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Talk Video - Soundscapes of Contemporary Japan with Mat Eric Hart and Nick Luscombe

Talk Video - Soundscapes of Contemporary Japan with Mat Eric Hart and Nick Luscombe

Watch the recording of our online talk with artist and sound recordist Mat Eric Hart and DJ, field recordist and broadcaster Nick Luscombe as they take us on an auditory journey across Japan.

Talk Video - How British experience in Japan influenced Parkes’ approach to extraterritoriality

Talk Video - How British experience in Japan influenced Parkes’ approach to extraterritoriality

Watch the recording of our online lecture with Chris Roberts who shared his latest research into British extraterritoriality in Japan and how Britain’s experiences in Japan went on to guide its approach to the subject in Korea.

Japan Society Chairman's Blog (44)

Japan Society Chairman's Blog (44)

So, now they have finally opened, should we be sad, should we be glad, should we be critical, or should we just look at the Olympic Games for what they are and can be, in these most difficult of circumstances, as if we were singing along to Doris Day’s Que sera sera?

Japan Society Chairman's Blog (43)

Japan Society Chairman's Blog (43)

It now seems to happen every year at some stage, but the extreme weather events we have been seeing lately still come as a shock as well, we must hope, as an eye-opener about the reality of climate change.

Webinar Video - Is the West Back?: The G7 Summit and beyond

Webinar Video - Is the West Back?: The G7 Summit and beyond

Watch the recording of our webinar when Japan Society chairman Bill Emmott was joined by Gideon Rachman of the Financial Times and Hiroyuki Akita of the Nikkei, to examine the idea that 'the west is back' and what it might mean for both the UK and Japan.

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.