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.

02/07/2024Japanese Conversation Group

02/07/2024

The Japanese Conversation Group provides a friendly and informal atmosphere for Japanese speakers of all nationalities to come together and speak Japanese. Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of every month.

03/07/2024ONLINE EVENT - The Japan Society Film Club: Kamikaze Girls directed by Tetsuya Nakashima

03/07/2024

For our film club in July, we invite you to join our discussion on Kamikaze Girls, a quirky teenage comedy crafted by the imaginative Tetsuya Nakashima.

08/07/2024ONLINE EVENT - The Japan Society Book Club: The Restaurant of Love Regained by Ito Ogawa

08/07/2024

Shocked to find her flat emptied, Rinko's life takes a dramatic turn. Abandoned by her boyfriend, she returns to her estranged village and mother, reigniting past connections.

06/08/2024Japanese Conversation Group

06/08/2024

The Japanese Conversation Group provides a friendly and informal atmosphere for Japanese speakers of all nationalities to come together and speak Japanese. Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of every month.

08/08/2024ONLINE EVENT - The Japan Society Film Club: Black Rain directed by Shohei Imamura

08/08/2024

In August, our film club will explore Shohei Imamura's Black Rain, uncovering the lasting impact of war and the resilience of the human spirit in the aftermath of the Hiroshima bombing.

12/08/2024IN-PERSON EVENT - The Japan Society Book Club: The Rainbow by Yasunari Kawabata

12/08/2024

In the aftermath of World War II's shadows, two sisters, born of the same father but different mothers, navigate a turbulent post-war Japan.

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.

03/09/2024Japanese Conversation Group

03/09/2024

The Japanese Conversation Group provides a friendly and informal atmosphere for Japanese speakers of all nationalities to come together and speak Japanese. Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of every month.

10/09/2024ONLINE EVENT - The Japan Society Book Club: Solo Dance by Li Kotomi

10/09/2024

In Tokyo, twenty-seven-year-old Cho Norieconceals her unconventional life amid corporate routines. While colleagues fret over the economy, marriage, and family, she guards her sexuality and a past violent upheaval.