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1 Creative Commons Towards Synthesis of the Youth’s Counter-urbanisation Movement and the Governmental-led Measures for Shrinking Communities in Japan Dr Taro Hirai, Hirosaki University, gives a talk for the Nissan Institute 'Slow Cities? The revitalisation of shrinking communities in Japan' on 10th March, 2016. Taro Hirai 07 Apr 2016
2 Creative Commons Achieving an Asia-Pacific Depopulation Dividend: Evidence and Experience from Shrinking Regions in Japan and New Zealand Dr Peter Matanle, University of Sheffield, gives a talk for the Nissan Institute 'Slow Cities? The revitalisation of shrinking communities in Japan' on 10th March, 2016. Peter Matanle 07 Apr 2016
3 Creative Commons The Degradation and Regeneration of Rural Areas in Japan Professor Hirokazu Sakuno, Shimane University, gives talk for the Nissan Institute 'Slow Cities? The revitalisation of shrinking communities in Japan' on 10th March, 2016. Hirokazu Sakuno 07 Apr 2016
4 Creative Commons The Slow City Approach and the Resilience of Japanese Shrinking Communities Heuishilja Chang, University of Oxford, gives a talk for the Nissan Institute 'Slow Cities? The revitalisation of shrinking communities in Japan' on 10th March, 2016. Heuishilja Chang 07 Apr 2016
5 Creative Commons Cittaslow Experiences against the Social Desertification and to Promote Local Micro-economies on Resilient Way Pier Giorgio Oliveti, Cittaslow International, gives a talk for the Nissan Institute for the Slow Cities? The revitalisation of shrinking communities in Japan on 10th March, 2016. Pier Giorgio Oliveti 07 Apr 2016
6 Creative Commons From Growth to Shrinkage: Managing Population Decline in Western-Europe Professor Gert-Jan Hospers, Radboud University, the University of Twente, gives a talk for the Nissan Institute as part of the ;Slow Cities? The revitalisation of shrinking communities in Japan; on 10th March, 2016. Gert-Jan Hospers 07 Apr 2016
7 Creative Commons Abenomics: Past, Present, and Future Professor Jun Saito (Keio University), gives a talk for the Nissan Institute podcast series. Jun Saito 10 Mar 2016
8 Creative Commons The Double Responsibility of Care: Balancing childcare, elderly care and work. Junko Yamashita (Bristol University), gives a talk for the Nissan Institute podcast series. Junko Yamashita 10 Mar 2016
9 Creative Commons A History of the IUD in Japan: Birth control policy and Cold War diplomacy Dr Aya Homei, Manchester University, gives a talk for the Nissan Institute podcast series. Aya Homei 10 Mar 2016
10 Creative Commons The Social Life of the Solitary Death: Aging, housing, and the limits of dwelling Dr Jason Danely (Oxford Brookes University), gives a talk for the Nissan Institute seminar series. Jason Danely 10 Mar 2016
11 Redefining the community firm? The unionization of part-time workers in the retail industry Arjan Keizer, Manchester Business School, gives a talk for the Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies. Arjan Keizer 26 Feb 2016
12 Intimate Rivals: Japanese Domestic Politics and a Rising China Sheila A. Smith, a senior fellow for Japan studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, discusses her new book, "Intimate Rivals: Japanese Domestic Politics and a Rising China." Sheila A. Smith, Rosemary Foot 01 Feb 2016
13 Intimate Rivals: Japanese Domestic Politics and a Rising China Sheila Smith (Council on Foreign Relations) gives a talk for the Asian Studies Centre on 24th November 2015. Sheila A Smith 08 Dec 2015
14 Lessons from Studying the Japanese Economy Professor Richard B . Freeman (Harvard University), Mark's former supervisor, talked about Dr Rebick's broader contribution to the field of Japanese Economy and the shape of that filed more generally. Richard B Freeman 09 Jul 2015
15 An International Comparison in Hope and Happiness between Japan, United Kingdom, and United States Professor Yuji Genda (University of Tokyo), Mark's colleague: shared his recollections about Dr Rebick and about research Mark's work inspired. Yuji Genda 09 Jul 2015
16 Introduction to the Memorial Event to Commemorate the Work and Influence of Dr Mark Rebick Professor Jenny Corbett (Australian National University), Mark's colleague, talked about the work and life of Professor Mark Rebick and his contributions to the field of Japanese economics and academic life at the Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies. Jenny Corbett 09 Jul 2015
17 The Greece of the East: Writing the History of Music in Meiji Japan A talk from Dr Jonathan Service, Wadham College, Oxford, at the Nissan Institute. Jonathan Service 22 Jun 2015
18 Japan's New Security Cooperation in Counter-Piracy Missions A talk by Professor Wilhelm Vosse, International Christian University, at the Nissan Institute. Wilhelm Vosse 22 Jun 2015
19 Engineering the Empire: "Comprehensive Development" in Japan's Colonial Borderlands Professor Aaron S. Moore, Arizona State University gives a talk at the Nissan Institute. Aaron S. Moore 22 Jun 2015
20 Creative Commons FMR 48 - Post-disaster recovery and support in Japan As a locally based faith-based organisation, there were several aspects that enabled Soka Gakkai to contribute effectively to the relief effort following the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, responding to both physical and psychological needs. Kimiaki Kawai 03 Jun 2015
21 Take jellyfish for headaches: language, print and presentation in early 17th-century medical manuals Professor Peter Kornicki, emeritus professor, Cambridge University, gives a talk for the Nissan Institute for Japanese Studies seminar series. Peter Kornicki 01 Dec 2014
22 Creative Commons The Downward Spiral of Japan's Relations with China since 2012 Dr Taku Tamaki, Loughborough University, gives a talk for the Nissan Centre for Japanese Studies seminar series. Taku Tamaki 01 Dec 2014
23 Ukiyo-e to Emoji: Museums in the Digital Age Martin Roth, director of the Victoria and Albert Museum, delivers the annual TORCH (The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities) open lecture at the DHOxSS 2014. Martin Roth 04 Aug 2014
24 Schoolgirls, Money and Rebellion in Japan Talk given by Dr Sharon Kinsella, University of Manchester as part of the Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies seminar series Sharon Kinsella 27 Jun 2014
25 Economic Uncertainty and Fertility: Insights from Japan’s Long Recession Joint seminar with the Department of Sociology and the Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies James Raymo 19 May 2014
26 Creative Commons Culture and motivation: long distance running in Japan and the UK Anthropologist Emma Coleman-Jones and distance runner Mara Yamauchi compare their experiences of running in the UK and Japan Emma Coleman-Jones, Mara Yamauchi 29 Apr 2014
27 Creative Commons Productive Motherhood: Women's Labour and Japan's Lowest-Low Fertility Professor Mary Brinton, Harvard University, gives a talk for the Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies Seminar Series Mary Brinton 01 Apr 2014
28 Creative Commons The Geography of Ageing and Population Decline in Japan Professor Ralph Lützeler, University of Bonn, gives a talk for the Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies Seminar Series Ralph Lützeler 01 Apr 2014
29 A Comparison of the Determinants of Low Marital Fertility between Japan and Korea Professor Kazuo Yamaguchi, University of Chicago, gives a talk for the Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies Seminar Series. Kazuo Yamaguchi 31 Mar 2014
30 Creative Commons Declining Fertility Rates in Japan and Other Low Fertility Nations: Can We Diagnose and Cure this 'Disease'? Leonard Schoppa, Professor of Politics, University of Virginia, gives a talk for the Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies Seminar Series. Leonard Schoppa 31 Mar 2014
31 Creative Commons The Political Arena of Low Fertility - Comparing Japan and Germany Professor Axel Klein gives a talk for the Nissan Centre for Japanese Studies Seminar Series. Axel Klein 31 Mar 2014
32 Little paid and Overworked: Marriage prospects of low income Japanese men Dr Ekaterina Hertog, Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies, University of Oxford gives a talk for the Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies Ekaterina Hertog 25 Feb 2014
33 Creative Commons 'I did not know how to tell my parents, so I thought I would have to have an abortion' Ekaterina Hertog of the University of Oxford explores the negotiations between premaritally pregnant women and their parents in Japan (a Fertility and Reproduction seminar from 25 November 2013) Ekaterina Hertog 03 Feb 2014
34 Nissan Seminar: Population reproduction: a new fertility regime (with remarks on the role of migration) Professor Francesco Billari, Nuffield College, University of Oxford, gives a talk for the Nissan Institute for Japanese Studies Francesco Billari 27 Jan 2014
35 Creative Commons Cultural Diversity and the law: From the Perspective of Cultural Policy Mr Ryu Kojima , Kyushu University. gives a talk for the Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies Seminar Series Ryu Kojima 22 Jan 2014
36 Creative Commons Britain and Japan; Reflections on the bilateral relationship Sir David Warren , Chair man, The Japan Society, gives a talk for the Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies Seminar Series David Warren 22 Jan 2014
37 Creative Commons Transnational History and Japan Professor Garon, Nissan Professor of History and East Asian Studies , Department of History, Princeton University, gives a talk for the Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies Seminar Series Sheldon Garon 22 Jan 2014
38 Creative Commons Superconductivity -- alchemy for the 21st Century? An exciting talk and demonstration about superconductivity and its potential practical applications by Ben Williams, Oxford Physics. Ben Williams 12 Dec 2013
39 Literature in the World Ritchie Robertson on Weltliteratur before Goethe; Wen-Chin Ouyang's response; Sowon Park on world literature and the pan-Asian empire. Ritchie Robertson, Sowon Park 22 Oct 2013
40 Creative Commons FMR 44 Detention monitoring newly established in Japan Recently established monitoring committees in Japan are opening new channels of communication and opportunities for improvements in detention facilities. Naoko Hashimoto 03 Oct 2013
41 Creative Commons FMr 38 Forgotten and unattended: refugees in post-earthquake Japan Refugees and asylum seekers suffered restrictions on movement, increased impoverishment and shortage of essential information. Katsunori Koike 08 May 2013
42 Creative Commons After Cool Japan: Contemporary Art in the Post-Bubble, Post-Disaster Society Professor Adrian Favell, (Professor of Sociology, Centre d'études européennes Sciences Po, France) gives a talk for the Nissan Japan Studies seminar series. Adrian Favell 05 Nov 2012
43 Creative Commons Sarin no ato: Tracing the Aftermath of the Tokyo Subway Gassing Dr Mark Pendleton, (Lecturer in Japanese Studies, School of East Asian Studies, University of Sheffield) gives a talk for the Nissan Japanese Studies Seminar Series. Mark Pendleton 05 Nov 2012
44 Learning that emerges in 'Times of Trouble' In this Ethnicity and Identity Seminar, Professor Joy Hendry (Oxford Brooks University) presents a few cases from Japan. 2 March 2012. Joy Hendry 27 Jun 2012
45 Creative Commons Motivations for marriage and marital (un)happiness: Discourses in Japanese women's magazines Dr Barbara Holthus (Senior Research Fellow, Social Science Section, German Institute for Japanese Studies Tokyo) gives a talk for the Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies on Thursday 16th February 2012. Barbara Holthus 12 Mar 2012
46 Japan's Immigration Policy, 1999-2008: Discrepancy between Comprehensive Debate and Partial Reforms David Chiavacci (University of Zurich) gives a talk for the Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies. David Chiavacci 09 Mar 2012
47 Building up Steam as Consumers: Women, Rice Cookers and the Consumption of Everyday Household Goods in Japan This talk investigates the story of the development of the first automatic electric rice cooker in Japan. With Helen MacNaughtan (SOAS). Helen MacNaughtan 09 Mar 2012
48 What does the anthropology of Japan tell us about Japan - and about anthropology? An excurse into the history of Japanese studies with William Kelly (Yale). William Kelly 09 Mar 2012
49 Creative Commons Earthquake Science in the 21st Century Dr Richard Walker talks about the science behind earthquakes and the methods used to study them by giving examples from recent global disasters. Richard Walker 11 Oct 2011
50 Dept Seminar: Heritage, hiking and the eradication of miracles In this Anthropology Dept seminar (4 February 2011), Dr Ian Reader (University of Manchester) discuss consumerism and the sanitisation of pilgrimage from Shikoku to Santiago. Ian Reader 18 Mar 2011
51 William Adams and the Samurai Oxford trip scholar Michael Jay is only the second non-Japanese man to hold a Samurai rank. Hear about his journey to becoming a Samurai. Michael Jay 30 Nov 2010
52 Studying Buddhism Richard Gombrich, first academic director for the Oxford Centre for Buddhist Studies (OCBS), gives a talk on Buddhism, from its Indian Origins, its history and its influence on Eastern culture. He also talks about the history of the OCBS. Richard Gombrich 29 Apr 2009