The Emperor System in Japan. Origins, Evolution and the New Imperial Era – with William Horsley

Thursday 23 May 2019

At this moment of transition to a new imperial era, William Horsley considers the evolution of the ‘emperor system’ from its early origins to today.

Love and Desire Between Women in Girls’ Manga – with Professor Yukari Fujimoto

Saturday 25 May 2019

This event will provide you with an insight into an obscure yet currently relevant terrain of manga, one of Japan’s most renowned cultural imports. Professor Yukari Fujimoto will discuss how manga has played a vital role in empowering female creativities as well as the readership body.

Japan Room Lecture: A Glimpse into East-West Relations in the Antiquarian Book Trade

Tuesday 28 May 2019

The lecture will discuss the history of East-West book relations with a guest speaker from antiquarian bookshop Sokol Books.

Family Firms as Institutions: Cultural reproduction and status maintenance among multicentenary shinise in Kyoto

Monday 17 June 2019

Shinise are firms that have survived for more than a century, have retained ownership within the family, and focus on traditional line of business such as sake brewing, confectionery or textiles. In this lecture, we will explore the socio-cultural processes that shape and allow the maintenance of the high social status of shinise family firm in Kyoto.

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