Category Archives: Outside Events

[English will follow the Japanese explanation.]

ここでは、学生や教師にとって興味深いであろう郊外での英語に関わるイベントについて紹介します。イベントとは特別講演、フィルムフェスティバル、展覧会、ボランティア募集や国際就職フェアなどがあります。

These are events related to English which occur outside of AGU and may be of interest to students or faculty. They might include special lectures, film festivals, exhibitions, volunteer opportunities, and international job fairs.

Autumn Festival at Meiji Jingu

On three consecutive days, at the beginning of November each year, Meiji Jingu holds its “Autumn Grand Festival”–AKI NO SAI.” This event is held in celebration of Emperor Meiji’s birthday and in honor of various deities. You can see traditional … Continue reading

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Global Festa 2019 — Learning about the World

Something called “Global Festa Japan 2019” will be held on September 28th and 29th at the Odaiba Center Promenade in Tokyo. There will be films from the UNHCR WILL2LIVE 2019 / 映画祭2019, a charity run, “talk shows” concerning various environmental … Continue reading

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UNHCR WILL2LIVE 映画祭 2019

EVENT: UNHCR WILL2LIVE Cinema 2019/ UNHCR WILL2LIVE映画祭2019 WHEN & WHERE: Sept. 21 ~ 23 2019 イタリア文化会館 / Italian Culture Center; Sept 28, 2019 グローバルフェスタ / Global Festa JAPAN2019 at Odaiba; Oct. 4 & 5 2019文京シビックホール 小ホール / Bunkyo Civic Hall … Continue reading

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Lecture on Improving Japan’s Economy

Professor Takatoshi Ito, will try to answer such important questions as “What is Japan’s place today amongst the leading global economies?” and “Will the Tokyo Olympics next year stimulate the economy?” and “What have we learned from Abenomics?” Through a … Continue reading

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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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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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Meiji Jingu’s “AKI NO SAI” — Autumn Festival

On three consecutive days, at the beginning of November each year, Meiji Jingu holds its “Autumn Grand Festival”–AKI NO SAI.” This event is held in celebration of Emperor Meiji’s birthday and in honor of various deities. You can see traditional … Continue reading

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Seminar on the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Just across the street from Aoyama Gakuin University is another university that serves as a global think tank and postgraduate teaching organization, the United Nations University. This unique university is meant to serve as a bridge between the international academic … Continue reading

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