International Interdisciplinary Workshop on Ageing in Japan and the UK

This workshop will offer an interdisciplinary platform from which to examine how, with a particular focus upon Japan and the UK, advanced economies might learn from one another and develop more integrated medical, social, economic and politico-administrative systems in order to contribute towards developing systemic improvements, reducing vulnerability and increasing resilience.

Faces of Faith: Early Japanese Religious Statuary at the Sainsbury Centre

As museums across Japan commemorate the 1,400th anniversary of the death of Prince Shōtoku Taishi, the Sainsbury Centre presents its fascinating collection of rare Buddhist and Shinto artefacts to celebrate the UK-Japan season of culture and invites you to step in to this time of monumental change in East Asia, centred around the exceptional Kamakura period (1185-1333) statue, the Female Shinto Deity.

The Accidental Translator with Professor Nicole Rousmaniere

Join our Sainsbury Institute colleague Professor Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere for her lecture at Heidelberg University’s Institute of East Asian Art History on the inherent need to translate throughout her career as a Japanese Art Historian.

CJS Winter e-Newsletter Spring 2021

Our CJS Spring e-Newsletter is out now! In this issue we bring you a full roster of events, both online and in-person, to fill your summer days. Following last year’s success, we will be hosting our second Online Summer Programme in Japanese Studies in the run-up to the Tokyo Olympics. Our colleague Dr Christopher HayesContinue reading “CJS Winter e-Newsletter Spring 2021”

CJS Research Webinar: Britain’s Road to Unlikely Alliance with Japan, 1894-1902

Join us for our final webinar of the academic year, where Dr Antony Best (LSE) explains how at British elite public opinion adopted a positive image of Japan at the turn of the 20th century.

CJS Research Webinar: Komikkusu Media: The History and Affordances of Manga’s Paperbacks

Join us for our April CJS Webinar on “Komikkusu Media: The History and Affordances of Manga’s Paperbacks” with Prof Bryan Hikari Hartzheim of Waseda University.