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ARCHIVED Tsunagu/Connect Launch Event

ARCHIVED 『つなぐ/Connect』立ち上げイベント

Sunday 26 January 2020 / 2:00pm
Tsunagu/Connect Launch Event

Sunday 26 January 2020
2.00pm to 5.00pm

Museum of London
150 London Wall
EC2Y 5HN London

Booking Details
Free – Booking essential

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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!
The lives of Japanese women in the UK are little-known and otherwise misunderstood. We will collect and share Japanese women’s stories in their own words through intergenerational interviews, culminating in an exhibition, and a live performance piece in 2021.

We are looking for English/Japanese volunteer interviewers to conduct oral history interviews. We warmly invite anyone interested to join us at our launch event to find out more about the project and see how you can get involved!

Tsunagu/Connect is a project led by Yellow Earth Theatre in partnership with the Japan Society and the Museum of London, and supported by The National Lottery Heritage Fund. It is part of the Japan-UK Season of Culture 2019-2020.

Programme for launch event:

  • Introduction to Tsunagu/Connect by Kumiko Mendl of Yellow Earth Theatre
  • An illustrated talk by writer Keiko Itoh, author of The Japanese Community in Pre-War Britain: From Integration to Disintegration
  • Opportunity to explore Japanese museum collections and influence plans for the new Museum of London (opening in 2024)
  • Light refreshments

For more information go to Tsunagu/Connect official website


2:00pm ~5:00pm

Museum of London(ロンドン博物館)
150 London Wall
EC2Y 5HN London


戦後に渡英した日本人女性の人生を記録する新プロジェクト『つなぐ/Connect』。私たちYellow Earthは、オーラルヒストリーの記録に協力してくださるボランティアインタビュアーを募集しています。彼女たちの歴史は未だ詳しく語られておらず、時に誤解されていることもあります。



本プロジェクト『つなぐ/Connect』 は、The National Lottery Heritage Fundの協賛と、Japan Society、the Museum of Londonとのパートナーシップによって生まれた、Yellow Earth Theatreの新しいプロジェクトです。また、Japan-UK Season of Culture 2019-2020の一部でもあります。


  • 『つなぐ/Connect』の紹介 (Yellow Earth芸術監督:Kumiko Mendl)
  •  トークセッション(作家:伊藤恵子 氏、著書『The Japanese Community in Pre-War Britain: From Integration to Disintegration』)
  • 展示回覧(ロンドン博物館内の日本関連展示、および2024年公開予定の企画展示の紹介)
  • スナック有

入場無料(右記サイトより要予約: Tsunagu/Connect official website