Galleries of Previous Events
Regional Fellow Meeting, Warsaw, Poland 2017
In co-operation with the Faculty of Oriental Studies at the University of Warsaw, this year’s meeting was held at the University of Warsaw library. We were honoured that Alumni Canon Foundation Fellow Prof. Katarzyna Cwiertka agreed to give a lecture at the meeting. During the lecture, guests were invited to participate in a Japanese tea ceremony served by the students of Japanese Studies at the University.
Regional Fellow Meeting Amsterdam, the Netherlands 2016
Canon Fellows and invited guests enjoyed a private tour by Mr. Menno Fitski in the Rijksmuseum, Holland’s famous national museum dedicated to arts and history.
Regional Fellow Meeting Manchester, England 2015
Fellows from the UK and Ireland were invited to attend this year’s Regional Fellow meeting. Also Fellows who had just completed their Fellowship were also invited. The meeting took place in Manchester, UK on 20 November, 2015 in co-operation with the University of Manchester and the Manchester Business School.
Regional Fellow Meeting Paris, France 2014
Hosted at the Fondation France-Japon at the L’École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris (l’EHESS), the audience was made up of alumni Fellows from southern Europe. The meeting examined the theme of “The future of Japanese studies”.
Regional Fellow Meeting Vilnius, Lithuania 2013
Alumni Fellows from Eastern Europe were invited. Held at Vilnius University and in co-operation with the Center of Oriental Studies with 2013 Canon Fellow, Dr. Ramūnas Motiekaits gave a lecture on “Comparative philosophy and aesthetics” followed by a music recital on his Japanese shakuhachi flute.
Regional Fellow Meeting The Hague, the Netherlands 2012
Alumni Fellows from the Benelux joined in the special celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Canon Foundation. In honour of the occasion, His Excellency Professor Hisashi Owada, Judge and former President of the International Court of Justice at the Peace Palace, gave a lecture on “The EU-Japan Partnership in the new age of globalization”. This was the final lecture in the Invited Lecture series which was established in 2007.