Japan Seminar Series

The ANU Japan Instiute Seminar Series will showcase cutting-edge research by leading and emerging scholars based primarily in Australia and Japan. It aims to promote networking among Japan Studies scholars in the two countries and will feature innovative research on the bilateral relationship.

The virtual seminar series will run in 10-week blocks over the two semesters of the academic year (from 2021 to 2023), and will subsequently be uploaded to YouTube for public viewing. Join our mailing list to receive updates and reminders ahead of each seminar.

Please see the full schedule of seminars below. The virtual seminars will take place from:  

  • 5-6PM Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEDT)
  • 3-4PM Japan Standard Time (JST)
  • 2-3PM Singapore Standard Time (STST) 

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 
Against Blind Love: Eugenic Marriage Counselling in Wartime Japan
Alison Darby, The Australian National University (ANU)

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 
Toward Societal Reconciliation between South Korea and Japan: the Role of Youth
A/Prof. Seiko Mimaki, Takasaki University of Economics

Wednesday, May 5, 2021
Japan's New Strategic Role in the Indo-Pacific: Fulfilling the Potentials of the ‘Quad-Plus’
Assistant Prof. Kei Koga, Nanyang Technological University

Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Japan’s Net Zero Carbon Emissions: What Happens Now?
A/Professor Llewelyn Hughes, The Australian National University (ANU)

Wednesday, May 19, 2021
Roundtable on Supporting Teaching Advanced Japanese in Australia - Network for Teaching Advanced Japanese in Australia (豪州上級日本語ネットワーク)
Co-Chairs: Carol Hayes, The Australian National University (ANU) and A/Prof Ikuko Nakane, University of Melbourne 

The ANU Japan Institute Seminar Series is supported by the Australian Government through the Australia-Japan Foundation of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. 


Updated:  27 November 2018/Responsible Officer:  JI Management Group/Page Contact:  Japan Institute