Trinity in Japan Special event, Tokyo, Friday 8 September 2017 with Fellows and Professors Mikael Adolphson, Sachiko Kusukawa and Dominic Lieven


On Friday 8 September 2017, Trinity Fellows Professor Mikael Adolphson, Professor Sachiko Kusukawa and Professor Dominic Lieven are planning to join us coming from Cambridge for a special Trinity in Japan event.

All Trinity members are welcome to join, prior registration and prepayment are required.

We are planning (subject to adjustment):

  • 6pm – 7:00pm drinks reception
  • 7:00pm – 9:00pm dinner (fee: YEN 10,000 with a reduced rate of YEN 3,000 for students/young members/freelancers)
  • After 9:00pm – nijikai drinks nearby

If you are planning to attend, please let us know as soon as possible. Registration and prepayment deadline is Friday 1 September 2017. Location details and account details for prepayment will be sent to those who register.

If you are Trinity College Cambridge member living in or visiting Japan and like to register: Contact us by mail.

Mikael Adolphson

Fellow and AMES Director of Studies at Trinity, Keidanren Professor of Japanese Studies



  • The Gates of Power: Monks, Courtiers, and Warriors in Premodern Japan by Mikael S. Adolphson
  • The Teeth and Claws of the Buddha: Monastic Warriors and Sohei in Japanese History by Mikael S. Adolphson
  • Heian Japan, Centers and Peripheries by Mikael S. Adolphson (Editor), Edward Kamens (Editor), Stacie Matsumoto (Editor)
  • Lovable Losers: The Heike in Action and Memory by Mikael S. Adolphson (Editor), Anne Commons (Editor)

Sachiko Kusukawa

Dean of Trinity College and Fellow in History and the Philosophy of Science, Professor of History



  • The Transformation of Natural Philosophy: The Case of Philip Melanchthon (Ideas in Context) by Sachiko Kusukawa (Author)
  • Transmitting Knowledge: Words, Images, and Instruments in Early Modern Europe (Oxford-Warburg Studies) by Sachiko Kusukawa (Editor), Ian Maclean (Editor)
  • Melanchthon: Orations on Philosophy and Education (Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy) by Melanchthon (Author), Sachiko Kusukawa (Editor), Christine F. Salazar (Translator)
  • Picturing the Book of Nature: Image, Text, and Argument in Sixteenth-Century Human Anatomy and Medical Botany by Sachiko Kusukawa (Author)
  • Wittenberg University Library Catalogue of 1536 (Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies) by Sachiko Kusukawa (Author)
  • Natural Philosophy Epitomised: Books 8-11 of Gregor Reisch’s Philosophical pearl (1503) by Sachiko Kusukawa (Author)
  • Philosophy in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries: Conversations with Aristotle by Constance Blackwell and Sachiko Kusukawa

Dominic Lieven

Senior Research Fellow at Trinity, Professor Faculty of History

  • Professor Lieven at LSE
  • Professor Dominic Lieven at Harvard
  • And here, Dominic Lieven on “The European Crisis” in Nikkei


6:00 pm

Drinks Reception

7:30 pm


10:00 pm

Nijikai nearby