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October 2021

Digital disruption, political pressure and new opportunities: the future of mass media and its impact on Japan

7th October 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online Webinar

We are delighted to support UCD Japan Fair 2021 this year and invite you to an online webinar 'Digital disruption, political pressure and new opportunities: the future of mass media and its impact on Japan'. This lecture will explore what international experience tells us about how mass media has evolved amid this contest between opportunities and threats, how the Japanese media experience compares, and what this might mean for the future. Date: Thursday, 7th October 2021 Time: 1 PM Registration…

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Journeys to Japan: from Culture to Technology

14th October 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online Webinar

We are delighted to support UCD Japan Fair 2021 this year and invite you to an online webinar ‘Journeys to Japan: from Culture to Technology'. Join Dr. Denisa Butnaru, Universität Konstanz, as she talks about the novel of James Clavell, Shogun (1975) which introduced her to a landscape of Japanese culture and concrete exploration of Japanese society shaped by a variety of tensions and contradictions. Date: Thursday, 14th October 2021 Time: 1 PM Registration is required: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/journeys-to-japan-from-culture-to-technology-tickets-179188316077?aff=ebdsoporgprofile   Many years ago, the novel of…

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Katori Shinto Ryu: Swordsmanship in an Age of Battle

21st October 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online Webinar

We are delighted to support UCD Japan Fair 2021 this year and invite you to an online webinar 'Katori Shinto Ryu: Swordsmanship in an Age of Battle'. Join Aidan O'Reilly as he talks about Tenshin Shoden Katori Shinto Ryu - the oldest martial art in Japan that speaks of an older, more pragmatic and frequently violent period in Japanese history. Date: Thursday, 21st October 2021 Time: 1 PM Registration is required: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/katori-shinto-ryu-swordsmanship-in-an-age-of-battle-tickets-179192669097?aff=ebdsoporgprofile   Tenshin Shoden Katori Shinto Ryu is the oldest…

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Japan Exchange & Teaching Programme

28th October 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online Webinar

We are delighted to support UCD Japan Fair 2021 this year and invite you to an online webinar ‘Japan Exchange & Teaching Programme‘. Join Gavin Munnelly, JET Programme Coordinator, to find out more about The Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme, or JET Programme, which offers a career option for new graduates in Japan. Date: Thursday, 28th October 2021 Time: 1 PM Registration is required: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/japan-exchange-teaching-programme-tickets-186960402597?aff=ebdsoporgprofile   What is the JET Programme? The Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme (外国語青年招致事業, Gaikokugo Seinen Shōchi Jigyō), or…

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November 2021

Imagining Globality: Japan & China’s approach to liberal internationalism

11th November 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online Webinar

We are delighted to support UCD Japan Fair 2021 this year and invite you to an online webinar ‘Imagining Globality: Japan & China’s approach to liberal internationalism‘. In this talk, Kiri Paramore, Professor of Asian Studies at UCC, will comparatively analyse the significance of 'liberal internationalism' as a political concept in modern Japan and China. Date: Thursday, 11th November 2021 Time: 1 PM Venue: This talk will take place face to face at Theatre C004, UCD Health Sciences Building, Belfield Campus, Dublin…

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December 2021

Bounenkai End of Year Party | Sake Reception & Dinner

2nd December 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Yamamori North City, 38/39 Ormond Quay Lower
North City, Dublin 1, D01 A593 Ireland
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We are delighted to invite you to one of the most exciting cultural events and celebrations of the year - IJA Bounenkai End of Year Party with Sake reception and delicious Japanese dinner at Yamamori Sushi, Dublin. Bounenkai is the way Japanese companies, families and friends celebrate the end of the year together, in a casual setting. We hope you can join us for the celebrations! Event is open to everyone! Date: Thursday, 2nd December 2021 Time: 6.30 p.m. Venue: Yamamori Sushi, 38/39 Ormond Quay Lwr., Dublin…

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March 2022

Visit Japan – Endless Discoveries | Webinar

March 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Zoom

You are invited to join 'Visit Japan - Endless Discoveries' webinar on Wednesday, 2nd March at 7 PM. This event is organised on behalf of Japan National Tourism Organisation (JNTO). Learn about Japan and what this fascinating country has to offer, get useful travel tips if you are planning a trip to Japan, and be in with a chance to win FANTASTIC PRIZES! Date: Wednesday, 2nd March 2022 Time: 7 PM Online: Zoom - link will be sent to all…

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Ikebana Demonstration | Online Webinar

March 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom

The Ireland Japan Association is delighted to invite you to join an online webinar ‘Ikebana Demonstration’ presented by Ikebana master Tomoko Sempo Yanagi, Professor of Ikenobo Ikebana Society, and Chairperson of Ikenobo UK and Ireland Group. Discover the art, history and specific techniques of Japanese flower arranging and learn tips on how to make beautiful Ikebana flower arrangements at your home. This demonstration will include: *Display of pre-arranged Ikebana works. *History of Ikebana flower arranging art, and how it relates to Japanese culture and business ethics. *Live Ikebana demonstration using materials easily…

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Japanese language and culture course for beginners

March 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Dillon Eustace, 33 Sir John Rogerson’s Quay,
Dublin 2, Ireland
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Are you interested in Japan and Japanese culture? Would you like to improve your Japanese language skills? We are delighted to invite you to our 4-week Japanese language and culture course for beginners which will provide you with essential language knowledge, cultural insights and useful tips that will allow you to learn more about this fascinating country. Starting date: Monday, 7th March 2022 * 1st class - Monday, 7th March * 2nd class - Monday , 14th March * 3rd class - Monday,…

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June 2022

IJA Annual Dinner 2022

June 17 @ 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Radisson Blu St. Helen’s Hotel, Stillorgan Road
Dublin, A94 V6W3
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On behalf of the IJA Council, it is our pleasure to invite you to the IJA Annual Dinner 2022, our largest and most enjoyable event of the year which we hope you, your friends and colleagues can attend.   We will come together on Friday, 17th June 2022 to celebrate the IJA and its members, and the upcoming year ahead of us at one of Dublin's most beautiful venues - Radisson Blu St, Helen's Hotel.    Date: Friday, 17th June 2022 Time: From 6.30 p.m. Venue: Radisson Blu…

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