FEBRUARY 2019
 

 

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.

Film

Japanese Film Festival

1 February & 8 February 2019

Edinburgh University

Short talk on a film and filming.

Theatre & Music

The Between the Stones Project

Phase 1: Illustrated Talks & Readings

2 February 2019

Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London

2 February 2019 | 10am-1pm (Student workshop)
Introductory Talk and Performance Workshop for BA Acting Students of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London

Business

Lecture and Demonstration of Japanese culinary culture

2 February 2019

University of Oxford

Lecture and demonstraion showcasing Japanese culinary culture and techniques.

Film

Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme 2019

2 February - 28 March 2019

Various

Since 2004, the Japan Foundation, London has organised a Japanese film programme in close partnership with distinguished film venues and programme advisors in the UK.

Business

Japan-UK Symposium on 3D Active-site Science in London

4 February 2019

Embassy of Japan, London

Symposium on nanotechnology.

Academia & Science

Shogi Lecture & Workshop

4 February 2019

University of Stirling, Stirling

Talk on Shogi by brain resercher and playing Shogi.

Theatre & Music

The Between the Stones Project

Phase 2: Development Workshop plus more 'Getting to Noh' activities

5 February 2019

British Library, London

5 February 2019 | 7pm-8.30pm (Public Event)
(Phase 2) Performance demonstration talk at the British Library, London. Presenters: Kinue Oshima, Teruhisa Oshima, Richard Emmert, Jannette Cheong.

Theatre & Music

Flight Paths

5 February - 5 March 2019 (See details for touring schedule.)

Various

Two of Britain’s leading theatre companies, Extant and Yellow Earth have joined forces to present an exciting new play called Flight Paths.

Theatre & Music

The Between the Stones Project

Phase 2: Development Workshop plus more 'Getting to Noh' activities

6 February 2019

Embassy of Japan, London

6 February 2019 | 6pm-8.30pm (Invitation only)
(Phase 2) Demonstration Talk and Reading of Between the Stones
Embassy of Japan, London. Presenters: Kinue Oshima, Teruhisa Oshima, Richard Emmert, Jannette Cheong

Academia & Science

Dartford Grammar School and Japan Foundation GCSE and IB Meeting

8 February 2019

King's College, London

There will be a Japanese GCSE and IB Meeting at King’s College London on Friday 8th February 2019. This will be an opportunity for teachers teaching GCSE Japanese and/or IB Japanese to share and discuss schemes of work and resources; conduct moderation and share good practice in preparation for upcoming changes to the GCSE and IB syllabus.

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

Film

Afternoon Tea and Film Screening with Director Keisuke Yoshida

8 February 2019

Afternoon Tea at The Delaunay & Film Screening at Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA)

Keisuke Yoshida is a Japanese film director and screenwriter. While he was still studying at Tokyo Visual Arts he started making his own independent films and participated in the films of Shinya Tsukamoto.

Business

International Business and Economy Lecture

11 February 2019

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

13th 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.

Academia & Science

Starting new joint Research funded by UKRI-JSPS

14 February 2019

 

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) are pleased to invite applications to the first UKRI-JSPS Joint Call....

Academia & Science

International symposium: Japan in the World and the World in Japan:
A Methodological Approach

15-16 February 2019

Sainsbury Institute, Norwich

An international symposium on teaching Japanese Studies and Japan-related topics around the world.The “Japan-in-the-World Forum” is an organization of young researchers and instructors seeking to establish a network/ discussion forum for young researchers and instructors...

Academia & Science

Translating Yukio Mishima’s The Frolic of the Beasts – with Andrew Clare

18 February 2019

The Swedenborg Society, London

The Frolic of the Beasts (Kemono no tawamure) is a gripping short novel from the acclaimed Japanese author Yukio Mishima (1925-1970). Set in rural Japan shortly after World War II, it tells the story of a strange and utterly absorbing love triangle between a former university student, Koji...

Art & Design

Winner's Exhibition:MANGA JIMAN Competition

19 February - 29 March 2019

Embassy of Japan, 101-104 Piccadilly London W1J 7JT

View the winning entries from the 2018 competition in this exhibition.

Sports

“From London to Tokyo ~ the cutting edge research of Sport & Health”(tentative)

22 February 2019

Embassy of Japan, London

Seminar by various speakers from Loughborough University, Ritsumeikan University and Japan Sport Council supported by English Institute of Sport (tentative).

Academia & Science

Seminar co-organized by JF/BAJS

23 February 2019

University of Manchester

"Japanese language that brings together" themed seminar by Professor Thomson from New South Wales University, Australia.

Theatre & Music

Come and Sing’ Japan Society Choral Workshop

24 February 2019

Grosvenor Chapel, London

Following a popular and successful event in 2015, the Japan Society is delighted to present ‘Come and Sing’, a second Japan Society Choral Workshop led by Jonathan Gregory, Director of the UK-Japan Choir and Orchestra and Fellow of the Royal College of Organists...

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.

Academia & Science

Lecture on Fukushima

27 February 2019

University of Edinburgh

Talk by Dr Leslie Mabon, and Ms Toko Shiiki.

Art & Design

EXHIBITION: The inkblot looked like me – by Susumu Matsuura

30 January – 28 February 2019

Daiwa Foundation Japan House, London

Susumu Matsuura’s theme is “humans”, and most of his work expresses human emotions. He is interested in looking at the two-sided nature of human beings, who harbour both positive feelings and greed...

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