Event Reports

Discussion with Yuko Hasegawa commemorating her appointment as IHJ advisor for art and design, Now on YouTube
[OIST―IHJ Distinguished Global Thinkers Series] The Neanderthal Genome and the Evolution of Current Humans
70th Anniversary Symposium - "Key Challenges Facing Japan in the International Arena"
[Special Lecture Series for Members] The World after the Ukraine Crisis: Is There a Prescription for a Divided World?
Ken JIMBO (Managing Director of I-House; Professor of Keio University)
[Online: Walk 'n' Talk at I-House] A Virtual Japanese Garden Tour at I-House #4 (Pine Tree Maintenance)
The Future of Cities in Asia: Smart Cities Pursuing the Well-Being of Citizens
Speakers: Jaeseung Jeong, Erwin Viray
[Online: Walk 'n' Talk at I-House] A Virtual Japanese Garden Tour at I-House #3 (Sakura Season 2021)
Equal Rights and Same-sex Marriage for LGBTQ in Asia: How to Create an Inclusive and Kind Society
Speakers: Jennifer Lu, Fumino Sugiyama
The #MeToo Movement in Asia: How Can We Fight against Sexual Violence?
Speaker: Shiori Ito
The Future of Architecture: Creating New Spaces and Connections
Speakers: Sou Fujimoto, Mun Summ Wong
The Future Is Asian: Technology and Geopolitics in the 21st Century
Speaker: Parag Khanna
Educational Disparity and New Practices in the Covid Era
Speakers: Lin Kobayashi, Kathy Matsui
Conversation with Minister Audrey Tang
Speaker: Audrey Tang
Potential and Future of Architectural Design
Speaker: Tomohiko Yamanashi
What the Future Holds for an LGBT-inclusive Asia
Speakers: Caroline Kennedy, Fumino Sugiyama, et.al.
What is "Expression" in Architecture Now?
Speaker: Jun Aoki (Architect/Professor, Tokyo University of the Arts)
Religion in Asia: A Possible Role for Peacebuilding
Speakers: Fouzia Saeed (Social Activist; Gender Adviser, UNDP Pakistan) et al.
Projecting Tradition into the Future & the Creative Voice Within
Artist: Jen Shyu
Further Changing India: Business, Law, and Women
Speaker: Zia Mody
Bridging Divides and Disparities in Asia
Speakers: Palagummi Sainath (Independent Journalist) et al.
Can Renewable Energy Change the World? Moving beyond “An Inconvenient Truth”
Speakers: Hans-Josef Fell (President, Energy Watch Group) et al.
Asia in Washington: Exploring the Penumbra of Transnational Power 2018
Lecturer: Kent Calder
Living in North America as a Nuclear Weapon Survivor
Speaker: Setsuko Thurlow
Next Generation Leadership Shaping the Future of the Asia Pacific
Speakers: Caroline Kennedy, Koizumi Shinjiro, et al.
Victimhood Nationalism versus Mnemonic Solidarity: History Reconciliation in East Asia
Lecturer: Lim Jie-Hyun
Baseball and Diplomacy: A Game Changer for U.S.-Japan Relations
Lecturer: Robert Whiting
What's Behind Brand Japan? ―From Hello Kitty, Murakami, to KonMari
Lecturer: Roland Kelts
Connecting Young Leaders to Envision a Common Future of Peace and Prosperity
Speaker: Charles Rockefeller, and others
China’s Populism in the Internet Era
Lecturer: Ako Tomoko
“Ideals” and “Reality” in Syria: Seeking Freedom and Peace
Lecturer: Najib El-Khash
Memory and Amnesia: Japan-Philippines Relations Reconsidered
Lecturer: Ambeth R. Ocampo
Canadian Rakugo Storyteller Katsura Sunshine Talks About the Charms of Rakugo
Lecturer: Katsura Sunshine
Reading Haiku Beyond Borders
Lecturer: Abigail Friedman
Leadership and Teamwork Seen Through Judo’s Globalization
Lecturer: Yamaguchi Kaori
Living Together, Working Together
Lecturer: Tariq Ramadan
Co-existing: A Quest for Global Peace
Lecturer: Matsuyama Daiko
India's New Frontier: Healthcare Technology In Making Social Impact
Lecturer: Swati A. Piramal
US-Japan Relations in a Turbulent Time in Asia
Lecturer: Robert M. Orr
Queer Japan Project
Artists: Graham Kolbeins et al.
WASHI: Ancient and Modern Wonder Material
Lecturer: Paul Denhoed
"PAPER LANTERNS" Japan Premiere Screening & Talk
[Tokyo International Literary Festival] Female Writers Challenging Social Taboos: Transcending Gender, Religion, and Community
Kirino Natsuo, Prabda Yoon, et al.
The Heart of Washoku: Creating a Seasonal Sensibility
Lecturer: Elizabeth Andoh
The Kaleidoscopic Japanese Archipelago: Observations from Fieldwork on Biodiversity
Lecturer: Anne McDonald
The Power of Noh: From Japan's Classical Theater to the World's Avant-Garde
Lecturer: Richard Emmert
The Foundation of Japan-U.S. Relations From the Perspective of American History
Speakers: Rogers M. Smith, Funabashi Yoichi
The Tale of Genji as World Literature
Lecturer: Lee Ae-sook
Android and Robot Society–The Cutting-edge Technology Connecting Japan with the World
Lecturer: Ishiguro Hiroshi
China in the Modern World and a New Japan-China Relationship
Speakers: Jia Qingguo, Takahara Akio
The World in 2030: The Emerging Consensus
Lecturer: Kunihiko Chris Hirabayashi
Paul Kikuchi: R E S O N A N C E
Performers: Paul Kikuchi et al.
Conundrums of Literary Translation
Lecturer: Juliet W. Carpenter
Why I Teach “The Art of Manga” Abroad
Lecturer: Otsuka Eiji
Between Nationalism and Internationalism: The Political Philosophy of Rabindranath Tagore
Lecturer: Ramachandra Guha
Humor, Parody, Taboo in Edo Art—The Social and Cultural Context of Ukiyo-e and Shunga Past and Present
Lecturer: C. Andrew Gerstle
Seoul’s New Communication-Based Administration and City Diplomacy
Lecturer: Park Won-soon
World War I and the Birth of the Modern World
Speakers : David Welch, Nakanishi Hiroshi
Toward a New Japanese Golden Age―Economic Potential, Social Dynamics, and Policy Challenges
Lecturer: Jesper Koll
Yokai (Monsters) and the Japanese Imagination
Lecturer: Komatsu Kazuhiko
Rikuzentakata in 2014 ―A Work-in-Progress by Documentary Filmmaker Mina T. Son
Speaker: Mina T. Son
China's Prospects and Japan's Future
Lecturer: Niwa Uichiro
Taking Time: A Slow Exploration into Cultural Utopia
Performer: Hans Tutschku
Relations among Japan, the U.S., China, and Korea: Challenges and Prospects
Speakers: Takahara Akio, Gerald L. Curtis
Writing Now in Asia
Speakers: Hirano Keiichiro (moderator), Kim Yeonsu, Tash Aw, Nakajima Kyoko, Uthis Haemamool
Is India at a Turning Point?―Trends in India’s Political Economy
Lecturer: Pratap Bhanu Mehta
A Message to the Global Leaders of the Future
Lecturer: Gyohten Toyoo
Dialogue in Japan with Antonio Negri
Speaker: Antonio Negri
India's Foreign and Strategic Policy in Asia—The India-China-U.S. Troika, and Japan
Lecturer: Siddharth Varadarajan