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Program

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

[Nitobe Leadership Program Public Lecture]
A Door of Hope Opened by Wisdom: A New Japan-China Relationship with the Next Generation
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)
[Symposium]
Democracy in the Global Age
Date: Thursday, December 14, 2017, 6:30-9:00 pm
Venue: Iwasaki Koyata Memorial Hall, IHJ
Keynote speaker: Melissa S. Williams (Professor,University of Toronto)
[IHJ Artists’ Forum/Artist Talk]
Engaging Through the Threshold
Date: Tuesday, December 19, 7:00 pm
Venue: Lecture Hall, IHJ
Artist: Quynh Vantu (Architect; US-Japan Creative Artists Program Fellow)
[I-House Lecture]
China’s Populism in the Internet Era
Date: Tuesday, Feburary 6, 2018, 7:00-8:30 pm
Venue: Lecture Hall, IHJ
Lecturer: Ako Tomoko (Associate Professor, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo)

Past Programs/Eventsshow all

[Nitobe Leadership Program Public Lecture] From Tradition to Future―Opening the World with Noh and Contemporary Music
[ALFP 2017 Public Forum]
Seeking Our Commons in Asia: How Can We Create Visions for the Future?
[Nitobe Leadership Program Public Lecture] “Ideals” and “Reality” in Syria: Seeking Freedom and Peace
[IHJ Artists’ Forum/Solo Performance]
Bend
[I-House Lecture]
Memory and Amnesia: Japan-Philippines Relations Reconsidered

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