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    • Recent Trends & Developments in Japan's Securities Market
      BUSINESS & POLICY

      Recent Trends & Developments in Japan's Securities Market

      Tuesday, June 7, 12 PM

      Recently, the Japanese market has been profoundly influenced by concerns over China’s market turmoil, the drop in crude oil prices and uncertainty in U.S. monetary policy. In this program, Mr. Akira Kiyota, the Chief Executive Officer of Japan Exchange Group, examines the trends in global markets and Japan’s market overview. He also discusses Japan’s corporate governance reform to enhance the country’s securities market and explores the future direction of the reforms. Start Video
    • The Asia-Pacific Power Balance: Perspectives from the U.S., Japan & China
      BUSINESS & POLICY

      The Asia-Pacific Power Balance: Perspectives from the U.S., Japan & China

      Tuesday, May 24, 6 PM

      The Asia-Pacific is an area of critical interest for the peace and stability of the 21st century. The U.S., China and Japan are the three largest economies in the world, and the region is experiencing a vast change in its power balance as China rises and looks for opportunities to assert itself. Join our experts as they discuss the opportunities and challenges in the changing balance of power in the Asia-Pacific region. Start Video
    • Womenomics-in-Action: Approaches by the Japanese, American & European Governments
      BUSINESS & POLICY

      Womenomics-in-Action: Approaches by the Japanese, American & European Governments

      Tuesday, May 10, 6 PM

      As Japanese corporations implement measures to increase the number of female managers, how will the Abe administration's policy package to create a "society where women can shine" impact women's empowerment? In Japan, a new law promoting women's roles in the workplace will be enforced as of April 2016.

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    • The Japanese Garden: Secrets of Natural Landscape Design
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      The Japanese Garden: Secrets of Natural Landscape Design

      Thursday, April 21, 6:30 PM

      From prominent temple gardens in Kyoto to the tranquil stone oasis at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Shiro Nakane is keeping the art of the traditional Japanese garden alive. He comes to Japan Society to share his insights on Japanese garden design gained through a lifetime of work in the field. Start Video
    • Making Tokyo the Most Business-Friendly City in the World
      BUSINESS & POLICY

      Making Tokyo the Most Business-Friendly City in the World

      Wednesday, April 13, 6 PM

      The 2015 Mori Memorial Foundation Global Power Index ranked Tokyo as the number one city in Asia, and number four in the world, following London, New York and Paris. Economically it accounts for 20 percent of Japan’s national GDP, and with a GDP greater than that of its nearest rivals Hong Kong and Singapore, it is regarded as the No.1 city in Asia for investment.

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    • Series Curator Lecture:<br>Popular Song & Performance in the Japanese Musical Film
      LECTURE

      Series Curator Lecture:
      Popular Song & Performance in the Japanese Musical Film

      Saturday, April 9, 3 PM

      Michael Raine will talk about the history of the musical film in Japan from silent films accompanied by live performance to postmodern parodies of musicals as the quintessential American genre, taking in wartime propaganda and "group sounds" imitations of Beatles films along the way. Start Video
    • The State of Japanese Animation in a Post-Miyazaki World
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      The State of Japanese Animation in a Post-Miyazaki World

      Wednesday, April 6, 6:30 PM

      Scriptwriter Dai Sato and animator/producer Justin Leach come to Japan Society to talk about the future of anime in the post-Miyazaki era. Start Video
    • Beyond National Borders: Japan's Challenges to Resilience in the Face of Natural Disaster
      BUSINESS & POLICY

      Beyond National Borders: Japan's Challenges to Resilience in the Face of Natural Disaster

      Tuesday, March 29, 6 PM

      From Hurricane Katrina to Hurricane Sandy, the United States has had its share of natural disasters, which have claimed the lives of thousands of people and caused unprecedented destruction. Mr. Nikai discusses the importance of promoting disaster risk reduction in Japan. Mr. Nikai also touches upon Japan’s disaster diplomacy agenda, and its involvement in disaster relief and reduction efforts in the Asia-Pacific region.
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    • The Age of Geo-Economics: Choices for Japan & the U.S. in a G-Zero World
      BUSINESS & POLICY

      The Age of Geo-Economics: Choices for Japan & the U.S. in a G-Zero World

      Monday, March 28, 6 PM

      Ian Bremmer, President of Eurasia Group, will discuss what "G-Zero" means to the U.S., Japan and Asia broadly, why the U.S.'s foreign policy is in decline, how Japanese and American business and political leaders should prepare themselves to cope with emerging challenges in this environment, and what kind of path the U.S. may choose as the world's only superpower.
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    • How Japanese Cars Changed the World: An Insider’s Look
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      How Japanese Cars Changed the World: An Insider’s Look

      Tuesday, March 22, 6:30 PM

      Tokyo-based motor journalist, World Car Awards’ Chairman and host of the international car show ‘Samurai Wheels,’ Peter Lyon examines the highlights of Japan’s car industry, its successes, failures and the latest technologies including artificial intelligence, pedestrian safety and autonomous driving. Start Video

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