Nissan Institute Seminar Series (Trinity Term 2016)
28 April - 20 May 2016, 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 5.00pm in the Pavilion Room, 4th Floor, Gateway Building, St. Antony's College, Oxford unless otherwise stated
Convenors: Professor Ian Neary
Thursday , 28th April
Professor Albert Park, Claremont McKenna College.
Decentring the Urban: Reclaiming Rural Space for Modern Living in Colonial Korea and After
This Seminar will be held in the Dahrendorf Room, Founders' Building, St. Antony's College, Oxford
Friday, 6th May
Dr Radu Leca, Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Fellow at the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures.
The Role of Mapping in the Emergence of Japan as a Sea Power in the Late-nineteenth-century
Friday, 13th May
Dr Alessio Patalano, Senior Lecturer in War Studies, King's College London.
The ‘Normality’ of ‘Abnormality’: Understanding Strategy and Military Identity in Post-war Japan
Friday, 20th May
Dr Kate E Taylor-Jones, Senior Lecturer in East Asian Studies, University of Sheffield.
Tracing Empire: Japanese Imperial cinema and its legacy
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