The Japan Society

Upcoming Events

28/06/2022Japan Society Golf Tournament 2022ジャパンソサエティ年次ゴルフトーナメント

28/06/2022

We are delighted to announce that The Japan Society’s Annual Golf Tournament, for the Asprey and Garrard Plate, will once again be held at Essendon Country Club. The format will be Stableford.

ジャパンソサエティ年次ゴルフトーナメントを、エッセンドン・カントリークラブにて開催いたします。対戦方式はステーブルフォールドです。

05/07/2022Japanese Conversation Group

05/07/2022

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.

06/07/2022ONLINE EVENT - Japan Society Film Club: Ikiru directed by Akira Kurosawa

06/07/2022

For our Film Club in July, we invite you to watch one of the most touching films directed by Akira Kurosawa, Ikiru (1952), with the great actor Takashi Shimura.

11/07/2022ONLINE EVENT - Japan Society Book Club: First Person Singular by Haruki Murakami

11/07/2022

First Person Singular is a collection of eight short stories by Haruki Murakami, all narrated in the first person. Some stories focus on the nostalgic memories of youth, while other take place in adulthood.

02/08/2022Japanese Conversation Group

02/08/2022

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.

08/08/2022IN-PERSON EVENT - Japan Society Book Club: The Decagon House Murders by Yukito Ayatsuji

08/08/2022

A cult classic mystery novel about students from a university mystery club who visit Tsunojima Island: the site of a series of violent murders. After the students start getting picked off one by one, they must utilize all their murder mystery knowledge to escape the Island with their lives.

06/09/2022Japanese Conversation Group

06/09/2022

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.

12/09/2022ONLINE EVENT - Japan Society Book Club: At the End of the Matinee by Keiichiro Hirano

12/09/2022

At the End of the Matinee tells the story of Satoshi Makino, a classical guitarist who has traveled the world and whose career is at its peak, and Yoko Komine, an intelligent and refined journalist. After meeting for the first time, they form a long-lasting and intense connection.

04/10/2022Japanese Conversation Group

04/10/2022

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.

10/10/2022IN-PERSON EVENT - Japan Society Book Club: An I-Novel by Minae Mizumura

10/10/2022

An I-Novel is a semi-autobiographical book that was once deemed untranslatable. Upon its publishing in 1995, it broke the rules of conventional Japanese literature by incorporating the English language throughout the novel.