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The International House of Japan organizes various program events, most of which are open to the general public. Please contact the Program Department for details of each event.

Upcoming Programs/Events

[Delve into Japanese Culture @I-House]
Reading the Japanese Mind Through Waka Poetry with a Focus on The Tale of Genji
Date: Monday, October 2, 2017, 7:00-8:30 pm
Venue: Kabayama-Matsumoto Room, IHJ
Lecturer: Tzvetana Kristeva(Professor, International Christian University)
[I-House Lecture]
Memory and Amnesia: Japan-Philippines Relations Reconsidered
Date: Tuesday, October 17, 2017, 7:00-8:30 pm
Venue: Lecture Hall, IHJ
Lecturer: Ambeth R. Ocampo (Associate Professor, Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines)
[IHJ Artists’ Forum/Solo Performance]
"Bend"
Date: Wednesday, October 25, 7:00 pm
Venue: Iwasaki Koyata Memorial Hall, IHJ
Created and Performed by: Kimi Maeda
[Nitobe Leadership Program Public Lecture]
“Ideals” and “Reality” in Syria: Seeking Freedom and Peace
Date: Saturday, October 28, 2017, 1:30-3:00 pm
Venue: Lecture Hall, IHJ
Lecturer: Najib El-Khash (Journalist / President of Risala Media Productions)
[Nitobe Leadership Program Public Lecture]
From Tradition to Future―Opening a New World of Noh and Contemporary Music
Date: Saturday, November, 4, 2017, 1:30-3:00 pm
Venue: Lecture Hall, IHJ
Lecturer: Aoki Ryoko (Noh Performer/Contemporary Music Artist)
[Nitobe Leadership Program Public Lecture]
A Door of Hope Opened by Wisdom: New Japan-China Relationship with Next Generations
Date: Saturday, November, 18, 2017, 1:30-3:00 pm
Venue: Lecture Hall, IHJ
Lecturer: Mao Danqing (Writer/ Professor, Kobe International University)
[Reading about Japan at I-House Library]
Elise Wessels and Marije Jansen Talk about Japan : Modern – Japanese Prints from the Elise Wessels Collection
Date: Wednesday, November 22, 2017, 7:30 pm
Venue: The Library, IHJ
Reader: Elise Wessels (Director, Nihon no Hanga, Amsterdam, The Netherlands) and Marije Jansen (Curator of Japanese prints, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
[Delve into Japanese Culture @I-House]
The Long-standing Liaison Between Sumo and the Media
Date: Friday, November 24, 2017, 7:00-8:30 pm
Venue: Kabayama-Matsumoto Room, IHJ
Lecturer: Lee Thompson (Professor, Waseda University)
[IUC Lecture Series]
The Breath of Tradition in Intercultural Communication—From Noh to Anime
Date: Friday, December 1, 2017, 6:00-7:30 pm
Venue: Iwasaki Koyata Memorial Hall, IHJ
Lecturer: Gerry Yokota (Professor, Osaka University)
[Nichibunken-IHJ Forum]
Ornamental Diplomacy: Emperor Meiji and the Monarchs of the Modern World
Date: Friday, December 8, 2017, 6:30-8:00 pm
Venue: Lecture Hall, IHJ
Lecturer: John Breen (Professor, Nichibunken)

Past Programs/Eventsshow all

[Japan-India Distinguished Visitors Program]
Development through Ecological Innovation: Challenging Poverty in India
[Architalk: Seeing the World through Architecture]
Panel Discussion “What Modern Architecture Means to Us”
[Architalk: Seeing the World through Architecture]
Panel Discussion and Guided Tour of Modern Architecture “What Modern Architecture Means to Us”
[Nitobe Leadership Program Public Lecture] What is “Democracy”?
[IHJ Artists’ Forum/Artist Talk]
Spinning Night in Living Color: Light Installations by Elaine Buckholtz

Inquiries

Program Department
International House of Japan
5-11-16 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-0032
TEL: 03-3470-3211 (Mon.-Fri., 9:00 am-5:00 pm)
FAX: 03-3470-3170