Tsunagu/Connect - New Podcast Series
Our friends at New Earth Theatre invite Japan Society members and friends to listen to their first-ever podcast Earth 2 Air dedicated to amplifying and championing stories of East and South East Asians in the UK.
Japan Society Chairman's Blog (45)
Well, it’s not often one can write something like this: I hope you all had a better summer than Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga! We all knew that Japan’s summer of sporting contests at the Olympics and Paralympics were going to be followed by two electoral contests..
Talk Video - In Search of Herbert Ponting in Japan, with author Anne Strathie
Watch the recording of our online lecture with Anne Strathie as she pieces together Herbert Ponting’s time in Japan and discusses the wide-ranging achievements of Ponting in early 20th century Japan and Antarctica.
Ready Steady NihonGO! is Back!
We’re delighted to announce that the popular online Japanese language and culture resource Ready Steady NihonGO! is once again available for teachers to use in their classrooms. After undergoing essential updates, the ten lesson interactive resource is now ready for the 2021 Autumn Term.
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
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)
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)
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
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
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.