Fri, Mar
08

Taking Injustice Personally: Human Rights Research on the Frontlines

7:00pm – 10:00pm
¥2,000 (on the door)

A talk by AI’s Senior Director for Research, Dr. Anna Neistat

During her career as a researcher, Anna has conducted more than 60 investigations in conflict areas, including Afghanistan, Chechnya, Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe. While working, she has been detained and interrogated by uniformed soldiers as well as insurgent groups.Her and her husband’s work in war-torn Syria is the subject of the award-winning documentary E-Team.

Join this rare chance to hear Anna talk about her career path through several human rights NGOs to the top job in AI, and her experiences of some of the most challenging and dangerous research work in the world! (Followed by Q&A and time for food and drinks)

Reservations are essential.
Send your name, affiliation and request for one or two seats (max) to Amnesty International Japan: camp@amnesty.or.jp

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    ~
    Nov 8

    Halloween Night in the Forest

    From October 10th to November 8th, Shinrin Park in Saitama Prefecture will hold a light-up and illumination event called “Halloween Night in the Forest”. Walk through the park at night enjoying the Halloween-themed artworks and installations, which include: a Sogetsu-style […]

    5:00pm – 8:30pm
    ¥450 (on the door)
  • Oct 3
    ~
    Oct 4

    M Festival

    The Myoko Mountain Music Festival—aka the M Festival—is Japan’s newest two-day outdoor event. Promoting world-class music, sustainability, art, and outdoor lifestyle, M Festival will bring you closer to nature! The festival takes place at Ikenotaira Ski Resort in Myoko, Niigata […]

    8:00am – 8:00pm
    ¥8,000 – ¥12,500
  • Cheapos on Tokyo Tower
    Sep 10
    ~
    Oct 10

    20,169 Step Up Challenge

    Online

    Due to COVID-19, the annual Tower Climb has been canceled and replaced with a challenge that you can do anywhere. The Step Up Challenge involves walking 20,169 steps in honor of the 20,169 lives lost last year to suicide. Instead […]

  • Oct 1
    ~
    Oct 31

    Kawasaki Halloween 2020

    Online

    The most famous Halloween parade in all of Japan is the Kawasaki Halloween Parade. The 24th edition of the festivities will take place online in 2020, making it a world-wide event. This year’s theme is “Cyberspace Costumes”. Note: Photos are […]

    Free
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    Sat, Oct
    03

    Tokyo Yamathon

    Cancelled

    The Yamathon is a fundraising challenge where teams of three or four people compete to walk or run through Tokyo, visiting all 29 stations of the famous JR Yamanote train line in under 12 hours. Teams can also choose to […]

    7:15am – 10:00pm
  • tokyo flea market
    Sun, Oct
    04

    Kawaii Flea Market

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    9:30am – 3:30pm
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  • Ise-ebi
    Early
    Oct

    Onjuku Ise-ebi Festival

    Cancelled

    The waters off the coast of Onjuku on the eastern side of the Boso Peninsula are famed for spiny lobster or ise-ebi. This festival gives you a chance to eat lots of lobster with lots of of other people. Along […]

    9:00am – 5:00pm
    Free
  • Oct 3
    ~
    Oct 4

    M Festival

    The Myoko Mountain Music Festival—aka the M Festival—is Japan’s newest two-day outdoor event. Promoting world-class music, sustainability, art, and outdoor lifestyle, M Festival will bring you closer to nature! The festival takes place at Ikenotaira Ski Resort in Myoko, Niigata […]

    8:00am – 8:00pm
    ¥8,000 – ¥12,500