Events

NorAlumni Japan, in conjunction with our network of organizations and corporate sponsors, runs various events each year in both Japan and Norway. These events offer the opportunity to get involved wherever you are.

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The Research Council of Norway – Final calls for proposals
November 25, 2015

The Research Council of Norway – Final calls for proposals

The Research Council of Norway is accepting applications for various projects: Deadline:  November 25th, 2015 Centres for Environment-friendly Energy Research (FME) with start-up in 2016 This programme/activity normally accepts grant applications from: Universities, university colleges or independent research institutes may act as host institutions for Centres for Environment-friendly Energy Research (FME). For more information, visit the(…)

Seminar: Japan Security «normalization» and historical revisionism in the contemporary East Asian context
November 3, 2015 : Litteraturhuset, Oslo

Seminar: Japan Security «normalization» and historical revisionism in the contemporary East Asian context

The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs invites to a seminar in the series Asia Forum. This time with professor Koichi Nakano from Sophia University Tokyo. “Japan Security «normalization» and historical revisionism in the contemporary East Asian context”. Comments by Wrenn Yennie Lindgren (NUPI) and Dick Stegewerns (UIO).   Time: Tuesday, November 3rd, . 14:15 Place: Litteraturhuset, Oslo(…)

Kavli prize laucreate lectures in Tokyo
October 31, 2015 : Okuyo Hall, Tokyo

Kavli prize laucreate lectures in Tokyo

The Kavli Prize recognizes scientists for their seminal advances in three research areas, astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience. Kavli IPMU is proud to announce public lectures given by Dr. Thomas W. Ebbesen, the 2014 Laureate in Nanoscience, and by Dr. Alan H. Guth, the 2014 Laureate in Astrophysics, which will take place on October 31, 2015.(…)

International Symposium “Modern Art and Japonisme in the North”
October 31, 2015 : The National Museum of Western Art, Ueno, Tokyo

International Symposium “Modern Art and Japonisme in the North”

There will be an International Symposium on “Modern Art and Japonisme in the North” at the National Museum of Western Art in Ueno. The presenters are from leading Nordic art institutions and includes two Norwegians.  This will serve as a unique opportunity to listen to different perspectives on the influence of Japanese art on European culture.(…)

1001 Grams, Norwegian movie now at cinemas in Japan!
October 31, 2015 : Japan

1001 Grams, Norwegian movie now at cinemas in Japan!

1001 grams is a Norwegian movie from 2014, written and directed by Bent Hamer. The story is about Marie (Ane Dahl Torp) who works in the Metrology Service and goes to Paris for the yearly kilo-conferance to weigh the official Norwegian kiloprototype against the original French one. The movie will start showing in Tokyo on the 31/10 (Saturday) and(…)

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