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Japan Room Lecture: The Curious Case Of Japan Leads To Deep Revelations About Money

Japan Room Lecture: The Curious Case Of Japan Leads To Deep Revelations About Money

How weak is macroeconomic theory? Japan has terrible macroeconomic numbers (by leading nation standards) yet a high quality of life. This contradiction drags macroeconomics, monetary policy, taxation, and politics under a spotlight. In this talk, Professor Michael Mainelli intends to draw on the work of his Long Finance movement, along with the work of Professor […]

Demonstration: Knife Sharpening with TADAFUSA

Demonstration: Knife Sharpening with TADAFUSA

The demonstration is part of the programme of events taking place in conjunction with the exhibition BIOLOGY OF METAL: METAL CRAFTSMANSHIP IN TSUBAME-SANJO, which is open until 28 October 2018 at Japan House London. Knives forged in the Tsubame-Sanjo region of Japan have been prized in Japan since the 19th century, and today they are […]

Piano Recital: Masako Kamikawa

Piano Recital: Masako Kamikawa

Born in Osaka, Japan, Masako Kamikawa started learning the piano with her mother, who was a piano teacher. After completing basic musical education in Japan, she continued her education in Germany where she studied piano and chamber music at the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik, Mannheim, and the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst, Stuttgart. […]

Like Father, Like Son そして父になる

Like Father, Like Son   そして父になる

A successful businessman, Ryota, lives in luxury with his family in Tokyo. One day, he receives a call from a maternity hospital saying that his six-year-old son may have been switched with another child at birth. A DNA test proves that his real child has been brought up by a family running a small electronics […]

Artist Talk: Aida Makoto

Artist Talk: Aida Makoto

Aida Makoto is a Japanese contemporary artist known for his provocative work. From mountains of dead salarymen, a blender full of young women, and harakiri (ritual suicide), his highly skilled workmanship shared with Japanese traditional paintings appear grotesque at first, but they tend to carry a scathing message towards contemporary culture and society. Controversial though […]

A latest contemporary Butoh performance on the bounds of music and contemporary art by Florencia Guerberof

A latest contemporary Butoh performance on the bounds of music and contemporary art by Florencia Guerberof

In conjunction with our current exhibition, we present a latest contemporary Butoh performance on the bounds of music and contemporary art by Florencia Guerberof. Door open and drinks are available from 6:30PM Limited tickets are available on Eventbrite website : https://bit.ly/2zMWa6H Florencia Guerberof is a London based performer and visual artist from Buenos Aires, Argentina. […]

Turf Wars: Territories and Textbooks in Sino-Japanese Relations – with Caroline Rose

Turf Wars: Territories and Textbooks in Sino-Japanese Relations – with Caroline Rose

The content of Japanese school textbooks has been a bone of contention between the Chinese and Japanese governments since the 1980s when the first ‘textbook issue’ emerged. The Chinese government has lodged protests at various points since 1982 at what they perceive to be a ‘beautification’ of history and distorted accounts of Japan’s war of […]

Author’s Talk: Genki Kawamura

Author’s Talk: Genki Kawamura

Genki Kawamura may be better known for his work as a producer on critically acclaimed films such as Your Name (Kimi No Na Wa) and Confessions (Kokuhaku), but he has been recently looming on the Japanese literature world and his literary repuation shows just how multi-talented he is. His debut novel, If Cats Disappeared from […]

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