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The Mingei Film Archive is an ongoing project to restore, enhance and preserve films and recordings of the Mingei Movement. Mr. Gross has footages featuring, the renowned potters, Bernard Leach, Minagawa Masu, and Hamada Shoji.
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Alex Moazed, CEO & Founder of Applico, author of "Modern Monopolies" and 2019 Asia 21 fellow took the us through how modern successful platform business' use infrastructure and techniques to build a tech platform.
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A lawyer and a campaigner for equal marriage rights in the US.  Evan Wolfson founded and was the President of Freedom to Marry, the campaign that won marriage in the US, architect of the movement that led to nationwide victory in 2015.
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Mr. Fukazawa introduced the concept of Mingei, referring to its distinction from Kogei, and discussed Mingei’s influence on modern design. Participants discussed about the boundaries among Mingei, Kogei, industrial design and minimalism.
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Mr. Ayele introduced the concept of the Global Impact Visa and how it was inspired and designed. In-depth discussions following his comments covered a broad range of issues regarding the program design and its significance globally.
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Prof. Calder discusses the concepts at work in transforming Eurasia: connectivity, geo-economics, technology.
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“Stormy Forecast for Asia-Pacific Trade” Ms. Cutler provided us with her insights surrounding trade and security policies in the current climate on what's to happen in the region.
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In an effort to build a new discussion platform for arts, the Arts Committee bring to you a panel discussion led by Chris Wells, co-chair of the Arts Committee to understand what challenges young artists today are facing to making it.
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Japan is facing the largest decline in working population in the developed world. No major country has faced such a decline since the Black Death. Mr. Atkinson discussed what this mean for the Japanese economy, and if there's any hope.
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Asia Society Japan Center Founding Members welcomes the Asia Society Global Trustees to International House of Japan during the Japan leg of Asia Innovation Caravan.

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