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.

Professor, Laurel Kendall, Dr Jim Hoare and Professor Suk-Yong Kim
Autumn Semester 2019
Date Speaker Affiliation Title
Wednesday 18 September

Professor Laurel Kendall

Dr Jim Hoare

Professor Suk-Young Kim

American Museum of Natural History

School of Oriental and African Studies (University of London)

University of California

40 Yrs of Korean Studies: The Issues Facing Korean Studies

A panel discussion focussing on the issues facing Korean Studies in the future

Thursday 3rd October

Xiaoming Zhou

Wuhan University

China's proposition on the international Rule of Law and its implications

Thursday 17 October

Till Weingarter

University College Cork (UCC)

The Many Faces of Takamine Hideko: National and Transnational Themes in the Work of a Japanese Film Star

Thursday 7 November

Roxy Rezvany

Roxy Rezvany

Film screening of North Koreans in the United Kingdom

Tuesday 3 December

Miriam Driessen

Leverhulme Early Career Fellow in Contemporary China Studies, and a Junior Research Fellow of Jesus College, University of Oxford

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