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.
Missing your Beyond Japan fix this week? All our CJS webinars of the academic year are now available to watch anytime, so kick back and catch up on anything you may have missed so far!
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.
Cardiff University is holding their first event in the Cardiff-Japanese Lecture Series with Fumio Obata (University of Gloucestershire) which explores sociocultural aspects of Japanese language learning.
Thursday 11 March14:00-15:00 GMTZoom Webinar Professor Asato Ikeda’s presentation will be based on her book The Politics of Painting: Fascism and Japanese Art during the Second World War (Honolulu: University of Hawaii, 2018). The book examines a set of paintings produced in Japan during the 1930s and early 1940s that have received little scholarly attention.Continue reading “CJS Research Webinar: The Politics of Painting – Japanese Art during the Second World War”
On 5-6 March 2021, Kyushu University will host a workshop devoted to examining the ongoing memorial contestation over Shuri Castle in Okinawa, and its place within regional, national, and global narratives of meaning making.
The Department of Art History and World Art Studies at UEA is planning a conference on the concept of repair. Click here for more details on how to submit your paper.
BCLT Research Seminar Wednesday 17 Feb 12:00-13:30 GMT Free to attend – book via Eventbrite Thirty years ago, when Haruki Murakami’s works were first being translated, they were part of a series of pocket-size English-learning guides released only in Japan. Today his books can be read in fifty languages and have won prizes and soldContinue reading “British Centre for Literary Translation: Who We’re Reading When We’re Reading Murakami”
13:00 Friday 19 February Zoom webinar – book here Gianfranco Chicco, editor of The Craftsman Newsletter, will be hosting an online conversation with artist & writer Bonnie Kemske on her upcoming book, Kintsugi: The Poetic Mend. Kintsugi (or Kintsukuroi), is the method used to put back together broken objects using lacquer and gold powder. InContinue reading “The Craftsman Newsletter: On Kintsugi with Bonnie Kemske”
Thursday 11 February13:00-14:00 GMTZoom Webinar Join us for our first CJS Research Webinar of the year where Dr Sherzod Muminov will be joined by Professor Kabashima Hiroshi to discuss democracy in Japan. The webinar consists of a 40-minute conversation between Dr Muminov and Professor Kabashima before being opened to a Q&A with our virtual audience.Continue reading “CJS Research Webinar: Rule of Law & Democracy in Japan”