Events

[Feb/9] Scales of History: Resonant Vibration between Family History and Global History

[Feb/9] Scales of History: Resonant Vibration between Family History and Global History

Time: 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM Location: Lillooet Room, Irving K. Barber Library (1961 East Mall) By: Professor Yoshimi Shunya (University of Tokyo) About the Speaker: Dr. Yoshimi Shunya is a Professor of Sociology, Cultural Studies, and Media Studies. He is the author of many books on cultural theory, urban culture, international exposition, media culture, information technology, the emperor system, and […]

[Feb/9] CKR-CJR Conference “Multiculturalism and Migration in Trans-Border Asia: Japan, Korea, and the Philippines”

[Feb/9] CKR-CJR Conference “Multiculturalism and Migration in Trans-Border Asia: Japan, Korea, and the Philippines”

Date: Friday, Feburary 9, 2018 Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Location: Room 120, C.K. Choi Building, UBC (1855 West Mall) By: Dr. Benjamin San Jose (Ateneo de Manila University), Dr. Toru Oga (Kyushu University), Dr. Yuki Ooi (Nanzan University), Dr. Jinhee Kim (Korean Educational Development Institute), Dr. Johanna Zulueta (Soka University), Dr. Suk-Ki Kong (Seoul National University), Dr. […]

***CANCELLED*** [Feb/13] The Potential For an Indigenous Policy Under the Constitution of Japan

***CANCELLED*** [Feb/13] The Potential For an Indigenous Policy Under the Constitution of Japan

  Date: Tuesday, FEB 13, 2018 Time: 12:30-1:30 pm Venue: FARRIS HALL, ROOM 106   The Japanese government recognized the Ainu people as Indigenous People of Japan in 2008 and is now working on to develop comprehensive Ainu policies. The lecture deals with the possibility of special policy measures for the Indigenous Ainu under the Japanese […]

[Feb/7] Wartime Japan” as a Divided, Ambivalent Entity: The Eurasian Experience

[Feb/7] Wartime Japan” as a Divided, Ambivalent Entity: The Eurasian Experience

  Date: February 7, 2018 Time: 12:30 – 1:30 PM Venue: Room 604, Asian Centre, 1871 West Mall By: Professor W. Puck Brecher Abstract:  Historians have called wartime Japan a racist polity and the Asia-Pacific War a “race war” saturated by “race hate.”  Narratives about racial hatred between Westerners and Japanese during the war tend to be predicated on the assumption […]

[Feb/2] Fracturing Families: Adoption for Heirship from Tokugawa to Meiji

[Feb/2] Fracturing Families: Adoption for Heirship from Tokugawa to Meiji

  Date: February 2, 2018 Time: 4:00-5:30 PM Location: Room 106, Allard Hall By: Dr. Marcia Yonemoto     Abstract The social and political importance of families and family continuity transcended the Tokugawa-Meiji divide. This talk focuses on a common strategy for preserving a family line: the adoption of heirs, especially the adoption of sons-in-law. While the practice of son-in-law […]

[Feb/8] ビジネス成功の秘訣と持続可能な企業

セミナー 日時2018年2月8日 午後5時から6時30分 場所 C.K. Choi room 351 講師 八木俊輔教授(追手門学院大学経営学部) テーマ 「ビジネス成功の秘訣と持続可能な企業」 内外の経営学の最新の知見も踏まえた上で、社会人になってからも役立つような経営戦略、マーケティング等、経営学のエッセンスをカバーしつつ、企業の競争優位構築、ビジネス成功の秘訣を探り、今後の企業経営のあり方、CSR、企業経営の持続可能性などの最新のトピックスもカバーしたいと思います。また、日本での就職活動に不安を持たれている学生さんも多いと聞いていますので、日本の就職状況や就職活動への心構えなどの話も織り込んでいきたいと思います。 参加無料 お話は日本語で行います。

[Feb/2] CJR Conference “Donald Trump, Japan and Canada”

[Feb/2] CJR Conference “Donald Trump, Japan and Canada”

Registration currently closed.   CJR Conference “Donald Trump, Japan and Canada” Date: February 2, 2018 Time: 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM Venue: UBC Liu Institute, multi-purpose room (1st floor) One year is going to pass since the inauguration of President Donald Trump in the United States. His new social and economic policy, trade policy and […]

[Jan/24] Rebellious Bodies, Unsettling Memories: Transpacific Cultural Research on Japanese Sex Workers in the Early 20th Century Canada

[Jan/24] Rebellious Bodies, Unsettling Memories: Transpacific Cultural Research on Japanese Sex Workers in the Early 20th Century Canada

Date: Wednesday, January 24, 2018 Time: 12:30 – 1:30 PM Venue: Room 604, Asian Centre, 1871 West Mall, Vancouver Abstract This lecture is based on my ongoing research on cultural memories of ameyuki-san, Japanese women who engaged in sex work in North America at the turn of the 20th century. this project examines how memories of […]

[Jan/10] UBC Centre for Japanese Research 2018 Open House

[Jan/10] UBC Centre for Japanese Research 2018 Open House

  Date: Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018 Time: 5:00-6:30PM Venue: 1st floor foyer, C.K. Choi Building (1855 West Mall)   UBC Centre for Japanese Research (CJR) is pleased to announce its Annual Open House Reception on Wednesday, January 10 from 5:00-6:30 pm. The Open House Reception will also serve as a belated New Year’s celebration. We […]

CANCELLED [Jan/19] Living in the Face of Death: Martial Mindfulness in Modern Japan

CANCELLED [Jan/19] Living in the Face of Death: Martial Mindfulness in Modern Japan

        This lecture has been cancelled.   Date: Friday, January 19 Time: 4:00-5:30 PM Location: Room 106, Allard Hall By: Dr.  Chris Goto-Jones (University of Victoria) About the Speaker Educated in Cambridge, Keio (Tokyo), and Oxford Universities, Dr. Chris Goto-Jones is Professor in Philosophy and Dean of Humanities at University of Victoria.  He […]