News for December 2012

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16 January 2018

'Do Insects Actually Taste any Good?' by Daiwa Scholarship alumna

Charlotte Payne, a former Daiwa Scholar and Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholar, is a PhD candidate based at the Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge. She is investigating the potential impacts of increased consumption of edible insects and  looking at the potential of edible insects to meet the current need for a protein source that is

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15 December 2017

Carl Randall work featured in 'Small is Beautiful' at Flowers Gallery until 6 January 2018

The featured two miniature paintings are included in the group exhibition Small is Beautiful at Flowers Gallery, Cork St. Central London, 14th December 2017 – 6th January 2018. 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 Peter Howson, Ken

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29 November 2017

Daiwa Foundation funds projects ranging from fish rubbing to neuromuscular disorders

The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation has published details of grants awarded to support UK-Japan projects in its latest funding round (September 2017). The Foundation will support artists Eleanor Morgan and Sam Curtis to travel to Japan to enhance their skills in “gyotaku” or fish rubbing, after which they will run workshops in London to encourage people to learn about ocean ecology.

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23 November 2017

JETAA UK Academic Special Interest Group (SIG) University of East Anglia, Norwich, Friday 8 December 2017

For information on attending, submissions of current research, and about potential funding available for accommodation and travel expenses, please contact this year’s convener Simon Kaner, Director of the Centre for Japanese Studies at the University of East Anglia and Head of the Centre for Archaeology and Heritage at the Sainsbury Institute via S.Kaner@uea.ac.uk. There is now a Facebook group called ‘JETAA UK Academic Special Interest Group’; to join, search for it by name via facebook and request permission.

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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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