday 12 February
Dr Chris Harding, University of Edinburgh
Placing Japan's First Psychotherapists, 1930 - 1950
Thursday 19 February
Dr Jonathan Service, Wadham College, Oxford.
The Greece of the East: Writing the History of Music in Meiji Japan
Thursday 26 February
Professor Wilhelm Vosse, International Christian University.
Japan’s New Security Cooperation in Counter-Piracy Missions
Friday 6 March
Professor Aaron S. Moore, Arizona State University.
Engineering the Empire: “Comprehensive Development” in Japan’s Colonial Borderlands
Please note that this seminar will take place on Friday 6th March and start at 5.00 p.m. in the Pavilion Room.
Mr Tatsuya Mori, Film maker.
Film on Aum Sinrikyo
There will be a film showing of “A2” (on Aum Sinrikyo) from 2.30 - 4.30 p.m. with a short break, and then from 5.00 p.m. Mr Mori will give a talk about the film and his work.
Please note that this seminar will take place on Friday 13th March and start at 2.30p.m. in the Nissan Institute Lecture Theatre followed by the usual seminar starting at 5.00pm.
Those travelling from outside Oxford are advised to check on the Institutes website in case there has been a cancellation or change of venue http://www.nissan.ox.ac.uk/events