News for January 2013

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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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29 January 2013

Job Vacancy at the Japan Local Government Centre, Whitehall

The Japan Local Government Centre (JLGC) is recruiting for the position of an Assistant Researcher for their office in Whitehall. Details are as follows. 1 Job title: Assistant Researcher 2 Location: Whitehall, Central London 3 Salary: £22,680-£26,640 (depending on experience) 4 Duration: One year contract from 1st of April 2013 (up to 2 years) 5 Closing

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18 January 2013

'Mark-ing' - on at Gallery Libby Sellers until 25 January 2013

Mark-ing is an exhibition exploring the subtle differences and parallels between  British and Japanese culture. The showcase presents work by 16 contemporary designers, eight from each country, alongside the ordinary objects that have influenced their careers. The exhibition has been curated by Tsuyoshi Matsuzawa and Max Fraser, was organised by the British Council and E&Y co., ltd, and received a Daiwa Foundation

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