Virtual Book Launch: Revolution Goes East

Revolution Goes East: Imperial Japan and Soviet Communism Thursday, September 17 from 6:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Online Event Admission: Free Revolution Goes East is an intellectual history that applies a novel global perspective to the classic story of the rise of communism and the various reactions it provoked in Imperial Japan. The book’s author, Tatiana Linkhoeva, an Assistant Professor in the History Department at … Continue reading Virtual Book Launch: Revolution Goes East

U.S.-Japan Council to Host First Bilateral Boardroom

Bilateral Boardroom: Leadership Through Crisis, Lessons Learned Wednesday, September 16 from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Online Webinar Suggested Donation: $100 The first edition of the U.S.-Japan Council’s Bilateral Boardroom convenes key decision-makers from business, government, and the civil sector in the United States and Japan for critical conversations around the theme of Leadership Through Crisis, Lessons Learned. This program examines leadership and critical lessons from … Continue reading U.S.-Japan Council to Host First Bilateral Boardroom

Japan Society to Host a Live Webinar on Next-Generation Prosthetics

Artificial Elegance: Japanese Prosthetics for World-Class Athletes Tuesday, September 22 at 6:30 p.m. Live Webinar Admission: Free Award-winning product designer Shunji Yamanaka joins Japan Society live from Tokyo to discuss his next-generation prosthetic creations, which have garnered the attention of world-class athletes. Rather than imitating the human form, Yamanaka designs artificial limbs that are sleek and streamlined, optimized for both peak functionality and aesthetic appeal. … Continue reading Japan Society to Host a Live Webinar on Next-Generation Prosthetics

Webinar to Feature Hakkaisan’s Sparkling Sake

Hakkaisan AWA Clear Sparkling Sake Webinar Thursday, September 10 at 8:00 p.m. Zoom Webinar Admission: Free Premium sparkling sake is more popular than ever, but questions still abound about this elegant drink. This webinar will explore all aspects of a true “Champagne Method” sparkling sake from premium sake maker Hakkaisan. Participants will learn about the best ways to serve, store, and pair AWA, which is … Continue reading Webinar to Feature Hakkaisan’s Sparkling Sake

The Music of Obon

Obon Classics: Special Lecture and Performance Saturday, August 15 from 5:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. YouTube Live Stream Admission: Free It’s Obon season, the Buddhist custom of welcoming one’s ancestors back home. The Japan Foundation will present a special lecture on some of the traditional Japanese musical instruments used for the Bon Odori, a summertime folk dance festival that is the highlight of Obon. This … Continue reading The Music of Obon