MAI Bulletin AUGUST 2014



From the MAI Director’s Desk

During the semester break, there were many well attended events, including a highly successful international symposium on, Asia Literacy in Practice. More will be coming in the second semester. In August. Trans-Asia as Method seminar series will reconsider the study of migration from trans-Asian perspectives. A special lecture organized by The School of Philosophical, Historical and International Studies, and the School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics examines how modernity has given rise to what can be called a “penis industry” in early twentieth-century Japan. Last but not least, this bulletin includes the announcement of the first MAI research day that will be held on 12th September. Please check the details in the bulletin and the MAI web page!

Prof. Koichi Iwabuchi

The next MAI Bulletin is scheduled for Monday 1 September 2014. If you have news on any events or other announcements that you would like us to include, please forward this to, by Friday 29th August 2014.