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Japanese Studies at SOAS

Japanese Studies at SOAS

Japanese Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) at the University of London is one of the UK’s main centres for Japanese Studies. In a recent interview with the JICC, Dr. Barbara Pizziconi, Lecturer in Japanese Applied Linguistics and Head of the Japan section, described the development of SOAS, the courses currently […]

Masterpieces of Ukiyo-e

Masterpieces of Ukiyo-e

Date: 12 December 2008 – 15 March 2009 Venue: Victoria and Albert Museum, South Kensington, London SW7 2RL Julie and Robert Breckman Gallery and part of the Edwin and Susan Davies Galleries (rooms 90 and 88a). A smaller selection of prints will also be on display in the Toshiba Gallery of Japanese Art and Design […]

Min-Jung Kym at Queen’s Theatre, Barnstaple

Min-Jung Kym at Queen’s Theatre, Barnstaple

Date: Sat 8 Nov 2008, 7:30pm Venue: Queens Theatre, Barnstaple Conductor: Shuntaro Sato Piano: Min-Jung Kym Mendelssohn: Incidental music from A Midsummer Night’s Dream Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 Dvořák: Symphony No. 7 Tickets £21.50 & £20 British pianist Min-Jung Kym has a widely-recognised reputation for her diverse range of styles and repertoire as a […]

Kuk Sool Won from Surrey Won 11 Medals at the World Championships

Kuk Sool Won from Surrey Won 11 Medals at the World Championships

The Kuk Sool Won team flew into the USA on the Friday night and had to overcome jetlag immediately to compete in a variety of divisions of the Korean martial art over the weekend. In Traditional Forms, the martial artists from the Oxshott, New Malden and Claygate clubs had to demonstrate memorised sequences of hand […]

KOSTU (Korean Students in the UK)

KOSTU (Korean Students in the UK)

Service Time: Every Tuesday 6.30pm – 7.00pm Prayer meeting, 7.30pm – 9.30pm Worship & Service Kostu Address: Raynes Park Methodist Church, Worple Road, London, SW20 8ET Contact Tel: 07950 496906 Kostu marked its 9th anniversary on Tuesday, 28th October in the same way that it had marked every Tuesday 50 weeks of each year for […]

Membership Christmas Lunch: 15 December 2008

Membership Christmas Lunch: 15 December 2008

Speaker: Stephen Green, Group Chairman, HSBC Holdings plc Venue: Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park Time: 12.30 for 1.00 pm Cost: £65 per head Stephen Green is Group Chairman of HSBC Holdings plc. Green was educated at Lancing College and Oxford University and received a master’s degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Green began his career with […]

Autumn Dinner: 4 November 2008

Autumn Dinner: 4 November 2008

Guest Speaker: Sir John Bond Venue: Cavalry & Guards Club, 127 Piccadilly, London Time: 7.30 pm for 8.00 pm (6.30 pm cash bar) Members of the Society will be delighted to hear that Sir John Bond, Chairman of Vodafone, will be the guest speaker at the autumn dinner. There will be a cash bar from […]

Liverpool Biennial 2008

Liverpool Biennial 2008

Date: 20 September 2008 – 30 November 2008 Venue: Venues across Liverpool This year, the fifth edition of the Liverpool Biennial marks the tenth anniversary of its inception. Entitled MADE UP, the 2008 Biennial’s international exhibition features approximately 40 projects by leading and emerging international artists, including Yayoi Kusama and Atelier Bow Wow. In her […]

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club