Nissan Institute Seminar Series (Michaelmas Term 2011)
14 October - 2 December 2011, 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.
Fridays at 5.00 p.m. in the Dahrendorf Room, Founders’ Building, St. Antony’s College, Oxford unless stated otherwise.
Convenors: Dr Sho Konishi and Professor Ian Neary
Dr Shinya Maezaki, postdoctoral research fellow at the Ritsumeikan Global Innovation Research Organisation, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto
Japanese Ceramics for the Korean Market: Seoul in the early 1900s
Professor Aya Yamanashi, Keio University
Cooperation between School and Home: Who is the Real Beneficiary of Primary School? Focusing on the Records of “Parent-Teacher Meetings” and “Home Visits” of Kamisato Primary School in the early 1930s
3.00 - 4.00 pm The Geoffrey Bownas Memorial Seminar
5.00 pm Anthony Thwaite
Japan and Tokyo University in the 1950s – a comparative view
Mr Keiichi Hayashi, Japanese Ambassador
Security in East Asia: Key to Global Recovery?
Mr Laurence Thrush, Film Director, SIZE and Growth films
Film Screening: Tobira no Muko
Note: The film will be shown in the Nissan Institute Lecture Theatre and will start at 4.00 p.m.
Sir Stephen Gomersall, KCMG, former British ambassador in Japan from 1999-2004 and Director and Group Chairman of Hitachi Europe
Business Challenges for Japan
Note: this Seminar will take place in the Nissan Lecture Theatre.
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