News for July 2011

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15 June 2018

Kizuna: Japan | Wales | Design

Kizuna: Japan | Wales | Design is the latest exhibition to open at the National Museum Cardiff. The exhibition showcases Japanese design and culture and celebrates Wales’s role in the exchange of Japanese art and design.

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11 June 2018

The Penal Code in Japan: Sex without consent isn’t rape? A talk with the first incorporated sexual assault survivors' organisation in Japan 

In June 2017, the Penal Code regarding sex crimes in Japan was reformed significantly for the first time in 110 years, but many challenges remain. At this talk, the work of Spring, the first incorporated sexual assault survivors’ organisation in Japan, will be introduced and the reality of sexual violence in Japan will also be discussed. It will also be an opportunity to exchange ideas about how to realise a better world for everyone, including survivors of sexual violence.

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26 July 2011

WEA course: Art History: Japanese Art, Culture and Society, from 3 Oct 2011

The WEA (Workers’ Educational Association) for Adult Learning will be operating a course with the support of  the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation. This course will help to develop an understanding of the Japanese artistic and cultural approach, providing knowledge about key aesthetics and other essential issues relating to Japanese art and culture.

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18 July 2011

Daiwa Foundation Tohoku Scholarships: Application deadline approaching

In response to the 11 March 2011 earthquake and tsunami in the north east of Japan, the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation, in partnership with the British Council in Japan, launched a £250,000 scholarship fund to support Japanese students in the Tohoku region. The deadline for applications is 31 August 2011.

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12 July 2011

Eastside Festival - all day 23 July 2011 at Stratford Circus

The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation was delighted to support this day of Japan-related events conceived by Jah Wobble and his team.  Donations for free workshops were sent to the relief fund for Japanese communities who have been affected in the recent natural and environmental disasters. Most of the workshops were free to attend though Joji Hirota’s drumming performance and Jah Wobble and his Japanese Dub Orchestra were ticketed events.  For more information, click here for the website and here for the Matsuri flyer.

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