Posted on 3 February 2016, under Grants
Here is a selection of current & forthcoming events and activities which have received Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation Small Grants and Awards:
Posted on 2 February 2016, under Events
The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation is delighted to be supporting Japan Now on Saturday 27 February, a day of seminars featuring new voice Kyoko Yoshida, Takashi Hiraide, author of surprise bestseller “The Guest Cat” and master of crime Fuminori Nakamura, alongside Western writers including
Carl Randall (Daiwa Scholar 2003) is taking part in an exhibition at Christie’s New York, 23 January to 7 February 2016. Recent large Japan-based ink paintings of his will be exhibited and auctioned at Drawings from the Royal Drawing School – a group exhibition at Christie’s, running alongside Master Drawings Week New York 2016 and a Christie’s Old Master Drawings sale. His work will be exhibited alongside renowned artists such as President of the Royal Academy Christopher Le Brun, and Royal Academician Humphrey Ocean.
Carl Randall's D-Day veteran portrait will be on display in Edinburgh from 15 January to 28 March 2016
Daiwa Scholarship alumnus, Carl Randall’s D-Day veteran portrait painting, commissioned by HRH Prince of Wales for The Royal Collection, will be on exhibition at Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh, January 15th to March 28th.
Posted on 25 November 2015, under Events
The Warwick University International Relations Society, in co-operation with the Warwick University Japan Society, are hosting a talk by Jason James, the Director General of the Daiwa-Anglo Japanese Foundation on 26 November from 6pm at H0.52 (Humanities Block), Warwick University. Come along for a greater insight into UK-East Asia affairs; all are welcome to attend! https://www.facebook.com/events/190205307987928/
Posted on 20 November 2015, under Grants
The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation was delighted to support Dr Nigel Sherriff, Principal Research Fellow at the University of Brighton, with a Daiwa Foundation Small Grant in September 2011, in order to assist with his collaborative research with Japanese academics at Nagoya City University and NGO practitioners in the field of HIV prevention and risk-reduction. Further details of the outcomes of the Everywhere* in Japan workshop series were published in Health Promotion International (Oxford Journals) on 11 November 2015. A Japanese translation of the article can be found here: Japanese translation.
Cultivating UK-Japan Research Collaboration through Sports, 18 December 2015 at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
JSPS* London office will be co-sponsoring an event with the Japan Sport Council (JSC)** and Loughborough University on Friday 18th December 2015 from 13:00 until 17:35, followed by a reception until 19:00. The venue will be the new Loughborough University Campus on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London.
Posted on 12 November 2015, under Art & Exhibitions
Jenny Wright’s illustrations have always been inextricably linked with words – from her captioned Peculiar Men to her tendencies towards book illustrating. By harnessing the written word, Jenny breathes more life into, and adds another dimension to her characters. This exhibition, in contrast, takes a step back and questions the potential of ‘the image as language’. Picture, Letter is on at the St Bride Foundation until 22 November, open Tuesdays – Saturdays during theatre performances (6:30pm – 11pm). The closing party on Sunday, 22 November runs from 4:00pm to 8:00pm.
Former Daiwa Scholar (2012-2013) Eluned Gramich’s memoir of her homestay on the Northern Japanese island of Hokkaido Woman Who Brings the Rain has been published as an ebook after being awarded the WWF Cymru Prize for Writing on Nature and the Environment in February
Posted on 5 November 2015, under Education
The Experience Japan Exhibition is now in its fifth year. The event gets bigger each year with more and more people taking part to find out about the growing range of study and work opportunities available in Japan. Experience Japan will take place at the Royal Society in London. on Saturday, 14 November, 13:00 – 18:00.