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Hugh Cortazzi Sir Hugh Cortazzi GCMG (1924-2018)

Sir Hugh was the most distinguished Japanese specialist of his generation in the Foreign Office and made immeasurable contributions to the advancement of the UK-Japan relationship.

17th August 2018

SOAS students win top prizes at Japanese Speech Contest

SOAS University of London students once again took the top prizes at this year’s Japanese Speech Contest for University Students, securing first prize in the Individual Presentation Category and second prize in the Speech Category.

20th March 2018

SOAS scholar helps to secure AHRC grant worth nearly £1 million to study Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai

Together with colleagues at the British Museum, Dr Angus Lockyer, Lecturer in the Department of History at SOAS University of London, has been awarded a major research grant by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. The grant, worth nearly £930,000 in total, is for a project on the Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai entitled ‘Late Hokusai: Thought, Technique, Society’ (1760-1849).

9th February 2016

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