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Japan and the Current Economic Crisis, Ian de Stains, Director of BCCJ

Japan and the Current Economic Crisis, Ian de Stains, Director of BCCJ

Date: Tuesday, 24th March 2009 Venue: JETRO, MidCity Place, 71 High Holborn, London, WC1V 6AL Fee: Free for members & those introduced by JETRO & UKTI £12 for all others Ian de Stains, the experienced and long-term Director of the British Chamber of Commerce in Japan will update members on the situation in Tokyo and […]

Japan Through Writers’ Eyes

Japan Through Writers’ Eyes

Date: 19 March 2009 Venue: Asia House, 63 New Cavendish Street, London W1J 7LP Tel: 020 7307 5454 Fax: 020 7307 5459 Email: enquiries@asiahouse.co.uk Web site: www.asiahouse.orgHow does one begin to understand the enigma that is Japan? Four Japan specialists will talk on the theme of travel to celebrate Eland’s new book, Japan Through Writer’s […]

Otomo Yoshihide & Sachiko M – 3 Days Residency at Café OTO

Otomo Yoshihide & Sachiko M – 3 Days Residency at Café OTO

Date: 9-11 March 2009 Venue: Café OTO, 18-22 Ashwin Street, Dalston London E8 3DL Tel: 020 7923 1231 Email: info@cafeoto.co.uk Website: www.cafeoto.co.ukOtomo Yoshihide’s first experiences of making music were through making electrical devices such as a radio and an electronic oscillator, and by junior high school his hobby was making sound collages using open-reel tape […]

Interrogating Okinawa; Meanings, Memories and Images

Interrogating Okinawa; Meanings, Memories and Images

Date: Friday 6 March 09 – Saturday 7 March 09 Venue: Showroom & Workstation, Paternoster Row, Sheffield S1 2BX: University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TN More details: www.wreac.org A two-day workshop and film show on Okinawa bringing together Japanese, European and North American scholars and research students. It will explore Okinawan identity, gender, […]

"NORTH EAST ASIA: Territorial Disputes and Divided Countries"

"NORTH EAST ASIA: Territorial Disputes and Divided Countries"

Date: Wednesday 18th March 2009, 6.00pm – 8.00pm Venue: Daiwa Foundation Japan House, 13/14 Cornwall Terrace, London NW1 4QP Fee: FREE This second seminar in the 2009 seminar series, Changing World Views: International Challenges for the UK and Japan, looks to North Asia and the territorial and maritime disputes that are the focus of diplomatic […]

In Harmony with all Creation: Miyazawa Kenji by Roger Pulvers

In Harmony with all Creation: Miyazawa Kenji by Roger Pulvers

Date: Wednesday, 4th March 2009 6.45pm Venue: The Japan Foundation, Russell Square House, 10-12 Russell Square, London, WC1B 5EH  We are delighted to invite members to a special lecture by Roger Pulvers on Miyazawa Kenji, who is increasingly being viewed in Japan as that country’s greatest modern poet. His “Strong in the Rain” (Ame ni […]

The Japan Society Pub Quiz

The Japan Society Pub Quiz

Date: Thursday, 26th February 2008, 7.00pm for 7.30pm start Venue: The Prince of Wales, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 5PF Fee: £1 per head (payable at the door) The pub quiz is a popular feature of British pub culture. Seriously keen players may take part in one every week, meeting with the same team […]

‘Japan’s Investment in the Auto Industry’

‘Japan’s Investment in the Auto Industry’

Date: Tuesday, 24th February 2008, 5.00pm to 7.30pm Venue: Daiwa Foundation, Japan House, 13/14 Cornwall Terrace, London NW1 4QP  This research seminar is part of a series on the History of Japanese investment in the UK (the project is being funded by the Great Britain-Sasakawa Foundation). This follows on from seminars on the electronics, R&D, […]

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club