Lectures & Seminars

Third Thursday Lectures

Students will be encouraged to participate in the Institute’s academic life, and will have a chance to attend the monthly Third Thursday Lectures in Norwich Cathedral, a record-breaking lecture series on Japanese arts by leading experts from across the globe, which celebrated its 200th lecture anniversary in September 2018.


Centre for Japanese Studies Research Seminars

Centre of Japanese Studies Research Seminar “A Tale of Two Cities: Fukuoka and Pusan in the Japanese Empire”
by Dr Hannah Shepherd (Cambridge University) on December 5, 2019

These outstanding offerings will be further enriched by the weekly Research Seminars of UEA’s Centre for Japanese Studies, which bring to Norwich scholars and professionals working on Japan across the UK and Europe, to become a regular part of the course curriculum.


Beyond Japan Podcast

Our weekly podcast also seeks to explore the full width and breadth of Japanese Studies with topics ranging from the anthropology of ghosts to Afro-Japanese exchange. Find out more here to broaden your understanding of Japanese Studies.


“We’re very excited about the launch of our new Masters programme and we’re looking forward to welcoming many students.”

Professor Simon Kaner, Executive Director of Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures


Applications open for 2021

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