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Edmund de Waal, 'On White: Porcelain Stories from the Fitzwilliam' until 23 February 2014

Posted on 20 January 2014

Renowned potter, author and former Daiwa Scholar, Edmund de Waal is showcasing his work at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge from Friday, 29 November 2013 to Sunday, 23 February 2014.

Edmund de Waal, 'On White: Porcelain Stories from the Fitzwilliam' until 23 February 2014

Tonight, Friday 8 November: Former Daiwa Scholar Chris Harding on Radio 3 at 10:45pm

Posted on 8 November 2013

Tonight (Friday 8 November 2013) at 10:45pm on Radio 3, former Daiwa Scholar, Chris Harding’s talk on therapy versus prayer will be aired on BBC Radio 3 at 10:45 pm. Chris initially gave this talk on 26 October at the Free Thinking Festival 2013 at the Sage, Gateshead.

Tonight, Friday 8 November: Former Daiwa Scholar Chris Harding on Radio 3 at 10:45pm

Mixed-media dance performances in Tokyo: 22, 30 November and 9,10 December 2013

Posted on 5 November 2013

Rosa van Hensbergen, one of the 2012 Daiwa Scholars, is currently involved in a number of mixed-media dance performances taking place in Tokyo over the next two months (22 November, 30 November, 9 and 10 December). These are part of an ongoing collaborative project, INPUT PLACE, with ShaLeigh Comerford (American choreographer and director of ShaLeigh Dance Works) and Joe Snape (British electronic composer and researcher). All performances require advance reservation, and as seating is very limited, if you would like to come please book now to avoid disappointment. There is more information on events, times, and bookings below, and there will be regular project updates at the website inputplace.com, due to go live by 10 November 2013.

Mixed-media dance performances in Tokyo: 22, 30 November and 9,10 December 2013

Tomoko Yoneda and artist talk, 15 October 2013

Posted on 14 October 2013

The artist talk on 15 October, connected to the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation’s current exhibition Acting Out of Nothingness: from the APT Collection  included the Director of the APT Institute, Justin R. Merino, who will describe the work of his organisation and exhibiting artist Kanako Sasaki, who introduced her photography and the thoughts and processes that inform her work. London-based Japanese photographer Tomoko Yoneda whose work addresses similar themes led a discussion on journalism, history and contemporary photography.

Tomoko Yoneda and artist talk, 15 October 2013

Daiwa Scholarship presentations at universities around the UK

Posted on 8 October 2013

Representatives of the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation and members of the Daiwa Scholars Alumni Association will be giving hour-long presentations about the Daiwa Scholarships at universities around the country during Autumn 2013:  http://www.dajf.org.uk/scholarships/general-information#universityvisits.

Daiwa Scholarship presentations at universities around the UK

2011 Daiwa Tohoku Scholar, Jun Murayama’s Study Abroad Experience at the University of Glasgow

Posted on 26 September 2013

Mr Jun Murayama – one of the 2011 Daiwa Tohoku Scholars -  is studying Western History at Chuo University and was working on a dissertation on Scottish nationalism (‘The Relationship between the Gaelic Renaissance of and Scottish Nationalism’) at the time of applying. He has just finished a year of study at Glasgow University. You can read his Daiwa Foundation Tohoku Scholarship (in collaboration with the British Council in Japan) report below.

2011 Daiwa Tohoku Scholar, Jun Murayama’s Study Abroad Experience at the University of Glasgow

Daiwa Tohoku Scholarship Report by Michiyo Miyamoto, 9 September 2013

Posted on 17 September 2013

I would like to express my sincere appreciation to the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation and the British Council for awarding me a Daiwa Foundation Tohoku Scholarship. The Scholarship was a significant life-changing experience and allowed me a memorable 14 months in London, making my long-held dream of ten years – to study abroad – come true.

My experience in the UK by 2011 Daiwa Tohoku Scholar, Maho Takeuchi

Posted on 16 September 2013

Ms Maho Takeuchi – one of the 2011 Daiwa Tohoku Scholars - is a nurse, currently studying for a doctorate in Women’s Health at Tohoku University. In 2012 she spent three months at Glasgow University on a postgraduate course in lymphoedema. She believes that supporting health through nursing is key to revitalising Japan and particularly the Tohoku region. You can read her Daiwa Foundation Tohoku Scholarship (in collaboration with the British Council in Japan) report below.

My experience in the UK by 2011 Daiwa Tohoku Scholar, Maho Takeuchi

Daiwa Scholar, Annabel James's contemporary Japanese art website

Posted on 11 September 2013

One of our 2012 Daiwa Scholars, Annabel James, has a passion for modern Japanese art. She ventured out to Japan on a Daiwa Scholarship with the aim of building on this experience in order to then undertake further study in East Asian Art, become an art critic, a curator or a dealer. Her review of

Daiwa Scholar, Annabel James's contemporary Japanese art website

Becca Voelcker, 2013 Daiwa Scholar, awarded the National Eisteddfod of Wales Young Artist Scholarship

Posted on 10 September 2013

We are delighted to announce that Becca Voelcker, one of our 2013 Daiwa Scholars, has been awarded this year’s prestigious National Eisteddfod of Wales Young Artist Scholarship.  

Becca Voelcker, 2013 Daiwa Scholar, awarded the National Eisteddfod of Wales Young Artist Scholarship
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