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PROTOTYPING IN TOKYO: ILLUSTRATING DESIGN-LED INNOVATION

16 January - 17 March 2019

Japan House London

Prototyping in Tokyo: Illustrating design-led innovation presents the innovative designs created by world-renowned design engineer and Professor at the University of Tokyo, YAMANAKA Shunji.

Business

World's Original Marmalade Awards & Festival in Japan Launch Reception

17 January 2019

Embassy of Japan, London

Reception for the 14th World's Original Marmalade Awards & Festival in the UK and for the launch in Japan.

Business

Talk: Industry-academia partnerships: collaborations between UK universities and Japanese enterprises

17 January 2019

Daiwa Foundation, London

Collaborations between industry and academia have been crucial in contributing to industrial innovation. These partnerships, however, involve parties with differing interests, business models and cultures, creating challenges for both academia and industry...

Business

JLGC Seminar 2019
"New Roads to Japan – Forging better business links through the Toyota-Derbyshire Partnership –"

1 February 2019

The Roundhouse, Derby College, Derby

This year’s JLGC(Japan Local Government Centre) seminar, as part of the recent 20th Anniversary of Toyota-Derbyshire Twinning activities, will focus on creating local business opportunities through international municipal twinning links.

Business

Lecture and Demonstration of Japanese culinary culture

2 February 2019

University of Oxford

Lecture and demonstraion showcasing Japanese culinary culture and techniques.

Business

Career guidance for international organizations and reception

8 February 2019

Embassy of Japan, London

Networking opportunity for Japanese staff who work at International organizations based in London or Geneva

Business

International Business and Economy Lecture

11 February

Queen Margaret University, Musselburgh

Guest talk on international business and economy from the Consul General of Japan.

Business

Sir Peter Parker Awards for Spoken Business Japanese

13 February 2019

Language Centre,  SOAS University of London, London

The Japanese Speech Contest for Spoken Business Japanese was established in 1990 by the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), London, and the Language Centre of the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London.

Business

Sake Tasting at Japan House London

21 - 23 February 2019

Japan House London

To celebrate London Sake Week, Japan’s National Tax Agency is supporting sake tasting over three days at Japan House London to spread knowledge and deepen appreciation of this drink from Japan.

Business

Japanese wagyu seminar

25 February 2019

Official Residence of the Consulate General of Japan in Edinburgh

Through the cutting demonstration and tasting, this seminar promotes Japanese Wagyu beef by Zen-Noh Europe. Invitation only program.

Business

Lecture by Paul Madden CMG, British Ambassador to Japan

26 February 2019

Nomura International plc, London

We are delighted to welcome the British Ambassador to Japan, HE Mr Paul Madden, to address the Japan Society at the end of his second year in post. In this lecture, Paul Madden will share his views on the political, diplomatic and business situation in Japan from his unique perspective as the UK’s representative in Tokyo.

Business

TALK: The Japanese Toilet and Omotenashi: Talk by TOTO

27 February 2019

Japan House London

Accompanying our current 'Prototyping in Tokyo' exhibition season which highlights cutting edge Japanese technology and invention, join us at Japan House for a talk which takes a closer look at one of the country’s most famous and internationally beloved engineering innovations: its sophisticated smart toilets.

Business

Japan Securities Summit

4 March 2019

The Mansion House, London

The 11th Japan Securities Summit on 4 March 2019 will provide an opportunity for European institutional investors and other market professionals to better understand Japan’s economy and securities market,..

Business

Celebration of J-Beauty

5 March 2019

Embassy of Japan, London

Networking reception and panel discussion. Promoting Japanese cosmetics and beauty industry.

Business

Joint Lunch with the JCCI – Sir Simon Fraser

6 March 2019

Drapers’ Hall, London

The guest of honour at the Japan Society and the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry in the UK’s first joint lunch of 2019, will be Founder and Managing Partner of Flint and the Former Head of the UK Foreign Office and Diplomatic Service, Sir Simon Fraser....

Business

TALK : Robotic Futures: Design Perspectives at the Royal College of Art

14 March 2019

Royal College of Art, London

We are on the cusp of the robotics revolution: new technologies promise a societal shift where robots will become part of our daily lives. ....

Business

TALK : YAMANAKA Shunji x Ross LOVEGROVE
Design Engineer meets Sculptor of Technology

15 March 2019

Japan House London

Japan House is delighted to invite you to an evening with University of Tokyo professor YAMANAKA Shunji and award-winning British designer Ross LOVEGROVE. This will be an investigation into these leading practitioners’ acts of making, the importance of drawing, of problem solving and organic design:....

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TALK : Conversation with Professor YAMANAKA Shunji: Design Futures

16 March 2019

Japan House London

How was world-renowned design engineer Professor YAMANAKA Shunji’s idea of prototyping born? What will a future design engineer look like?....

Business

Threats and Opportunities in Today’s Middle East – Lt Gen (Retd) Sir Tom Beckett

9 April 2019

IISS, Arundel House, London

We are delighted to welcome Lieutenant General (Retired) Sir Tom Beckett, Executive Director of IISS–Middle East , to brief members of the Japan Society on current developments in the Middle East and the opportunities and challenges these present....

Business

HEAL’S × GIFU Japanese Craft Market

30 April - 20 May 2019

HEAL’S, London

Gifu Prefecture is located at the centre of Japan. The Prefecture has flourished as a creative place for products since the olden times by utilizing its abundant and majestic nature and clear streams.

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Sake Tasting

8 - 12 May 2019

Japan House London

Especially for London Craft Week 2019, join us in The Shop at Japan House to taste a range of different types of sake. You'll have the opportunity to learn about manufacturing methods, as well as how to enjoy sake and what foods it can be paired with. ....

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Tea Tasting & Making with Ippodo Tea Co.

10 - 12 May 2019

Japan House London

Tea Tasting with Ippodo Tea Co. at Japan House London during London Craft Week 2019....

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Japan’s economic stagnation and Abenomics

23 May 2019

Daiwa Foundation Japan House, London

The Japanese economy has been persistently sluggish over the past three decades, following the bursting of the 1980s economic bubble. The country seems to have been caught in economic and financial stagnation, incapable of reviving its growth and competitiveness....

Business

Nishinoseki Sake Tasting

26 May 2019

Japan House London

On Sunday 26 May 2019 Japan House London will host an exclusive one-hour sake tasting session with the brew master of Kayashima Brewery in Kyushu, who is visiting specially from Japan. The session is free to attend, and will explore a range of dry and sweet sake varieties. Guests must be over 18 years old to participate in sake tastings. ....

Business

Explore Ishikawa: Tradition, Tourism and Business

31 May 2019

Sofitel London St James, London

Introduce Ishikawa Prefecture's traditional craft, performance and cuisine to UK audience. And oppotunity for business matching conference and tourism seminar...

Business

Sake Tasting at British Museum Late
Manga: colour and style

5 June 2019

The British Museum, London

Japan House London, in collaboration with DASSAI, will be hosting sake tasting at a free Friday Late at the British Museum, celebrating Japanese manga, art, fashion and design......

Business

The 5G Global Race: Where do Japan and the UK stand?

11 June 2019

Daiwa Foundation Japan House, London

he global race towards the next generation of computer and phone networks, known as 5G, has already begun. 5G is expected to support a future of robots, autonomous vehicles...

Business

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – The Role of the Private Sector

12 June 2019

Mitsubishi Corporation International (Europe) Plc, London

2019 marks four years since the United Nations (UN) member states unanimously agreed on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and planet by 2030. Otherwise known as the Global Goals, the SDGs are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity.....

Business

Britain and Europe – Post-European Union Elections Analysis, Lunchtime Lecture with Professor Anand Menon

19 June 2019

Presentation Suite, Mizuho House, London

We are delighted to welcome Professor Anand Menon, to brief Japan Society members in this extremely timely event. Following the European Union elections held between 23 – 26 May, Anand Menon will share his views on the future of Brexit and the wider European Union....

Business

Japan House Sake Bar at British Museum Screening of 'My Neighbour Totoro'

21 June 2019

The British Museum, London

This summer the Japan House London sake bar will be popping up at the British Museum for four Studio Ghibli film screening events, starting with 'My Neighbour Totoro' on 21 June 2019....

Business

University of Oxford Internships and Work Placements in Japan

Until December 2020

The Oxford Alumni Club of Japan is currently running a campaign to expand the number of intern host companies and organisations in Japan.

Business

Sake Tasting at British Museum Late
Manga: colour and style


5 July 2019

The British Museum, London

Japan House London, in collaboration with DASSAI, will be hosting sake tasting at a free Friday Late at the British Museum, celebrating Japanese manga, art, fashion and design.......

Business

DASSAI Sake Tasting

6 & 7 July 2019

The Shop, Japan House, London

On Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 July 2019 Japan House London will present two tutored tastings of DASSAI – a sake series hailing from Asahi Shuzo brewery in Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan........

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IWC awarded Sake tasting

8 July 2019

Embassy of Japan, London

An annual tasting event with IWC awarded Sake.

Business

Mercian Koshu Wine Tasting

13 July 2019

Japan House, London

This koshu white wine is from Chateau Mercian’s winery in Fuefuki, Yamanashi Prefecture, which sits in the foothills of Mt Fuji. Its complex array of flavours and aromas include apricot, apple, rose, vanilla and Darjeeling – all derived from eight months of maturation in oak barrels.......

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Gastropolis Kobe Fair in London

13 - 26 July 2019

Japan Centre-Piccadilly circus, Japan Centre Ichiba-Westfield London, London

Kobe's Food & Beverage Fair introducing famous sake, rice, roasted seaweed, sauces, and other products all from native Kobe.

Business

Japan House Sake Bar at British Museum Screening of 'The Tale of The Princess Kaguya'

2 August 2019

The British Museum, London

On Friday 2 August Japan House London is set to host its popular sake bar at the British Museum for a film screening of Studio Ghibli's 'The Tale of The Princess Kaguya'........

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Japan House Sake Bar at British Museum Screening of 'The Wind Rises'

9 August 2019

The British Museum, London

On Friday 9 August Japan House London will host its last sake bar at the British Museum for a film screening of Studio Ghibli's 'The Wind Rises'.......

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EVENT: Sake Tasting with Philip Harper
The Shop, Japan House 

10 August 2019

The Shop, Japan House,

Visit Japan House on Saturday 10 August for an exclusive tasting session with Philip Harper, toji (brew master) of Kinoshita Brewing Company in Kyoto. Philip is the only British brew master working in Japan, and has written extensively on the subject of sake. .......

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An Analysis of the Abe Administration’s Policy on Russia – Evening Lecture with James D.J. Brown

27 August 2019

Mizuho House, London

We are delighted to welcome James D.J. Brown to brief Japan Society members on Japan’s cooperation with Russia against the background of the growing threat from China and North Korea and amidst heightened concerns of the long-term reliability of the US...

Business

Deloitte Japanese Business Dinner

5 September 2019

HSBC UK National Cycling Centre, Manchester

This is the flagship Japanese business dinner held annually to celebrate the UK & Japan business links in Manchester.

Business

Joint Lunch with the JCCI: The UK-Japan 21st Century Group’s 36th Annual Meeting

5 September 2019

National Liberal Club, London

The 21st Century Group is a non-Governmental forum. It was set up in 1984 to help cement closer links between British and Japanese politicians, business and media figures, and academics....

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EVENT: Sayu - hot water - Tasting at Japan House

20 & 22 September 2019

Japan House London

Visit The Stand at Japan House London on 20 and 22 September 2019 to get acquainted with the health-boosting, healing virtues of sayu – hot water.....

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JET programme returnees receptionn

27 September 2019

Asia House, London

Following the career fair organised by JETAA, it aims for returnees to network with alumini and other guests in Japan-related organisations.

Business

The Travel Convention 2019

7 - 9 October 2019

Grand Prince Hotel Takanawa, Tokyo, Japan

ABTA is delighted to announce that Tokyo, Japan will be the destination for the 2019 Travel Convention. JNTO, JATA, ANA, Prince Hotels & Resorts to host Travel Convention 2019.

 

Business

Robot Interactions: Experience Osaka with Orihime

13 October 2019

Japan House London

On Sunday 13 October, as Japan plays Scotland in the Rugby World Cup, join us to experience a glimpse of Osaka’s bustling nightlife.

Business

FinTech: Investing in the Future?

16 October 2019

 UCL Chadwick Building, London

FinTech is changing traditional finance systems and creating a new model which has the potential to change individual behaviour and society at large,

Business

Digital Technologies and Global Innovation

17 October 2019

Daiwa Foundation Japan House, London

Innovation bringing global change can emerge from anywhere in the world. Recent innovations in digital technologies applied to new business models, such as FinTech and digital payment...

Business

EVENT: Tosa Nakama Sake Fair

19 and 20 October 2019

Japan House London

On 19 and 20 October Japan House presents the Tosa Nakama Sake Fair – two days of sake tastings bringing together four breweries from Japan’s rural prefecture of Kochi, on Shikoku island. Shikoku is renowned for its natural beauty, clear water and fresh air – ideal conditions for making top quality sake......

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The twinning of the two World Heritage Sites Conwy Castle and Himeji Castle

October 2019

Himeji Castle, Japan

Following the successful signing of the Memorandum of understanding between the Mayor of Himeji Mr Iwami and the Mayor of Conwy Cllr Samantha Cotton, The formal signing of the twinning between the two castles is due to take place in October 2019.

 

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Ippodo Matcha Tea Tasting in Yumiko Iihoshi Porcelain

1 & 2 November 2019

Japan House London

On Friday 1 November and Saturday 2 November, The Stand in The Shop at Japan House London holds a special event for visitors to taste Ippodo matcha green tea, specially prepared in Yumiko Iihoshi porcelain for this occasion....

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World Travel Market London

4 - 6 November 2019

ExCel London, London

JNTO is exhibiting at World Travel Market London, which is the leading global event for the travel industry to meet industry professionals and conduct business deals.

 

Business

Panel Discussion: Japan-UK Growth Opportunities

11 November 2019

Japan House London, London

Get advice on how to grow your business in Japan in this networking and discussion event exploring Japan-UK trade opportunities....

Business

Bilingual Public Speaking Club

13 November 2019

Nomura International plc, London

Following the successful events in August and October, the Japan Society and the Association of Speakers Clubs (ASC) are delighted to invite you to another session of the first bilingual Japanese-English public speaking club in the UK. ...

Business

Sake Tasting: Award-Winning Urakasumi Brewery Sake at The Shop

16 November 2019

Japan House London

On Saturday 16 November, drop into The Shop to enjoy a free tasting of Urakasumi sake from one of Japan's top-ranking breweries.....

Business

Katsu Curry Pop-up by Akira at Japan House

21 - 23 November 2019

Japan House London

Between Thursday 21 and Saturday 23 November, Akira restaurant will be serving bowls of lunchtime katsu curry for take away on the ground floor of Japan House London for just £5.

Business

Sake Tasting Events at The Shop

29, 30 November & 7, 14 December 2019

Japan House London

Combine your visit to our new WOW: City Lights and Woodland Shade exhibition with a series of free Japanese sake tasting events at Japan House London. The Shop at Japan House London welcomes visitors to taste sake from various brewers to warm you up...

Business

Sir Peter Parker Awards for Spoken Business Japanese

12 February 2020

The Sir Peter Parker Awards for this Contest are widely recognised as having made a significant contribution to the recent growth in the use of Japanese in business, as well as having benefited participants in their professional careers.

Business

JET programme returnees receptionn 2020

September 2020

TBC

Following the career fair organised by JETAA, it aims for returnees to network with alumini and other guests in Japan-related organisations.

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