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
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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