Dunhuang Forgeries and Recent Silk Roads Research Symposium

Watch the Kyoto National Museum’s International Symposium “Dunhuang Forgeries and Recent Silk Roads Research” on YouTube in English, Japanese and Chinese.

[CJS Research Webinar] Museums of themselves: disaster, heritage, and the future of northeastern Japan with Dr Andrew Littlejohn

Watch our webinar with Dr Andrew Littlejohn who discusses how to live sustainably in a world damaged by both intensifying hazards and their mitigating technologies.

[CJS Research Webinar] Enduring Crisis: North Korea and the Transformation of the Postwar Japanese State with Sebastian Maslow

Join us on Thurs 24th February for our CJS Research Seminar where Sebastian Maslow discusses North Korea in Japanese political, academic and public discourse.

Discover Japan

Saturday 26 February | 10:00-15:00 The Forum, Norwich NR2 1TF Free to attend, no booking required Are you interested in Japanese language and culture? Perhaps you have thought about learning Japanese or visiting Japan one day? If so, this is a fantastic event for you, with a Japanese language taster, origami, Japanese calligraphy and more.Continue reading “Discover Japan”

[CJS Research Webinar] The Women of Ghibli: Female Labour and the Creation of Porco Rosso

Join us on Thurs 24th February for our CJS Research Seminar with Dr Rayna Denison as she explores a history of women at Studio Ghibli, reconsidering Ghibli’s reputation for feminism.

[CJS Research Webinar] Missing the Point: The Art of Translating Mishima Yukio with Prof Stephen Dodd

Join us on Thurs 9th Dec for our CJS Research Seminar where Prof Stephen Dodd describes his experience translating two of Mishima Yukio’s texts, ‘Beautiful Star’ and ‘Life for Sale’.

International Interdisciplinary Workshop on Ageing in Japan and the UK

This workshop will offer an interdisciplinary platform from which to examine how, with a particular focus upon Japan and the UK, advanced economies might learn from one another and develop more integrated medical, social, economic and politico-administrative systems in order to contribute towards developing systemic improvements, reducing vulnerability and increasing resilience.

CJS Research Webinar: Britain’s Road to Unlikely Alliance with Japan, 1894-1902

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.