The Japan Society

Past Events

The Japan Society runs more than 80 events per year providing opportunities for members and others interested in Japan to meet, learn and exchange ideas and experiences. Our archive of Past Events below shows events we have offered in previous months starting from 2020.

A list of events from previous years can be downloaded in pdf:
2023 | 2022 | 2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009

11/06/2024ARCHIVED The Contest for Japan's Economic Future: Richard Katz in Conversation with Bill Emmott


The Japan Society is delighted to welcome the economist and journalist Richard Katz in an online conversation with Bill Emmott.

02/05/2024ARCHIVED Women in Work: Why Does Japan Lag Behind?


In the first of a series of events on ‘Women in Work: Japan’, our panel of experts will explore the reasons why Japan lags behind for women in work, drawing on personal experience and their research.

15/04/2024ARCHIVED Japan Macro Salon with Jesper and Bill


Join us for the latest in our regular quarterly webinar on business and current affairs, Japan Macro Salon with Jesper and Bill. ciety Japan. In this Salon, they will be joined by Yoko Iwama, Professor of National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) and director of Security and Strategy Program (SSP) at GRIPS.

05/02/2024ARCHIVED In Space We Are All Equal: In Conversation with Naoko Yamazaki


In this online fireside chat Japanese astronaut Naoko Yamazaki will chat with Bill Emmott on the lessons she learned in striving for her professional goals as a working mother.

16/01/2024ARCHIVED Japan Macro Salon with Jesper and Bill


For the first Macro Salon of 2024, Jesper and Bill will be joined by one of Japan's top political writers, Keiko Iizuka.