News for November 2015

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18 September 2017

Japanese Sandscapes: The Tale of Mt Fuji

Experience a night of experimental Japanese music, sand art, authentic Japanese cuisine and specialty Sake at London’s newest venue, The Shaft!

The event will be held over two days at The Shaft, Brunel Museum.
① 8pm, Friday 20th October 2017 (7pm food & drinks)
② 3pm, Saturday 21st October 2017 (2pm food & drinks)
Tickets: £10/£5 concessions

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8 September 2017

Leach Pottery

Masterclass at Leach Pottery with Jill Fanshawe Kato on 28 October 2017

With a focus on Japanese food and drink, this masterclass and talk delivered by Jill Fanshawe Kato at the Leach Pottery in St Ives will trace the influences which have contributed to this unique cuisine. In the tea ceremony, which reached its zenith in the 16th century, numerous small ceramic dishes presented on lacquer trays would be used in ceremonies lasting many hours and attended by nobility and rulers of the country.

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1 September 2017

Kotatsu Japanese Animation Festival returns to Cardiff and Aberystwyth this September and October

The Kotatsu Japanese Animation Festival returns to Wales (ChapterSeptember 29th – October 1st, 2017Aberystwyth Arts Centre – October 28th, 2017) for another edition in 2017 with audiences able to enjoy a whole host of Welsh premieres, a Japanese marketplace, and a Q&A and special film screening hosted by an important figure from the Japanese animation industry. Follow this link for the press release.

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25 November 2015

Talk at Warwick University: UK - Japan Relations in light of China's Ascendancy on 26 November

The Warwick University International Relations Society, in co-operation with the Warwick University Japan Society, are hosting a talk by Jason James, the Director General of the Daiwa-Anglo Japanese Foundation on 26 November from 6pm at H0.52 (Humanities Block), Warwick University.  Come along for a greater insight into UK-East Asia affairs; all are welcome to attend! https://www.facebook.com/events/190205307987928/

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20 November 2015

Article published by Small Grant recipient on HIV Prevention and Risk-Reduction in Europe & Japan

The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation was delighted to support Dr Nigel Sherriff, Principal Research Fellow at the University of Brighton, with a Daiwa Foundation Small Grant in September 2011, in order to assist with his collaborative research with Japanese academics at Nagoya City University and NGO practitioners in the field of HIV prevention and risk-reduction. Further details of the outcomes of the Everywhere* in Japan workshop series were published  in Health Promotion International (Oxford Journals) on 11 November 2015. A Japanese translation of the article can be found here: Japanese translation.

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12 November 2015

'Picture, Letter' Closing Party on 22 November 2015, 4pm to 8pm

Jenny Wright’s illustrations have always been inextricably linked with words – from her captioned Peculiar Men to her tendencies towards book illustrating. By harnessing the written word, Jenny breathes more life into, and adds another dimension to her characters. This exhibition, in contrast, takes a step back and questions the potential of ‘the image as language’. Picture, Letter is on at the St Bride Foundation until 22 November, open Tuesdays – Saturdays during theatre performances (6:30pm – 11pm). The closing party on Sunday, 22 November runs from 4:00pm to 8:00pm. 

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