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”

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”

Online Book Launch: Ishikawa Sanshirō’s Geographical Imagination by Dr Nadine Willems

Mon 26 October 2020, 12:00-13:00 BST Book here on the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation website. Ishikawa Sanshirō was a journalist and anarchist in the early twentieth century, active at a time of tremendous intellectual and social ferment. Geographical Imagination investigates his engagement with causes such as farmers’ autonomy, gender equality, and anti-war and anti-pollution. Through Ishikawa’sContinue reading “Online Book Launch: Ishikawa Sanshirō’s Geographical Imagination by Dr Nadine Willems”

Spirits of Action: Japanese Manga and Sports

Date: Wednesday, 28 October 2020, 12:00pm (BST) Online Event hosted on Zoom Join our CJS colleague Rayna Denison, Senior Lecturer in Film Studies at UEA, for an online discussion of sports in manga. Book your place at the Japan Foundation website. Being an avid manga reader and a sport fanatic may seem to be mutuallyContinue reading “Spirits of Action: Japanese Manga and Sports”