News for December 2012

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20 December 2018

Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation awarded the Ambassador's Commendation

On 29 October 2018, the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation was delighted to be awarded the  Ambassador’s Commendation. Ambassador Koji Tsuruoka commended the Foundation for its accomplishments in fostering closer links between Japan and the UK. The award was bestowed during a reception to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the establishment of the Foundation and was attended by many recipients of

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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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18 December 2012

UK-Japan Mathematical Forum Public Lecture at the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation on Wednesday, 9 January 2013

UK-Japan Mathematical Forum Public Lecture Date and Time: Wednesday, 9 January 2013, 14:00-16:30 Venue: Daiwa Foundation Japan House 13/14 Cornwall Terrace (Outer Circle) London NW1 4QP (nearest underground station: Baker Street) Tel: 020 7486 4348   This free event is sponsored by the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation and the UK-Japan Mathematical Forum, and endorsed by JSPS and

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3 December 2012

Jōmon-inspired Music from Aomori at the British Museum on Friday 7 December, 6:30pm

Jōmon-inspired Music from Aomori Japan at the British Museum on Friday 7 December 2012 at 6.30pm in the Stevenson Lecture Theatre | £5 (members/concessions £3). Booking is essential. http://sainsbury-institute.org/news-events/special-event-at-the-british-museum The Jōmon, Japan’s oldest known culture, are the inspiration behind Yamagami Susumu’s ethereal music, which he performs on a shakuhachi (traditional Japanese flute) and a tsugaru shamisen

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