Dr Lauren Richardson funded for Japan Studies Seminar Series

28 February 2021

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Dr Lauren Richardson, from our Department of International Relations, has been awarded funding by the Australia-Japan Foundation at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to lead a three-year Japan Studies Seminar Series to showcase cutting-edge research by leading and emerging scholars based primarily in Australia and Japan. It aims to promote networking among Japan Studies scholars in the two countries and will feature innovative research on the bilateral relationship.

The ANU Japan Institute will be convening this virtual seminar series which will run in ten-week blocks over the two semesters of the academic year (from 2021 to 2023), and will subsequently be uploaded to YouTube for public viewing.

ANU Japan Institute Seminar Series Schedule

The virtual seminars will take place from:
5-6PM Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) 3-4PM Japan Standard Time (JST) 2-3PM Singapore Standard Time (STST)

Register here

Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Ruby and Diamond: The Multiculturalism of Japanese in Wartime Australia Professor Emerita Tessa Morris-Suzuki, The Australian National University (ANU)

Wednesday, March 17, 2021
BRINDIV’s (British India Division) Participation in the Allied Occupation of Japan Dr Rowena Ward, University of Wollongong

Wednesday, March 24, 2021
The Opening of the Right-wing’s Eyes: Tsukui Tatsuo and the Search for the New China Dr Andrew Levidis, NLA Fellow in Japan Studies

Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Coed Revolution: Gender and the Postwar Japanese Student Movement A/Prof. Chelsea Szendi Schieder, Aoyama Gakuin University

Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Institutional barriers to gender equality and Corporate Changes in Japan Prof. Kumiko Nemoto, Kyoto University of Foreign Studies

Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Against Blind Love: Eugenic Marriage Counselling in Wartime Japan Alison Darby, The Australian National University (ANU)

Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Toward Societal Reconciliation between South Korea and Japan: the Role of Youth A/Prof. Seiko Mimaki, Takasaki University of Economics

Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Japan’s New Strategic Role in the Indo-Pacific: Fulfilling the Potentials of the ‘Quad-Plus’ Assistant Prof. Kei Koga, Nanyang Technological University

Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Japan’s Net Zero Carbon Emissions: What Happens Now? A/Professor Llewelyn Hughes, The Australian National University (ANU)

Wednesday, May 19, 2021
Roundtable on Supporting Teaching Advanced Japanese in Australia - Network for Teaching Advanced Japanese in Australia (豪州上級日本語ネットワーク) Co-Chairs: Carol Hayes, The Australian National University (ANU) and A/Prof Ikuko Nakane, University of Melbourne

The ANU Japan Institute Seminar Series is supported by the Australian Government through the Australia-Japan Foundation of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

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