Cardiff University is holding their first event in the Cardiff-Japanese Lecture Series with Fumio Obata (University of Gloucestershire) which explores sociocultural aspects of Japanese language learning.
On 5-6 March 2021, Kyushu University will host a workshop devoted to examining the ongoing memorial contestation over Shuri Castle in Okinawa, and its place within regional, national, and global narratives of meaning making.
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”
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”
Compass Discovery, a Norwich-based business seeking to help others find their career calling, has launched a new podcast series around the Japanese concept of ikigai (生き甲斐). Ikigai can be translated as ‘reason for living’, ‘purpose in life’ or ‘raison d’être‘ – simply put, it is a concept around finding joy in life through purpose. ThroughContinue reading “Podcast Series: What is your ‘ikigai’?”
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”
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”
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”
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”