Events

The Politics of  the Kishida Cabinet  in the Post-Abe Era

The Politics of the Kishida Cabinet in the Post-Abe Era

Please view the recording of our event here: Monday, November 14, 5-6:30 pm (East Coast Time: 8pm-930pm / Japan Time: Nov 15 at 10am) Location: Virtual Speakers: Takako Hikotani/ Professor, Gakushuin University Rieko Kage/ Professor, University of Tokyo David Leheny/ Professor, Waseda University Kenneth McElwain/ Professor, University of Tokyo Harukata Takenaka/ Professor, National Graduate Institute […]

Mind the Gap: Digital Trade Explosion vs Fragmented Data Governance

Mind the Gap: Digital Trade Explosion vs Fragmented Data Governance

  Time: December 6, 5:00-6:30 PM Location: Virtual Speakers: Stephanie Honey, Managing Director, Honey Consulting  Professor Susan Aaronson, Director of Digital Trade and Data Governance Hub, Elliot School of International Affairs  Professor Henry Gao, Singapore Management University  Professor Kyung Shin “KS” Park, Korea University; founder of Open Net Korea  Masahiro Kawai, Professor, University of Tokyo, […]

Centre for Study of Democratic Institutions and Konwakai Chair in Japanese Research: Student and Research Showcase 

Centre for Study of Democratic Institutions and Konwakai Chair in Japanese Research: Student and Research Showcase 

  Date: October 27, 2022 | 5:00-6:30 PM PST Location: Liu Institute for Global Issues, 6476 Northwest Marine Drive Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2 Please join us for our showcase on the collaboration between the Centre for the Study of Democratic Institution (CSDI) and the Centre for Japanese Research (CJR). You will hear from our current student […]

Reflecting on Fukushima a Decade Later: Its Past, Present, and Future Challenges

Reflecting on Fukushima a Decade Later: Its Past, Present, and Future Challenges

Vancouver Mokuyokai Society will host a Zoom event, with the support of the Canada Japan Society of British Columbia (CJSBC). Date:    Friday, September 30, 2022 Time:    PST 16:30 – 18:00 Venue:  Via ZOOM from Fukushima, Japan RSVP: Email mokuyokaisociety@gmail.com After registration, a Zoom link will be sent to you. Guest speaker: William Douglas […]

A Conversation with Yū Miri | “Minamisōma Medley”: Weaving Together Voices from Fukushima

A Conversation with Yū Miri | “Minamisōma Medley”: Weaving Together Voices from Fukushima

柳美里対談 「南相馬メドレー 」 福島から声をつむぐ Facilitated by Dr. Fuyubi Nakamura   Time: Wednesday, October 5, 5–7pm Venue: Auditorium, Asian Centre at UBC, 1871 West Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z2 This is a bilingual event in English and Japanese. Recording of the event is available below:     It is a free event and all are welcome […]

Can Elections Survive the Digital Age?

Can Elections Survive the Digital Age?

Date and time: October 18, 2022 – 5:00 PM – 6:15 PM PST Watch Recording of the event here: High-level panel on digital disruptions in democratic elections, with experts on Brazil, Kenya, the Philippines, and South Korea. The Konwakai Chair in Japanese Research, in partnership with the Centre for the Study of Democratic Institutions, is organizing […]

Learning About the Japanese-Canadian Heritage And History In BC

Learning About the Japanese-Canadian Heritage And History In BC

On Sept 2, 2022, the descendants of Japanese Canadians displaced during the Second World War gathered in front of the Mayne Island Museum. Joining them were current island residents who wished to share their connection to the island. The Centre for Japanese Research, Mayne Island Museum, and the Mayne Island Japanese Memorial Garden brought this […]

Recasting Ainu Indigeneity in Museums Through Performing Arts

Recasting Ainu Indigeneity in Museums Through Performing Arts

Photo by Dan Mariner WEDNESDAY AUGUST 3, 2022 | 5 – 7 PM Haida House at the Museum of Anthropology (no museum access) • Free  6393 NW Marine Drive, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z2   Presented by Centre for Japanese Research + Museum of Anthropology at UBC and David Lam Centre at SFU. Join us for a lecture […]

The Impact of the Tokyo Quad Summit  on Emerging Indo-Pacific Strategies

The Impact of the Tokyo Quad Summit on Emerging Indo-Pacific Strategies

The Youtube Recording of this event is now available here:   The Impact of the Tokyo Quad Summit on Emerging Indo-Pacific Strategies [Remote: ZOOM ONLY]  19:00PM – 20:00PM PST // 22:00PM – 23:00PM EST; June 16th, 2022 11:00AM – 12:00PM JST/KST; June 17th, 2022 07:30AM – 08:30PM IST; June 17th, 2022 On June 16, 2022, […]