April 8, 2021 - Steve Beimel, founder of JapanCraft21, talks about the vision behind JapanCraft21 and its very first Japan Traditional Craft Revitalization Contest in 2021 which Asia Society Japan Center co-sponsors.
March 22, 2021 — Everett Kennedy Brown, a Kyoto-based American artist, takes us on a mystical journey where past, present and future collide through his photographic works, using wet plate negatives in his presentation.
March 3, 2021 - Japan Center welcomed H.E. Ms. Ina Lepel, Ambassador of Germany to the March Ambassadors' Circle. Germany’s new policy priorities for the Indo-Pacific, partnerships with Japan was discussed.
On April 13, Japan Center welcomed H.E. Mr. Eduardo Saboia, Ambassador of the Federative Republic of Brazil to the Ambassadors' Circle. For this session, Ambassador Sabois spoke on "Brazil-Japan Relations in the Post -Pandemic World".
Shiori Ito, cited as one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine in 2020 and 2019 Asia 21 Young Leader joined us to share her experiences of the #MeToo movement and her work as a documentary filmmaker.
Before his departure, British Ambassador to Japan, H.E. Paul Madden CMG joined Asia Society 's first Ambassadors' Circle of the year. Here, he reflected on his time in Japan during his illustrious diplomatic career.
In this period of COVID-19 we’ve seen the power of arts, humanities, and culture in bringing communities together to fight this crisis. Joined from HK-Shanghai-Tokyo, online and in person, we discussed how corporates are utilizing art.