CJS Winter e-Newsletter 2021-22 ❄️

Welcome to the Winter 2022 Centre for Japanese Studies e-Newsletter. While the Omicron variant of COVID-19 has once again impacted on plans for travel and in-person events, there is a cautious return to in-person events as infection rates begin to drop. In the meantime, we continue to provide a range of online offerings for you to enjoy.

CJS Autumn e-Newsletter 2021-22

Welcome to the Autumn 2021 Centre for Japanese Studies e-Newsletter. In this issue we are happy to announce the return to in-person events after almost two years of solely digital outreach. However, our online following will not be forgotten as we intend to provide the option of streaming in-person events to get the best ofContinue reading “CJS Autumn e-Newsletter 2021-22”

CJS Winter e-Newsletter Spring 2021

Our CJS Spring e-Newsletter is out now! In this issue we bring you a full roster of events, both online and in-person, to fill your summer days. Following last year’s success, we will be hosting our second Online Summer Programme in Japanese Studies in the run-up to the Tokyo Olympics. Our colleague Dr Christopher HayesContinue reading “CJS Winter e-Newsletter Spring 2021”

[S1E35] 🕊️ Peace, Youth Politics & Article 9 with Professor David Slater

Our third and final Shōtoku interviewee is Bryan Lowe, Assistant Professor of Religion at Princeton University, with whom Oliver will be getting to grips with the tricky task of reading history from mythology in ancient texts such as the Kojiki and Nihon Shoki.

[S1E34] 📖 History & Myth in Ancient Texts with Prof Bryan Lowe

Our third and final Shōtoku interviewee is Bryan Lowe, Assistant Professor of Religion at Princeton University, with whom Oliver will be getting to grips with the tricky task of reading history from mythology in ancient texts such as the Kojiki and Nihon Shoki.

CJS Winter e-Newsletter Winter 2021

Our CJS Winter e-Newsletter is out now! In this issue we will be celebrating our 20th episode of our Beyond Japan podcast series with a look back on our top three episodes to date. JapanInNorwich.org has also seen a makeover with a new MAIJS Student Spot to keep our students enrolled on our MA inContinue reading “CJS Winter e-Newsletter Winter 2021”

[S1E21] 🤝 Global Summitry – The G7 and World Politics in 2020 with Professor Hugo Dobson

Listen on your favourite podcast platform or stream on YouTube Oliver is joined by Professor Hugo Dobson, Professor of Japan’s International Relations at the University of Sheffield, to discuss the cancelled 46th G7 summit. We will explore the summit’s controversies and changes, reflecting the seismic political changes seen within G7 nations over 2020. We willContinue reading “[S1E21] 🤝 Global Summitry – The G7 and World Politics in 2020 with Professor Hugo Dobson”

[S1E20] ☸️ Buddhism as Lived Religion in Rural Japan with Dr Paulina Kolata

Listen on your favourite podcast platform or stream on YouTube Oliver is joined by Dr Paulina Kolata to discuss lived religion in rural Japan, exploring the active role Buddhism and its institutions play in day-to-day life in such issues as rural depopulation. Paulina Kolata obtained her PhD in 2019 from The University of Manchester. SheContinue reading “[S1E20] ☸️ Buddhism as Lived Religion in Rural Japan with Dr Paulina Kolata”

[S1E19] 🗼 Migrant Communities of Tokyo with Dr Jamie Coates

Listen on your favourite podcast platform or stream on YouTube 明けましておめでとうございますand welcome back to Beyond Japan! This week, for our first episode of 2021, Oliver is joined by Dr Jamie Coates, anthropologist and lecturer in East Asian Studies at the University of Sheffield, to look at migrant communities in Tokyo and Japan at large, exploringContinue reading “[S1E19] 🗼 Migrant Communities of Tokyo with Dr Jamie Coates”

UEA Virtual PG Open Days, 18 – 21 January

Next week, the UEA is holding virtual open days for its postgraduate courses, including our MA Interdisciplinary Japanese Studies. The Open Days run from Monday 18 to Thursday 21 January and can be joined at any time.