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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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  • 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.

    Latest News

    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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  • Summer Matsuri in Liverpool Festival Gardens Summer Matsuri in Liverpool Festival Gardens

    Summer Matsuri in Liverpool Festival Gardens

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    22nd August 2017

    On August 20th, JETAA UK organised a mini matsuri to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the JET programme. As well as JETAA, we invited members of Japan Society North West and local Japanese families and friends. The turnout was pretty good. The matsuri was held in the Japanese garde [...]

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  • JET Pre-Departure Events in the North West JET Pre-Departure Events in the North West

    JET Pre-Departure Events in the North West

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    27th July 2017

    On June 3rd and 16th JETAA North West held get-togethers in Liverpool and Manchester respectively for those in the area who were due to go out on JET this summer.  We invited alumni along to give advice from their first hand experience of Japan. The Liverpool get-tog [...]

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  • Tanabata and Edo Pop in Liverpool Tanabata and Edo Pop in Liverpool

    Tanabata and Edo Pop in Liverpool

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    27th July 2017

    On July 8th a Tanabata festival was held at The Lady Lever Art Gallery in Port Sunlight.  Volunteers from the Japan Society North West and JETAA helped with the activities i [...]

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  • Spotlight: Jayne Joso Spotlight: Jayne Joso

    Spotlight: Jayne Joso

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    6th July 2017

    What inspired you to join the JET Programme? When I was about 12, I fell in love with a book of short stories by Angela Carter called Fireworks, which were based on her time living in Japan between 1969 and 1971. I vowed that when I was grown up I would go and live in Japan. At university, I heard about the JET Programme and it seemed I had found the perfect ro [...]

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