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Event : 15 Oct: Princess Chichibu Memorial Lecture
UPDATED 2018-9-4 15:19:52

This year’s Princess Chichibu Memorial Lecture will be given by Mr Yoshiji Nogami, former Chairman of the Society and Japanese Ambassador to the UK. He will talk on “Brexit and Japan-UK relations” in English.

[Mr Yoshiji Nogami] graduated from Tokyo University, Department of Liberal Arts and entered the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1966. He worked as Economic Counsellor at the Embassy of Japan in the U.S., Consul-General of Japan to Hong Kong, Director-General of MOFA’s Economic Affairs Bureau, and then as Deputy Vice-Minister and Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs until he was appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Court of St. James’s in 2004. After 4 years of service in the UK, he returned to Japan in 2008. He served as President and Director General of The Japan Institute of International Affairs (2009-2018), and as Chairman of the Japan-British Society (2009-2016); he was appointed Vice President in 2017. Mr Nogami was awarded a CBE in February 2018.

To book, please contact the JBS Secretariat by e-mail or telephone by 5th October. Please note that space is limited to 80 people, so bookings will be closed once this number is reached. Mitsubishi Corporation (a corporate member) is kindly providing space for this event. Free of charge.

Date: Monday, 15th October
Time: 1500-1630 (doors open at 1430)
Place: Mitsubishi Corp. Marunouchi Park Bldg. (2-6-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku)


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