ANU−KU日本文学研究次世代共同ワークショップThis event is jointly hosted by Department of East Asian Studies on behalf of the ANU Japan Institute, KU BK21+, the Education & Research Group for Chinese & Japanese Language & Culture and, Korea University Center for Japanese Studies
Canberra Japan Club and Australia-Japan Society (ACT) are holding a memorial service for the victims and survivors of 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake.
Territorial disputes, historical animosity, and rising nationalist tensions - undoubtedly the frosty relationship between China and Japan threatens regional security.
Social and environmental change in East Asia is creating massive challenges to many parts of the region. Urban and industrial pollution; overcrowding in some regions coexists with rural depopulation in others; deforestation and climate change; catastrophes like the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan.
This lecture shows how Japan began to develop its own news agencies and the state organisations to challenge the domination of the major news agencies, such as Reuters, Havas, and Wolf, around the time of the First World War.
Seminar - Passionate souls: Gender equality, emotions, cultural heritage, and the uncertainty of masculinity in semi-rural Japan
In this research, I want to examine how Japanese men, in a specific semi-rural context, express, exchange, invest, accumulate and experience emotions such as pride, shame, fear and passion, and to what extent such emotions shape their own sense of selfhood and ideas of masculinity.