Trinity in Japan Society

Trinity in Japan Society is a club for exchange of ideas and discussions open to members and alumni of Trinity College, Cambridge.

Trinity in Japan Society is a Trinity College Officially Recognized Group, and listed by the University of Cambridge as an alumni group.

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Trinity in Japan Society events

We meet regularly in Tokyo and other locations in Japan. If you are Trinity Fellow, member, alumni and living in or visiting Japan we are very much looking forward to hearing from you, please feel free
to contact us by mail.

Current and past events.

Trinity in Japan Society Steering Committee:

  • Gerhard Fasol (Chair), Trinity 1978 (PhD), Past Research Fellow (Title A), and Past Teaching Fellow (Title C) and Past Director of Studies in Natural Sciences
  • Anthony Millington
  • Ken Shibata

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Events and news

Bonenkai with Trinity Senior Research Fellow Professor Dominic Lieven on 8 December 2016

Meet one of the most eminent scholars of Russian and European history On Thursday 8 December 2016 at 19:00 Trinity Senior Research Fellow Professor Dominic Lieven will join us again. Professor Dominic Lieven is THE most eminent scholar and author of Russian history and much more, you can find more detail here and watch some …

Trinity in Japan dinner on Thursday 27 October 2016 with Anthony Millington

Our October dinner meeting will be on Thursday 27 October 2016 at 19:00 in central Tokyo. The fee is again YEN 10,000 including a kaiseki menu and unlimited drinks for about 2 hours, please prepay the fee as usual. Usually we go for nijikai nearby. Registration deadline is Friday 21 October 2016. I will send …

Butler House reunion

We had a small Butler House reunion in Tokyo on Saturday 1 October 2016. Copyright·©2016 ·Trinity in Japan Society·All Rights Reserved·

Trinity in Japan Society Members

not all members are listed here.

Gerhard Fasol, Chair

Gerhard Fasol
Gerhard Fasol
Entrepreneur and Physicist, works in Tokyo since 1991. CEO and Founder of Eurotechnology Japan KK, Board Director and Member of the Supervisory Committee of the stock market traded Japanese Cybersecurity group GMO Cloud KK, and Founder of the Ludwig Boltzmann Forum.
Graduated with PhD in Physics from Trinity College and the Cavendish Lab, Research (Title A) Fellow at Trinity, later Teaching Fellow and Director of Studies in Natural Sciences at Trinity. Founded the Trinity in Japan Society in 2014.

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Anthony Millington, Board Member

Following a long career in the Diplomatic Service, Anthony headed Rolls-Royce Far East (Tokyo) and now represents the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) in Japan.

Ken Shibata, Board Member

Ken Shibata is eminent geologist and discovered the oldest stone of Japan.

Sachiko Kusukawa (楠川幸子)

Sachiko Kusukawa was educated in Germany and Japan. She was a graduate student at Trinity College, where she obtained her MPhil and PhD in history of science. After a research fellowship at Christ’s College, Cambridge, she joined Trinity as a teaching fellow in History and Philosophy of Science in 1997. She has held visiting positions at the Institute of Advanced Study, Princeton, Ludwig-Maximilian University at Munich, the Max-Planck Institute for History of Science in Berlin, and the University of Tokyo. In 2014, she was awarded the Pfizer Prize in History of Science for her book, Picturing the book of nature: image, text, and argument in sixteenth-century human anatomy and medical botany, Chicago 2012. She was Tutor between 2004 and 2014. Since 2015, she is Honorary Professor in History of Science at the University of Cambridge, and is also Dean of Trinity College, Cambridge.

Ivan Lawrence Sorrentino

Ivan Lawrence Sorrentino
Ivan Lawrence Sorrentino
Cambridge University Press. Representative Director, Japan, and ELT & Education Marketing Director, Asia for Cambridge University Press. Joined the Press in 1999 and arrived in Japan in 1994.

Graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge in 1991 with a BA in Chemistry. A sudden realization that I did not like experiments and laboratories led me in a new direction towards teaching, languages and linguistics.

Professor Dominic Lieven, Trinity Senior Research Fellow

Trinity Senior Research Fellow and Research Professor Dominic Lieven
Trinity Senior Research Fellow and Research Professor Dominic Lieven

Professor Dominic Lieven is eminent scholar and author of Russian history, and Trinity Senior Research Fellow.

Professor Dominic Lieven’s most recent book Towards the Flame: Empire, War and the End of Tsarist Russia was selected as FINANCIAL TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR 2015, and was awarded the Pushkin House Prize – watch interviews with Professor Dominic Lieven here.

Professor Lieven’s recent book “Russia against Napoleon. The Battle for Europe, 1807 to 1814“, won the Wolfson History Prize and the Annual Prize of the Fondation Napoléon.

Here are some more of Professor Dominic Lieven’s works

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Trinity College Cambridge

Trinity College was founded by King Henry VIII in 1546 by combining the two older colleges King’s Hall and Michael House and seven Hostels.

Sir Isaac Newton worked at Trinity College and about 32 Nobel Prize winners are or were members of Trinity College, and many others who create huge impact to change our world for the better.

Trinity College is part of the University of Cambridge

Trinity College Cambridge website.

Trinity College Cambridge Alumni website.

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Trinity in Japan Society

Trinity in Japan Society is a club for the exchange of ideas and discussions open to members and alumni of Trinity College, Cambridge.

Trinity in Japan Society was founded on September 5, 2014, by Gerhard Fasol (Chair), Anthony Millington and Ken Shibata.

Preparatory work for the foundation of the Trinity in Japan Society was done by Gerhard Fasol with the very kind support and help of Former Master Lord Martin Rees, Baron of Ludlow, several Fellows, and the Alumni Relations Office of Trinity College.

Trinity in Japan Society is a Trinity College Officially Recognized Group, and listed by the University of Cambridge as an alumni group.

At the Founding Meeting on September 5, 2014 the following Statutes were approved:

Statutes of the Trinity in Japan Society

  1. Today we found the Trinity in Japan Society.
  2. Purpose: Trinity in Japan Society is a club for exchange of ideas and discussions open to members and alumni of Trinity College, Cambridge.
  3. Steering Committee:
    • Gerhard Fasol
    • Anthony Millington
    • Ken Shibata
  4. Chairman: Gerhard Fasol, Trinity 1978, Past Research Fellow (Title A), and Past Teaching Fellow (Title C)
  5. Members: Alumni and Members of Trinity College, Cambridge can apply for membership. Membership to be subject to approval by Steering Committee. We will check Trinity College Membership with the Trinity College Alumni Office. Inauguration Members are: Anthony Millington, Ken Shibata and Gerhard Fasol
  6. Approved on September 5, 2014 by Gerhard Fasol (Steering Committee Chair), Anthony Millington (Steering Committee) and Ken Shibata (Steering Committee)

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