The Japan Society

Upcoming Events

17/06/2024A Comparison on Gender Representation in Higher Education and Economics in Japan and the UK

17/06/2024

In this lecture Dr Liliana Harding will focus on women’s under-representation in social sciences and economics and why such under-representation matters.

15/07/2024Karuwaza, a Risky Business: Japanese Acrobats in Victorian Britain

15/07/2024

In this lecture, Pernille Rudlin will discuss the life and experiences of the first Japanese acrobats who arrived and settle in Britain in the late 1860s.

19/08/2024The Importance of Being an Anesan: Women in the Yakuza

19/08/2024

This lecture will explore the often-overlooked contributions of women within the yakuza, from supportive roles played by wives (anesan) and partners to the rare but significant involvement of women in leadership.