East Asian Studies Seminars
Lent Term, 2016
The University of Cambridge Department of East Asian Studies is pleased to announce the programme for its Lent Term series of East Asian Studies Seminars.
All seminars start at 5pm and are held in Rooms 8 &9 at the Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge.
Talks last one hour and are followed by thirty minutes of Q&A, then a wine-mingle session to follow.
The DEAS acknowledges the financial support of the Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation for some of the Japan-related seminars.
ALL ARE WELCOME
- Monday, 18th January, 2016
"O-take Dainichi Nyorai, an Unlikely Shugendo Icon"
Dr Gaynor Sekimori, SOAS, University of London
- Monday, 25th January, 2016
"Misreading Famous Haiku Verses from the Edo Period"
Prof. Nagashima Hiroaki, University of Tokyo
- Monday, 1st February, 2016
"Walking the Vimalakīrti Assembly: A Buddhist Monk’s Journey in 12th Century Japan"
Dr Mikael Bauer, University of Leeds
- Monday, 8th February, 2016
"Material Culture and Synthetic Worldviews on Late Eighteenth-century Japanese Maps"
Dr Radu Leca, Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures
- Monday, 15th February, 2016
"Unpacking Media Myths: North Korea Markets and Military Rule"
Prof. Hazel Smith, University of Central Lancashire
- Monday, 22nd February, 2016
"Traditional Japanese Folk Song in Modern Japan: A Lecture and Demonstration"
Dr David Hughes, SOAS, University of London
- Monday, 29th, February, 2016
"Understanding Japanese Through Its Invisible Structures: How Linguistics Can Contribute to Language Learning"
Prof. Wesley M. Jacobsen, Harvard University
- Monday, 7th March, 2016
"Pan-Asianism and Islam in Imperial Japan’s geostrategy: The Diary of General Utsunomiya Taro (1861-1922)"
Prof. Selçuk Esenbel, Boğaziçi University
For further information, contact:
|Dr Matthew Shores
University Lecturer in Japanese
Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies