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Talk Video - One Step at a Time: Exploring the Shikoku Pilgrimage

Talk Video - One Step at a Time: Exploring the Shikoku Pilgrimage

Watch the recording of our online talk with author and photographer John Lander as he takes us on a journey along the Shikoku Pilgrimage.

Webinar Video - After Tokyo 2020: Discussing Post-Games Japan

Webinar Video - After Tokyo 2020: Discussing Post-Games Japan

Watch the recording of our webinar when Japan Society chairman Bill Emmott was joined in conversation by Robert Whiting, author of the recent book Tokyo Junkie: 60 Years of Bright Lights and Back Alleys... and Baseball.

Talk Video - In Search of Herbert Ponting in Japan, with author Anne Strathie

Talk Video - In Search of Herbert Ponting in Japan, with author Anne Strathie

Watch the recording of our online lecture with Anne Strathie as she pieces together Herbert Ponting’s time in Japan and discusses the wide-ranging achievements of Ponting in early 20th century Japan and Antarctica.

Talk Video - Soundscapes of Contemporary Japan with Mat Eric Hart and Nick Luscombe

Talk Video - Soundscapes of Contemporary Japan with Mat Eric Hart and Nick Luscombe

Watch the recording of our online talk with artist and sound recordist Mat Eric Hart and DJ, field recordist and broadcaster Nick Luscombe as they take us on an auditory journey across Japan.

Talk Video - How British experience in Japan influenced Parkes’ approach to extraterritoriality

Talk Video - How British experience in Japan influenced Parkes’ approach to extraterritoriality

Watch the recording of our online lecture with Chris Roberts who shared his latest research into British extraterritoriality in Japan and how Britain’s experiences in Japan went on to guide its approach to the subject in Korea.

Webinar Video - Is the West Back?: The G7 Summit and beyond

Webinar Video - Is the West Back?: The G7 Summit and beyond

Watch the recording of our webinar when Japan Society chairman Bill Emmott was joined by Gideon Rachman of the Financial Times and Hiroyuki Akita of the Nikkei, to examine the idea that 'the west is back' and what it might mean for both the UK and Japan.

Webinar Video - Authority, Confidence and Gender in the Post-Pandemic World

Webinar Video - Authority, Confidence and Gender in the Post-Pandemic World

Watch the recording of our webinar when Japan Society chairman Bill Emmott was joined by two well-known and distinguished guests to examine the psychological background notably for gender inequality but also for other management challenges: a scientist, Ian Robertson, and commentator, Mary Ann Sieghart.

Webinar Video -The ‘Revolving Doors’ of Government in the UK and Japan

Webinar Video -The ‘Revolving Doors’ of Government in the UK and Japan

Watch the recording of our webinar when Japan Society chairman Bill Emmott was joined by Koichi Nakano and Alex Thomas to discuss controversies surrounding the relation between the public and private sectors and the specific issues and challenges this presents for the UK and Japan.

Talk Video - The Japanese Maps Collection of the University of Manchester Library

Talk Video - The Japanese Maps Collection of the University of Manchester Library

Watch the recording of the lecture by Dr Sonia Favi where she illustrated the contents of the Japanese Maps Collection of the University of Manchester Library as well as the digitisation process, the creation of the metadata, and how the digitised materials are being used by the library to foster research and public engagement.

Webinar Video - The Prospects for Green Finance in the UK and Japan

Webinar Video - The Prospects for Green Finance in the UK and Japan

Watch the recording of our webinar when Japan Society chairman Bill Emmott was joined to discuss the important issue of green and sustainable finance by two experts in the field: Roger Gifford and Mari Yoshitaka.