Events

Press Start Gaming Conference

Press Start Gaming Conference

27th -28th Feb 2015
Where scholars, players , and designers come together to discuss Japanese videogames and gaming culture.

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PAST CJR Lunchtime Lecture Series Selected

The UBC Centre for Japanese Research (CJR) Lunchtime Lecture Series presents a lineup of stimulating talks from scholars and graduate students on a wide variety of Japan-related research topics. All talks are free and open to the UBC community.

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JSAC 2010 Annual Conference

The annual conference of the Japanese Studies Association of Canada (JSAC) is the only national level meeting bringing together a wide range of scholars from Canada and other countries, such as Japan and the United States. The meeting provides a valuable and unique scholarly gathering of Japanese studies in Canada.

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Past Invited Speakers

A list of invited speakers and topics.

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Other Events and Screenings

“Japanese Politics and Economy: What Course Should Japan Take?” Katsuyuki Yakushiji Senior Staff Writer, Asahi Shimbun Annual Meeting, Japan Studies Association of Canada Program (PDF) Film Screening “Campaign” by Kazuhiro SODA “Constructing Successful Societies: Social Changes and Policy Innovations in Canada, Japan, and South Korea” A Canada-Japan-Korea Social Policy Research Collaboration Workshop

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Conference Japanese and Canadian Research into Immigration and Foreign Workers

Conference: Japanese and Canadian Research into Immigration and Foreign Workers

(Supported by the Japan Foundation) Nov. 18-21, 2009 Room 120, C.K. Choi Building, 1855 West Mall ORGANIZED BY: DAVID EDGINGTON, GEOGRAPHY, UBC Presenters will include: Atsuko Abe, Oberlin College; Yasushi Iguchi, Kwansei Gakuin University; Atsushi Kondo, Meijo University; Stephen Nagy, Waseda University; Gerry Pratt, UBC; Glenda Roberts, Waseda University; Leonie Sandercock, UBC; Yuko Shibata, UBC; […]

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CJR 15th Anniversary Special Events

Over the course of 2007, CJR along with its sister-centres in the Institute of Asian Research is planning to hold a series of events to commemorate its 15th anniversary, to celebrate accomplishments over the past 15 years, and to look toward the future in mapping out the trajectory of research on Japan at UBC.

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