Bilingual Public Speaking Club

Wednesday 29 January 2020

The club is open to all people who would like to improve their skills at speaking in Japanese or English and to learn techniques and tricks to expand their communication and presentation abilities.

Global Sanctions – Meeting the Challenge

Tuesday 4 February 2020

Japan Society corporate members are only too aware of the potential consequences of failing to keep up with the proliferation of global sanctions regimes. Against the background of a dynamic and volatile geopolitical situation, with rapid changes to EU and US economic and trade sanctions regimes, it is ever more important to be vigilant in maintaining compliance.

Japanese Conversation Group

Tuesday 4 February 2020

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.

Buddhism and Japan – Private View

Thursday 6 February 2020

The British Library ‘Buddhism’ exhibition explores the outstanding history of this religion through colourful manuscripts, sacred objects and precious artworks, from its beginnings in 6th-century BCE India to having over 500 million international followers today. The Japan Society is delighted to invite members and friends to a private view of the exhibition with Hamish Todd, Head of East Asian Collections at the British Library.

Japan Society Book Club: The Factory by Hiroko Oyamada

Monday 10 February 2020

In an unnamed Japanese city, three seemingly normal and unrelated characters find work at a sprawling industrial factory. They each focus intently on their specific jobs but life in the factory has its own logic and momentum, and as the factory slowly expands it begins to take over everything.

UK-Japan Cybersecurity Collaboration – Shinichi Yokohama, CISO, NTT

Tuesday 11 February 2020

For this seminar, we look forward to welcoming a leading expert in cybersecurity, Shinichi Yokohama, CISO (Chief Information Security Officer) at NTT. In his talk, Shinichi will highlight UK-Japan collaboration opportunities in cybersecurity space by addressing the “Myths & Realities” about cybersecurity of Japanese industry.

Afternoon Tea and Film Screening with Director Naoko Nobutomo

Saturday 15 February 2020

The Japan Society is pleased to offer a small group of members the opportunity to enjoy afternoon tea and a chat with director Naoko Nobutomo, before the Japan Foundation screening and Q&A of her documentary I Go Gaga, My Dear (2018). Join us for this special opportunity to talk about crucial topics in contemporary Japan such as aging and Alzheimer with a Japanese female director.

The Siberian Captivity of Japanese Soldiers and the Transnational History of War and Empire, 1945-1956 – with Sherzod Muminov

Monday 17 February 2020

Sherzod Muminov is Lecturer in Japanese History at the University of East Anglia, where he teaches courses on the histories of Japan, the Cold War, the Soviet Union, and POW and internment camps.

Japanese Conversation Group

Tuesday 3 March 2020

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.

Lecture by Paul Madden CMG, British Ambassador to Japan

Thursday 5 March 2020

We are delighted to welcome the British Ambassador to Japan, HE Mr Paul Madden, to address the Japan Society at the end of his third year in post to share his views on the political, diplomatic and business situation in Japan from his unique perspective as the UK’s representative in Tokyo.

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    Bilingual Public Speaking Club

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