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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies


East Asia Seminar Series - Michaelmas Term, 2020

Seminars in the East Asia Seminar Series for Michaelmas Term 2020 will all take place online via Zoom. Registration will be required to attend talks, for which a registration link will be made avilable here. Please note that talks will be starting at the slightly later time of 18:00 this term.

The Japanese Studies Group gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation towards this seminar series.

  • Monday, 12th October, 2020
    Modern Memories: The public heritage of industrial history in Japan
    Prof. Andrew Gordon, Harvard University
  • Monday, 19th October, 2020
    Prof. Dimitri Vanoverbeke, KU Lueven
  • Monday, 2nd November, 2020
    Japan's Castles: Citadels of Modernity in War and Peace
    Dr Oleg Benesch, University of York
  • Special Rakugo performance
  • Monday, 9th November, 2020
    Playfully Serious: Holocaust Manga in the Age of Connective Memory
    Prof. Jaqueline Berndt, Stockholm University
  • Monday, 16th November, 2020
    What was Zainichi Literature? - Intersectionality, incoherence, and 'post-racial' temporalities in Japan
    Dr Cindi Textor, University of Utah
  • Monday, 30th November, 2020
    Dr Sarah Kovner, Columbia University

For further information, contact:

Mr Freddie Semple 
Executive Assistant, Japanese Studies Group 
Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies


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