News for June 2012

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5 December 2018

The "Yamatorige” Project: Returning a National Treasure to its Rightful Home

One of our 2017 Daiwa Scholars Tumi Markan is currently helping to run the international component of the campaign – to raise the capital needed to buy the famous “Yamatorige (山鳥毛)”, an art sword designated as a National Treasure of Japan, for the internationally-recognised Bizen Osafune Sword Museum – both creating and running the online crowdfunding page, as well as working with the museum’s master craftspeople to create promotional and informative content for the project.

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27 November 2018

Japan-UK Season of Culture 2019-2010

The Japan-UK Season of Culture 2019-20 bridges the Rugby World Cup 2019 and the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Japan will organise the Japan Season of Culture in the UK, and the UK will oversee the UK Season of Culture in Japan in parallel. This was agreed between the Prime Ministers of Japan and the UK

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20 November 2018

Alumnus Carl Randall in group exhibition at Flowers Gallery London, 29 November until 5 January 2019

Alumnus and artist Carl Randall is included in the group exhibition Small is Beautiful at Flowers Gallery, Cork Street,  London W1S 3LZ, 29th November 2018 until 5th January 2019. Flowers is one of the UK’s leading commercial galleries, with galleries in New York, Central London and East London, representing prominent British figurative painters such as

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14 June 2012

Researchers from King's participate in 2nd Anglo-Japanese collaboration event in Tokyo for Improving Patient Safety

Researchers from King’s Patient Safety and Service Quality Research Centre (PSSQ) were invited to the second Anglo-Japanese collaboration for Improving Patient Safety (AnJIPS) event, which was held between 4th and 7th June in Tokyo. The AnJIPS project is a partnership between King’s College London and the University of Tokyo (UT). Led by Dr Naonori Kodate, former Research Associate with the Risk Programme (now Lecturer, University College Dublin),

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7 June 2012

Haroon Mirza awarded Daiwa Foundation Art Prize 2012

The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation is delighted to announce Haroon Mirza as the winner of the Daiwa Foundation Art Prize 2012. The Prize offers a unique opportunity for a British artist to gain exposure to Japan’s visual arts sector. Mirza is now invited to hold a solo exhibition at SCAI THE BATHHOUSE in Tokyo in autumn

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1 June 2012

Bokutachi Watashitachi's production of 'Tainai' ('In the Womb') in Sheffield, 24-26 June 2012

Who are the Japanese of today? Members of the National Student Drama Festival went on a search for a hint to answer this big question, motivated also by the tsunami and nuclear disaster of last year. Can we also approach the essence of man’s nature? Looking into the literature of the period around the Second World War, we found our play Tainai (‘In the Womb’) written in 1949 by Juro Miyoshi

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