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

07/11/2022ARCHIVED All You Ever Wanted To Know About Japanese Rugby But Were Afraid To Ask

07/11/2022

In anticipation of the England versus Japan match on November 12, please join us for an evening of Japanese Rugby with our guest of honour, director of the Japanese Rugby National Team, Yuichiro Fujii.

02/11/2022ARCHIVED ONLINE EVENT - Japan Society Film Club: Hafu

02/11/2022

Join us on 2 November for our Film Club to discuss about Hafu directed by Megumi Nishikura and Lara Perez Takagi.

01/11/2022ARCHIVED Japanese Conversation Group

01/11/2022

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.

10/10/2022ARCHIVED IN-PERSON EVENT - Japan Society Book Club: An I-Novel by Minae Mizumura

10/10/2022

An I-Novel is a semi-autobiographical book that was once deemed untranslatable. Upon its publishing in 1995, it broke the rules of conventional Japanese literature by incorporating the English language throughout the novel.

09/10/2022ARCHIVED Collar Cup Golf Match 2022

09/10/2022

The annual golf match between the Japan Society and the JCCI is being held this year on Sunday 9 October at Brocket Hall. Twelve players from each organisation will compete for the Collar Cup, which was won in 2021 by the Japan Society.

05/10/2022ARCHIVED ONLINE EVENT - Japan Society Film Club: The Human Condition trilogy by Masaki Kobayashi

05/10/2022

Join us for our October Film Club to discuss Masaki Kobayashi's epic masterpiece The Human Condition.

04/10/2022ARCHIVED Japanese Conversation Group

04/10/2022

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.

12/09/2022ARCHIVED ONLINE EVENT - Japan Society Book Club: At the End of the Matinee by Keiichiro Hirano

12/09/2022

At the End of the Matinee tells the story of Satoshi Makino, a classical guitarist who has traveled the world and whose career is at its peak, and Yoko Komine, an intelligent and refined journalist. After meeting for the first time, they form a long-lasting and intense connection.

07/09/2022ARCHIVED ONLINE EVENT - Japan Society Film Club: Still Walking by Hirokazu Koreeda

07/09/2022

Join us on 7 September for our Film Club to discuss about Still Walking written and directed by Hirokazu Koreeda.

06/09/2022ARCHIVED Japanese Conversation Group

06/09/2022

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.