Japan Foundation Fellow Seminar: Young Social Entrepreneurs' Communities in the UK and Japan: On the Role of Hubs, Intermediaries and University Courses

“The age of the so-called “hero social entrepreneur” is over: we have entered the era of Internet-powered, collaborative innovation and change making.” - Dr. Tuukka Toivonen, 2011 Japan Foundation Japanese Studies Fellow and Director of MA in Social Entrepreneurship, Goldsmiths, University of London, will give a lecture on latest social innovation communities in the UK and Japan.

Date & Time Thursday, April 3, 2014 6:30 p.m. ~ 8:00 p.m.
Venue JFIC Space “KEYAKI” The Japan Foundation 2F
Address: 4-4-1 Yotsuya, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo Access
Tel. +81-(0)3-5369-6071
Speaker Tuukka Toivonen (Ph. D.)
Director, MA in Social Entrepreneurship, Goldsmiths, University of London Research fellow, Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies, University of Oxford
2011 Japan Foundation Fellow
Publications:
Toivonen, Tuukka (2013). Japan’s Emerging Youth Policy: Getting Young Adults Back to Work. Abingdon: Routledge.
Goodman, Roger, Imoto, Yuki & Toivonen, Tuukka, eds. (2012). A Sociology of Japanese Youth: From Returnees to NEETs.  Abingdon: Routledge.
Toivonen, Tuukka (2012). Wochi Kochi Magazine. Japanese Youth after 3.11: From Underdogs to Change-makers? ”. The Japan Foundation.
Language The presentation will be given in English, but questions in a Q&A session can be either in English or Japanese.
Registration To sign up, please E-mail (oca@jpf.go.jp) us.
Admission free.
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