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Fighting for the shogun: the story of a ship, some samurai, nine French officers and the battle for Hokkaido

Fighting for the shogun: the story of a ship, some samurai, nine French officers and the battle for Hokkaido

Date: 21 April 2010 6:30pm Venue: Crane & Tortoise, 39 Gray’s Inn Road, London WC1X 8PR (room to rear of main bar) Tel: 020 7828 6330 Email: events@japansociety.org.uk Web: http://www.japansociety.org.uk Organiser: The Japan Society In 1862, the first ever young Japanese went to Europe to study. They commissioned a ship, the Kaiyo Maru, and sailed […]

KENJI YOSHIDA (1924-2009): A CELEBRATION OF LIFE

KENJI YOSHIDA (1924-2009): A CELEBRATION OF LIFE

Date: 15 April – 5 June, 2010; Tuesday – Saturday 12.30 – 5.30pm Venue: October Gallery, 24 Old Gloucester Street, London WC1N 3AL Tel: 020 7242 7367 Web: www.octobergallery.co.uk Organiser: October Gallery To mark the first anniversary of the passing of Kenji Yoshida, the October Gallery is pleased to announce a special exhibition of Yoshida’s […]

Nationhood, Nationalism and Global Citizenship

Nationhood, Nationalism and Global Citizenship

Date: Tuesday 23 February, 2010, 6-8pm, Venue: Daiwa Foundation Japan House, 13 – 14 Cornwall Terrace, London NW1 4QP Tel: 020 7486 4348 Email: office@dajf.org.uk Web: http://www.dajf.org.uk Organiser: The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation This second seminar in the 2010 series, States in Change: National Identity in the UK and Japan, explores the historical development of national […]

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 […]

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