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Lunch Seminar on Japanese Economy and Society, May 21st, 12:30-14:00

The Maison franco-japonaise is pleased to announce the next Lunch Seminar that will take place on Thursday, May 21st, 2015 (12:30-14:00, room 601): 

 Coping with Infertility: Women's Decisions on Childbearing and Fertility Treatment in Japan

Speaker : TSUGE, Azumi (Meiji Gakuin University)


‘Tokyo Gardens’ A photographic exhibition by Naoto Ijichi, Japan Foundation, Sydney



‘Tokyo Gardens’

A photographic exhibition by Naoto Ijichi

The Japan Foundation, Sydney presents an exhibition by Japanese photographer Naoto Ijichi, entitled ‘Tokyo Gardens’ at The Japan Foundation Gallery at Central Park. The exhibition runs from 6 May to 30 May in conjunction with Head On Photo Festival.


[japan@ihj] "Hawaii as Japan's Paradise -Consuming Images of the Tropics"

Panel Discussion “Hawai`i as Japan’s Paradise –Consuming Images of the Tropics”

Topics / Panelists:

“Constructing Okinawa as Japan’s Hawai`i”

 Tada Osamu (Professor, Hitotsubashi University)

“Hawai`i as Paradise in Japanese Cinema”

Tezuka Yoshiharu (Associate Professor, Komazawa University)

“Searching for Paradise through Hula Performance in Japan”

Yaguchi Yujin (Professor, University of Tokyo)

“Plucking Paradise: Ukulele Performance in Japan”