2023 meetings

Meetings 2023

London meetings

Our next meeting is on 22 April 2023.

A presentation about the historic Dan No Ura battle and its depiction through sword guards by John Miles

Time: 2-4 pm

Room: G3

Address: Senate House, University of London, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HU

International events:

1. Berlin, Germany: 25 March visit to the Samurai Museum

AM: 11:00-13:00, the participants will have the opportunity to visit the Samurai Museum (new building) independently.

Address: Auguststrasse No 68, 10117 Berlin

PM: 14:00-18:00, lectures and kantei with blades from the museum's collection will take place. For this part, we will meet at

the Research Centre of Samurai Museum Berlin (former building: Clay-Allee No 225D, 14195 Berlin)

Dinner at a nearby Italian restaurant ‘Ristorante Toscana’ from 18:30/19:00 onwards

2. Utrecht, Netherlands: 3-4 June Japan Art Expo

Combination of educational conference and trade fair with dealers and exhibitors showcasing swords, tosogu, armour, prints, lacquer and fine art. Members of the NBTHK European and Italian branches, the Japanese Armor Society and the To-Ken Society will give presentations and organise discussions. 


London meetings held at

Institute of Advanced Legal Studies

Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DR