Category: 月例ランチ会

6月の月例会

このプログラムに関しましては、会の進行が全て英語で行われるため、ご案内も英語のみでのご提供となります。 May General Meeting – Presentation of CWAJ 2021 Scholarship Awardees Date: Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 10:00 – 12:00

4月の月例会

このプログラムに関しましては、会の進行が全て英語で行われるため、ご案内も英語のみでのご提供となります。 April General Meeting – News in the Age of the Internet by Robin Harding Date: Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 10:00 – 12:00 JSTVenue: Over ZoomTopic: News in the Age of the InternetSpeaker: Robin Harding, Tokyo Bureau Chief, Financial TimesFee: Free. (Though you may choose to pay an Optional Attendance Fee. CWAJ is a 100% volunteer, not-for-profit organization. Our work is fueled by kind contributions. Please consider offering an attendance fee, no matter how small)Sign-up: RSVP by noon Monday, April 12, 2021 Twenty years ago, the media was a cosy club of newspapers, radio and television: they took different political positions but usually agreed on the facts. Today people get their news from a host of

3月の月例会

このプログラムに関しましては、会の進行が全て英語で行われるため、ご案内も英語のみでのご提供となります。 March General Meeting – My Noh World – Mother and Daughter’s View of Noh Theatre with Madeleine and Soraya Umewaka Date: Wednesday, March 10, 2021, 10:00 – 12:00 JSTVenue: Over ZoomTopic: My Noh WorldSpeaker: Madeleine and Soraya UmewakaFee: Free. (Though you may choose to pay an Optional Attendance Fee. CWAJ is a 100% volunteer, not-for-profit organization. Our work is fueled by kind contributions. Please consider offering an attendance fee, no matter how small)Sign-up: RSVP by noon Monday, March 8, 2021 The classical theatre, Noh, goes back to the 14th century and is the oldest major theatre art that is still regularly performed today. Yet for many contemporary Japanese, Noh,

2月の月例会

このプログラムに関しましては、会の進行が全て英語で行われるため、ご案内も英語のみでのご提供となります。 February General Meeting – Join our meeting to hear Mark Bookman present to us on the costs and benefits of technological innovation in building a barrier-free Japan Date: Wednesday, February 10, 2021, 10:00 – 12:00 JSTVenue: Over ZoomTopic: Building a Barrier-Free Japan with Mark BookmanSpeaker: Mark BookmanFee: Free. (Though you may choose to pay an Optional Attendance Fee. CWAJ is a 100% volunteer, not-for-profit organization. Our work is fueled by kind contributions. Please consider offering an attendance fee, no matter how small)Sign-up: RSVP by noon Monday, 8 February 2021 The preparation, execution, and aftermath of mega events like the Paralympics can create dramatic shifts in disability politics on both local and global scales. Nowhere is

1月の月例会

このプログラムに関しましては、会の進行が全て英語で行われるため、ご案内も英語のみでのご提供となります。 January General Meeting – Speaker: Chizuko Ueno Date: Wednesday, January 20, 2021Venue: Over ZoomTopic: COVID-19 Impact on Gender Equality in JapanSpeaker: Ms. Chizuko UenoFee: Free. (Though your support is always welcome)Sign-up: RSVP by noon Monday, 18 January 2021 Let’s kick off 2021 together at our first General Meeting of the New Year! Women around the world struggle for equality, Japan is no exception. The global ranking of Japan’s Gender Gap Index (GGI) is going lower and lower year-by-year. In 2019 Japan was ranked near the bottom of the list of 188 countries. Chizuko Ueno is working to change the status of women in Japan. She is president of the Women’s Action Network, a non-profit organization

12月の月例会

このプログラムに関しましては、会の進行が全て英語で行われるため、ご案内も英語のみでのご提供となります。 December General Meeting – The World and Japan, Through My Finder by photojournalist Natsuki Yasuda Date: December 2, 2020 Time: 1:00 am – 11:30amVenue: Over ZoomTopic: The World and Japan, Through My FinderSpeaker: Ms. Natsuki YasudaFee: Free. Suggested donations 1,000 yen for Zoom participationSign-up: RSVP We will be treated to a lecture by photojournalist Natsuki Yasuda.  A native of Kanagawa Prefecture, Natsuki was born in 1987. She is the Vice President of Dialogue for People as well as its photojournalist. At the age of 16 she first travelled overseas to Cambodia to interview children in poverty as a reporter for a friendship mission organized by NPO ‘Kokkyo naki Kodomotachi (KnK)’. Natsuki currently works on refugee, poverty and natural

11月の月例会

このプログラムに関しましては、会の進行が全て英語で行われるため、ご案内も英語のみでのご提供となります。 November General Meeting, Speaker: Jenifer Rogers Date: November 11, 2020 Time: 9:30 am Networking over coffee/tea, 10 am Official start Venue: International House Japan and Zoom MeetingTopic: A diversity of experience in Japan – My Journey to Board positions on Japanese companiesSpeaker: Ms. Jenifer RogersFee: 2,500 yen for in-person participation; Suggested donations 1,000 yen for Zoom participationSign-up: RSVP by noon on November 5, 2020 Jenifer’s exposure to Japan began almost 40 years ago when she first came to Tokyo with her parents in 1981 as a student.  In her first 2 years at Sophia University she studied Japanese and learned about the Japanese culture. After graduating from Georgetown Law School in Washington DC, she came back

10月のオンライン月例会

このプログラムに関しましては、会の進行が全て英語で行われるため、ご案内も英語のみでのご提供となります。 October Virtual General Meeting and an Artist’s Look into Japanese Printmaking Date: October 14, 2020 Time: 10:00 – 11:30 am Venue: Virtual MeetingTopic: Creativity and Innovation in Japanese PrintmakingSpeaker: Katsutoshi YuasaSign-up: RSVP by noon on 12 October 2020 Woodblock printmaking was one of the major forms of information media during the Edo period. Newspapers, books, toys, posters, advertising – everything was made by woodblock print. However, after the Meiji Restoration, many new technologies were imported from abroad. Technologies imported from abroad such as etching, lithography and photography were highly valued, so the value of traditional woodblock printmaking declined.When traditional woodblock printmaking was left behind, some artists revolutionized their work. The painting artist, Kanae Yamamoto launched a creative