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    • The Asia-Pacific Power Balance: Perspectives from the U.S., Japan & China
      BUSINESS & POLICY

      The Asia-Pacific Power Balance: Perspectives from the U.S., Japan & China

      Tuesday, May 24, 6 PM

      The Asia-Pacific is an area of critical interest for the peace and stability of the 21st century. The U.S., China and Japan are the three largest economies in the world, and the region is experiencing a vast change in its power balance as China rises and looks for opportunities to assert itself. Join our experts as they discuss the opportunities and challenges in the changing balance of power in the Asia-Pacific region.
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    • In the Wake: Japanese Photographers Respond to 3/11
      EXHIBITION

      In the Wake: Japanese Photographers Respond to 3/11

      Friday, March 11 — Sunday, June 12

      The catastrophic earthquake and tsunami that struck northeast Japan on March 11, 2011 and triggered an on-going nuclear crisis has been met with an overwhelming reaction in the arts, marking a profound shift in the contemporary Japanese cultural landscape. Opening five years to the day since 3/11, Japan Society’s presentation of In the Wake reveals a stunning range of photographic responses to the disaster and the artistic paths that lie ahead as Japan continues to rebuild.
    • Yoko Ono: Wish Tree
      INSTALLATION

      Yoko Ono: Wish Tree

      Friday, March 11 — Sunday, June 12

      Make a wish and imagine peace with this special installation by trailblazing artist and cultural icon Yoko Ono, who will present a Wish Tree at Japan Society as part of an ongoing, world-wide artwork which she began in 1996. All are invited to tie private wishes for a better future to the branches of the trees.
    • Japan Society 2016 Annual Dinner
      SPECIAL EVENT

      Japan Society 2016 Annual Dinner

      Wednesday, June 1, 6:30 PM


    • Love Exposure
      FILM

      Love Exposure

      Friday, June 3, 7 PM

      In anticipation of the upcoming 10th edition of JAPAN CUTS: Festival of New Japanese Film (July 14-24, 2016) we screen Sion Sono’s notorious masterpiece about love, family, religion and upskirt photography.

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    • <em>Horses, Horses, in the End the Light Remains Pure</em> by Hideo Furukawa
      BOOK CLUB

      Horses, Horses, in the End the Light Remains Pure by Hideo Furukawa

      Saturday, June 4, 4 PM

      Sip sake and enjoy mouthwatering Japanese snacks as we discuss Horses, Horses, in the End the Light Remains Pure, Hideo Furukawa’s newly released book about his childhood home of Fukushima.

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    • Recent Trends & Developments in Japan's Securities Market
      BUSINESS & POLICY

      Recent Trends & Developments in Japan's Securities Market

      Tuesday, June 7, 12 PM

      Recently, the Japanese market has been profoundly influenced by concerns over China’s market turmoil, the drop in crude oil prices and uncertainty in U.S. monetary policy. In this program, Mr. Akira Kiyota, the Chief Executive Officer of Japan Exchange Group, examines the trends in global markets and Japan’s market overview. He also discusses Japan’s corporate governance reform to enhance the country’s securities market and explores the future direction of the reforms.
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    • Annual Sake Lecture & Tasting: Exploring Regionality
      TALKS+

      Annual Sake Lecture & Tasting: Exploring Regionality

      Wednesday, June 8, 6:30 PM

      From Hiroshima’s soft, sweet brews to the clean, dry sake of snowy Niigata, regional characteristics often play a role in the flavor profile of sake.

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    • Trace the Future: Photographer Naoya Hatakeyama (2015)
      FILM

      Trace the Future: Photographer Naoya Hatakeyama (2015)

      Friday, June 10, 7 PM

      U. S. Premier. This award-winning documentary follows In the Wake exhibition artist Naoya Hatakeyama, as he photographs the devastated landscape of his hometown of Rikuzentakada after 3/11.
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    • The Importance of Cultural Exchange during Cross-Border Tech M&A Transactions
      BUSINESS & POLICY

      The Importance of Cultural Exchange during Cross-Border Tech M&A Transactions

      Wednesday, June 15, 8 AM

      As more and more opportunities arise in the U.S. technology sector, there has been an increasing level of interest in U.S. tech ventures among Japanese companies. However, when parties from these two countries get together to do business, they often encounter a sense of “foreignness” during the process and need to establish a level of cultural understanding to bring the transaction to a successful close.
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