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Japanese scrolls and the art of storytelling

We are delighted to support UCD Japan Fair 2022 this year and invite you to an online webinar ‘Japanese scrolls and the art of storytelling’.

Date: Thursday, 27th October 2022
Time: 1 PM
Venue: Online and Veterinary Sciences Room 114, UCD
Registration is required: https://bit.ly/Japanese_Scrolls

 

Guest Speaker: Dr. Mary Redfern

Dr. Mary Redfern is Curator for the East Asian Collections at the Chester Beatty, Dublin. A specialist in Japanese art, particularly prints and ceramics, her wider research interests include the creation and consumption of art between cultures. Mary completed her PhD at the University of East Anglia, examining Japanese imperial tableware and diplomatic dining. She worked with East Asian collections at the Victoria and Albert Museum, the National Museum of Scotland and Bristol’s City Museum and Art Gallery. Her publications include The Art of Friendship: Japanese Surimono Prints (Chester Beatty, 2017) and Tennō no dainingu hōru (The Emperor’s Dining Hall) written with Yamazaki Taisuke and Imaizumi Yoshiko (Shibunkaku, 2017).

For more information and to register: https://bit.ly/Japanese_Scrolls

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This event is jointly organised by UCD Japan and UCD Centre for Japanese Studies, and supported by Ireland Japan AssociationExperience Japan and UCD Japanese Society.

Mediatization of Japanese politics: the changing nature of political communication

We are delighted to support UCD Japan Fair 2022 this year and invite you to an online webinar ‘Mediatization of Japanese Politics: the changing nature of political communication’.

The book deals with the era of television penetration in Japan. Political communication shifted from being dominated by organisations, such as political parties, agricultural associations or trade unions, to mass media, with television playing a significant role.

Date: Thursday, 13th October 2022
Time: 6 PM
Venue: Online and at O’Brien Centre for Science Room 1.37 – Lynch Th F
Registration is required: https://bit.ly/UCD_Mediatization

 

Guest speaker: Prof. Iwao Osaka

Prof. Osaka is Associate Professor in Japanese politics at the Department of Political Science, Faculty of Law, Komazawa University, Tokyo and the Director of the Komazawa University Institute for Journalism and Policy Studies. [see]

He specialises in political communication, and his research is concerned with how political parties and elected officials communicated with the general public in the post-World War II era after Japan became a democratic country with a parliamentary cabinet system enshrined in its new constitution.

He published a book on the changing nature of political communication in Japan from the 1950s to the 2000s, entitled Japanese Politics and the Media (⽇本政治とメディア). It was published by prestigious Chūō Kōron, Tokyo, 2014.

For more information and to register: https://bit.ly/UCD_Mediatization

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This event is jointly organised by UCD Japan and UCD Centre for Japanese Studies, and supported by Ireland Japan AssociationExperience Japan and UCD Japanese Society.