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International Symposium: Cultural Policy and Creative Industries in Japan and Scotland

International Symposium: Cultural Policy and Creative Industries in Japan and Scotland

In a shifting political and economic environment, both Japan and Scotland are grappling to redefine their position in the world. Culture and creativity play a decisive role in this process. On the one hand, culture and culture transfer serve as a medium to forge international ties and to create “soft power” that would support the […]

Leadership and Innovation

Leadership and Innovation

Companies today need leaders who know how to recognise opportunities for innovation and how to create cultures that encourage innovation. A failure to innovate could put their own survival at risk. But what is the recipe for successful innovation? This seminar will focus on the leadership, values, culture and organisational structures required for successful innovation. […]

Women and Leadership

Women and Leadership

The fourth seminar in our 2012 series Leadership: People and Power in the UK and Japan looks at Women and Leadership. Japan remains one of the OECD’s poorest performers on gender equality issues, despite numerous attempts over the years to improve the situation. Only 11.3% of Japanese Diet members are women (a proportion recently surpassed […]

Japanese Whisky Tasting at Tsuru

Japanese Whisky Tasting at Tsuru

Tsuru will again host an exclusive tutored Japanese whisky tasting. After the success of last year’s event, Joel Harrison from Cask Strength has returned, this time with a special variety of rare and harder-to-find whiskies. Those attending will have the opportunity to taste five distinctive selections paired with special dishes prepared by Tsuru’s chef. Mr. […]

Can the Democratic Party finally raise Japan’s consumption tax?

Can the Democratic Party finally raise Japan’s consumption tax?

Date: 8 March 2012 6:00pm – 7pm 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 Organiser: The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation Japan has one of the highest levels of government borrowing in the world. Many commentators agree that an […]

Seminar Series 2012: Leadership in Central Banking

Seminar Series 2012: Leadership in Central Banking

Date: 23 February 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 Organiser: The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation Central banks currently face unusual challenges. In both the UK and Japan, the normal policy lever – interest […]

Eat, Drink and Discover the Tastes of Japan: Eat-Japan @ HYPER JAPAN Spring 2012

Eat, Drink and Discover the Tastes of Japan: Eat-Japan @ HYPER JAPAN Spring 2012

Date: 24-26 February 2012 Venue: Earls Court, Brompton Hall, London Web: www.hyperjapan.co.uk Eat-Japan, a UK based media outlet dedicated to Japanese food and drink, will hold three events at this year’s spring HYPER JAPAN. The UK’s biggest J-culture event will be held between Friday 24th and Sunday 26th February at Brompton Hall, Earls Court, London, […]

Video Games in Japan: Past, Present and Future The Present and Future: Progress to Next Level? – Where is the Japanese Video Game Industry heading?

Video Games in Japan: Past, Present and Future  The Present and Future: Progress to Next Level? – Where is the Japanese Video Game Industry heading?

Date: 22 February 2012 from 6.30pm Venue: The Japan Foundation, 10-12 Russell Square, London WC1B 5EH In 2008, the market for the consumption of video games in the UK became the second largest in the world, and it is still expanding. Within this situation, it is common knowledge that a great number of the games […]

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London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club