The 200th Third Thursday Lecture: UK-Japan Relations

Third Thursday Lectures
Thursday 20 Sep 2018 | 6pm

Noverre Ballroom, The Assembly House, Theatre Street, Norwich, NR2 1RQ

His Excellency Koji Tusuroka
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan in the UK

About the Speaker

Mr Koji Tsuruoka took up the position of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary at the Embassy of Japan in the UK in June 2016. Prior to this, Ambassador Tsuruoka had been the Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs in Japan and was Japan’s Chief Negotiator for the Trans-Pacific Partnership. He has served in embassies in Moscow, Washington and Jakarta.

To book your seat, please go to the booking form or email the Sainsbury Institute.

About the Third Thursday Lecture Series

The Third Thursday Lectures hosted by the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures are on a range of topics related to the art and culture of Japan. Talks begin at 6pm (50-minute lecture followed by refreshments). Speakers are all specialists in their field and the talks are intended to be accessible to those with no prior knowledge of Japanese history.

Admission is free and all are welcome. Booking essential. To book your seat, please go to the booking form or email the Sainsbury Institute.

Future Lectures

18 October 2018, 6pm
The Prism of Youth: Life Writing by Japanese Children and Teenagers during WWII
Professor Aaron Moore
Handa Chair of Japanese-Chinese Relations, University of Edinburgh
Book here

15 November 2018, 6pm
A pair of scroll paintings: the triple images of Yosa Buson’s “Kite and Crows”
Takuyo Yasunaga
Tokyo National Research Institute for Cultural Properties
Book here

The Third Thursday Lecture series is funded by the Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation, Yakult UK and the Gatsby Charitable Foundation.

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