News for October 2012

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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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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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