Arts Committee is delighted to invite Mr. Aerosyn-Lex Mestrovic, award winning multi-disciplinary artist and creative director to kick off 2020. Lex will take us through his evolution as an artist and his art form connecting east & west.
The Policy Committee is delighted to welcome Zainab Ahmad, a partner at Gibson Dunn who recently left the Department of Justice after 11 years, serving most recently as a senior prosecutor in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation.
The Mingei Film Archive is an ongoing project to restore, enhance and preserve films and recordings of the Mingei Movement, Mr.Gross has unearthed footages of its ongoing legacy. We will be able to view Leach, Hamada and Yanagi in action.
We will have three LGBT human rights advocates from Japan, Taiwan and Vietnam to explore LGBT issues in Japan and Asia, and what equal marriage rights means from the legal, human rights, personal, mental health and business perspectives.
The year 2019 marks a new era for Japan, with the abdication of Emperor Akihito ending the three-decade Heisei era. On May 1, Emperor Naruhito took the throne, succeeding his father and ushering in a new imperial era, Reiwa.
There are two competing visions for the future of Asia. The conference will explore issues in depth, with experts from many countries seeking an approach that promotes peace and prosperity of the entire region.
As president of OIST, Dr. Gruss notes that “OIST is one of the most interesting initiatives in world scientific research and education. It is international and interdisciplinary that will produce the future leaders in research & business.