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SISJAC Third Thursday Lecture Series

Title: Re-inventing Japan at the V&A: Toshiba Gallery Mark II

Speaker: Rupert Faulkner (Senior Curator, V&A Museum)

Date and Time: Thu 15 September 2016

Venue: Norwich Cathedral Hostry

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UEA Dimentia Research Collaborative Open Forum

Title: Ageing Well: A Mindfulness of Living in Later Life

Speaker: Dr Naoko Kishita (MED)

Date and Time: Tuesday 13 September 2016   14.00-15.00

Venue: UEA Enterprise Centre Lecture Theatre

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The 19th BATJ Annual Conference

Date: Fri 2 - Sat 3 September 2016

Venue: Julian Study Centre, UEA

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SISJAC Carmen Blacker Lecture Series

Title: Confucius in Tokugawa Japan: unofficial ceremonies of worship

Speaker: Dr James McMullen (Emeritus at St Anthony's and Pembroke Colleges, Oxford)

Date and Time: Thu 21 July 18.00

Venue: Norwich Cathedral Hostry

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Norfolk Museum Services

East Meets West: Obsidian and Flint

Family Fun Day!

Date and Time: Sat 16 July  10.00-16.00

Venue: Ancient House Museum and Kings House Gardens, Thetford

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SISJAC Third Thursday Lecture Series

Title: The New Way of Tea and its Art in Modern Japan

Speaker: Dr Seung Yeon Sang (Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Fellow)

Date and Time:  Thu 16 June 2016    18:00

Venue: Norwich Cathedral Hostry

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SISJAC Third Thursday Lecture Series

Title: The Japanese Newspaper Past & Present - its troubled legacy in the pre-war era and its new challenges

Speaker: Mr Takakazu Kimura CBE (Senior Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Fellow and Former President and CEO of The Asahi Shimbun)

Date and Time:  Thu 19 May 2016  18.00

Venue: Norwich Cathedral Hostry 

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The Nikkei Telecom 4th Japanese Speech Contest

(Hosted for the first time by UEA)

Date and Time: Friday 22 April 2016   10.00

Venue: Council Chamber, UEA

Free event and All Welcome

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UEA Student Union Go Global Party

Date and Time: Thursday 21 April 2016   19.00

Venue: The LCR

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PPL Norwich City of Interculture: Archaeology Talks

Title: City of...Understanding Cultures - Studying Cultures Across the World

Speakers: Dr Sam Nixon (SISJAC) and Professor Yoshida (Kanazawa University)

Date and Time: Thursday 21 April 2016  15.30-16.50

Venue: The Forum

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SISJAC Third Thursday Lecture Series

Title: 'Myriad Countries': The Outside World on Historical Maps of Japan

Speaker: Dr Radu Leca, Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Fellow

Date and Time: Thu 21 April  2016  18:00

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WARS Seminar

Title: Chanoyu in Modern Japan and the History of Japanese Ceramics

Speaker: Dr Seung Yeon Sang, Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Fellow

Date and Time: Wednesday 13 March  17.00

Venue: SCVA Lecture Theatre

 

SISJAC Third Thursday Lecture Series

Title: What Can 'Religion' Be in Art and Architecture in Modernity: Some Thoughts on Kyoto/Japan and Norwich/ England

Speaker: Dr Yasuko Tsuchikane, Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Fellow

Date and Time:  Thu 17 March 2016   18.00

Venue:  Norwich Cathedral Hostry

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Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Fellow Presentation:

Title: Modern Artist and Patrons of the Temple of Four Heavenly Kings (1934-40): Disaster, Religion and World War Two

Speaker: Dr Yasuko Tsuchikane, Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Fellow

Date and Time: Friday 19 February 2016   10.00-11.00 (followed by discussion and Q&A)

Venue: Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures

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SISJAC Third Thursday Lecture Series

Title: The Portrait, painted in 1916

Speaker: Atsushi Tanaka, Deputy Director at the National Research Institute for Cultural Properties, Tokyo

Date and Time: Thursday 18 February 2016   18.00

Venue: Norwich Cathedral Hosty

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Puppet Show: Kwaidan (Japanese ghost stories 12+)

Date and Time: Saturday 30 January 2016  19.30

Venue: Norwich Puppet Theatre 

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SISJAC Third Thursday Lecture Series

Title: Japonisme: the arts of Meiji and the rise of the modern artist

Speaker: Professor Nasser David Khalili, Khalili Collections

Date and Time: 21 January 2016  18.00

Venue: Norwich Cathedral Hostry NR1 4DH

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SISJAC Third Thursday Lecutre Series

Title: Manga Now at the British Museum

Speaker: Prof Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere

Date and Time: Thursday 17 December  18:00

Venue: Norwich Cathedral Hostry NR1 4DH

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SISJAC Exhibition

Title: One Thing Leads to Another - A Ceramic Journey

Dates: Thursday 3 – Friday 11 December 2015 (open on weekdays between 11:30-15:00)

Venue: Sainsbury Institute, 64 The Close, Norwich NR1 4DH

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SISJAC Public Lecture

Title: Art in the Age of the Global Environment

Speaker: Fram Kitagawa (Chairman of Art Front Gallery, Tokyo, and General Director of the Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale and Setouchi Triennale)

 

Date and Time:  Thursday 3 December 2015   18:30-21:00 (doors open at 18:00)

Venue: Norwich Cathedral Hostry

*The lecture is part of the international conference held on the following day on Friday 4 December.

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SISJAC Toshiba Lectures in Japanese Art and Science

Title: Beauty and the Robot: Future innovative collaboration between science and design

Speakers: Takayuki Furuta and Shunji Yamanaka

Date and Time:  Thursday 19 November 2015  18.00

Venue: Norwich Cathedral Hostry

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SISJAC Third Thursday Lecture Series

Title: Trans-Narrative: Life as an artist

Speaker: Leiko Ikemura, Painter and Sculptor

Date and Time:  Thursday 15 October 2015   18.00

Venue:  Norwich Cathedral Hostry

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Friends of SISJAC Lecture

Title: Yunoki Samiro and the Art of Katazome (traditional stencil dyeing)

Speaker: Miles Dodd

Date and Time: Wednesday 23 September 2015  18.00-19.30
Venue: Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures

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SISJAC Third Thursday Lecture Series

Title: Who Killed Yukio Mishima? Time and Destiny in the Life and Work of Japan’s Master Author and Playwright

Speaker: Dr Damian Flanagan, Author and Translator

Date and Time: Thursday 17 September 2015  18.00

Venue: Norwich Cathedral Hostry

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SISJAC Third Thursday Lecture Series

Title: Minton for the Meiji Emperor: dining and diplomacy in nineteenth-century Japan

Speaker: Mary Redfern, PhD candidate, University of East Anglia

Date and Time: Thursday 20 August  18:00

Venue: Norwich Cathedral Hostry

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SISJAC Carmen Blacker Lecture Series

Title: Amaterasu’s Progress: the Ise Shrines in the Public Sphere of Postwar Japan

Speaker: Professor John Breen, The International Research Center for Japanese Studies (Nichibunken), Kyoto

Date and Time: Thursday 16 July 2015  18.00

Venue: Norwich Cathedral Hostry

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SISJAC Academic Workshop

'From the Ephemeral to the Eternal: Modest Materialities of the Sacred in Japan'

Date and Time: Thursday 2 July 2015   9.30–18.00
Venue: Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures

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SISJAC Third Thursday Lecture Series

Title: The Work of Art: an Ethnography of Contemporary Art Production in Osaka

Speaker: Dr Iza Kavedžija (Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Fellow)

Date and Time: Thursday 18 June 2015  18.00

Venue: Norwich Cathedral Hostry

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SISJAC Friends Filmscreening

Title: Tikotin – A Life Devoted to Japanese Art

Date and Time: Thursday 11 June 2015   17.30-20.00
Venue: Cinema City (Screen 2), St Andrews Street, Norwich

Admission: Free for Friends of SISJAC/  £5 non-Members/  £3 Students

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SISJAC Academic Workshop

'Creativity in Contemporary Japan: Art, Industry and the Everyday'

Date and Time:  Friday 5 June 2015  9.00--16:30

Venue: Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures

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Performance Organised by SISJAC 

Neriya kanaya: The Roots of Beyond

Date and Time: Thursday 4 June 2015  18:30

Venue: Eggore at The Garage, Norwich

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SISJAC Third Thursday Lecture Series

Title: The Crystallisation of Kyōgen, Japan’s Classical Comedy: Refinement or Loss of Vigour

Speaker: Professor Noel Pinnington (Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Fellow and Associate Professor of Japanese Literature, University of Arizona)

Date and Time: 21 May 2015  18:00

Venue: Norwich Cathedral Hostry

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SISJAC UK-Japan Lecture Series  'Tokyo Futures, 1868-2020' 

Title: Japan’s True Love of Nature: Ecologies of Hope

Speaker: Professor Julia Adeney Thomas (University of Notre Dame
Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University)

Date and Time:  Friday 24 April 2015  18:00

Venue: Norwich Cathedral Hostry

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SCVA Last Friday Art for Lunch

Title: Two Japanese Figures: Jizo Bosatsu and the Female Shinto Deity

Date and Time: 24 Apil 13.15 - 13.45

Meeting Place: Gallery Reception, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts 

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SISJAC Third Thursday Lecture

Title: Watching Women Fall in Japanese Hell Painting: Defining Sins and Punishments Specific to Women between the Twelfth and Sixteenth Centuries

Speaker: Professor Caroline Hirasawa (Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Fellow
Associate Professor of Japanese Art History at Sophia University, Tokyo)

Date and Time: 16 April 2015  18.00

Venue: Norwich Cathedral Hostry

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World Art Research Seminar (WARS) 

Title: Negotiating with Dragons, Deities, Emperors, Aristocrats, and Everyone Else: Networks of Desire, Debt, and Sacrifice in the Fourteenth-Century Japanese Scroll Set, Shidoji engi-e

Speaker: Professor Caroline Hirasawa (Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Fellow
Associate Professor of Japanese Art History at Sophia University, Tokyo)

Date and Time: Wednesday 15 April 2015  17:00

Venue: SCVA Lecture Theatre

Enquiries: Beverley Youngman

 

Studio Ghbli Anime  

Title: The Tale of Princess Kaguya

Venue: Cinema City, Noriwch

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SISJAC Third Thursday Lecture

Title: Things That Matter: Japanese Poetry and Material Culture

Speaker: Professor Edward Kamens (Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Fellow and Yale University)

Date and Time: Thu 19 March 2015  18.00

Venue: Norwich Cathedral Hostry

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Centre for Interprofessional Practice (CIPP) Talk

Title: Development of Interprofessional Education in Niigata University of Health and Welfare

Date and Time:  Tue 17 March 2015 11.00

Venue: Julian Study Centre 1.02

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CareerCentral Global Virtual Career Fair

Dates: Monday 16 - Friday 27 February 2015

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UEA Student Union Go Global

Date: Mon 23 Februrary 2015 

Time: Food (17.00- )   Performance (19.00-  )

Venue: Hive and LCR on campus

For enquiries: UEA Japan Society

 

SISJSAC Third Thursday Lecture

Rediscovering Forgotten Modern Japanese Painters: The Charles Stewart Smith Collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Speaker: Dr Eriko Tomizawa-Kay (Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Fellow)

Date and Time: Thu 19 February 2015  18.00

Venue: Norwich Cathedral Hostry

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CareerCentral Global Opportunities Week (Japan)

Seminars and workshops on working and studying in Japan after graduation

Dates: Monday 9 & Wednesday 11 February 2015

Time and Venue please check Programme

 

Film Director Talk and Screening

Director Shinobu Yaguchi and Swing Girls (2004)

Dr Rayna Denison (Lecturer, School of Art, Media and American Studies)

Date and Time: Wednesday 4 February 2015  16.00

Venue: UEA Lecture Theatre 2

Introduced Screening and Q&A with one of Japan’s most important contemporary film directors
To book a place, please contact: Rayna Denison 

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MANGA Norfolk Free Event

Date and Time: Saturday 31 January 2015  10.00- all day

(Dr Rayna Denison's talk at 11.00)

Venue: The Curve, The Forum, Norwich

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SISJAC Third Thursday Lecture

'Looking at Japanese Erotica in a Comparative Context'

Speaker: Dr Ellis Tinios (Honorary Lecturer in History, University of Leeds and Visiting Researcher, Art Research Centre, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto)

Date and Time: 15 January 2015   18.00

Venue: Norwich Cathedral Hostry

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SISJAC Third Thursday Lecture

'Japanese Castles: The Stronghold of the Samurai'

Speaker: Dr Stephen Turnbull (Research Associate at SOAS, University of London and Honorary Lecturer at University of Leeds)

Date and Time: Thu 18 December  18.00

Venue: Norwich Cathedral Hostry

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Sainsbury Institute for Art World Research Seminar

Title: Reception of Nihonga by the Public and the Meiji Art Market: Hishida Shunso (1874-1911)

Speaker: Dr Eriko Tomizawa-Kay (SISJAC Fellow)

Date and Time:  Wed 3 December 2014   17.00

Venue: School Art History and World Art Studies Lecture Theatre, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts

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Toshiba Lecture Series

Aethetics in Function: Nurturing Craft Innovation and Beauty in Edo-Period Japan

Speaker: Prof Suzuki Kazuyoshi (National Science Museum, Tokyo)

Date and Time: Thu 20 November 2014  18.30 (doors open at 18.00)

Venue: Weston Room, Norwich Cathedral Hostry

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Experience Japan Exhibition 2014

Date and Time:  Sat 15 November 2014  13.00-18.00

Venue: The Royal Society, London

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Japan Exchange & Teaching (JET) Programme Talk

Date and Time:  Wed 29 October  18.00-19.00

Venue:  Julian Study Centre 1.02

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MUGENKYO Taiko Performance

Date and Time: Tue 21 October 2014  19:30

Venue: OPEN

Please contact for concession tickets: info@taikocentre.org.uk

 

SISJAC Third Thursday Lecture Series

Buddhist Wooden Sculputures in the Early Heian Period: From a Standpoint of Syncretisation of Shinto with Buddhism

Speaker: Mai Sarai, Senior Researcher, National Research Institute for Cultural Properties, Tokyo

Date and Time:  16 October 2014  18.00

Venue:   Norwich Cathedral Hostry, Norwich

 

Japanese Ink Painting Exhibition by Onogi Hiroko

Dates: 15-20 September  12.00-18.00

Venue: Yallops Gallery, St Augustines Street, Norwich NR3 3BG

 

SISJAC Third Thursday Lecture Series

The Gardens of Japan: Changing Through Time

Speaker: Dr Jill Raggett (Reader in Gardens and Designed Landscapes Writtle College)

Date and Time:  18 September 2014   18:00

Venue: Weston Room, Cathedral Hostry, Norwich

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NNUH & Tsukuba University Event

Supernatural Garden: An Exhbition and Workshop Series

Dates: 12-14 September 2014 (*Please email to Emma Jarvis for the open event schedule)

Venue: Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

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