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Head Start 2010

Head Start 2010

Date: 27 March 2010, from 10.00am Venue: Japan Foundation London Language Centre, Russell Square House, 10-12 Russell Square, London, WC1B 5EH Tel: 020 7436 6698 E-mail: info.language@jpf.org.uk Web: http://www.jpf.org.uk/ Organiser: The Japan Foundation This event, co-organised by the Japan Foundation and BATJ, provides an opportunity for students of Japanese to demonstrate their high level of […]

Japan in Late Victorian London: The Japanese Village in Knightsbridge and The Mikado, 1885

Japan in Late Victorian London: The Japanese Village in Knightsbridge and The Mikado, 1885

Date: Thursday 25th February 2010 from 6.30pm Venue: Embassy of Japan, 101 – 104 Piccadilly, London W1J 7JT Organiser: The Embassy of Japan and the Japan Society  Hugh Cortazzi explores two fascinating episodes in Anglo-Japanese cultural relations in late Victorian London. The Japanese Native Village in 1885 was a commercial venture that demonstrated Japanese life […]

Folded Screen

Folded Screen

Date: 30 January 2010 Venue: Museum of Domestic Design & Architecture, Middlesex University, Cat Hill, Barnet EN4 8HT Tel: 0208 411 5224 Email:moda@mdx.ac.uk Web: http://www.moda.mdx.ac.uk/ Organiser: Museum of Domestic Design & Architecture This 2 day workshop offers a rare chance to learn Japanese folded screen making combined with Japanese woodblock printing. Participants will be able […]

Political Change and National Identity in the UK and Japan – 2010 Seminar Series by The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation

Political Change and National Identity in the UK and Japan – 2010 Seminar Series by The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation

Date: Monday, 18 January 2010, 6.00pm – 8.00pm Venue: Daiwa Foundation Japan House, 13/14 Cornwall Terrace, London NW1 4QP This first seminar in the 2010 series, States in Change: National Identity in the UK and Japan, will explore the impact of political change or its prospect on society, its values and aspirations. The Democratic Party […]

Lecture by the British Ambassador in Tokyo, Mr David Warren

Lecture by the British Ambassador in Tokyo, Mr David Warren

Date: Thursday 21st January 2010, 6.30pm Venue: Cavalry and Guards Club, 127 Piccadilly, London, W1J 7PX Members will be extremely pleased to know that The British Ambassador in Tokyo, Mr David Warren has kindly agreed to give a talk the Ambassador’s Annual Talk to the Society during a forthcoming visit to London. The lecture will […]

Whiter than White: New directions in Japanese architecture and design

Whiter than White: New directions in Japanese architecture and design

Date: 27 January 2010 from 6.30pm Venue: The Japan Foundation, London Russell Square House, 10-12 Russell Square, London WC1B 5EH  Vicky Richardson, Editor of leading architecture and design magazine Blueprint will give an illustrative presentation explaining why the magazine has created a Japan issue in each of the past five years, and the reasons why […]

Conflict and Change: Foreign Ownership and the Japanese Firm

Conflict and Change: Foreign Ownership and the Japanese Firm

Date: 10 December 2009 Venue: Daiwa Foundation Japan House, 13 – 14 Cornwall Terrace, London NW1 4QP Tel: 020 7486 4348 Email: events@dajf.org.uk Web: http://www.dajf.org.uk Organiser: The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation What happens to the traditional work practices of Japanese firms when they are taken over by European and American firms? How do the employees react? […]

Movers & Shapers Japan – UK Relations Seminar Series VIII: Kumagusu Minakata in London

Movers & Shapers Japan – UK Relations Seminar Series VIII: Kumagusu Minakata in London

Date: 10 December 2009 – 10 December 2009 from 6.30pm Venue: The Japan Foundation, London Kumagusu MINAKATA (1867-1941) was born in Wakayama and lived in London from 1892 to 1900 after his five year stay in the US and Cuba. He was quite active in the academic society here, making friends with many of the […]

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club