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”

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”