Art & Design

Book Launch - Britain and Japan: Biographical Portraits, Volume VIII

18 February 2013, London

In collaboration with the Japan Society, we are delighted to host this special book launch with accompanying talks by the editor and key contributors. Presentations will last for approximately fifty minutes, to give attendees a flavour of some of the personalities featured in this volume. The formal proceedings will be followed by a short Q & A session.


Edited and compiled by Hugh CortazziBritain & Japan Biographical Portraits VIII contains essays from forty contributors on portraits of personalities who have been influential in political, official and cultural relations between Japan and Britain from the time of the Meiji Restoration to the present day.



This event is free, but prior booking is essential.  Reservations for this event are being taken by the Japan Society. Click here for further details.


18 February 2013, 6.45pm

The Japan Foundation, Russell Square House, 10-12 Russell Square, London WC1B 5EH

This event is free to attend but booking is essential. To reserve a place, please email your name and the title of the event you would like to attend to

Tel: 020 7436 6330

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