“In the Shadow of the Gods. The Emperor in World History” (video discussion with Dominic Lieven on his latest book)

Dominic Lieven, Historian and Honorary Fellow, Trinity College

3 Sep 2021: “In the Shadow of the Gods. The Emperor in World History” Professor Dominic Lieven on his latest book All Trinity members – Fellows, Past Fellows, students, alumni very welcome On Friday 3 September 2021 at 7:15pm (Tokyo time), 11:15am (London/Cambridge time) Professor Dominic Lieven, Historian and Honorary Fellow of Trinity, has very… Continue reading “In the Shadow of the Gods. The Emperor in World History” (video discussion with Dominic Lieven on his latest book)

22 July 2021: Richard Turnill, Senior Bursar Trinity College – video discussion: investing and net zero carbon emissions

Richard Turnill, Senior Bursar Trinity College

Richard Turnill, Senior Bursar of Trinity College – video discussion on Thursday 22 July 2021 at 19:00 (Tokyo time) All Trinity members – Fellows, Past Fellows, students, alumni very welcome On Thursday 22 July 2021 at 7:15pm (Tokyo time), 11:15am (London/Cambridge time) Richard Turnill, Senior Bursar of Trinity, has very kindly agreed to join us… Continue reading 22 July 2021: Richard Turnill, Senior Bursar Trinity College – video discussion: investing and net zero carbon emissions

18 June 2021: Sir Richard Friend, Cavendish Professor of Physics – video discussion

Sir Richard Friend (Photo: by Patrik Tschudin, This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license)

Sir Richard Friend FRS, FREng, Cavendish Professor of Physics and Honorary Fellow at Trinity – video discussion on Friday 18 June 2021 at 19:15 (Tokyo time) All Trinity members – Fellows, Past Fellows, students, alumni very welcome On Friday 18 June 2021 at 7:15pm (Tokyo time), 11:15am (London/Cambridge time) Sir Richard Friend has very kindly… Continue reading 18 June 2021: Sir Richard Friend, Cavendish Professor of Physics – video discussion

28 May 2021: Lord John Eatwell on “Piero Sraffa: the Trinity enigma who placed a time bomb under economic theory”

Lord John Eatwell, former Fellow at Trinity and former President of Queens' College Cambridge

Lord John Eatwell, former Fellow at Trinity and former President of Queens’ College Cambridge – video discussion on Friday 28 May 2021 at 19:15 (Tokyo time) All Trinity members – Fellows, Past Fellows, students, alumni very welcome On Friday 28 May 2021 at 7:15pm (Tokyo time), 11:15am (London/Cambridge time) Lord John Eatwell has very kindly… Continue reading 28 May 2021: Lord John Eatwell on “Piero Sraffa: the Trinity enigma who placed a time bomb under economic theory”

Huw Price, Bertrand Russell Professor of Philosophy emeritus and emeritus Fellow of Trinity College, Friday 30 April 2021 at 19:15 (Tokyo time) on Boltzmann’s time bomb and other topics

Professor Huw Price (photo credit: AI and Society 2017 http://www.aiandsociety.org/en/speaker/ )

Huw Price, Bertrand Russell Professor of Philosophy emeritus and emeritus Fellow of Trinity College in video discussion on Friday 30 April 2021 at 19:15 (Tokyo time) All Trinity members – Fellows, Past Fellows, students, alumni very welcome On Friday 30 April 2021 at 7:15pm (Tokyo time), 11:15am (London/Cambridge time) Huw Price has very kindly agreed… Continue reading Huw Price, Bertrand Russell Professor of Philosophy emeritus and emeritus Fellow of Trinity College, Friday 30 April 2021 at 19:15 (Tokyo time) on Boltzmann’s time bomb and other topics

Sir Greg Winter, Nobel Prize 2018, in discussion with Trinity in Japan, Friday 19 March 2021

Gregory 'Greg' Winter stood in the doorway of the Master's Garden gate. by Aga Machaj

Sir Gregory “Greg” Winter, former Master of Trinity, scientist and entrepreneur, Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2018 “for the phage display of peptides and antibodies” will kindly join us for a video discussion All Trinity members – Fellows, Past Fellows, students, alumni very welcome On Friday 19 March 2021 at 7pm (Tokyo time), 10am (London/Cambridge time)… Continue reading Sir Greg Winter, Nobel Prize 2018, in discussion with Trinity in Japan, Friday 19 March 2021

Dame Sarah Worthington QC(Hon) in video discussion with Trinity in Japan on Friday 26 February 2021 at 6pm (Tokyo time)

Dame Sarah Worthington in discussion with Trinity in Japan on Friday 26 February 2021 at 6pm

Dame Sarah Worthington QC(Hon), Fellow of Trinity, Downing Professor of the Laws of England at Cambridge University All Trinity members – Fellows, Past Fellows, students, alumni very welcome The discussion will be on ZOOM only on Friday 26 February 2021 at 6pm (Tokyo time), 9am (London/Cambridge time). No in-person meeting this time. Prior registration required… Continue reading Dame Sarah Worthington QC(Hon) in video discussion with Trinity in Japan on Friday 26 February 2021 at 6pm (Tokyo time)

Trinity in Japan bonenkai Friday 18 December 2020

Trinity in Japan bonenkai 2020

All Trinity members – Fellows, Past Fellows, students, alumni very welcome On Friday 18 December 2020 at 7:30pm we will have our bonenkai year end party: 7:30pm – 9:30pm dinner nijikai Cost of this meeting will be YEN 10,000 including Kaiseki banquet-style dinner and unlimited drinks from a fixed list, nijikai is extra. We will… Continue reading Trinity in Japan bonenkai Friday 18 December 2020

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Didier Queloz, Nobel Prize in Physics 2019, discussing with Trinity in Japan, Friday 6 November 2020

Didier Queloz (Nobel Prize in Physics 2019), photo taken one hour after Didier Queloz was informed he had been awarded the Nobel Prize. Credit: Nick Saffell. Copyright University of Cambridge

Didier Queloz was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 2019 for “the discovery of an exoplanet orbiting a solar-type star” All Trinity members – Fellows, Past Fellows, students, alumni very welcome On Friday 6 November 2020 at 7pm we will meet in central Tokyo. Professor Didier Queloz, the most recent Trinity Fellow to be awarded… Continue reading Didier Queloz, Nobel Prize in Physics 2019, discussing with Trinity in Japan, Friday 6 November 2020

Hermann Hauser: about the Cambridge venture ecosystem, 17 September 2020

Dr. Hermann Hauser

Hermann Hauser is co-founder of Acorn Computers, Advanced RISC Machines (ARM) and arguably the most distinguished leader of Cambridge’s Venture Ecosystem. All Trinity members – Fellows, Past Fellows, students, alumni very welcome On Thursday 17 September 2020 at 6pm we will meet in central Tokyo. Hermann Hauser has very generously agreed to hold a video… Continue reading Hermann Hauser: about the Cambridge venture ecosystem, 17 September 2020

Venki Ramakrishnan, Nobel Prize 2009, President of the Royal Society, about the Ribosome, the Royal Society and the virus crisis. 28 August 2020

Venki Ramakrishnan, Fellow of Trinity College, Nobel Prize 2009, President of the Royal Society, Deputy Director of the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology at Cambridge.

Venki Ramakrishnan was awarded the Nobel Prize 2009 for elucidating the ribosome, macromolecular machines reading the genetic code from DNA via messenger-RNA to produce proteins All Trinity members – Fellows, Past Fellows, students, alumni very welcome On Friday 28 August 2020 at 6pm we will meet in central Tokyo. Venki Ramakrishnan has very generously agreed… Continue reading Venki Ramakrishnan, Nobel Prize 2009, President of the Royal Society, about the Ribosome, the Royal Society and the virus crisis. 28 August 2020

Lord Martin Rees: about exoplanets, life outside earth, eco-threats and existential risks. 31 July 2020

Friday 31 July 2020 Trinity in Japan: discussion with Lord Martin Rees

Friday 31 July 2020 at 7pm in central Tokyo: video discussion with Lord Martin Rees All Trinity members – Fellows, Past Fellows, students, alumni very welcome On Friday 31 July 2020 at 7pm we will meet in central Tokyo. Lord Martin Rees, former Master of Trinity, has very generously agreed to hold a video discussion… Continue reading Lord Martin Rees: about exoplanets, life outside earth, eco-threats and existential risks. 31 July 2020

Simon Denyer shares Pulitzer Prize for a groundbreaking series of articles on global warming

Simon Denyer

Simon Denyer shares Pulitzer Prize “for a groundbreaking series that showed with scientific clarity the dire effects of extreme temperatures on the planet” by: Gerhard Fasol Simon Denyer (1984) is part of the team of journalists who wrote a series of articles for which Staff of The Washington Post was awarded the 2020 Pulitzer Prize… Continue reading Simon Denyer shares Pulitzer Prize for a groundbreaking series of articles on global warming

Physics Nobel Prize 2019 for Trinity Fellow Didier Queloz

Didier Queloz (Nobel Prize 2019, Fellow of Trinity College Cambridge). Source: https://www.eso.org/public/images/ann12010a/ Author L. Weinstein/Ciel et Espace Photos / Permission: This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribute 4.0 International. Attribution: ESO

Trinity Fellow Didier Queloz was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 2019 “for the discovery of an exoplanet orbiting a solar-type star” Didier Queloz worked with his PhD supervisor Michel Mayor – who shares the 2019 Physics Nobel Prize with Didier Queloz and Jim Peebles. Mayor had developed the COREVAL photoelectric Doppler spectrometer to measure… Continue reading Physics Nobel Prize 2019 for Trinity Fellow Didier Queloz

12 April 2020 Butler House reunion online

Butler House Reunion 12 April 2020

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Ken Shibata 柴田賢 (Trinity 1960) in memory

Ken Shibata (Trinity 1960), Lord Martin Rees and Gerhard Fasol (Right to left) at the Japan Academy of Science

Very sad to let you know that our founding member and steering committee member Ken Shibata (Trinity 1960) passed away on 28 February 2020. Ken Shibata graduated 1955 from Nagoya University’s Department of Earth Science, and in November 1956 he joined the Geological Survey of Japan. In 1993 he joined the Faculty of Science of… Continue reading Ken Shibata 柴田賢 (Trinity 1960) in memory

John MacGinnis on excavating a provincial capital of the Assyrian Empire, introduced by Chikako Watanabe. 23 March 2020 [online]

Dr John MacGinnis, Research Fellow, University of Cambridge McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research Curator, Middle East Department, British Museum

John MacGinnis: “excavating a provincial capital of the Assyrian Empire”. Introduction by Chikako Watanabe With deep apologies, this meeting has been cancelled because of the current health situation Trinity in Japan history and archaeology festival: John MacGinnis (Trinity 1982) will talk on “excavating a provincial capital of the Assyrian Empire” On Monday 23 March 2020… Continue reading John MacGinnis on excavating a provincial capital of the Assyrian Empire, introduced by Chikako Watanabe. 23 March 2020 [online]

21 February 2020 meeting

Trinity in Japan 21 February 2020

All Trinity members – Fellows, Past Fellows, students, alumni very welcome Friday 21 February 2020 at 7pm in central Tokyo On Friday 21 February 2020 at 7pm we will meet in central Tokyo. 7pm – 9:30pm dinner after 9:30pm – nijikai drinks nearby Cost of this meeting will be YEN 5000. We will meet in… Continue reading 21 February 2020 meeting

24 January 2020 shinnenkai / New Year meeting

Trinity in Japan New Year Party

Trinity in Japan shinnenkai / New Year meeting All Trinity members – Fellows, Past Fellows, students, alumni very welcome On Friday 24 January 2020 at 7pm we will hold our Trinity in Japan shinnenkai New Year dinner meeting. Location: in central Tokyo. 7pm – 9:30pm kaiseki (Japanese banquet) dinner after 9:30pm – nijikai drinks nearby… Continue reading 24 January 2020 shinnenkai / New Year meeting

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18 December 2019 bonenkai / Christmas, year end meeting with Ambassador Ra

18 December 2019 Trinity in Japan bonenkai / Christmas, year end meeting with Ambassador Ra

Trinity in Japan Christmas, Year End and bonenkai meeting All Trinity members – Fellows, Past Fellows, students, alumni welcome On Wednesday 18 December 2019 at 7pm we will hold our Trinity in Japan ‘forget the year’ bonenkai dinner meeting. Ambassador Ra, who served as South Korean Ambassador to the UK and to Japan will join… Continue reading 18 December 2019 bonenkai / Christmas, year end meeting with Ambassador Ra