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  • JETAA UK Academic Special Interest Group (SIG) University of East Anglia, Norwich, Friday 8 December 2017. JETAA UK Academic Special Interest Group (SIG) University of East Anglia, Norwich, Friday 8 December 2017.

    JETAA UK Academic Special Interest Group (SIG) University of East Anglia, Norwich, Friday 8 December 2017.

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    13th October 2017

    For information on attending, submissions of current research, and about potential funding available for accommodation and travel expenses, please contact this year’s convener Simon Kaner, Director of the Centre for Japanese Studies at the University of East Anglia and Head of the Centre for Archaeology and Heritage at the Sainsbury Institute via S.Kaner@uea [...]

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  • Message from the Japanese Ambassador to the UK Message from the Japanese Ambassador to the UK

    Message from the Japanese Ambassador to the UK

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    8th September 2017

    As the world gets ever smaller, effective communication across international borders is increasingly important.  Former JET Programme participants, having acquired a deep level of cultural sensitivity and understanding, are ideally placed to play a positive role in this regard.  The JET Alumni community therefore functions as an indispensable bridge between the UK and Japan, and JETAA provide [...]

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  • Autumn 2017 Chapter Roundup: Scotland Autumn 2017 Chapter Roundup: Scotland

    Autumn 2017 Chapter Roundup: Scotland

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    1st November 2017

    Autumn 2017 Update [...]

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  • JET Spotlight: Chris Murray JET Spotlight: Chris Murray

    JET Spotlight: Chris Murray

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    1st November 2017

    JET alumn Chris Murray first encountered Japan by chance but, since joining the JET Programme, his interest in the country bloomed into a passion. After completing JET, he moved to Tokyo to build on his experience as a film editor in Scotland and his awareness of Japanese language and culture to work as a video producer. Jetlag asked Chris about his JET experiences and how [...]

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  • JETAA at Edinburgh Fringe JETAA at Edinburgh Fringe

    JETAA at Edinburgh Fringe

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    1st November 2017

    JET alumni visit Scotland's popular featival Two of the acts that JETAA went to see at the Edinburgh Fringe were taiko player Kensaku Satou, ‘The Man Chosen by the Spirit of the Japanese Drum’ and Japanese Comedienne [...]

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  • Japan Matsuri 2017 Japan Matsuri 2017

    Japan Matsuri 2017

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    31st October 2017

    London's cultural event proves big success JET alumni were among attendees and volunteers at Japan Matsuri 2017, which celebrated its 9th anniversary this year. Held on Sunday 24th September in Trafalgar Square, the event was energetic and fun, featuring Japanese food, music, dance and other entertainment. Highlights included a nine metre long canvas upon whi [...]

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  • JET Spotlight: Timothy Anderson JET Spotlight: Timothy Anderson

    JET Spotlight: Timothy Anderson

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    27th October 2017

    Bringing a taste of Japan to the UK In this JET Spotlight, Jetlag caught up with London-based Japanese chef and cookery book author Timothy Anderson. Read on for his story.   [...]

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