Salary 22k + excellent benefits package; to start in late September.
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.
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!
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.
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).
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.
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
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
Award-winning theatre company FellSwoop Theatre present the European Premier of Current Location by Japanese playwright Toshiki Okada.
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