The College was relaxed, beautiful yet
not intimidating, extremely friendly and open
Emily, 2nd Year
Professor Francois Penz
Ext. Director of Studies; Director of Studies in Architecture
Unprecedented in the UK, Europe and the US, this yearly Graduate Summer School is a two-week intense international workshop that brings together all the skills (both linguistic and palaeographic) needed to access, decode and interpret Edo-period printed and handwritten materials.
Patrick Barrie: from studying Natural Sciences, to researching spectroscopy, to teaching Chemical Engineering and, throughout, playing tiddlywinks.
Japan, books, prints, popular culture, unusual scripts and cats: these are the great passions of my life.