Posted on 18 July 2014, under Other News
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Carl Randall's 'Tokaido Highway Portraits' to be displayed in Japan for the first time, 8 July to 11 September 2014.
Carl Randall’s Tokaido Highway: Portraits from Edo to the Present will be displayed in Shizuoka, 8 July to 11 September 2014.