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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, […]

Film Screening: Twentieth Century Boys by Yukihiko Tsutsumi

Film Screening: Twentieth Century Boys by Yukihiko Tsutsumi

Date: Friday, 20th February 2009, 6.00pm Venue: Cinema 1, The ICA The Mall, London, SW1Y 5AH Fee: £6 payable in cash on the night (booking required) * Screenings continue to 28th February 2009 (See www.ica.org.uk for details) The Japan Society has secured a reduced price group booking to see this live-action take on Naoki Urasawa’s […]

Midsummer Night’s Dream followed by discussion & reception

Midsummer Night’s Dream followed by discussion & reception

Date: Thursday, 19th February 2009 7.30pm Venue: Southwark Playhouse, Shipwright Yard (Corner of Tooley St. & Bermondsey St.), London, SE1 2TF Fee: £6 (over 50% discount – normally £13, Deadline for bookings: 12th February 2009) The Japan Society has secured an allocation of tickets at a special member rate for Southwark Playhouse’s production of this […]

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club