Report on the Tandem Learning Language Project (TLLP) Study week, which took place at the University of Hokkaido, Japan on 29-31 July 2014. Three Japanese Studies PhD candidates from Sheffield attended this event along with the students at Hokkaido University. Please click here to download the report by Christopher Pope, one of the PhD Candidates who was in attendance.
Ryan Hartley, PhD candidate at the University of Sheffield, recently visited the Mekong River on a field research trip during August and September 2014 as part of his research into Japanese hegemony in Southeast Asia. Financial assistance was received from the Japan Foundation Endowment Committee. Ryan's report is available to download here (PDF).
As part of WREAC’s membership of EastAsiaNet, a network of leading European universities with research strengths in East Asian Studies, staff at the School of East Asian Studies at the University of Sheffield hosted the 2014 EastAsiaNet Workshop entitled 'Memory in East Asia: Ruptured Pasts, Contested Presents, Uncertain Futures' and the EAN business meeting at Halifax Hall from 24 to 26 April 2014. A report on the event by Dr Luli van der Does-Ishikawa is available here.
As part of our knowledge exchange and impact agenda, in May and June 2013, WREAC collaborated with the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office to present a range of seminars for policymakers from across Whitehall.
The papers based on these seminars were subsequently published as East Asia in 2013, a booklet which was distributed to embassies around the world. The aim of the publication was to contribute to the enlargement of knowledge and understanding of key issues in East Asia within the wider policy-making community.
Please click here to download the East Asia in 2013 brochure.