• Thu
    11
    May
    2017
    6:00pm - 8:00pmUTokyo New York Office, 145 W.57th St., 21st Fl., New York, NY 10019

    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 of fun, pleasure and inspiration.(more…)

  • Sat
    06
    May
    2017
    11:45am - 12:45pmThe University of Tokyo New York Office, 145 57th St. 21st FL., NYC

    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 served at Japanese Embassy in Bruxelles, New Delhi, and Paris.(more…)

  • Fri
    21
    Apr
    2017
    5:30pm - 7:15pmPaul Hastings, LLC - MetLife Building, 200 Park Avenue, 26th floor, New York, NY, 10166

    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.(more…)

  • Fri
    30
    Sep
    2016
    6:00pm to 8:00pmMorrison & Foerster LLP, 250 West 55th Street, New York, NY 10019-9601

    *Please note this lecture will be in Japanese

    Lecture: "The Expanding Ocean Desert"

    Lecturer: Ken Furuya, Professor in the Department of Aquatic Bioscience and Executive Vice President of The University of Tokyo
    See Prof. Furuya's biography here.(more…)

  • Mon
    16
    May
    2016
    6:30pm-8:30pmJapan External Trade Organization (JETRO) NY 565 Fifth Avenue, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10017

    Language: Lecture will be given in English.

    Admission fee: $25 (To cover the cost of light snack and drinks)(more…)

  • Fri
    11
    Mar
    2016
    UTokyo New York Office

    Lecturer: Dr. Masaaki Yamada
    Distinguished Research Fellow, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

    Supported by: UTokyo New York Office, New York Ichokai, Satsuki-kai America

  • Thu
    29
    Oct
    2015
    UTokyo New York Office

    Lecturer: Prof. Takatoshi Ito
    Columbia University, School of International Public Affairs, and National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies

    Supported by: UTokyo New York Office, Satsuki-kai America

  • Sat
    19
    Sep
    2015
    UTokyo New York Office

    Lecturer: Prof. Ken Furuya
    Director and Executive Vice President of the University of Tokyo
    Professor in the Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, UTokyo
    Director of Friends of UTokyo, Inc.

    Supported by: UTokyo New York Office, New York Ichokai, Satsuki-kai America

  • Wed
    20
    May
    2015
    UTokyo New York Office

    Lecturer: Prof. Kiichi Fujiwara
    Graduate Schools for Law and Politics, Policy Alternative Research Institute, University of Tokyo

    Supported by: UTokyo New York Office, New York Ichokai, Satsuki-kai America

  • Fri
    14
    Nov
    2014
    UTokyo New York Office

    Lecturer: Yuichiro Kuwama, MD
    Medical Director, the Japanese Medical Practice, Division of Mount Sinai Beth Israel
    Vice President, Friends of UTokyo, Inc.

    Supported by: UTokyo New York Office, New York Ichokai, Satsuki-kai America