The British Association of Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholars (BAMS) will host its second edition of the BAMS Talks on Tuesday 28th March 2017, 18:00 – 20:00 at the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation, with a range of topics from civil society to space robotics. All the presentations will be given by former or newly awarded MEXT Scholars and it is completely free or charge to attend!
If you are interested in finding out what kind of opportunities exist for MEXT Scholars, or are interested in hiring former MEXT Scholars, or if you are a former MEXT Scholar yourself, join us for an evening of international and interdisciplinary discussion.
Speaker list and presentation titles:
Phillida Purvis, Founder, Links Japan – “Japan through Multiple Lenses”
Quentin Crisp, Editor, Chômu Press – “Butterfly Dream (A Writer’s Career)”
Carol Buxton, Graduate Teaching Associate, University of Birmingham – “A Route to Normalcy? Japan’s Space Policy”
Billie Moore, Designer, Material Scientist, and Creative Future Thinker – “The Future of Materialising”
Alexander Rotard, Historian and Linguist – “Colonial Japan in Korea”
William Jones, Physicist and Space Roboticist – “Developments in Space Robotics”
The MEXT (aka. Monbusho) Scholarship is offered by the Government of Japan as a prestigious scholarship to enable top students from around the world to undertake study and research in Japan. BAMS is the alumni association for MEXT Scholars in the United Kingdom and is open to any former MEXT Scholar of any nationality and discipline.
For more information on BAMS and the MEXT Scholarship, please see the BAMS website http://www.mext.org.uk/.
We look forward to seeing you at the BAMS Talks 2017!