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20 November 2017

Kyoto

Mind in World: A History of Distributed Cognition - lectures in Kyoto, Osaka & Tokyo from 8 to 14 December 2017

Distributed cognition means that the mind is not ‘brainbound’ but extends across brain, body and world. Our project examines evidence of distributed cognition from Classical Greece to Modernism in Europe. Now we want to look at Japan and Asia. Join Dr Miranda Anderson for the following lectures in Japan (8 December in Kyoto, 11 December in Osaka, 14 December in Tokyo) if  interested:

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10 November 2017

Experience Japan 2017: An introduction to study and work opportunities in Japan

The Experience Japan Exhibition is now in its seventh year. The event gets bigger each year with more and more people taking part to find out about the growing range of study and work opportunities available in Japan. Experience Japan 2017 will take place at the Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG on Saturday, 18 November, 12:00 – 18:00. Admission is free of charge.

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7 November 2017

Butoh Training by Florencia Guerberof: 13 & 15 Dec 2017 at Siobhan Davies, The Roof Studio

Butoh Training by Florencia Guerberof: this Butoh Training will take place on the evenings of the 13th and 15th of December. The two three hours sessions will be preceded by a guided warm up starting at 5.45 PM, fifteen minutes prior the start of the Butoh training. Please note that arriving on time for the warm-up is essential. Be prepared for a very intense and physically demanding practice.

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30 October 2017

AREThe Festival: Japanese Ceramics and the Way of Tea - 5 November 2017

AREThé Festival: Japanese Ceramics and the Way of Tea – 5 November 10am-5pm. A study day celebrating Japanese ceramics and tea culture from talks, throwing demonstrations and Tea Ceremony in the Ashmolean to Raky Firing and Anagama Kilm opening at Wytham Woods (bus transport provided). With an evening reception at Oxford Ceramics Gallery. The programme of events is supported by the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation and the Great-Britain Sasakawa Foundation.

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News

20 April 2012

Understanding Takemitsu

We had a very well-attended event this afternoon at which Dr. Noriko Ohtake shed light on the music of Japan’s best-known 20th century composer, Tōru Takemitsu.

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11 April 2012

Daiwa Tohoku Scholarships 2012 - applications now open

2011年3月11日の東日本大震災を受け、大和日英基金は、ブリティッシュ・カウンシルとの提携によ り、東日本大震災被災地域の学生支援のため、奨学基金「大和日英基金東北スコラーシップ(ブリティッシュ・カウンシル提携)」を設立いたしました。昨年に引き 続き、2012年も奨学生を募集いたします。

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10 April 2012

'Coriolanus': A Talk by Globe to Globe Festival Director Tom Bird

At any one time, somewhere around the globe, a Shakespeare play is being performed. Recognising that Shakespeare is not just a poet and playwright for London or the UK but for the entire world Tom Bird, Festival Director of Globe to Globe, has been on a whistle-stop tour of the world in search of Shakespeare.

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