News for October 2013

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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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31 October 2013

'The Jilted Generation' ('捨てられた世代'), by Noritoshi Furuichi (sociologist)

There was an article in yesterday evening’s Nikkei (Japanese equivalent of the FT), 捨てられた世代  (‘The Jilted Generation’) written by Noritoshi Furuichi, one of the speakers in the seminar held at the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation on 17 October entitled, Youth Entrepreneurship in Japan and the UK: New hope for ‘desperate societies’? Please read on for a translated version of the piece. 

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30 October 2013

Cutie and the Boxer - out on 1 November 2013

Dogwoof is releasing the engaging and moving documentary, Cutie and the Boxer about the artist couple Ushio and Noriko Shinohara this Friday (1st November). There will be a nationwide screening of the film across the Picturehouse network on Tuesday, 5 November.  Cutie and the Boxer A film by Zachary Heinzerling UK theatrical release: 1 Nov, 2013 Running time:

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14 October 2013

Tomoko Yoneda and artist talk, 15 October 2013

The artist talk on 15 October, connected to the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation’s current exhibition Acting Out of Nothingness: from the APT Collection  included the Director of the APT Institute, Justin R. Merino, who will describe the work of his organisation and exhibiting artist Kanako Sasaki, who introduced her photography and the thoughts and processes that inform her work. London-based Japanese photographer Tomoko Yoneda whose work addresses similar themes led a discussion on journalism, history and contemporary photography.

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3 October 2013

Making polite conversation about 'Shunga'

I attended the opening of the much-heralded Shunga exhibition at the British Museum last night. It didn’t disappoint – there is a huge amount to see, and I didn’t make it into the last room at all before the exhibition closed, so I’ll have to go back. It was interesting to see people’s reactions to

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1 October 2013

International Symposium: Sex art in Japan- perspectives on shunga

The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation have supported the international symposium at the British Museum on shunga with a Small Grant in the March 2013 round of funding. The symposium will be held on on 4-5 October 2013. The full line up of the symposium follows after the main body of text. There will also be a

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