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Monday, 17 November -The 9th Young Scholars Program (YSP)

Time: 6:30 p.m.
Speakers in alphabetical order:

1. Mr. Kieran James Hull. MPP candidate (Master of Public Policy), Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Tokyo. (UK)
Title:" “Understanding the importance and dynamics of consumption tax hikes in reducing Japanese government debt.”

2. Mr. Emil Jafarzade. PhD candidate, Graduate School of Asia Pacific Studies, Waseda University. (Azerbaijan Republic.)
Title:" “Unfulfilled Desire of Japan: The view of the Japanese officials longing for a permanent UN Security Council seat.”

3. Ms. Charlotte Payne. PhD candidate, Rikkyo University & former Daiwa scholar. (UK)
Title:“Japanese Entomophagy in Global Perspective.”

4. Mr. Masato Tobari. PhD candidate, Graduate School of International Communication Studies, Rikkyo University and also studied at The University of Montana, Environmental Studies as an international exchange student. (Japan) Title: “Why Do We Protect Specific Nature? –Historical Values in Japan and the United States.”

Venue: Shibuya Kyoiku Gakuen (SKG)
Address: 1-21-18 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0002
Access: About a 15-minute stroll from Shibuya station’s Hachiko exit. Map.




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Forthcoming ASJ Meeting

Monday, 08 December
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Speaker: Prof. Ciaran Murray, Chuo University.
Titles: tbc
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Transactions - Contents of the next issue

Charles De Wolf - Glimpses of Genji through the Looking-Glass of Language
Martin Morris - From Village Farmhouse to Suburban Oasis: Reflecting Upon Kosōen
James D. J. Brown - Hajime: A New Start in Japanese-Russian Relations (Young Scholar)

Scholarship in Brief:

George Sioris & Anne E. Murase - Credit Some Viewers with Trying to Think
Doreen Simmons - The ASJ's First Steps into the World of Computer Technology
Fumiko Daidō - Hurry Up Please It's Chime
Shigeko Tanaka - Imari Porcelain in Palermo
Sarah Moate - The Voice of the Bamboo: The Calligraphy and Monochrome Ink Painting of Hasegawa Tōhaku, Mokuan Shōtō, Chūhō Sōu and Myōdō Sōsen
Ed Moreno - Hold the Breeze Gently

Book Reviews:

Patrick Carey - Till I End My Song
Carles De Wolf - From Frogs to Mount Fuji
Robert Morton - Making a Lot out of a Little
Ciaran Murray - Sharawadgi Agonistes
Lee Colegrove - Taking a Japanese Circus Round the World
Ciaran Murray - But O O O O That Medieval Rag
David Burleigh - Belfast, Bashō and Beyond
George Sioris - Yasukuni