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The Japanese House: Architecture and Life after 1945
Japan Orientation at the University of East Anglia

NIHONGO CUP | The Japanese Speech Contest for Secondary Schools in the UK FINALS DAY   org

Come and see the UK’s most talented young students of Japanese language at the Finals Day of the Nihongo Cup – the Japanese Speech Contest for Secondary School Students!

Students from all levels of secondary education – Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5 – will showcase their amazing talent and hard work in their Japanese language studies while competing for some fantastic prizes – including a trip to Japan!

Don’t miss out this chance to see the UK’s biggest Japanese speech contest for secondary school students. The contest will be followed by a reception, giving you a chance to meet the students.

Free entry, no booking required (seating first come, first served)


Date: 24 June 2017 from 12.30pm
Venue:

Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London. WC1R 4RL


Nihongo Cup is organised by the Association for Language Learning (ALL) and the Japan Foundation London.

 

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The Japanese House: Architecture and Life after 1945   org

In an exhibition co-organised with the Japan Foundation, Barbican presents the first major UK exhibition to focus on Japanese domestic architecture from the end of the Second World War to now, a field which has consistently produced some of the most influential and extraordinary examples of modern and contemporary design.

Featuring over 40 architects, ranging from renowned 20th century masters and internationally celebrated contemporary architects to exciting figures little known outside of Japan, the exhibition celebrates some of the most ground-breaking architectural projects of the last 70 years.


Date: 23 March 2017 - 25 June 2017
Venue:

Barbican Art Gallery, London


For more information, please click here.

Image: Sou Fujimoto Architects, House NA, Tokyo, Japan, 2011. Photo Iwan Baan

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Japan Orientation at the University of East Anglia   JPsupported

Japan Orientation is a focused short course which allows students to explore the latest approaches to Japanese Studies offered as part of the University of East Anglia’s International Summer School.

The programme will be  delivered by the University of East Anglia’s specialised Centre for Japanese Studies (CJS) and the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures (SISJAC)  and will concentrate on stimulating discussion with speakers who are leading researchers in the field of Japanese Studies, in culture, history, international relations, business, media and much more.

The course is suited to those currently at university who are interested in Japan, East Asia and the latest approaches to Japanese Studies.

Scholarships: There are 15 Scholarships on offer for the Japan Orientation module, including  12 fully funded places for applicants from the Visegrad Group (V4) countries (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia), and 3 fully funded places for applicants from the UK and Europe (outside of  the V4 countries).

Scholarship Application Deadline: 31 March 2017

For more information please see the website of the University of East Anglia.


Date: 24 June 2017 - 21 July 2017
Venue:

University of East Anglia

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