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Leadership and History in the UK and Japan

Leadership and History in the UK and Japan

Date: 24 January 2012, 6:00pm – 7:45pm Venue: Daiwa Foundation Japan House, 13 – 14 Cornwall Terrace, London NW1 4QP. Nearest tube: Baker Street Tel: 020 7486 4348 Email: office@dajf.org.uk Web: http://www.dajf.org.uk Contributors: Professor Makoto Iokibe, Professor Jeremy Black, William Horsley (Chair) Organiser: The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation his first seminar in the 2012 series, Leadership: […]

Definitely In My Back Yard: nuclear power and hometown identity in late-twentieth century Japan

Definitely In My Back Yard: nuclear power and hometown identity in late-twentieth century Japan

Date: 17th January 2011, 6.45pm Venue: The Garden Room, The Oriental Club, Stratford House, 11 Stratford Place, London W1C 1ES Email: events@japansociety.org.uk Tel: 020 7828 6330. Web: http://www.japansociety.org.uk/events/  Nuclear power stations are widely acknowledged to be among the worst of the so-called ‘public bads’—including airports, dams, and incinerators—that central governments impose on local citizens. Indeed, […]

Lecture by the British Ambassador in Tokyo, Mr David Warren

Lecture by the British Ambassador in Tokyo, Mr David Warren

Date: 25 January 2011, 18:30pm (booking by: Friday, 21st January 2011) Venue: Cavalry and Guards Club, 127 Piccadilly, London, W1J 7PX Fee: The event is free but booking is essential. To reserve a seat, please contact Contact: events@japansociety.org.uk Tel: 020 7828 6330 Web: http://www.japansociety.org.uk/events/ Dress Code: Please note that Club rules require gentlemen to wear […]

Replica of Liu Xiaobo’s Nobel Peace Prize medal delivered to Chinese Embassy in London

Replica of Liu Xiaobo’s Nobel Peace Prize medal delivered to Chinese Embassy in London

Yesterday, on the eve of Human Rights Day, a giant Nobel Peace Prize medal was delivered to the Chinese Embassy in London, to highlight the continued imprisonment of 2010 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Liu Xiaobo, and thousands of other prisoners of conscience across China. As well as delivering the medal, Chinese, Uighur and Tibetan Solidarity […]

THE FANTASTIC CINEMA OF ISHIRO HONDA by Peter H. Brothers

THE FANTASTIC CINEMA OF ISHIRO HONDA by Peter H. Brothers

For the first time in America, a book has been published on Japan’s foremost director of Fantasy Films: “MUSHROOM CLOUDS AND MUSHROOM MEN – The Fantastic Cinema of Ishiro Honda” (AuthorHouse, ISBN: 978-1-4490-2771-1). Known primarily for directing such classic Japanese monster movies as Rodan, Mothra, Attack of the Mushroom People and the original Godzilla, Honda […]

Canon Foundation Invited Lecture: CREATIVE TENSIONS BETWEEN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Canon Foundation Invited Lecture: CREATIVE TENSIONS BETWEEN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Date: Wednesday 24 November, 2010 at 4pm Venue: Pippard Lecture Theatre, Cavendish Laboratory, Dept. of Physics, J.J. Thomson Avenue, Cambridge CB3 0HE Tel: +31 20545 8934 Email: invitedlecture@canon-europe.com Web: http://www.canonfoundation.org/ Admission: Free Organiser: Canon Foundation in Europe To mark the anniversary of 20 years existence of the Canon Foundation in Europe, it established a series […]

Symposium: Discovering Korean Cinema

Symposium: Discovering Korean Cinema

Date & Time: 6pm, 23rd Nov Venue: Korean Cultural Centre UK, Korean Cultural Centre UK, Ground Floor, Grand Buildings, 1-3 Strand, London WC2N 5BW Web: http://www.koreanfilm.co.uk/ RSVP: Booking is required, please email info@kccuk.org.uk or call 020 7004 2600 to reserve your place. Fee: Admission is free To celebrate the success of the fifth London Korean […]

Japan Foundation Fellows Lecture Series I – The Japanese House : Material Culture in the Modern Home Book Launch

Japan Foundation Fellows Lecture Series I – The Japanese House : Material Culture in the Modern Home Book Launch

Date: 1 December 2010, 6:30pm Venue: The Japan Foundation, Russell Square House, 10-12 Russell Square, London WC1B 5EH Fee: This event is free to attend but booking is essential. To reserve a place, please email your name and the title of the event you would like to attend to event@jpf.org.uk. Tel: 020 7436 6695 Web: […]

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club