News for October 2012

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19 July 2018

Bristol Fish Project to celebrate Doyo no Ushi no Hi on 6 August 2018

On Monday, 6 August 2018, Bristol Fish Project is celebrating the Japanese tradition of Doyo no ushi no hithe day of the ox. The day (from 3pm – 8pm) will involve the sharing of a variety of Japanese traditions including eating Unagi – Eel provided by Kansai Kitchen (tickets for the day in general (free) and for the bbq (£10.02) here) and beer on sale from the New Bristol Brewery – ‘Japan’ Brewed with Jasmine and Green Tea! Entry is free though you are encouraged to reserve your free place here as this will help with numbers. 

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10 July 2018

Exhibition : Ohgetsu Fujita presents… Emoji & Jazz on 27th, 28th & 29th July 2018

Up-and-coming Japanese artist Ohgetsu Fujita visits the UK especially to present her unique take on the art of calligraphy. The result is an evolution of tradition which focuses on spatial beauty. Hundred Years Gallery is proud to showcase her collection of Emoji-inspired artwork, fusing both traditional calligraphy (*1), Zenei-Shodou (*2) and her own creative techniques, which Fujita-san has mastered over the course of her career.

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9 July 2018

Opportunity: Events Internships

We are looking to take interns to join the events team at the Foundation to assist in planning, preparing and coordinating our events. Our programme covers a wide range of events related to Japan, including lectures, seminars, book launches, culinary tastings and exhibitions. To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to rosalind.grubin@dajf.org.uk, copied to nana.ota@dajf.org.uk, by Friday 20th July 2018.

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18 October 2012

New Exhibition at Daiwa Foundation Japan House-Nao Matsunaga from 19 October

Exclusive Installation Pictures Nao Matsunaga will be exhibiting at the Daiwa Foundation Japan House, 13/14 Cornwall Terrace NW1,  from Thursday 18th October until 13th December. The exhibition will be open 9-5 Monday to Friday. There are late night openings until 8pm on 23 25, 30 October and 1, 7, 22, 29 November. The Private View is on

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18 October 2012

New Ceramics Exhibition by Ex-Daiwa Scholar Edmund de Waal

a thousand hours, Alan Cristea Gallery , Saturday 6 October to Saturday 10 November 2012, 31 Cork Street, London The ceramicist and author Edmund de Waal OBE is currently exhibiting at Alan Cristea gallery until 10 November. This exhibition takes its central concept of vitrines from a theme in the artist’s award winning family memoir  The Hare with Amber Eyes which was published in

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16 October 2012

My Experience in the UK by 2011 Tohoku Scholar Miho Ito

Studying at Essex My experience studying at the University of Essex was very enjoyable. The courses I took were mainly related to second language acquisition, which I had been studying in my home university in Japan. In Essex, I could broaden my view about language teaching more because of its good learning environment. First of

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13 October 2012

Joy Hendry's Japan Research Centre (JRC, Soas) Meiji Jingu Autumn Lecture (3 October 2012) - 'Anthropology turning History? Advantages and surprises of long-term fieldwork in Japan'

The widely-known, hugely respected and much-loved anthropologist Joy Hendry has been doing research in Japan for 40 years. In this Meiji Jingu Autum Lecture at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London the audience was privileged to hear Hendry’s personal account of her life as an anthropologist. Hendry modestly began by apologising in

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9 October 2012

Daiwa Scholarships 2013 , University Visits this autumn

 We are accepting online applications for the Daiwa Scholarships 2013 programme. The deadline is 6 December 2012. For further details, see application procedure. Alumni and Foundation staff will be giving presentations about the Scholarship at universities around the country this autumn. For more information, see University Visits.

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8 October 2012

Talk on Kan Yasuda by Peter Murray at the Fitzwilliam Museum, 26 September

On 26 September Peter Murray, Director of the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, gave a talk about his friend Kan Yasuda  whose sculpture is currently displayed on the front lawn outside the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge as part of this year’s Sculpture Promenade . The two other sculptors included in the Promenade are Helaine Blumenfeld and Peter Randall-Page. All three artists

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