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”
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”
Thursday 17 December 20206pm (GMT)Free booking – more information available on the Sainsbury Institute website Our colleagues at the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts & Cultures will be hosting their final Third Thursday Lecture of the year tomorrow evening in discussion with Japan Society chair Bill Emmott. You can enjoy the lectureContinue reading “Sainsbury Institute Lecture: Reflections on four decades of fascination with Japan – guest speaker Bill Emmott”
Many thanks to those who were able to join us for last week’s webinar. The collaborative discussion between bilingual academics and translation specialists yielded fruitful insights into formal and informal translation practices, informing future Japanese-speaking academics of the practical uses of their language skills and useful advice when tackling their first translation. Those who missedContinue reading “CJS Webinar: Translating Japanese Academia – Now Available on YouTube”
Many thanks to Richard Lloyd-Parry and Dr Mark Pendleton for joining us last Thursday to discuss disaster memory in relation to the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake & Tsunami and the 1995 Aum Sarin Attack in Tokyo. From each of them we gained were able to reflect on the immediate and longer term impact ofContinue reading “Watch our CJS Webinar on ‘Disaster Memory’”