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Webinar Video - Authority, Confidence and Gender in the Post-Pandemic World

Webinar Video - Authority, Confidence and Gender in the Post-Pandemic World

Watch the recording of our webinar when Japan Society chairman Bill Emmott was joined by two well-known and distinguished guests to examine the psychological background notably for gender inequality but also for other management challenges: a scientist, Ian Robertson, and commentator, Mary Ann Sieghart.

Japan Society Golf Tournament 2021 - Winners and Pictures

Japan Society Golf Tournament 2021 - Winners and Pictures

Congratulations to Mr Eiji Wakikawa for his victory on Wednesday 23 June in the annual Japan Society Golf Tournament. This year the Tournament was held at Essendon Country Club.

Sozai Japanese Cooking Classes - Members Discount

Sozai Japanese Cooking Classes - Members Discount

Courtesy of Sozai Cooking School, Japan Society members and friends can receive a 50% discount on tickets for two upcoming cooking classes: 'Japanese chilled ramen ‘HIYASHI CHUUKA’ cook-along class' and 'Master Suda Live stream Japanese puffer fish cutting'.

Japan Society Chairman's Blog (42)

Japan Society Chairman's Blog (42)

Over the past year and a half we have all become rather more knowledgeable about the way in which Mother Nature can spring surprises on us than we ever wanted or expected to be.

Webinar Video -The ‘Revolving Doors’ of Government in the UK and Japan

Webinar Video -The ‘Revolving Doors’ of Government in the UK and Japan

Watch the recording of our webinar when Japan Society chairman Bill Emmott was joined by Koichi Nakano and Alex Thomas to discuss controversies surrounding the relation between the public and private sectors and the specific issues and challenges this presents for the UK and Japan.

Sports Resources for Summer Term

Sports Resources for Summer Term

Don’t miss our brand new Japanese Sports Quiz and other sports resources, which are perfect for those planning a sporty summer term in the run up to the Tokyo 2021 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Teach about the Rainy Season in Japan!

Teach about the Rainy Season in Japan!

Take a look at our online resources to find out more about the rainy season in Japan and sights, songs, and customs associated with this time of year. Also check out our new activity pack which can be used at home or in the classroom.

Japan Society Chairman's Blog (41)

Japan Society Chairman's Blog (41)

The news came as quite a shock, as it may do now to those Japan Society members not yet aware of it: that Sir Roger Gifford, who spoke so warmly and cheerfully at our webinar on green finance on 19 May, passed away at his home less than a week later, on 25 May.

Talk Video - The Japanese Maps Collection of the University of Manchester Library

Talk Video - The Japanese Maps Collection of the University of Manchester Library

Watch the recording of the lecture by Dr Sonia Favi where she illustrated the contents of the Japanese Maps Collection of the University of Manchester Library as well as the digitisation process, the creation of the metadata, and how the digitised materials are being used by the library to foster research and public engagement.

Webinar Video - The Prospects for Green Finance in the UK and Japan

Webinar Video - The Prospects for Green Finance in the UK and Japan

Watch the recording of our webinar when Japan Society chairman Bill Emmott was joined to discuss the important issue of green and sustainable finance by two experts in the field: Roger Gifford and Mari Yoshitaka.