The Japan Society
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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:

2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009

01/09/2020ARCHIVED Shinzo Abe and his Legacy: a discussion with Tobias Harris and Keiko Iizuka

01/09/2020

Following Prime Minister Abe's announcement of his resignation, Tobias Harris and Keiko Iizuka join Japan Society chairman, Bill Emmott to discuss the legacy of Japan's longest serving prime minister, and his possible successors.

26/08/2020ARCHIVED 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

26/08/2020

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。

29/07/2020ARCHIVED 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

29/07/2020

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。

22/07/2020ARCHIVED The Pandemic and its Impact on Gender Equality in Japan and the UK

22/07/2020

For our last webinar before the summer Japan Society Chairman, Bill Emmott, will be considering gender equality in Japan and the UK, in discussion with leading members of the 30% Club, Yoriko Goto and Heather McGregor.

14/07/2020ARCHIVED The Future for the Arts and their Institutions with Mami Kataoka and Rebecca Salter

14/07/2020

Our focus on 14 July is the arts world in Japan and the UK, when we will be joined by Mami Kataoka, Director of Mori Art Museum, and Rebecca Salter, President of the Royal Academy of Arts.

08/07/2020ARCHIVED What the UK and Japan Mean to Each Other with Jeremy Hunt MP and Tomohiko Taniguchi

08/07/2020

On Wednesday 8 July we are delighted to welcome Jeremy Hunt and Tomohiko Taniguchi, both well-known to members of the Japan Society, to discuss the relationship between our two countries with Japan Society Chairman, Bill Emmott.

02/07/2020ARCHIVED The View from the Korean Peninsula with Chung Min Lee and John Nilsson-Wright

02/07/2020

For our 2 July webinar, we turn our eyes to the Korean peninsula, when we welcome Chung Min Lee, senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and John Nilsson-Wright, senior lecturer at Cambridge University, to join Japan Society Chairman, Bill Emmott in conversation.

25/06/2020ARCHIVED Japan, UK and the US: Our Relationship with our Closest Allies with Kim Darroch and Kenichiro Sasae

25/06/2020

We are delighted to welcome Kim Darroch and Kenichiro Sasae, two noted diplomats who were recent contemporaries serving as Ambassadors in Washington DC, to join Japan Society Chairman, Bill Emmott in conversation about the United States.

24/06/2020ARCHIVED ONLINE EVENT - Bilingual Public Speaking Club

24/06/2020

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.

19/06/2020ARCHIVED The Future of Travel and Tourism in a Post COVID-19 World

19/06/2020

As lockdown gradually eases around the world, join Japan Society Chairman, Bill Emmott, to discuss the future of international travel with David Atkinson, Timothy Jenkins and Martin Barrow.