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