Brown Bag Lunch Featuring Minister Jun Saito: “Social Advancement of Japanese Women: Viewed from a Global Perspective”

Lecture: “Social Advancement of Japanese Women: Viewed from a Global Perspective” Lecturer: Minister Jun Saito, Permanent Mission of Japan to the Unite Nations. With the support of Friends of UTokyo, Satsuki-kai America organized a brown bag lunch discussion featuring Minister Jun Saito of Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations. Mr. Saito is in charge of the Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs at the Mission. He served as co-chair of the 60th and 61st session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (in 2016 and 2017, respectively). Prior to his assignment in New York, Mr. Saito...
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New York Lecture by Dr. Yoshinori Ohsumi, Recipient of the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine

On April 21, 2017, Dr. Yoshinori Ohsumi, Professor Emeritus of the Tokyo Institute of Technology, will give a lecture in New York titled “Reflections Since Receiving the Noble Prize”. The event will be organized by Satsuki-kai America and supported by Friends of UTokyo, Inc....
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Expression in violin performance: innovations in the late 19th century

By Ray Iwazumi, internationally respected violinist and musicological scholar Friends of UTokyo is pleased to announce a presentation by Dr. Ray Iwazumi, internationally respected violinist and musicological scholar and faculty member at the Juilliard School. The lecture, “Expression in violin performance: innovations in the late 19th century” will be presented for music enthusiasts as well as aspiring young violinists/musicians. The lecture is a reflection of Ray’s multi-faceted career as a violinist, composer, lecturer, writer, editor and teacher, and presents his latest research into violin virtuoso music of the late 19th century. Along with demonstrations, this will be an evening...
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