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.

Japanese Conversation Group

Brewmaster pub

Tuesday 4 April 2017

The Japanese Conversation Group provides a friendly and informal atmosphere for Japanese speakers of all nationalities to come together and speak Japanese. Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of every month.

Brexit and the City: Economic arguments for leaving the EU – Gerard Lyons

Wednesday 5 April 2017

Dr Gerard Lyons, co-founder of ‘Economists for Brexit’, will present his view on the economic implications, and potential benefits, of leaving the EU.

Japan Society Book Club: Tales of Ise

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Monday 10 April 2017

Along with the Tale of Genji and One Hundred Poets, One Poem Each, The Tales of Ise is considered one of the three most important works of Japanese literature. A poem-tale collection from the early Heian period, it contains many stories of amorous adventures, faithful friendship and travels in exile, framing the exquisite poems at the work’s heart.

From page to screen to page again: writing and reading Japanese film scripts – Lauri Kitsnik

Dr Lauri Kitsnik

Monday 24 April 2017

In this lecture Dr Lauri Kitsnik will be talking about the place of screenwriters and scenarios in the Japanese film culture.

Sheer Pleasure: Frank Brangwyn and the Art of Japan – A private tour of the exhibition, permanent collection and gallery

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Tuesday 25 April 2017

A private tour of the exhibition Sheer Pleasure and the permanent collection and house of William Morris Gallery.

Kokedama workshop – Create a moss ball plant

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Friday 28 April 2017

In this kokedama workshop, participants will learn how to create their own moss ball plant which they can take home afterwards. All supplies are included.

Japanese Conversation Group

Brewmaster pub

Tuesday 2 May 2017

The Japanese Conversation Group provides a friendly and informal atmosphere for Japanese speakers of all nationalities to come together and speak Japanese. Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of every month.

Japan Society Book Club: Horses, Horses, In the End the Light Remains Pure by Hideo Furukawa

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Monday 8 May 2017

Horses, Horses, in the End the Light Remains Pure is a multifaceted literary response to the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown that devastated northeast Japan on March 11, 2011.

The Meiji Ensoniment: Conflicting Ears and the Decision to Change Japanese Musical Culture – Jonathan Service

Dr Jonathan Service

Monday 15 May 2017

In this talk, Jonathan Service will explore the radical transformation in music-theoretical knowledge that took place in Meiji Japan.

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