The Japan Foundation hosts a public symposium, "Transcending Borders: New Trends in International Cultural Exchange", on Friday, November 9th, 2012, to commemorate its 40th anniversary.
The symposium will invite leading figures across a variety of fields such as novelist, artist, architect, academic and social entrepreneur, from around the world to explore the future prospects of international cultural exchange and public diplomacy in the changing international circumstances.
Friday, November 9th , 2012
13:00-18:00 (Doors open at 12:15)
Yuraku-cho Asahi Hall
11th floor, Yuraku-cho Mullion, 2-5-1 Yuraku-cho, Tokyo
Japanese/English (Simultaneous Translation)
Organized by: The Japan Foundation
Co-organized by: The Asahi Shimbun
Supported by: Ministry of Foreign Affairs
-------------------- Program --------------------
Nanami Shiono (Novelist)
"Diversification of International Cultural Exchange"
Oriza Hirata (Playwright, Director/Japan)
Sou Fujimoto (Architect/Japan)
Sayaka Murata (Co-President of NPO Kamonohashi Project/Japan)
Jan Melissen (Director of Research, Netherlands Institute of
International Relations /Netherlands)
Jung Sook Park (Broadcaster, Actress, Adjunct Professor at Kung-hee University/Korea)
To register, please provide your name, affiliation, telephone number, and email address via email or FAX not later than Sunday, October 28, 2012. Please put “Registration / JF 40th Anniversary Symposium” in the subject line of your email/FAX.
To: The Japan Foundation 40th Anniversary Symposium - Registration Office
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*Individual registration is required. Group registration will not be accepted.
*Registration will close on reaching full capacity. Confirmation will be sent about one week prior to the event.
*Your personal information will be used only for the purpose of registration for the symposium.
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