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Events

Book launches

 

 

Past book launches


Book launch: Japan Copes with Calamity: Ethnographies of the Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Disasters of March 2011, 20 November 2013, Japan Foundation, London - http://www.jpf.org.uk/whatson.php?department=studies#596 


Book launch: Manga Girl Seeks Herbivore Boy: Studying Japanese Gender at Cambridge, 23 February 2013, 5 pm

http://www.ames.cam.ac.uk/news_events/Manga-Girl-Herbivore-Boy-invite.pdf

 

 

                                            

 

Talks and Seminars

East Asian Studies Seminar Series

•  The Ra Jong-Yil Lectures in Korean Studies (Michaelmas term)

•  The Kim Dae-Jung Memorial Lecture in Korean Studies (Lent term)

 

 

Special graduate classes


CURRENT ACADEMIC YEAR:

  • Edo-period text reading group (with participation of the University of Pennsylvania via Skype); Dr Moretti; Monday, 3-5 pm; Emmanuel College, North Court, Office Z16.
  • Kanbun text reading (mainly 15th to 17th century); Prof Kornicki; Wednesday, 11 am, Robinson College.
  • Manchu text reading; Prof Kornicki; Wednesday, Robinson College.

 

 

 

Past special graduate classes

• 2012-13 The language of Meiji officialdom (Prof Peter Kornicki)

• 2012-13 Reading Japanese early-modern manuscripts and printed texts (Dr Laura Moretti)

• 2011-12 Manchu for beginners (Prof Peter Kornicki)

• 2010-11 Reading Edo-period blockprinted books (Prof Peter Kornicki)

 

 

Research groups

•  UK early-modern Japanese texts reading group (Emmanuel College, Dr Moretti)

 

 

                                       

 

Workshops and Conferences

 

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Past workshops and conferences:

  • 2013, July 12: International conference organized with Keio University  写本・版本 ケンブリッジ国際集会 (Emmanuel College, Dr Moretti)
  • 2013, June 24: Workshop: ‘Shifts in time measurement, time perception and time use in Japan from the pre-modern to the modern era’ (Needham Institute, Cambridge)
  • 2013, March 26-29  An international workshop on kanbun and kanbun kundoku (Emmanuel College, Dr Moretti)
  • 2011-12 Alloglottography: script and scribal traditions in the Middle East and East Asia