A discussion between Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere (Curator of The Citi exhibition Manga at British Museum, Research Director at SISJAC, University of East Anglia), Takashi Oishi (Director of Yokote Masuda Manda Museum) and Masashi Okamoto (Director of Shueisha Manga – Art Heritage) on Vimeo ニコル・クーリッジ・ルーマニエール（セインズベリー藝術研究所研究担当所長およびイースト・アングリア大学日本美術文化教授）、大石卓（横手市増田まんが美術館館長）、岡本正史（集英社マンガアートヘリテージ責任者）による座談会 SHUEISHA MANGA-ART HERITAGE Sorry, in Japanese only for the moment
On 7th September 2019, Research Director Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere gave a talk with Manga artist TAGAME Gengoro at the SPORTS X MANGA exhibition held by Panasonic Corporation in Tokyo. The exhibition was designed to empower the passion towards the Olympic and Paralympic Movement. As part of the Diversity & Inclusion event, their talk, entitled the Power of Manga explored how manga helps bring people together through the sprit, ideals and values expressed in sports manga. Tokyo 2020 games are promoting diversity and inclusivity as one of their basic values and the panel believe it is a perfect opportunity to instill these ideas with a little help from manga.
Thursday 23 May 2019 – Monday 26 Aug 2019 British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG The British Museum has organised an extensive programme of events surrounding the upcoming Manga exhibition. The Citi Exhibition Manga was curated by our Research Director Professor Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere, alongside our Senior Digital Humanities Officer Dr Ryoko Matsuba, and Dr Hiromi Uchida. Late Manga: colour and style Fri 5 Jul, 18.00–21.30 Celebrating Japanese manga, art, fashion and design, this event includes manga drawing workshops with award-winning manga artist Kutsuwada Chie, music performances by Ichikawa Hibiki and DJ Takaki and a sake tasting. It will also feature a manga-inspired fashion show by students from the University of the […]
The Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese would like to congratulate the Toshiba International Foundation (TIFO) on their 30th anniversary in April 2019. We recognize the continuing significance of TIFO’s mission statement, encouraging greater understanding of Japanese culture around the world, and are very grateful for two decades of their generous support of the Sainsbury Institute. Executive Director of the Sainsbury Institute, Professor Simon Kaner, contributed a video message of congratulations to TIFO’s Voices of the World on their anniversary site. You can see the video or read a transcript of the message (in English or Japanese) here.
Tuesday 19 Feb 2019 – Friday 29 Mar 2019 | 9am – 5pm, Monday – Friday Embassy of Japan 101-104 Piccadilly London W1J 7JT The Embassy of Japan first launched ‘Manga Jiman’, a manga-writing competition open to UK residents, with great success in 2007. The competition has grown rapidly since and is now in its twelfth year. Entrants aged fourteen or over, were required to make some reference to the theme ‘home’ within six to eight pages of original manga. View the winning entries from the 2018 competition in this exhibition. Admission Free but photo ID required to enter the Embassy. To see the event on the Embassy’s site, see here. […]
Report On Thursday 20th September almost 250 people joined us to mark the 200th Third Thursday Lecture given by His Excellency Koji Tsuruoka, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary at the Assembly House. Contributing greatly to longevity of the Third Thursday Lectures, which have been running since 2001, are our funders Yakult UK, the Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation and the Gatsby Charitable Foundation. We were delighted to have Mr Hiroaki Yoshimura, Managing Director of Yakult UK, and Mr Brendan Griggs, CEO of Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation join us for the lecture. A number of other representatives from organisations who have supported the Sainsbury Institute attended, including the Japan Foundation, the Japan Society of the […]