Lecture by Paul Madden CMG, British Ambassador to Japan

Thursday 1 March 2018

We are delighted to welcome the British Ambassador to Japan, HE Mr Paul Madden, to address the Japan Society at the end of his first year in post. In this lecture, Paul Madden will share his views on the political, diplomatic and commercial situation in Japan.

Joint Lunch for His Excellency The Japanese Ambassador

Tuesday 6 March 2018

The guest of honour at the Japan Society and the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry in the UK’s first joint lunch of 2018, will be His Excellency the Japanese Ambassador, Mr Koji Tsuruoka.

Japanese Conversation Group

Tuesday 6 March 2018

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.

Love and Other Cults – Film Screening and Q&A with director Eiji Uchida and producer Adam Torel

Friday 9 March 2018

After its successful presentation at film festivals in 2017, Japan Society is very pleased to offer members and friends the opportunity to attend a free screening of Love and Other Cults in London and to meet director Eiji Uchida and British producer Adam Torel.

Japan Society Book Club: Ghosts of the Tsunami by Richard Lloyd Parry

Monday 12 March 2018

Ghosts of the Tsunami is a heart-breaking and intimate account of the tragedy of the tsunami on 3/11, told through the personal testimony of the survivors.

Heaven’s Wind – Book launch and talk with editor and translator Angus Turvill and Professor Jay Rubin

Thursday 15 March 2018

Taking its name from one of Japan’s best known classical poems, Heaven’s Wind (Amatsukaze) is the world’s first dual language anthology of Japanese women’s writing, published by the Japan Society in 2018.

The obscured ‘middle-way’ in Japanese politics: the transformative power of dialogue – with Anne Mette Fisker-Nielsen

Monday 19 March 2018

The talk will focus on the politics that surround the LDP-Komeito coalition government and Komeito’s long term engagement with China.

Japanese Conversation Group

Tuesday 3 April 2018

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: Heaven’s Wind by Angus Turvill

Monday 9 April 2018

Heaven’s Wind is a collection of short stories by five of Japan’s leading contemporary authors.

‘Cherry’ Ingram – the English Saviour of Japan’s Cherry Blossoms – with Naoko Abe

Monday 16 April 2018

In this lecture, Naoko will talk about Collingwood Ingram (1880-1981), a self-taught English botanist whose passion for the Japanese cherry blossom saved many unique and rare varieties of this iconic flower from extinction.

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