Art & Design

Japan Matters public lecture ‘Sport and Identity : A Japanese Viewpoint’

26 February 2014, Glasgow

Speaker : Mr Daisuke Tsuchiya, Associate, Brunswick


Glasgow is to host the Commonwealth Games this summer and the Ryder Cup in Scotland two months after that. Japan is to host the Rugby World Cup in 2019 and the Olympic Games in 2020. Mr Tsuchiya will discuss the ways in which sport plays a unique role in defining and shaping identities. A Japanese diplomat for 15 years, he is currently with communications advisory firm Brunswick. When he was at the Japanese Embassy in London, he served as a member of the Japanese Olympic delegation during London 2012 as the Olympic attaché, liaising between the Japan delegation, the British government and organisers of London 2012.


This Japan Matters public lecture is co-organised by Japan Desk Scotland, with grant from the Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation, and the Sport and Identities Research Cluster, Glasgow Caledonian University.


The lecture is free and open to the public.
26 February 2014, 12:00 - 1.30pm
W614, 6th Floor, Hamish Wood Building, Glasgow Caledonian University Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow G4 0BA,
Japan Desk Scotland