Webinar Video - The Future of Travel and Tourism in a Post COVID-19 World
Watch the video of the eleventh in our Webinar Series in which our chairman, Bill Emmott, discussed the future of international travel with David Atkinson, Timothy Jenkins and Martin Barrow.
Japan Society Chairman's Blog (12)
The news, from this week’s webinar, that in 1964 the country received only 353,000 visitors was striking enough, especially given that that was the year when the Olympic Games were last held in Tokyo.
Webinar Video - International Financial Centres: the Future for London & Tokyo
Watch the video of the tenth in our Webinar Series in which our chairman, Bill Emmott, was joined in discussion by Michael Mainelli, Executive Chairman Z/Yen, and Hiroshi Nakaso, Chairman FinCity Tokyo, as we to the futures of our two national and financial capitals.
Japan Society Chairman's Blog (11)
If recent events have taught us anything, it is that in these British Isles we are rather nicer to our famous past writers than we are to the historical figures whose statues have been ending up toppled or vandalised.
Webinar Video - The Energy Outlook in the Post-Pandemic World
Watch the video of the ninth in our Webinar Series in which our chairman, Bill Emmott, was joined in discussion by Jun Arima and Nick Butler, as we focused on energy and the possible long-term consequences of the pandemic.
Japan Society Chairman's Blog (10)
In cricket, that English national sport which arrived in Meiji Japan a good decade before baseball but sadly was superseded, there is a saying called “the commentator’s curse”.
Webinar Video - The Pandemic and the Changing World of Work with Lynda Gratton
Watch the video of the eighth in our Webinar Series in which our chairman, Bill Emmott, was joined in discussion by Professor Lynda Gratton to discuss the impact of the pandemic on the workplace in both our countries.
Japan Society Chairman's Blog (9)
There can be no doubt that the pandemic and associated lockdown has at times been a test for our imaginations, although the idea of taking a nearly 60-mile drive to test your eyesight did rather take the imaginative biscuit this week.
Webinar Video - The Effect of the Pandemic on Diplomatic and Commercial Relations with China
Watch the video of the seventh in our Webinar Series in which our chairman, Bill Emmott, was joined in discussion by Kerry Brown, Professor of Chinese Studies at Kings College London, and Akio Takahara, Professor of contemporary Chinese politics and diplomacy at the University of Tokyo.
Japan Society Chairman's Blog (8)
China’s rising role in the world and America’s decline is one of those seemingly accelerated forces. Another is the changing nature of work, towards remote working and management-by-video-conference.