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Earth Day Tokyo 2019

Earth Day—April 22—marks the anniversary of the beginning of the modern environmental movement in 1970, so this will be the 49th Earth Day. In various places around the world the day is celebrated by holding festivals to promote environmental awareness, … Continue reading

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Talk on trusting scientific findings

The United Nations University will be hosting another talk, titled “The Importance of Science Curation and Communication,” a conversation with Dr. Magdalena Skipper, Editor in Chief of Nature. She will speak about the issue of trust in scientific findings in … Continue reading

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Upcoming UN University Talk

On Tuesday, March 26th—from 18:30 to 19:30—at the United Nations University—there will be a lecture on “Counter-terrorism at the UN: Coordinating Cooperation and Reconciling Human Rights and Security,” a Conversation with Mike Smith. In 2006, the UN General Assembly initiated … Continue reading

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Documentary on Okinawan Dugong

We would like to announce a free screening of “Zan,” a documentary about the last of the Okinawan Dugong and the people who strive to protect them. Located in the outstandingly beautiful and bio diverse Henoko, Oura bay, the Dugong … Continue reading

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Job and Internship Possibilities

Occasionally we post job or internship opportunities that we hear about. Here are a few: This is the link of job vacancy information at the British Embassy Tokyo. [They have not advertised internship information yet, but it’s worth checking feedback … Continue reading

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Lecture on Martin Luther King and Gospel Performance

Makoto Fujimura, the artist and the author of the books Silence and Beauty and Culture Care, brings Fujimura Fellow and Gospel Singer/Producer September Penn, and New York Times writer Ivan Penn to Tokyo. There will be lectures and a Q&A … Continue reading

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Performance of ‘A Hound of the Baskervilles’

Members of Black Stripe Theater will perform an adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic masterpiece ‘A Hound of the Baskervilles’, a story of mystery, murder, and the supernatural. Based on one of the best-loved novels of all-time and featuring the … Continue reading

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Special Lecture on Animal Protection

The speaker, Airi Yamawaki, will show movie clips and photo images from her organization’s activities in both Kenya and Japan. She will talk about how complex it is to protect wildlife, especially a species like the African Elephant, where some … Continue reading

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Talk by Filmmaker Linda Ohama

Speaker: Ms. Linda Ohama Topic: “Obachan’s Garden” and Wartime Internment of Japanese Residents of Canada and America Location: Aoyama Campus, Room 17-610 (Honda Auditorium) Date: Tuesday, November 20, 2018 Time: 1:10 PM to 2:40 PM (3rd period) Ms. Linda Ohama … Continue reading

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Veggie Food Festival in Yoyogi Park

The annual Tokyo Veggie Food Festa at Yoyogi Park—in the area in front of NHK Hall—will be held on the 21st and 22nd of October 2018. The festival features approximately 100 food booths, talk shows, and entertainment. The event is a … Continue reading

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