Gaea Girls Film Screening and Q&A

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Tuesday 24 January 2017

Gaea Girls is a film about courage, transformation and dreams in the extraordinary world of Japanese women’s wrestling or joshi puroresu.

Experience the Art and Craft of Wasanbon

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Wednesday 1 February 2017

Wagashi are Japanese sweets, and they come in many stunning varieties, each belonging to traditions developed since the Edo period. This workshop is a rare opportunity to learn about the art of wasanbon, a particular type of wagashi which shares its name with the fine-grained sugar used to make it.

A Story of Locality and the Creation of Regional Identity in Japan, from the viewpoint of producer, Hidetaka Ino

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Thursday 9 February 2017

We welcome producer Hidetaka Ino for a special event featuring some of his key works, including the True North, Akita series.

Japan Society Book Club: Lost Japan by Alex Kerr

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Monday 13 February 2017

Alex Kerr brings to life the ritualized world of Kabuki, retraces his initiation into Tokyo’s boardrooms during the heady Bubble Years, and tells the story of the hidden valley that became his home.

Joint Lunch with JCCI: Future developments on Climate Change and Opportunities in the Clean Energy Transition – David King

Sir David King

Tuesday 14 February 2017

Sir David King, the UK Foreign Secretary’s Special Representative for Climate Change, will discuss future developments on climate change and the transition to a low carbon economy, considering potential challenges facing the sector going forward.

Exploring Japanese Art in Norwich

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Thursday 16 to Friday 17 February 2017

We are delighted to be organising a special visit to coincide with the Masters of Japanese Photography exhibition at Norwich while also giving members the chance to see behind-the-scenes at the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures itself.

‘New’ Abenomics and Japan’s Labour Market Policy – Hiroaki Richard Watanabe

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Monday 20 February 2017

This talk addresses the ‘new’ Abenomics, which was announced in September 2015, by focusing on the labour market policy. The labour market policy in the new Abenomics can be characterised as economic nationalism, part of the Abe administration’s strategy for achieving greater competitiveness in the global political economy.

Japan Society Book Club: Record of a Night Too Brief by Hiromi Kawakami

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Monday 13 March 2017

Filled with fantastically multicoloured images and unexplained collapses in time and place, these highly surreal, meticulously worked stories of longing and disappearance, love and loathing are the work of an enormously talented writer at the top of her game.

Sixth Form & GCSE Students’ Japan Day: a global perspective, a door to new opportunities​

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Friday 31 March 2017

The Japan Society, in association with the University of Manchester, is please to invite sixth form students to attend its popular FREE one-day course about Japan, its culture and its role in the global community.

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    Gaea Girls Film Screening and Q&A

    24 January — 6:30 pm
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