News for January 2013

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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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News

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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