The Japan Society

Past Events

The Japan Society runs more than 80 events per year providing opportunities for members and others interested in Japan to meet, learn and exchange ideas and experiences. Our archive of Past Events below shows events we have offered in previous months starting from 2020.

A list of events from previous years can be downloaded in pdf:
2022 | 2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009

20/04/2022ARCHIVED The Japan Society Careers Networking Series – Getting into Gaming

20/04/2022

For the second in our exciting new series of careers events in collaboration with the Japan Club of London Business School, we invite guests to join us for an in-person panel discussion, followed by an audience Q&A and networking session/light refreshments.

30/03/2022ARCHIVED Bilingual Public Speaking ClubARCHIVED バイリンガル・パブリックスピーキングクラブ

30/03/2022

The club is open to anyone who would like to improve their skills at speaking in public in Japanese or English and to learn techniques and tricks to expand their communication and presentation abilities.

日本語もしくは英語でのパブリックスピーキングのスキルを伸ばしたい方であればどなたでも対象となり、コミュニケーションやプレゼンスキルを改善するための方法やコツを学ぶことができるイベントです。

08/03/2022ARCHIVED International Women’s Day 2022 #BreakTheBias

08/03/2022

Marking International Women’s Day 2022 with this #BreakTheBias event, we join the British Chamber of Commerce in Japan (BCCJ) to discuss the responses of organisations and communities against gender bias in Japan and beyond.

24/02/2022ARCHIVED The Japan Society Careers Networking Series - From Japan to the City

24/02/2022

For the first in an exciting new series of careers events planned in collaboration with the London Business School, we invite guests to join us for an in-person panel discussion, followed by an audience Q&A and networking session/drinks reception.

24/02/2022ARCHIVED Looking Ahead: Japan and the World in 2022

24/02/2022

With 2022 now up and running, we join the British Chamber of Commerce in Japan (BCCJ) and International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) to cast our eyes over what the Year of the Tiger might have in store...

23/02/2022ARCHIVED IN-PERSON EVENT - Bilingual Public Speaking ClubARCHIVED バイリンガル・パブリックスピーキングクラブ

23/02/2022

The club is open to anyone who would like to improve their skills at speaking in Japanese or English and to learn techniques and tricks to expand their communication and presentation abilities.

日本語もしくは英語でのパブリックスピーキングのスキルを伸ばしたい方であればどなたでも対象となり、コミュニケーションやプレゼンスキルを改善するための方法やコツを学ぶことができるイベントです。

15/02/2022ARCHIVED Issues at Home and Abroad – Japan’s Agenda for 2022: A Conversation with Noriyuki Shikata

15/02/2022

To consider what might be in store for Japan in 2022, Japan Society Chair, Bill Emmott, is joined by Noriyuki Shikata, who was appointed Cabinet Secretary for Public Affairs when Prime Minister Kishida took office in October 2021.

26/01/2022ARCHIVED ONLINE EVENT - Bilingual Public Speaking ClubARCHIVED オンライン版 バイリンガル・パブリックスピーキングクラブ

26/01/2022

The club is open to anyone who would like to improve their skills at speaking in Japanese or English and to learn techniques and tricks to expand their communication and presentation abilities.

日本語もしくは英語でのパブリックスピーキングのスキルを伸ばしたい方であればどなたでも対象となり、コミュニケーションやプレゼンスキルを改善するための方法やコツを学ぶことができるイベントです。

26/01/2022ARCHIVED Prospects for Japan and Asia in 2022 and Beyond, with Jesper Koll and Jim McCafferty

26/01/2022

As the Tiger year begins in Japan and nears its start in China, Japan Society chair Bill Emmott is joined by two expert analysts, Jesper Koll in Japan and Jim McCafferty in Hong Kong, to discuss whether we can expect it to bring ‘strength, vitality and growth’ to the region.

02/12/2021ARCHIVED Keeping Ourselves Safe in Cyberspace with Mihoko Matsubara and Marcus Willett

02/12/2021

For our final webinar in 2021, the second year in which we have spent much of our lives in cyberspace, we turn our attention to the challenges that face the UK and Japan in this domain, as well as looking at ways in which our two countries might cooperate.