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Third Thursday Lecture:Clashing with Clint Eastwood: Ishihara Shintaro’s kamikaze film ore

Third Thursday Lecture:Clashing with Clint Eastwood: Ishihara Shintaro’s kamikaze film ore

The writer and politician Ishihara Shintaro, now 80 years old, has witnessed and commented the entire history of post war Japan. As a brother, he protected the career of his younger sibling Ishihara Yujiro, the “James Dean of Japan”. As a politician, he got elected, whenever his opponents already expected him to leave. As a […]

Preserving Culture on the Margins: Toyama Prefecture in the Postwar Era

Preserving Culture on the Margins: Toyama Prefecture in the Postwar Era

The populist tone that has characterized recent Japanese elections recalls a time more than fifty years in the past when people on the margins of society were seen, as never before, to hold a key to the future of the nation. This talk looks primarily at articles, editorials, and special issues of writings by young […]

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London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club