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Japan Research Centre

JRC Meiji Jingu Autumn Lecture

The Japan Research Centre Meiji Jingu Autumn Lecture is sponsored through the generosity of the Meiji Jingu Shrine.

The lecture usually take place in October.

All are welcome and no booking is required.

For further information contact the Centres and Programmes Office.

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Washoku on the World Stage: Japanese Traditional Cuisine as UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage

​Theodore ​Bestor (Professor of Social Anthropology Director, Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies Harvard University)

This lecture examines the global popularity of Japanese food, and the recent UNESCO designation of washoku (traditional Japanese cuisine) as a Global Cultural Heritage item.

1 October 2014, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM