Beyond Japan Ep. #11: Haruki Murakami in the Hong Kong Protests with Dr Michael Tsang

Listen on your favourite podcast server This week we are 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 novelistContinue reading “Beyond Japan Ep. #11: Haruki Murakami in the Hong Kong Protests with Dr Michael Tsang”

Beyond Japan Ep. #10: Kurosawa Versus Western Cinema with Dr Lola Martinez

Listen on your favourite podcast server This week we are 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.Continue reading “Beyond Japan Ep. #10: Kurosawa Versus Western Cinema with Dr Lola Martinez”

Beyond Japan Ep. #9: Japanese-Korean Pop Culture Exchange with Dr Chris Perkins

Listen on your favourite podcast server This week we are 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 moreContinue reading “Beyond Japan Ep. #9: Japanese-Korean Pop Culture Exchange with Dr Chris Perkins”

Beyond Japan Ep. #8: Sino-Japanese Relations After Abe with Dr Giulio Pugliese

Listen on your favourite podcast server Our latest episode is with 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 ShinzoContinue reading “Beyond Japan Ep. #8: Sino-Japanese Relations After Abe with Dr Giulio Pugliese”