Academia & Science
Japanese Pilgrimages: Experiences and Motivations behind Cultural, Spiritual and Religious Peregrinations from and to East Asia
5 - 8 June 2020
Ryukoku University, Kyoto
Pilgrimages are a phenomenon as old as humanity with relevant consequences in the social, economic and cultural lives of countries and regions. On an individual level, there are many motivations behind the pilgrim experience....
Art & Design
Yama: Sakubei Yamamoto Coal Mine Paintings Exhibition
14 September 2019 - 30 September 2020
Big Pit National Coal Museum, Wales
At the age of seven years old, Sakubei Yamamoto (1892-1984) moved with his family to the coal mines of the Chikuho region in Kyushu. He became an apprentice colliery blacksmith at the age of twelve....
Art & Design
Kimono: Kyoto to Catwalk
29 February – 21 June 2020
This exhibition will reveal the sartorial, aesthetic and social significance of kimono from the 1660s to the present day, both in Japan and in the rest of the world. Rare 17th and 18th century kimono...
Theatre & Music
The Great Race!
May - September 2020
Small theatres and studios throughout the UK
The performance tells the story of how, long ago, The Jade Emperor organized twelve creatures to run a race in order to help him construct his zodiac calendar.
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.