Saturday 1 & Sunday 2, October 2022
“Who are we on social media” – Tokyo College partnered with The German culture center Goethe Institut Tokyo to explore this question in a hybrid festival that will take place on October 1&2 at the art space BUoY in Tokyo’s Kitasenju district. It will bring together academic and artistic positions.
“The Ritual Environment” Lecture by Dr. Naphtali MESHELイベント予定講演会/Lecture
Thursday, 6 October 2022 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm JST
Ancient Jewish and Indian ritual texts may serve as models for environmental dilemmas, bridging ancient and modern worlds. Sacrificial rituals create waste and sanctuaries become filled with residues of materia sacra. Three distinct attitudes towards such leftovers are indicative of three ritual-environmental conceptions: reuse, exclusion, and neutralization.
First international symposium (Sustainable Society Design Center) “Towards sustainable and inclusive society: Visualizing diverse values of Nature”イベント予定シンポジウム/Symposium共催/Joint Event
Tuesday, 11th October 2022, 3:00-6:00 pm
“A Nobel Laureate against Nuclear Power: Hannes Alfvén and the Public Image of a 20th-Century Scientist” Lecture by Prof. Svante LINDQVISTイベント予定講演会/Lecture
Friday, 4 November 2022, 5:00-6:30 pm
In 1970 the physicist Hannes Alfvén was awarded the Nobel Prize. This recognition by the international scientific community strengthened his national status and critique of the Swedish nuclear policy. His resignation in 1980 from the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences illustrates conflicting views on nuclear politics which still haunts us today.