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

03/03/2020ARCHIVED Japanese Conversation Group

03/03/2020

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.

10/02/2020ARCHIVED Japan Society Book Club: The Factory by Hiroko Oyamada

10/02/2020

In an unnamed Japanese city, three seemingly normal and unrelated characters find work at a sprawling industrial factory. They each focus intently on their specific jobs but life in the factory has its own logic.

04/02/2020ARCHIVED Japanese Conversation Group

04/02/2020

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.

26/01/2020ARCHIVED Tsunagu/Connect Launch EventARCHIVED 『つなぐ/Connect』立ち上げイベント

26/01/2020

Join us at our launch event for Tsunagu/Connect, a new oral history project recording the lives of Japanese women in the UK since 1945!

このプロジェクトでは、世代を超えたインタビューの蓄積を通じて彼女たちの生の声を共有するとともに、2021年には最後の締めくくりとして、そこから触発されたパフォーマンスの上演を行います。

22/01/2020ARCHIVED Wagashi Workshop with an-an

22/01/2020

In this workshop, Noriko Jazayeri from Wa cafe an-an will give a short introduction to wagashi, and participants will learn to make wagashi drawing inspiration from the season of spring.

14/01/2020ARCHIVED Japanese Conversation Group

14/01/2020

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.

13/01/2020ARCHIVED Japan Society Book Club: The Honjin Murders by Seishi Yokomizo

13/01/2020

In the winter of 1937, the village of Okamura is abuzz with excitement over the forthcoming wedding of a son of the grand Ichiyanagi family. But there is also a worrying rumour – a sinister man has been asking questions.