Sainsbury Institute Lecture: Reflections on four decades of fascination with Japan – guest speaker Bill Emmott

Thursday 17 December 20206pm (GMT)Free booking – more information available on the Sainsbury Institute website Our colleagues at the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts & Cultures will be hosting their final Third Thursday Lecture of the year tomorrow evening in discussion with Japan Society chair Bill Emmott. You can enjoy the lectureContinue reading “Sainsbury Institute Lecture: Reflections on four decades of fascination with Japan – guest speaker Bill Emmott”

CJS Webinar: Translating Japanese Academia – Now Available on YouTube

Many thanks to those who were able to join us for last week’s webinar. The collaborative discussion between bilingual academics and translation specialists yielded fruitful insights into formal and informal translation practices, informing future Japanese-speaking academics of the practical uses of their language skills and useful advice when tackling their first translation. Those who missedContinue reading “CJS Webinar: Translating Japanese Academia – Now Available on YouTube”

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”

Watch our CJS Webinar on ‘Disaster Memory’

Many thanks to Richard Lloyd-Parry and Dr Mark Pendleton for joining us last Thursday to discuss disaster memory in relation to the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake & Tsunami and the 1995 Aum Sarin Attack in Tokyo. From each of them we gained were able to reflect on the immediate and longer term impact ofContinue reading “Watch our CJS Webinar on ‘Disaster Memory’”

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”

CJS Research Webinar: Disaster Memory with Richard Lloyd-Parry and Dr Mark Pendleton

Thursday 5 November13:00-14:00 BSTZoom Webinar For our second CJS Research Webinar of the academic year, we are joined by The Times Asia Editor Richard Lloyd-Parry and the University of Sheffield’s Dr Mark Pendleton to discuss disaster memory in Japan. Discussion will be moderated by Nadine Willems, Lecturer of History at UEA, and Oliver Moxham, ProjectContinue reading “CJS Research Webinar: Disaster Memory with Richard Lloyd-Parry and Dr Mark Pendleton”