We are delighted to share the list of speakers for our upcoming East Asia Seminar Series at the University of Cambridge. As you will see from the schedule below we have a varied and interesting range of talks this term and you will be able to join us.
Talks will be given online via Zoom and registration will be required for attendance. Registration links and more information on individual talks will be made available on the 'What's on' section of the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies website: https://www.ames.cam.ac.uk/whats-on/east-asia-seminar-series-lent-2022
Unless otherwise stated talks this term will start at 17.30 UK time.
Please open the Zoom link ten minutes before the start of the talk.
We look forward to seeing you there!
Mission Impossible: Women, Resilience, and the Culture of Securitization in Post-3.11 Japan
Prof Mire Koikari, University of Hawaii
Monday, 24 January, 2022
*** Please note this talk starts at 18.00 ***
“The Columbus of Japan” and other myths in Japan’s “discovery” of Southeast Asia
Dr Birgit Tremml-Werner, Linnaeus University
Monday, 31 January, 2022
Japanese Nativism and Its Colonial Legacy: Imagining Divine Origins of the Korean Writing System
Dr Nuri Kim, University of Cambridge
Monday, 7 February, 2022
Avant-Garde Calligraphers in Postwar Japan and Their International Aspirations
Dr Eugenia Bogdanova-Kummer, SISJAC
Monday, 14 February, 2022
To Touch a Headless Cat: The Rise of Haptic Creatures in Japanese Robot Culture
Dr Katsuno Hirofumi & Dr Daniel White, Doshisha University & University of Cambridge
Monday, 21 February, 2022
Converging Histories: Magic Lanterns, Kamishibai, and Shadow Play in Japan
Dr Tara McGowan
Monday, 28 February, 2022
Eleven Winters of Discontent: The Siberian Internment and the Making of a New Japan
Dr Sherzod Muminov, University of East Anglia
Monday, 7 March, 2022
Changing sexuality education in Japanese schools
Prof Beverley Yamamoto, Osaka University
Monday, 14 March, 2022
Administrative Assistant to the Chair of Japanese Studies
Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
University of Cambridge