UCD Japan Fair - Thu 28 Sep to Thu 12 Oct

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UJ Seminar Series:  
Supporting Ageing with “Sota” the Communication Robot
Prof. Sayuri Suwa [Chiba University]
Prof. Shigeru Masuyama [Tokyo Medical University]
Ms Kazuko Obayashi [Tokyo Seishinkai]
SOTA and friends [NTT Data]

Thu 28 Sep 17
11:30-13:00

Community Space
Bank of Ireland
Montrose Branch

UJ Seminar Series:
Abenomics & the World Economy - Fruits & Future Prospects
Mr Hajime Takata [Mizuho Research Institute]

Fri 29 Sep 17
14:00-15:30

Smurfit School of Business
Blackrock Campus

Presentation:  The Life and Times of the Samurai Warrior
by Paul O’Brien

Tue 3 Oct 17
18:00-19:00

Red Room
UCD Student Centre
Belfield Campus

Presentation:  Research opportunities - Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
with Prof. Nobuo Ueno [Director, JSPS London Office]
run in cooperation with UCD Research

Wed 4 Oct 17
13:00-14:00

Red Room
UCD Student Centre
Belfield Campus

Presentation & Discussion:  
Life of an Athlete in Japan - Japan 2019 & Tokyo 2020
by Mark Egan
[Head of Competitions & Performance, World Rugby]

Wed 4 Oct 17
16:45-17:45

Red Room
UCD Student Centre
Belfield Campus

Film:  Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind
Directed by Hayao Miyazaki [Studio Ghibli]
run in cooperation with UCD Sci-Fi & Fantasy Soc

Wed 4 Oct 17
18:00-19:30

UCD Cinema at UCD Student Centre
Belfield Campus

UJ Seminar Series:
Lafcadio Hearn's Life & Times
Prof. Mary Gallagher
[UCD Languages, Cultures & Linguistics]
Mr Paul Murray
[Biographer of Lafcadio Hearn]
Chaired by Mr Simon O’Connor
[Director, UCD Ulysses Centre]

Thu 5 Oct 17
18:00-19:30

Newman Building Theatre 1
UCD Student Centre
Belfield Campus

Presentation:  The Power of Pop Culture
by Yamada Yuichi [Embassy of Japan]

Fri 6 Oct 17
13:00-14:00

Red Room
UCD Student Centre
Belfield Campus

Demonstration:  How to Make Home-made Sushi in Ireland
with Chef Yoshihiro Iguchi [Embassy of Japan]

Mon 9 Oct 17
13:00-13:45

Red Room
UCD Student Centre
Belfield Campus

Presentation:  My Experience
The Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme
- Patrick Brophy [Embassy of Japan / UCD Alumni]
A research placement in Japan
- by Prof. Emma Sokell [UCD Physics]

Tue 10 Oct 17
13:00-14:00

Red Room
UCD Student Centre
Belfield Campus

UJ Seminar Series:
An introduction to Igo and the role of A.I.
with Hirofumi Ohahi - 6th dan [Japanese Go Association]
with UCD Game Soc

Tue 10 Oct 17
18:00-19:30

Red Room
UCD Student Centre
Belfield Campus

Presentation:
An introduction to Shogi (将棋) - Japanese chess
by Patrick Brophy [Embassy of Japan / UCD Alumni]
with UCD Chess Soc

Wed 11 Oct 17
13:00-14:00

Red Room
UCD Student Centre
Belfield Campus

UJ Launch Seminar:
The Crucible of East Asia: War Diaries and the Making of China & Japan, 1937-45
Prof. Aaron Moore
[Handa Chair, Chinese Japan Relations, U of Edinburgh]
Chaired by Prof. John Neary (UCD Japan)
[UCD Social Policy, Social Work & Social Justice]

Thu 12 Oct 17
18:00-19:30

UCD O’Brien Scinece Centre
Belfield Campus

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