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Monday 12th February

UEA CareerCentral will be running Global Opportunities week again in 2018, 12-16th February, kicking off with Japan day on the 12th of February. If you would like to hear from UEA alumni who have lived and worked in Japan/ been a Daiwa scholar or want to find out more about the JET programme or Interac then make sure you sign up on MyCareerCentral – and remember places are limited!

 

Wednesday 14th February: 5.15pm 

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Global & Transitionary History Seminar: 

The UEA School of History, in conjunction with the Centre for Japanese Studies, presents: ‘Beyond the Nation: the Local and the Global in Interwar Japan’s Deep North’ 

Dr Ian Rapley, Lecturer in East Asian History, School of History, Archaeology and Religion, Cardiff University 

 

Thursday 15th  February 2018: 6pm (doors open 5.30pm) 

The Cathedral Hostry 

Respect, Curiosity and Taboo – Differing Visual Expressions of the Meiji Emperor 

Dr Jun Shioya, Head, Modern/Contemporary Art Section, Tokyo Research Institute for Cultural Properties 

 

Wednesday 28th February: 5pm 

SCVA Lecture Theatre (0.10) 

Hands of Goze: The Tactile Culture of Visually-impaired People in Modern Japan 

Prof Kojiro Hirose, National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka 

 

Thursday 8th March 2018: 5pm 

Lawrence Stenhouse Building (LSB) 0.113 

CJS Research Seminar 

Eating Contests in Early Modern Japanese Entertainment Media 

Prof Eric Rath, History Professor, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Kansas 

 

Thursday 15th  March 2018: 6pm (doors open 5.30pm) 

The Cathedral Hostry 

After the Tsunami: Japanese Contemporary Art Since 2011 

Professor Adrian Favell, Chair in Sociology and Social Theory, University of Leeds 

 

Wednesday 18th April 2018: 5pm 

Lawrence Stenhouse Building (LSB) 0.113 

CJS Research Seminar 

Surfacing Postwar Tensions: Politics and Performance on Tokyo’s Yamanote Line 

Dr Mark Pendleton, Lecturer in Japanese Studies, School of East Asian Studies, University of Sheffield 

 

Thursday 19th  April 2018: 6pm (doors open 5.30pm) 

The Cathedral Hostry 

The Modern Yayoi: Kusama Yayoi and Alice in Wonderland 

Dr Amanda Kennell, Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Fellow at the Sainsbury Institute 

 

Wednesday 2nd May 2018: 5pm 

Lawrence Stenhouse Building (LSB) 0.113 

CJS Research Seminar 

The Political Use of Poetic Landscapes in the Edo Period 

Timon Screech, Profesor of History of Art, Department of History of Art and Archaeology, School of Arts, SOAS, University of London  

 

Saturday 30th June 2018: 

The University of East Anglia 

Angela Carter and Japan 

Dr Charlotte Crofts, Associate Professor of Filmmaking, University of the West of England