The Japan Foundation Awards

Every year since 1973, the Japan Foundation has presented the Japan Foundation Awards to individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to promoting international mutual understanding and friendship between Japan and other countries through academic, artistic and other cultural pursuits. This year marks the 44rd year of the awards.

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Lecture by Susan J. Pharr, Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics and Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University
“The Enigma of U.S.-Japan Relations: A 50-year Perspective”
Date & Time: Friday, October 21, 2016 7:00 p.m. (Doors open: 6:30 p.m.)
Venue: Iwasaki Koyata Memorial Hall, International House of Japan Access
Language: English and Japanese (with simultaneous translation)
Lecture by Armando Toshiharu Tachibana, President, Centro Brasileiro de Língua Japonesa (CBLJ)
“The Situation and Challenges of Japanese Language Education for Future Generations: The Meaning of Japanese Language and Culture to Brazilian Youths”
Date & Time: Thursday, October 20, 2016 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Venue: Hall Sakura, Japanese Language Center for International Students, Fuchu Campus, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies Access
Language: Japanese
Lecture by Armando Toshiharu Tachibana, President, Centro Brasileiro de Língua Japonesa (CBLJ)
“Japanese Language Education in Brazil: The Meaning of Japanese Language and Culture to Brazilian Youths in the Past, Present, and Future”
Date & Time: Friday, October 21, 2016 2:40 p.m. – 4:10 p.m.
Venue: Lecture Room176, South 1F, Shizuoka University of Art and Culture Access
Language: Japanese

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