In order to see the type and variety of projects that the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation fund, please take a look at the successful projects from previous rounds.March 2013 Round September 2012 Round March 2012 Round September 2011 Round March 2011 Round March 2010 Round September 2010 Round
A selection of current & forthcoming events and activities supported by the Foundation
- Ledbury Poetry Festival, 5 – 14 July 2013
- Souzou: Outsider Art from Japan at the Wellcome Collection, Thursday 28 March – Sunday 30 June 2013
- Basketry and Beyond Festival, Dartington, May 2013: Masashi Kutsuwa and Mr Shinichi Kito will participate in an international festival of basketry and three-month exhibition showcasing the basket craft associated with cormorant fishing on the Nagara River
- All You Need Is LOVE: From Chagall to Kusama and Hatsune Miku from Friday, 26 April to Sunday, 1 September 2013 at the Mori Art Museum http://www.dajf.org.uk/news/all-you-need-is-love-from-chagall-to-kusama-and-hatsune-miku-from-friday-26-april-to-sunday-1-september-2013-at-the-mori-art-museum
- Collaboration between Liverpool John Moores University and Waseda University into nuclear contamination of water: http://www.ljmu.ac.uk/NewsUpdate/viewarticle/447/Staff
- Dr Alexander Weiss, Senior Lecturer at the University of Edinburgh’s School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, has recently written below about his collaborative research into chimpanzees. He was awarded a Daiwa Foundation Small Grant in 2007. HIs article can be read here.
- Natural History Museum (NHM) and Lake Biwa periphyton research exchange: Dr Kanako Ishikawa from Lake Biwa Environmental Research Institute, Otsu, Japan, visited Dr Anne D Jungblut (NHM Life Sciences Department) in April 2012 as part of a project supported by a Daiwa Foundation Small Grant that aims to establish a Lake Biwa periphyton species list and carry out public engagement events on biodiversity, management and conservation of Lake Biwa, Japan.
- King’s College London, NIHR King’s Patient Safety and Service Quality Research Centre UK-Japan Project, March 2011 onwards
- HeadSpace’s Artistic Residencies in Japan
- The British Association of Japanese Studies’ ‘Discover Japanese Studies’ website for those interested in pursuing Japanese Studies at university
Daido Moriyama, Misawa, 1971, © Daido Moriyama
Tensei Temoku (view 2) outside the Fitzwilliam Museum, sculpture by Kan Yasuda. Image © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
Postcards from Japan
Courtesy Terayama Museum