The Japan Society

Upcoming Events

20/05/2024Nostalgia, Soft Power, Intersectionality and the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme


In this lecture, Dr Sharleen Estampador will demonstrate how the JET Programme has been beneficial in changing attitudes towards Japan through grassroots diplomacy.

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


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


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.