For me, the best thing about Emma is the
inter-year socialising - it makes it a lovely
community to be a part of
Jake, 3rd Year
Professor in Semiconductor Device Engineering
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.
Japan, books, prints, popular culture, unusual scripts and cats: these are the great passions of my life.
After graduating from Oxford in 1964, I joined the research group of Luis Alvarez at the University of California, Berkeley, where I obtained a Ph.D. in experimental particle physics in 1969.