News for November 2015

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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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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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