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Job opportunity as an ETrading Client Support Analyst - Japanese and English required

Posted on 18 July 2014, under Other News

Job opportunity as an ETrading Client Support Analyst for someone fluent in English (written and verbal) and Japanese. Please apply by forwarding your CV to David Baker at david.baker@ithr.com or calling David Baker on 0207 747 1042. The salary for this vacancy is £25kpa rising to £30kpa upon completion of a six-month probation period.

Job opportunity as an ETrading Client Support Analyst - Japanese and English required

Carmen Blacker Lecture - Tsushima: Japan viewed from the margins, 17 & 21 July 2014

Posted on 16 July 2014, under Events

The Carmen Blacker Lecture 2014, co-organised by the Japan Society with the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts & Cultures, will be given by Peter Kornicki, Professor of Japanese Studies and Head of Department, East Asian Studies, University of Cambridge and Deputy Warden, Robinson College.

Gold: All That Glisters - Japanese Gold Decoration - Exhibition at the Embassy of Japan in London until 26 August 2014

Posted on 15 July 2014, under Art & Exhibitions

How many objects do you own which are made of gold?

Gold isn’t just an exciting element on the periodic table. It has also been used for many different purposes and often has been used as an indicator of social status as well.

In this exhibition at the Embassy of Japan in London, Gold: All That Glisters – Japanese Gold Decoration, visitors can see a variety of Japanese gold-related products from different periods.

Gold: All That Glisters - Japanese Gold Decoration - Exhibition at the Embassy of Japan in London until 26 August 2014

Hyper Japan Highlights 25th to the 27th of July 2014

Posted on 15 July 2014, under Art & Exhibitions, Books & Publications, Events, Music, Theatre & Film

Hyper Japan returns to Earl’s Court this summer with an exciting line up of events, covering all aspects of popular and traditional Japanese culture. Ranging from food, gaming, anime and technology, the unmissable event opens its doors on the 25th of July and runs through the weekend to the 27th.

Hyper Japan Highlights 25th to the 27th of July 2014

Edinburgh Festival 2014 Japan Events

Posted on 14 July 2014, under Books & Publications, Events, Music

Although most of the Japanese events are featured at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, there are a few unmissable events at the Edinburgh Book Festival and International Festival. Be sure to check out Haruki Murakami’s new book release, and Midori 2′s  concert recital in which she brings the two genres of classical and electronic music together, featuring Mario Davidovsky.

Edinburgh Festival 2014 Japan Events

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Japan Events at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, 01 – 25 August 2014

Posted on 14 July 2014, under Art & Exhibitions, Events, Music, Theatre & Film

Here’s a roundup of events related to Japanese culture or have originated from Japan, featured in this year’s Edinburgh Fringe festival. With many different styles and genres, be sure to check out this exciting collection as there’s definitely something for everyone.

Japan Events at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, 01 – 25 August 2014

Jo Nagasaka - 'Flat Tables' - Gallery Libby Sellers, 4 July to 15 August 2014

Posted on 10 July 2014, under Art & Exhibitions

Having previously been included in the British Council’s group exhibition, Mark-ing at Gallery Libby Sellers in 2013, Nagasaka returns with a solo presentation of the Flat Tables series which has been in development since 2009.

Jo Nagasaka - 'Flat Tables' - Gallery Libby Sellers, 4 July to 15 August 2014

Actinium at the Sappporo International Art Festival, from 19 July to 3 August 2014

Posted on 8 July 2014, under Events, Grants

For those in Japan or heading out to the Sapporo International Art Festival this July to September, you are invited to ‘Actinium – Nuclear Culture Exhibition & Forum’, a partnership between Sapporo-based S-AIR and the UK arts organisation The Arts Catalyst. Actinium forms part of the Sapporo International Art Festival Collaborative Programme 2014 and previews on  19 July 2014. The Actinium exhibition will close on 3 August 2014.

Actinium at the Sappporo International Art Festival, from 19 July to 3 August 2014

Toshiba International Essay Contest, apply by 30 October 2014

Posted on 4 July 2014, under Uncategorized

The Toshiba International Foundation are inviting young non-Japanese researchers engaged in Japanese studies to enter an essay contest to commemorate their 25th anniversary. Application deadline is 30 October 2014. 

Toshiba International Essay Contest, apply by 30 October 2014

Carl Randall's 'Tokaido Highway Portraits' to be displayed in Japan for the first time, 8 July to 11 September 2014.

Posted on 3 July 2014, under Art & Exhibitions, Scholarships

Carl Randall’s Tokaido Highway: Portraits from Edo to the Present will be displayed in Shizuoka, 8 July to 11 September 2014.

Carl Randall's 'Tokaido Highway Portraits' to be displayed in Japan for the first time, 8 July to 11 September 2014.
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