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For over two decades, the Europe-Japan Research Centre (EJRC) has brought distinguished guest speakers to Oxford to present on a broad range of topics in Japanese studies. From literature and film, to anthropology and religious studies, EJRC speakers showcase a range of perspectives on Japanese culture, revealing its complexity while making it accessible. The EJRC seminar series is supported by the Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation.

Episode Date
And I Dance with Somebody: HIV/AIDS Activism, Queer Politics and Performance in 1990s Japan
Dec 15, 2020
Ascetic Ressentiment: Historical Consciousness and Mountain Politics in Northeastern Japan
Nov 30, 2020
Still life: Scarecrow sociality, economic abandonment, and public curiosity in rural Japan
Nov 16, 2020
Producing People Who Have No One: Child Welfare and Well-Being in Japan
Nov 16, 2020
Transnational Kinship in the Margins of Citizenship: The Case of Nikkei Brazilians in Japan
Nov 16, 2020
Interaction between Ezra Pound and Japanese artists: mainly Yone Noguchi, a poet
Nov 15, 2020
“Making Something from Nothing”: Building a life in music from the margins of Japan
Nov 15, 2020
Inside, Outside, In-between: Elderly ex-offenders and the politics of exclusion
Nov 15, 2020
Japanese Mermaid’s in Darwin’s West
Nov 15, 2020
Kore-eda Hirokazu Mini-Symposium
Nov 15, 2020
Monks, Monasteries and Mental Institutions On the Intriguing Connections Between Buddhism and the Care for the Insane in Pre-Modern and Modern Japan
Nov 15, 2020
Sekaigo - the international languages of Meiji Japan
Nov 15, 2020
Writing and Sound in Old Japanese
Nov 15, 2020
Fantastic Empire Science Writing and Science Fiction in Modern Japan, 1900-1937
Nov 15, 2020
From the Stage to the Bookshelves Writing Comedians in Twenty-First-Century Japan
Nov 15, 2020
High Speed Icons of Japan: Planes, Trains and Understanding Japanese Society
Nov 15, 2020
“But now Japan and America are partners”: A further look into the 1964 special issue of Life magazine about Japan
Nov 15, 2020
What is IDOL in Japan? From a viewpoint of sociology of fan culture
Nov 15, 2020
Thrive or Merely Survive? The Kimono Retail Industry in the 21st Century
Nov 15, 2020
Anime is (Not) Cult: Gainax and the Limits of Cult Cinema
Nov 22, 2017
Aesop’s Fables in Early Modern Japan
Nov 08, 2017
“Unhappy” and Isolated Youth: Representations and Experiences of Hikikomori in Contemporary Japan
Nov 01, 2017
Empathy, Social Realism, or just Love Troubles? On Japanese “Little Songs”
Oct 25, 2017
The Men Who Came In from the Cold: Japanese Captives in Siberia and the Making of Postwar Japan
Oct 11, 2017
The Mouth of the Cave and the Giant Voice
Apr 05, 2017
Successful and Sorry: How high income Japanese women construct themselves in marriage agency ads
Mar 08, 2017
How do the past, present and future interact in post-3.11 Japan: Examining the ‘future past’ in the SF manga Coppelion
Mar 01, 2017
I never said it would last forever: On Contemporary Japanese Cinema
Nov 22, 2016
Japanese Language Education, Welfare and Motivation
Nov 02, 2016
Dowa Project Policies as unfinished human rights business – from Dotaishin to Ikengushin
Oct 26, 2016
Translating Bashō
Oct 19, 2016
Special Forum: Dynamics of Japan’s Ageing Prison population
Oct 12, 2016
Early 20th Century Japanese Buddhist Perceptions of Western Imperialism and Why they Matter
Feb 03, 2016
Reaching Out to the Buddha in Modern Japan Psychotherapy and Buddhism as Two Sides of a Coin
Nov 26, 2015
The Insentient Companion: Some Thoughts on Dolls, Robots and Significant Otherness
Nov 18, 2015
The smile of Buddha and the laughter of the Zen master
Oct 28, 2015
The Modernity of Didactic Literature for women in the Tokugawa Period
Apr 22, 2015
Reflections on the division between the sacred and the secular in contemporary Japan: The case of life-cycle rituals
Mar 11, 2015
Women’s Memory of Hollywood Cinema in Post-war Japan
Mar 04, 2015
The Creativity of Loss: Aging, ritual, and economies of care in contemporary Japan
Feb 25, 2015