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    • Walking in a Sake Wonderland: A Year at a Japanese Brewery
      TALK

      Walking in a Sake Wonderland: A Year at a Japanese Brewery

      Wednesday, February 7, 6:30 PM

      Timothy Sullivan, one of the first certified Sake Samurai and the founder of UrbanSake.com, takes us on a journey through four seasons of the sake, food, and cultural wonders of a brewery town in Japan’s countryside. Start Video
    • Unveiling Blockchain: Beyond Bitcoin & Cryptocurrencies
      BUSINESS & POLICY

      Unveiling Blockchain: Beyond Bitcoin & Cryptocurrencies

      Tuesday, January 30, 6 PM

      Blockchain, the technology that powers Bitcoin and other digital currencies, has received widespread attention in recent years. In this program, industry experts discuss the value of blockchain for businesses, the future of blockchain, and the potential impacts it will have on society. Start Video
    • Architecture of Time: Enoura Observatory, Where Consciousness & Memory Originate
      LECTURE

      Architecture of Time: Enoura Observatory, Where Consciousness & Memory Originate

      Friday, December 15, 6 PM

      Join exhibition artist Hiroshi Sugimoto for this introduction to Enoura Observatory, the headquarters of his Odawara Art Foundation, which received Japan Society grants in 2011 and 2014 and opened to the public this October. Sugimoto will also discuss his other recent architectural projects and their connection to his photographic practice and exhibitions, including Gates of Paradise Start Video
    • Trump’s Asia Policy: Will the United States Retain Leadership in Asia?
      BUSINESS & POLICY

      Trump’s Asia Policy: Will the United States Retain Leadership in Asia?

      Monday, November 20, 6 PM

      In this program, experts provide their thoughts on the Trump administration’s Asia policy, key developments and trends, and the security outlook in Asia. Start Video
    • Shochu: Japan’s Best Kept Secret
      TALKS+

      Shochu: Japan’s Best Kept Secret

      Tuesday, November 14, 6:30 PM

      Shochu sommelier Stephen Lyman, founder and editor of Kampai.US, takes us on a journey to trace shochu's history from its humble beginnings in the farms of southern Japan to the award-winning drink celebrated in Japan and around the world today. Start Video
    • Are Rural Communities Doomed? Changemakers Say No!
      INNOVATORS NETWORK

      Are Rural Communities Doomed? Changemakers Say No!

      Monday, October 30, 6:30 PM

      In response to the economic and demographic challenges facing rural communities throughout Japan, entrepreneurial leaders in Japan have responded with bold thinking and innovative solutions. Join us for an engaging discussion with five leading Japanese changemakers: Atsuhisa Emori, Kenji Hayashi, Ryoko SatoTsuyoshi Sekihara, and Junichi Tamura. Moderated by Richard McCarthy, Executive Director, Slow Food USA.
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    • <em>Kampo</em>: Ancient Holistic Remedies for the Modern World
      TALKS+

      Kampo: Ancient Holistic Remedies for the Modern World

      Wednesday, October 25, 6:30 PM

      Kampo (herbal Japanese medicine) practitioner Dr. Yuko Nozaki, founder of Ido Holistic Center, joins us to reveal the history, practice and uses of these herbal formulas in Japan and the world today. Followed by a reception. Start Video
    • Finding Zen: Uncovering Meaning in Art & Artifacts
      TALKS+

      Finding Zen: Uncovering Meaning in Art & Artifacts

      Wednesday, October 18, 6:30 PM

      Dig beneath the stereotypes and explore the profound ways in which art and artifacts can illuminate Zen thought with specialists Pamela D. Winfield and Steven Heine, co-editors of Zen and Material Culture Start Video
    • North Korea Crisis: How Should the World Respond?
      BUSINESS & POLICY

      North Korea Crisis: How Should the World Respond?

      Friday, October 6, 8 AM

      This program examines how the United States and its allies should respond to Pyongyang’s missile launch, and the way forward on North Korea. Start Video
    • Hiro Mashima: The Magical World of <em>Fairy Tail</em>
      TALKS+

      Hiro Mashima: The Magical World of Fairy Tail

      Thursday, October 5, 6:30 PM

      Hiro Mashima, known for his bestselling series Fairy Tail, joins us to discuss the works that have captured the imaginations of fans around the world. Followed by a reception. Start Video

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