[S1E12] ✊🏿 Black Lives Matter and Afro-Japanese Exchange with Warren Stanislaus

Listen on your favourite podcast server Oliver celebrates Black History Month with Warren Stanislaus, PhD candidate at Oxford and Associate Lecturer of global and transnational intellectual history at Rikkyo University, as they discuss the Black Lives Matter Movement and Afro-Japanese Cultural Exchange. Listen in to learn about the imaginings and attitudes towards race in JapanContinue reading “[S1E12] ✊🏿 Black Lives Matter and Afro-Japanese Exchange with Warren Stanislaus”

Dig Dogs – The Archaeology of Dogs in Japan: Talk by Professor Simon Kaner

Japan HouseThursday 29 October 202017:00-18:00 UTCFree to attend, booking essential Dogs are indeed humankind’s oldest best friends and have received preferential treatment since ancient times. Track the long relationship that dogs have enjoyed with the people of Japan while examining archaeological finds in this talk by Professor Simon Kaner, Executive Director of the Sainsbury InstituteContinue reading “Dig Dogs – The Archaeology of Dogs in Japan: Talk by Professor Simon Kaner”

[S1E11] ☂️ Haruki Murakami in the Hong Kong Protests with Dr Michael Tsang

Listen on your favourite podcast server Oliver is joined by Dr Michael Tsang, Leverhulme Trust Early Career Research Fellow at Newcastle University, who will be discussing the impact of acclaimed author Haruki Murakami’s ‘Always on the Side of the Egg’ speech on the Hong Kong protests. We explore the agency of a novelist using hisContinue reading “[S1E11] ☂️ Haruki Murakami in the Hong Kong Protests with Dr Michael Tsang”

CJS Research Webinar: Disaster Memory with Richard Lloyd-Parry and Dr Mark Pendleton

Thursday 5 November13:00-14:00 BSTZoom Webinar For our second CJS Research Webinar of the academic year, we are joined by The Times Asia Editor Richard Lloyd-Parry and the University of Sheffield’s Dr Mark Pendleton to discuss disaster memory in Japan. Discussion will be moderated by Nadine Willems, Lecturer of History at UEA, and Oliver Moxham, ProjectContinue reading “CJS Research Webinar: Disaster Memory with Richard Lloyd-Parry and Dr Mark Pendleton”

[S1E10] 🎬 Kurosawa Versus Western Cinema with Dr Lola Martinez

Listen on your favourite podcast server Oliver is joined by Dr Lola Martinez, research affiliate at the University of Oxford’s Anthropology department, to discuss the cinematic works of legendary director Akira Kurosawa and the exchange of ideas that occurred between his cinematography and that of Western cinema. Lola’s research profile is available here. Listen inContinue reading “[S1E10] 🎬 Kurosawa Versus Western Cinema with Dr Lola Martinez”

Online Book Launch: Ishikawa Sanshirō’s Geographical Imagination by Dr Nadine Willems

Mon 26 October 2020, 12:00-13:00 BST Book here on the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation website. Ishikawa Sanshirō was a journalist and anarchist in the early twentieth century, active at a time of tremendous intellectual and social ferment. Geographical Imagination investigates his engagement with causes such as farmers’ autonomy, gender equality, and anti-war and anti-pollution. Through Ishikawa’sContinue reading “Online Book Launch: Ishikawa Sanshirō’s Geographical Imagination by Dr Nadine Willems”

[S1E9] 🇰🇷 Japanese-Korean Pop Culture Exchange with Dr Chris Perkins

Listen on your favourite podcast server Oliver is joined by Dr Chris Perkins, senior lecturer in Japanese at the University of Edinburgh, who will be discussing Japanese Korean Cultural Exchange in the immediate post-war. We will be reflecting on how media shaped popular notions of both nations by their respective peoples after more than halfContinue reading “[S1E9] 🇰🇷 Japanese-Korean Pop Culture Exchange with Dr Chris Perkins”

Spirits of Action: Japanese Manga and Sports

Date: Wednesday, 28 October 2020, 12:00pm (BST) Online Event hosted on Zoom Join our CJS colleague Rayna Denison, Senior Lecturer in Film Studies at UEA, for an online discussion of sports in manga. Book your place at the Japan Foundation website. Being an avid manga reader and a sport fanatic may seem to be mutuallyContinue reading “Spirits of Action: Japanese Manga and Sports”

[S1E8] 🇨🇳 Sino-Japanese Relations After Abe with Dr Giulio Pugliese

Listen on your favourite podcast server Oliver is joined by Dr Giulio Pugliese, Departmental Lecturer in Japanese Politics and International Relations at the University of Oxford, who has written extensively on politics and international relations in the Asia-Pacific with a focus on Japan, China and the United States. We discuss the legacy of Shinzo AbeContinue reading “[S1E8] 🇨🇳 Sino-Japanese Relations After Abe with Dr Giulio Pugliese”