We are pleased to announce that two former students of the MSc/MPhil in Modern Japanese Studies were prize winners at the 28th Sir Peter Parker Awards for Spoken Business Japanese this year.
First Prize winner: Mr Richard Brash (Postgraduate, University of Edinburgh) Unity in Diversity
Second Prize winner: Miss Chiara Comastri (Postgraduate, Osaka University) Do we really want foreigners? Doubts and contradictions in the Japanese companies’ hiring system
Third Prize winner: Mr Warren Stanislaus (Postgraduate, University of Oxford) Lessons from London: Unlocking Japan’s tourism industry potential for 2020 and beyond
Special Prize winner: Ms Jiaang Zhao (Postgraduate, University of Birmingham) When in Japan, do as Japanese do? --- The ‘chowa’ between localization and uniqueness of overseas enterprises in Japan
For more information: https://www.soas.ac.uk/languagecentre/awards/sppa/ and videos will be available on YouTube shortly.