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Webinar Video - US – China Relations and the Implications for Japan

Webinar Video - US – China Relations and the Implications for Japan

Watch the recording of our webinar when Bill Emmott was joined by Clyde Prestowitz and Yuka Koshino to examine likely trends in relations between the world's two superpowers, the US and China, and what these might mean for Japan and the UK.

Talk Video - How did Elizabeth Anderson learn Japanese in 1943? Wartime language courses

Talk Video - How did Elizabeth Anderson learn Japanese in 1943? Wartime language courses

Watch the recording of this lecture by Prof Peter Kornicki where he explored the history and stories behind the interrogators and codebreakers during World War 2 and how they were trained in Japanese language at Bedford, Bletchley Park and the Mauritius.

Lecture Video - Paul Madden CMG, British Ambassador to Japan

Lecture Video - Paul Madden CMG, British Ambassador to Japan

Watch the recording of British Ambassador Paul Madden's annual update for the Japan Society, when he looked back over his four years in Japan, as well as reflecting on the past eventful year in particular.

Webinar Video - 3/11 and Fukushima Dai-ichi 10 years on

Webinar Video - 3/11 and Fukushima Dai-ichi 10 years on

Watch the recording of our webinar when Bill Emmott was joined by Yoichi Funabashi and Sir David Warren to consider what remains to be done ten years after the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami in 2011.

Webinar Video - The Business of Pop Culture in Japan, with Matt Alt

Webinar Video - The Business of Pop Culture in Japan, with Matt Alt

Watch the recording of our webinar when Japan Society Chairman Bill Emmott was joined by Matt Alt for a conversation about pop culture in Japan.

Talk Video - The Japan Affair: 40 Years of Engagement in UK - Japan Relations - David Howell

Talk Video - The Japan Affair: 40 Years of Engagement in UK - Japan Relations - David Howell

Watch the recording of this special event when Lord Howell joined Japan Society chairman Bill Emmott in a conversation spanning themes and observations from his over 40 year involvement in UK Japan relations.

Webinar Video - The Brexit Agreement, One Month On, with David Henig and Pernille Rudlin

Webinar Video - The Brexit Agreement, One Month On, with David Henig and Pernille Rudlin

Watch the recording of our webinar on Thursday 4 February when Japan Society chairman Bill Emmott was joined by David Henig and Pernille Rudlin to review the first month under the new arrangements of the Brexit UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement.

Talk Video - British Engagement with Japan, 1854-1922 - with Antony Best

Talk Video - British Engagement with Japan, 1854-1922 - with Antony Best

Watch the video recording of the lecture by Antony Best who provided an overview of the trajectory of Britain’s relations with Japan since their modern opening in 1854 until the end of the alliance in 1922.

Webinar Video - The Path to Net Carbon Zero in the UK and Japan, with Naoko Ishii and Adair Turner

Webinar Video - The Path to Net Carbon Zero in the UK and Japan, with Naoko Ishii and Adair Turner

Watch the video of our webinar on Wednesday 20 January 2021 when Japan Society Chairman Bill Emmott discussed the strategies to achieve net carbon zero with two energy and climate change experts, Professor Naoko Ishii and Lord Adair Turner.

Talk Video - No Laughing Matter: The Role of the Comedian in Japan – with Till Weingärtner

Talk Video - No Laughing Matter: The Role of the Comedian in Japan – with Till Weingärtner

Watch the video recording of our lecture about the aesthetics of comedy and the role of the comedian in Japanese media and society.