Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies
Bill Emmott is an independent writer and consultant best known for his time as Editor in Chief of The Economist (1993-2006) and his books on Japan, which began with the bestselling The Sun Also Sets in 1989.
Japan-based filmmaker John Williams, who spent a sabbatical last year with us, has made a new film which will be on release in Tokyo from Saturday 30 June for three weeks with English subtitles. The film 審判 or "The Trial" is based on Franz Kafka's famous work but set in contemporary Tokyo.
This one-day conference features three co-authors of the book manuscript Compressed Development (nearing completion, to be published by Oxford University Press), as well as a diverse set of commentators and critics from Oxford and other institutions.
Lucy Crehan is a qualified teacher, an education explorer, an author, and an international education consultant.
My research on robots focuses on robots and automated systems in urban and social spaces. It includes the whole range of non-industrial robot experimenting, from autonomous vehicles and delivery drones, healthcare robots, to social and service robots. I currently work on three projects: the politics of humanoid robots in Japan, the urban living labs for robot experiments with focus on Dubai, Singapore, California and Japan, and medical delivery drones in sub-Saharan Africa.