The Craftsman Newsletter: On Kintsugi with Bonnie Kemske

13:00 Friday 19 February Zoom webinar – book here Gianfranco Chicco, editor of The Craftsman Newsletter, will be hosting an online conversation with artist & writer Bonnie Kemske on her upcoming book, Kintsugi: The Poetic Mend. Kintsugi (or Kintsukuroi), is the method used to put back together broken objects using lacquer and gold powder. InContinue reading “The Craftsman Newsletter: On Kintsugi with Bonnie Kemske”

CJS Research Webinar: Rule of Law & Democracy in Japan

Thursday 11 February13:00-14:00 GMTZoom Webinar Join us for our first CJS Research Webinar of the year where Dr Sherzod Muminov will be joined by Professor Kabashima Hiroshi to discuss democracy in Japan. The webinar consists of a 40-minute conversation between Dr Muminov and Professor Kabashima before being opened to a Q&A with our virtual audience.Continue reading “CJS Research Webinar: Rule of Law & Democracy in Japan”

The Third Force in Modern Japanese Painting: Watercolour Movement and British Art

Webinar (External event) Friday 5 February 2021 | 18.00-19.00 JST (09:00-10:00 GMT) Book by Weds 3rd February Our Sainsbury Institute colleague Professor Toshio Watanabe, Professor for Japanese Arts and Cultural Heritage at the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures, University of East Anglia, and Emeritus Professor of History of Art andContinue reading “The Third Force in Modern Japanese Painting: Watercolour Movement and British Art”

UEA Virtual PG Open Days, 18 – 21 January

Next week, the UEA is holding virtual open days for its postgraduate courses, including our MA Interdisciplinary Japanese Studies. The Open Days run from Monday 18 to Thursday 21 January and can be joined at any time.

The Future for Higher Education in Japan

Thursday 10 December 202012.00 noon – 1.00pm (GMT)9.00pm (JST) Free – Donations WelcomeRegistration essential Japan Society chairman Bill Emmott’s guests to discuss the role of universities and their strategies to meet future challenges are Professor David Richardson, vice chancellor of the University of East Anglia, and Professor Yuko Takahashi, president of Tsuda University. The CoronavirusContinue reading “The Future for Higher Education in Japan”

CJS Research Webinar: Translating Japanese Academia

Thursday 3 December12:00-13:00 GMTZoom Webinar Join us for our final CJS webinar of the year, where we host a roundtable with translators of Japanese academic texts to hear their experiences and insights. Anyone who has used Google Translate will know of the nuance required in providing an accurate translation which reads well in its translatedContinue reading “CJS Research Webinar: Translating Japanese Academia”

UEA Postgraduate Open Day

The University of East Anglia’s Virtual Postgraduate Open Days start from today until Thursday 26 November 2020. You will be able to: Access talks and resources for UEA courses, including our MA in Interdisciplinary Japanese Studies Watch the welcome talk as an introduction to the University and studying your postgraduate degree here Discover what funding opportunitiesContinue reading “UEA Postgraduate Open Day”

Experience Japan Exhibition 2020 Online

Saturday, 21st November 2020 9:00 to 12:00 GMT (18:00 to 21:00 JST) Free event – register here This year the Experience Japan Exhibition is being organised on-line by Keio University and the British Council. This event will introduce diverse programs and courses offered by more than 20 Japanese universities as well as internships, scholarships andContinue reading “Experience Japan Exhibition 2020 Online”

Sixth Form Japan Week 2020

The Japan Society, in association with Ritsumeikan University (UK Office), is delighted to once again invite Sixth Form students to join us at our annual Sixth Form Japan event to explore and learn more about Japan. The event is designed to give an insight into aspects of Japan, traditional and modern, through lectures, talks, demonstrations, andContinue reading “Sixth Form Japan Week 2020”

Dig Dogs – The Archaeology of Dogs in Japan: Talk by Professor Simon Kaner

Japan HouseThursday 29 October 202017:00-18:00 UTCFree to attend, booking essential Dogs are indeed humankind’s oldest best friends and have received preferential treatment since ancient times. Track the long relationship that dogs have enjoyed with the people of Japan while examining archaeological finds in this talk by Professor Simon Kaner, Executive Director of the Sainsbury InstituteContinue reading “Dig Dogs – The Archaeology of Dogs in Japan: Talk by Professor Simon Kaner”