Join the Japan Society team!
We are looking for a Communications & Events Officer and a Membership & Development Intern to work with us developing Japan-related events and activities for members and audiences in the UK.
Japan Society Chairman's Blog (51)
Given how demanding was the application process for my visa to visit Japan last month – sponsors’ certificates, financial guarantees, itinerary – as were the rather more relevant health protocols on arrival in Tokyo, my biggest worry was of testing positive for covid just before departure from London or, even worse, on arrival, and then losing the whole trip after all that effort.
Private Day Trip to Dojima Sake Brewery - Photos
Many thanks to everyone attending our wonderful day trip at Dojima Sake Brewery on Sunday 29 May 2022 and special thanks to our host Dojima Sake Brewery and workshop leader Megumi Takeyama for fantastic and informative visit with delicious food and sake.
Shrines and Temples - New Resources!
We’re delighted to announce the release of our latest education resources, which can be used to teach about religion in Japan. Our brand new video Let’s Visit a Shrine and a Temple allows students to take a tour of both a Shinto shrine and a Buddhist temple, without leaving their classroom!
Primary School Soroban Workshops - Photos
On Monday 23 May, the Japan Society visited Stanley Primary School in Teddington for a special day of soroban workshops and filming with soroban teacher Tomoko Hoult.
Japan Society Chairman's Blog (50)
Long ago, I remember being on a visit to Moscow when a kind local resident advised me that if I wanted to understand something of Russia’s history, culture and even the Russian mentality I should be sure to fit in a visit to the Tretyakov Gallery and take a look at its remarkable collection of Russian art.
Careers Networking Series: Getting into Gaming - Photos
On Wednesday 20 April 2022, we were delighted to hold the second in our exciting new series of careers events in collaboration with the Japan Club of London Business School, where we were joined by gaming industry experts for an in-person panel discussion, followed by an audience Q&A and networking session.
Sixth Form Japan Taster - Video & Photos
On March 29 2022, we invited sixth form students to join us in London for a special ‘Japan Taster’, offering students with an interest in Japan a chance to participate in cultural activities during a one-off three hour session.
Participate in our new Members' Corner!
The Japan Society Members' Corner is a new space for members to share their favourite memories of Japan and their involvement with the country’s cultural traditions, cuisine and people.