Departmental Seminar Series

Our Departmental Seminars are open to anyone who has a keen interest in East Asia whether you are an academic in the field, a student or a member of the public who would like to learn more about the region. Our seminars aim to provide a setting for intellectual debate, sharing ideas and collaboration.

Talks will run from 4pm until 6.45pm (at the latest) and are often followed by a drink reception.

Autumn Semester 2018 
Date Speaker Affiliation Title

*Cancelled*

Thursday 11th October

4.00pm - 6.00pm
Alfred Denny Conference Room

*Cancelled*

Richard Katz 

*Cancelled*

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs

The Oriental Economist Report

*Cancelled*

Rejuvenating Japan by Rejuvenating Japanese Business

Tuesday 13th November

12.00pm - 1.30pm
Firth Court, LT G02

Codruta Sintionean

BabeĊŸ-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

The meaning of Heritage in South Korea: Lessons for East Asia

Thursday 29th November

4.00pm - 6.00pm
Arts Tower, lecture theatre 6

Professor William Marotti

the Department of History at UCLA

The politics of violence, glue-sniffing, and liberation: making 1968 in Japan

Friday 30th November

4.00pm - 6.00pm
Arts Tower, lecture theatre 9

Michimasa Hirata

Approaching a new nuclear threat age - what can we learn from Hiroshima?
A dialogue with Michimasa Hirata, a survivor of the Hiroshima atomic bomb

Tuesday 4th December

4.00pm - 6.00pm
Arts Tower, Lecture Theatre 5

Marco Milani

School of East Asian Studies

The party-political dimension of foreign policy making in South Korea

Other research related events and activities

Date/Location Event Description

30th November

Arts Tower Lecture Theatre 9

Approaching a new nuclear threat age - what can we learn from Hiroshima?

A dialogue with Michimasa Hirata, a survivor of the Hiroshima atomic bomb

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