News for August 2013

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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 2017

Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures

Vacancies: Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Japanese Arts, Cultures and Heritage at SISJAC/UEA

Applications are invited for either of the above posts, which will initially be based in the Sainsbury Institute’s offices in the Cathedral Close, Norwich and later to be based on the UEA campus in the Norwich Research Park when the Institute is relocated within a few years. The successful candidate will strengthen the Institute’s research profile, develop and deliver its new MA teaching

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30 August 2013

'Women of the Pleasure Quarters: A Japanese Painted Screen' Review

Located in London’s famous British Museum, this rare and exquisite screen is one of the last of its kind remaining as it reflects the life of courtesans (female sex workers) at Kado-Tamaya, the Jewel House on the Corner, in Yoshiwara, a licensed pleasure quarter in Edo (modern-day Tokyo) during the early 1780s. The Edo Era

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14 August 2013

Cultures of Care, Bridging Arts and Healthcare in Japan and the UK

The University of Tsukuba is initiating a pilot ‘Arts in Hospital’ project in the newly-renovated University of Tsukuba Hospital. The Art Environment Support Programme at the University of Tsukuba is cooperating with the School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia (UEA); the Centre for Japanese Studies at UEA, and

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14 August 2013

Update from Aberystwyth University, a Daiwa Small Grant Recipient

We gave a Small Grant to Aberystwyth University in March 2011 to support reciprocal UK-Japan visits by four sports science academics initiating a cross-cultural project on coaches’ leadership styles and athletes’ impression management patterns. This project also has resulted in workshops and publications. We are very pleased to have received an update from Dr Joann Hudson, and there seems

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6 August 2013

CLOTH & MEMORY 2: OPENING 18th AUGUST 2013

Cloth and Memory 2 is a site-specific exhibition located in the UNESCO World Heritage Site: Salts Mill, Saltaire Yorkshire UK, which is also an anchor point in the European Route of Industrial Heritage. The exhibition will feature 23 artists drawn from a UK and international cohort and will run from August 18th to November 3rd 2013.

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2 August 2013

'Ainu, Portrait of the Wind' Review

Situated at the back of London’s National Geographic Store, the Ainu exhibition, whilst small in size, conveys a whole new world, one which many people aren’t accustomed to. The range of photos, all of which are captured by Makiko Ui during her time spent in the Ainu community, show their way of living, their community

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