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Vacancy at the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation: Programmes Assistant

Posted on 29 June 2015, under Other News, Staff

Programmes Assistant
Salary 22k + excellent benefits package; to start in late September.

Vacancy at the Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation: Programmes Assistant

Former Daiwa Scholar Natasha Pulley, interviewed about her debut novel on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

Posted on 29 June 2015, under Books & Publications, Scholarships

You can listen to 2013 Daiwa Scholar Natasha Pulley talking with Jeremy Sallis on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire about her debut novel, The Watchmaker of Filigree Street.

Former Daiwa Scholar Natasha Pulley, interviewed about her debut novel on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

Satsuma 150 event on 10 July 2015 from 5:30pm at SOAS

Posted on 25 June 2015, under Events

Satsuma Biwa (Japanese narrative lute tradition) with Junko Ueda: Concert & lecture/demonstration on 10 July 2015 at SOAS, University of  London – Admission free!

Satsuma 150 event on 10 July 2015 from 5:30pm at SOAS

Daiwa Scholar Natasha Pulley's first novel to be published in July 2015

Posted on 19 June 2015, under Scholarships

Natasha Pulley is one of the six 2013 Daiwa Scholars. She finished the Scholarship at the end of March 2015. Natasha read English at the University of Oxford and in 2012 she completed an MA in Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia. She has a long-standing interest in Japan and in Japanese literature, and has recently completed her first novel, The Watchmaker of Filigree Street. It will be published on 2 July 2015.

Daiwa Scholar Natasha Pulley's first novel to be published in July 2015

Carl Randall portrait on display at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace from 6 to 17 June

Posted on 5 June 2015, under Events, Scholarships

Former Daiwa Scholar, Carl Randall was recently commissioned to paint a World War Two D-Day Veteran for The Royal Collection (commissioned by HRH Prince of Wales, organised by The Royal Drawing School).

Carl Randall portrait on display at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace from 6 to 17 June

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Okinawa Day - 20 June 2015 at Spitalfieds Market, London

Posted on 15 June 2015, under Events

Okinawa Day 2015 hopes to introduce Okinawan culture further into the UK and enrich the UK-Okinawa relationship which has been established through our previous Okinawa Day events. 

Okinawa Day - 20 June 2015 at Spitalfieds Market, London

Fundraising Concert for Keys of Change and the Fukushima Youth Sinfonietta on 1 June 2015

Posted on 30 May 2015, under Grants, Other News

Can music change the world? The UK charity Keys of Change believes it can - it has seen the results in their projects to bring the Fukushima Youth Sinfonietta to London last year, in  providing music lessons to deprived children in India and Ecuador, and in playing to young people in remote communities around the world. This year  Keys of Change

Fundraising Concert for Keys of Change and the Fukushima Youth Sinfonietta on 1 June 2015

Daiwa Foundation funds projects ranging from the study of volcanic CO2 vents to museum collaboration

Posted on 28 May 2015, under Grants

The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation (www.dajf.org.uk) has published details of grants awarded to support UK-Japan projects in its latest funding round. One project supported is a visit by Professor Jason Hall-Spencer (University of Plymouth) to Shimoda Marine Research Centre (University of Tsukuba) where he will provide expert advice on the monitoring of ocean acidification. Funding is

Daiwa Foundation funds projects ranging from the study of volcanic CO2 vents to museum collaboration

FellSwoop Theatre perform Toshiki Okada's Current Location from May to August

Posted on 28 May 2015, under Events, Grants

Award-winning theatre company FellSwoop Theatre present the European Premier of Current Location by Japanese playwright Toshiki Okada.

FellSwoop Theatre perform Toshiki Okada's Current Location from May to August

Kanta Horio and Minoru Sato performing at Full of Noises Festival in August

Posted on 28 May 2015, under Events, Grants

Full of Noises, an Octupus Project, presents a short UK tour showcasing works and performance by two of Japan’s most innovative sound artists, Minoru Sato and Horio Kanta. Full of Noises Festival Date: Sat 1st/ Sun 2nd August Performance: Sat 1st August        19:00 Doors open        Nan Tait Centre  Installations: Sat 1st/ Sun 2nd August         12:00 – 18:00

Kanta Horio and Minoru Sato performing at Full of Noises Festival in August
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