MARCH 2019

Academia & Science

The 14th Japanese Speech Contest for University Students

2 March 2019

Great Hall, Kings' College London, Strand Campus, Strand, London WC2R 2LS

This contest gives students the chance to make their voices heard in Japanese, and win some fantastic prizes! Finalists will all perform their speeches on Saturday 2nd March 2019 at King’s College London. 

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Japan Week

4 March - 8 March 2019

University of Stirling, Stirling

Talk, Workshop and Exhibition on Japan.


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,..

Academia & Science

MEXT scholarship predeparture orientation and reception

March 2019

Embassy of Japan, London

Presentations by outgoing scholars and a reception with alumni and invited guests.

Academia & Science

Japan-UK infectious disease symposium

March 2019

Embassy of Japan, London

Symposium on infectious disease.

Art & Design

Talk on Kimono & Workshop

March 2019

University of Glasgow【TBC】

Talk by Dr Saeko Yazaki and Workshop. Co-organised by University of Glasgow and Consulate General of Japan in Edinburgh.

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JST alumni event (tentative)

March 2019

London (TBC)

A networking reception for former participants of annual JLGC (Japan Local Government Centre) "Japan Study Tour", who visited Japanese local authorities and learnt Japanese local policies. This is an invitation only event.

Academia & Science

JF/BAJS Japanese Studies Postgraduate Workshop 2019 : Career Progression

8 March 2019

Cardiff University, Wales

This workshop aims to assist the development of the next generation of Japanese Studies researchers and academics currently studying in the UK. Every year it provides a great opportunity for students to receive practical advice on their own research from senior colleagues, and to get to know fellow postgraduate students and members of the Japanese Studies Community. 


UK Paralympic Performance Conference - Japanese culture session and reception (Invitation Only)

12 March - 13 March 2019

Hilton Manchester Deansgate, Manchester

This is a conference for coaches, practitioners, and national federation staff who will be attending 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games to be exposed to basic Japanese language, culture, and Sake. This is an invitaion only programme.

Art & Design

Kimono fashion show

18 March 2019

Queen Margaret University, Musselburgh

Kimono fashion show by collaborating with Tartan.

Academia & Science

Can a ‘Religion’ Be Translated as ‘Culture’? Tenrikyō’s Cultural Activities in Its Propagation in France – with Masato Kato
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18 March 2019

The Swedenborg Society, London

Masato Kato is currently a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Centre for the Study of Japanese Religions, SOAS University of London. He received a PhD (2018) from SOAS upon completing his doctoral research on the negotiation of cultural identity of Tenrikyo in relation to its propagation in France...

Theatre & Music

Green park Youth Concert : Saki Kato

27 March 2019

Embassy of Japan 101-104 Piccadilly London W1J 7JT

Concert by Saki Kato, young Japanese classical guitarist and student of the Royal Academy of Music in London.

Art & Design

Winner's Exhibition:MANGA JIMAN Competition

15 February - 29 March 2019

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

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

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