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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

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)
[Nichibunken-IHJ Forum]
The Fate of Hikaru Genji and the “Two Fathers”--- The Tale of Genji Seen Through the Life of Buddha
Date: Tuesday, January 30, 2018, 6:30-8:00 pm
Venue: Lecture Hall, IHJ
Lecturer: Araki Hiroshi (Professor, Nichibunken)
[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)
[Delve into Japanese Culture @I-House]
Dashi and Umami in Japanese Cuisine
Date: Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 7:00-8:30 pm
Venue: Room 2, IHJ
Lecturer: Yanagihara Naoyuki (Vice President of Yanagihara Cooking School of Traditional Japanese Cuisine)
[I-House Lecture]
Mori Ôgai: A Life of Translation
Date: Friday, March 16, 2018, 7:00-8:30 pm
Venue: Lecture Hall, IHJ
Lecturer: Nagashima Yoichi (Adjunct Professor, University of Copenhagen)

Past Programs/Eventsshow all

[Nichibunken-IHJ Forum]
Ornamental Diplomacy:
Emperor Meiji and the Monarchs of the Modern World
[IUC Lecture Series] The Breath of Tradition in Intercultural Communication—From Noh to Anime
[Delve into Japanese Culture@ I-House]
The Long-standing Liaison Between Sumo and the Media
[Reading about Japan at I-House Library] Elise Wessels and Marije Jansen Talk about Japan: Modern – Japanese Prints from the Elise Wessels Collection
[Nitobe Leadership Program Public Lecture] A Door of Hope Opened by Wisdom: A New Japan-China Relationship with the Next Generation


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