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October 22, 2013

From Promise to Reality
Kisumu Leadership and Development Conference

Last August civic leaders and public officials from Kisumu County, one of the semi-autonomous entities established under Kenya’s new democratic ...

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February 25, 2013

Lessons That Will Last a Lifetime

I learned about the Michinoku Wind Orchestra project in spring 2012. I had a wonderful time on an earlier visit ...

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November 29, 2012

Japanese Language Education at Chinese Universities

Of the approximately 3.65 million students of the Japanese language outside Japan, the highest numbers are in South Korea and ...

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October 31, 2012

Sylff Winds Workshops and Concerts: An Exemplary Collaboration between Cultures

Last April, when I first heard about the Tokyo Foundation’s Together in Tohoku project, I was immediately interested. When I ...

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October 04, 2012

Uniting Tohoku with the World: The Sylff Chamber Ensemble and the “Power of Music”

The Tokyo Foundation organized a series of Tohoku workshops and a concert at Suntory Hall in Tokyo in mid-August for ...

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September 10, 2012

The Tokyo Foundation Hosts Concert by Young Victims of Tohoku Quake at Suntory Hall

When the final chord of the fiery Spanish-flavored "El Camino Real" by U.S. composer Alfred Reed echoed throughout Suntory Hall, ...

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July 11, 2012

"Together in Tohoku" Workshop and Concert

A series of Tohoku workshops and a concert at Suntory Hall in Tokyo will be held in mid-August for middle ...

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June 20, 2012

Nuclear Environmental Justice in Arizona and Beyond (2)

It is estimated that 80% of the nuclear fuel chain occurs on or near remaining indigenous communities worldwide. Just one ...

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August 12, 2011

Japan Is as Strong as Ever

The author visited Japan a little more than a month following the Great East Japan Earthquake to participate in a ...

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June 09, 2011

On Groundedness, Preparedness, and Transitions

Japan resident and writer on ecological lifestyles reflects on the implications of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami and offers ...

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