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Japan Week 2018 - Overview

5 Feb 2018 to 22 Feb 2018, 7.30PM–8.00PM
University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA

Join us for an exciting programme of events dedicated to Japanese culture.

The University of Stirling's Japan Week is now in its sixth year and all events are open to staff, students and members of the community. We offer an eclectic week of events including lectures, films, workshops and displays. There is something for everyone and most events are free of charge.

Monday 19 February

What is Cosplay?
Japanese cinema: The Dark Maidens(See below for more Japanese cinema in February and March)

Tuesday 20 February 

Japanese language classes
The Wonderful World of Japanese Anime (from Astro Boy to Studio Ghibli)

Wednesday 21 February

Japanese lunch
Calligraphy workshop
Japanese tea ceremony
The Shogun’s ‘Harem’:  Life in the Women’s Palace in Nineteenth Century Japan with author Lesley Downer
Japanese food demonstration

Thursday 22 February

Calligraphy workshop
Origami workshop
Rakugo - Traditional Comedy as Art

Also showing:

Exhibition of bonsai trees (further information to follow)

Japanese cinema: Gukoroku (Traces of Sin)
Japanese cinema: Sword of the Stranger
Japanese cinema: Oh Lucy!

RSVP: There is something for everyone and most events are free of charge.

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