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.

Trinity College Cambridge University
Trinity College Cambridge University
Trinity College Cambridge University
Trinity College Cambridge University

Trinity College, Cambridge

Trinity College, Cambridge, was founded by King Henry VIII in 1546 by combining the two older colleges King’s Hall and Michael House and seven Hostels (Catherine’s, Garratt, Gregory’s, Ovyng’s, Physwick, St Margaret’s, and Tyler’s). “The King’s Hall” was founded as a society of King’s Scholars on 7 July 1317.

Sir Isaac Newton worked at Trinity College and about 32 Nobel Prize winners are or were members of Trinity College, and many others who through ideas, inventions, and creations have enormous global impact to change our world for the better.

Trinity College is part of the University of Cambridge. Trinity College is the largest College constituting Cambridge University.
More about Trinity College.

Trinity in Japan, Trinity College Cambridge University
Trinity in Japan, Trinity College Cambridge University

Current and past events.

Trinity in Japan, Trinity College, Cambridge University
Trinity in Japan, Trinity College, Cambridge University

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

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.
We ask for your understanding and cooperation that as a rule we check the credentials of all new members.

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Events and news

Our Master, Sir Gregory “Greg” Winter, awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Our Master, Sir Gregory “Greg” Winter, awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry Read the official announcement: https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/chemistry/2018/winter/facts/ Press release: https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/chemistry/2018/press-release/ Trinity College website: “Sir Gregory Winter jointly awarded 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry” see also Trinity College library: Nobel Prizes at Trinity College Hear Sir Greg Winter explain aspects of his work: Photograph copyright …

Trinity in Japan meeting on Thursday 25 October 2018 at 7pm in Tokyo

Trinity in Japan meeting on Thursday 25 October 2018 at 7pm in Tokyo 7:00pm – 9:30pm dinner after 9:30pm – nijikai drinks nearby The fee including kaiseki dinner and drinks is YEN 10,000, nijikai drinks etc are separate. All Fellows or members of Trinity College (Cambridge University) living in or visiting Tokyo are very welcome. …

John Williams: The Trial – film preview on 25 June 2018. Franz Kafka’s novel moved to today’s Japan

The Trial – a film by John Williams The Trial. Franz Kafka’s novel moved to today’s Japan. Preview 25 June 2018 Trinity in Japan member John Williams introduces his film “The Trial” at a preview on 25 June 2018 at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Japan. “The Trial” moves Franz Kafka’s novel to today’s Japan. …

Trinity in Japan Society Members

Trinity in Japan Society Members

All members, Fellows, and alumni of Trinity College are welcome to join our meetings.

not all members are listed here. We ask for your understanding and cooperation that as a rule we check the credentials of all new members.

Gerhard Fasol, Chair

Gerhard Fasol
Gerhard Fasol
Entrepreneur and Physicist, works in Tokyo since 1991. CEO and Founder of Eurotechnology Japan KK, Founder of the Ludwig Boltzmann Forum, Guest-Professor at Kyushu University, (March 2014 – March 2018) Board Director and Member of the Supervisory Committee of the stock market traded Japanese Cybersecurity group GMO Cloud KK.
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, tenured lecturer at Cambridge University/Cavendish Laboratory. Founded the Trinity in Japan Society in 2014.

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.

Books:

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

700 years history of The College of the Holy and Undivided Trinity

“The King’s Hall” was founded as a society of King’s Scholars on 7 July 1317 by King Edward the Second with a writ to the Sheriff of Cambridgeshire.

Trinity College, Cambridge, was founded by King Henry VIII in 1546 by combining the two older colleges King’s Hall and Michael House and seven Hostels (Catherine’s, Garratt, Gregory’s, Ovyng’s, Physwick, St Margaret’s, and Tyler’s).

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 library: Nobel Prizes at Trinity College

Nobel Prize winners who are or were Members of Trinity College

Trinity College includes about 180 Fellows, 600 undergraduate and 300 graduate students.

Trinity College is part of the University of Cambridge

Trinity College Cambridge University
Trinity College Cambridge University

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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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