Nissan Institute Seminar Series (Trinity Term 2012)
27 April - 25 May 2012, 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.
Convenors: Dr Jenny Corbett and Dr Mark Rebick
Friday 27th April
Hak-Kyu Sohn, Senior Advisor to the Democratic United Party and 4-term Representative of the National Assembly
The Future of North-East Asia and Peace on the Korean Peninsula
Joint Seminar with the Asian Studies Centre, St. Antony’s College, Oxford.
Friday 4th May
Professor Hitoshi Ushijima, Professor of Law, Chuo University, Tokyo, Japan and Guest Professor, Japanese Studies KU Leuven, Belgium (until July 2012)
The Rule of Law and Social Change in Japan
Friday 11th May
Toshiya Ozaki, Visiting Professor, Asia Research Centre, Department of International Economics & Management, Copenhagen Business School
Hype, Myth & Reality of Comparative Institutional Advantage of Japan in Manufacturing Industry
Please Note: This seminar will take place in the Nissan Institute Lecture Theatre.
Friday 18th May
Dr Paul J. Scalise, JSPS Research Fellow, Institute of Social Science, University of Tokyo
Revisiting Hard Choices: Japan's Energy Policy and Institutional Reform in the 21st Century
Friday 25th May
Paul Talcott, Advanced Research Associate, Institute for East Asian Studies, Freie Universität, Berlin
Health care policy and life sciences in Japan: the regionalization of domestic discourse?