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Wednesday, February 21, 2007

2007 Event List

Here are 2007 events related to topics of interest - peace, sustainability, and education. These are events that I either organize, co-organize, participate, or am involved with in some capacity, either as an individual or representing Peace Philosophy Centre. Details of these events are subject to change. Scroll down for latest and upcoming events. Please email info@peacephilosophy.com for more information.

Friday, January 5th
Kitchen Waste Composting Using EM
Facilitator: Fumie Tsuruta
Time: 1:00 PM -
Place: Peace Philosophy Centre
Organized by: Peace Philosophy Centre

Saturday, January 13th
Peace Philosophy Salon: Focus on Global Warming
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Place: Peace Philosophy Centre
Organized by: Peace Philosophy Centre

Saturday, February 10th
Surrey Women's Group: Focus on Global Warming

Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Place: Surrey
Organized by: Surrey Women's Group

Monday, February 12th
Study Group: Focus on Education
An Evening with Blanka Ponec, Vancouver Waldorf School Teacher
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Details: contact Peace Philosophy Centre

Friday, February 16th
BAYT Event: Film Japan's Peace Constitution
Followed by Dr. Shigenori Matsui's lecture and discussion
Time: 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Place: UBC
Organized by: BAYT Bringing Asian Youths Together

Saturday, February 17th
Vancouver Save Article 9 Event: Annual General Meeting
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Place: Iwasaki Room at New Sakura-so
Organized by: Vancouver Save Article 9


Saturday, March 10th
Peace Philosophy Salon: Screening of Film "Annyong Sayonara" (Japanese and Korean Version)

Time: 2 - 4 PM & 5 - 7 PM
Place: Peace Philosophy Centre
Fee: $5.00
Organized by: Peace Philosophy Centre

Saturday, March 24th
Film and Talk Series 1 - Film

Documentary Film "Annyong Sayonara"
Japanese and Korean version
Time: 2-4 PM
Place: Nikkei Heritage Centre
Fee: $5.00
Organized by: Vancouver Save Article 9, Peace Philosophy Centre, and JCCA Human Rights Committee

Monday, April 2nd
Film and Talk Series 2 - Talk
"East Asia Peace that We Create Together"
with guest speaker Yeonghwan Kim
Time: 7 - 9 PM
Place: Iwasaki Room, New Sakura-So
Language: Japanese
Fee: Admission by Donation
Organized by: Vancouver Save Article 9 and Peace Philosophy Centre

Wednesday, April 4th
Talk by Kim Yeonghwan
"East Asia Peace that We Create Together"
Time: 5 - 6:30 PM
Place: UBC
Language: English
Organized by: BAYT Bringing Asian Youths Together

Thursday, April 12th
Lecture "Japan's Constitution - Is Revision Necessary?"
by Dr. Shigenori Matsui, UBC Faculty of Law
Time: 7 - 9 PM
Place: Large Activity Room (Kaede Room)
Nikkei Heritage Centre
6688 Southoaks Crescent, Burnaby BC V5E 4M7
Language: Japanese
Fee: Admission by Donation
Organized by: Dr. Matsui Lecture Organizing Committee

Saturday, April 14th
World Peace Forum - Beyond 2006
Time: 9 AM - 5 PM
Place: CAW Canada Union Hall, 326 12th Street, New Westminster, B.C.
Language: English
Organized by: World Peace Forum 2006

Saturday, April 14th
Surrey Women's Group Meeting

With Guest Speaker Kim Yeonghwan
Time: 1:30 - 4:00 PM
Place: Surrey (inquire at info@peacephilosophy.com)
Organized by: Surrey Women's Group, Peace Philosophy Centre

Sunday, April 22nd
"East Asia Peace that We Create Together"
with guest speaker Kim Yeonghwan
Time: 1 PM - 3 PM
Place: Burnaby
Contact info@peacephilosophy.com for details.

Thursday, May 3rd
Symposium and Dinner
"Vision for Peace: Facing the Challenge - Celebrating the 50thAnniversary Of Lester B. Pearson's Nobel Peace Prize"
Time: Symposium 3:00 - 6:00 PM Dinner 7:00 -
Place: Plaza 500 500 West 12th Avenue, Vancouver, BC
Presented by: The United Nations Association in Canada Vancouver Branch and CIIA Canadian Institute of International Affairs
Partners: Community Partners for Internationalization (UBC), UBC IRSA Internationnal Relations Student Association, Lester B. Perason College of the Pacific, Peace Philosophy Centre


Thursday, May 10th to Friday, May 18th
Peace Boat (Acapulco - Vancouver)
Satoko will be on board the Peace Boat 56th Voyage as a guest facilitator and hold various workshops and presentations. Topics include introduction of Vancouver Save Article 9, intercultural communication, and multiculturalism in Canada.

Friday, May 18th
Peace Boat Welcome Event
Time: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM (dinner and discussion)
Place: Peace Boat (at Canada Place)
Organized by: Vancouver Save Article 9, Peace Philosophy Centre, Bringing Asian Youths Together

Saturday, June 2nd
Vancouver Save Article 9 Event
Time: 1:30 -
Place: Iwasaki Room, across from Nikkei Centre
Email info@vsa9.com for details
(This event will be in Japanese)
Organized by: Vancouver Save Article 9

Saturday, June 9th
Peace Boat Report
Details: TBA
Organized by: Peace Philosophy Centre


Tuesday, June 12th
Film Screening: Against Coersion (Kimigayo Fukiritsu)
Time: 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Place: Peace Philosphy Centre
Fee: $3.00
Organized by: Peace Philosophy Centre

Saturday, June 16th
Surrey Women's Group Meeting
Focus on Education
Film Screening 'Kimigayo Fukiritsu (Against Coersion)' followed by discussion
(film in Japanese with English subtitles)
Time: 1:30 - 4:00 PM
Place: Surrey (inquire at info@peacephilosophy.com)
Organized by: Surrey Women's Group, Peace Philosophy Centre

Saturday, June 23rd
Satoko to speak about Article 9 at a
WILPF (Women's International League for Peace and Freedom) meeting
Details: inquire at info@peacephilosophy.com

Saturday August 4th and Sunday August 5th
Exhibition: A-Bomb and Humanity
Time:
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM August 4th
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM August 5th
Place: Vancouver Japanese Language School 4th Floor (487 Alexander St. Vancouver) 
1 block north of Oppenheimer Park, where Powel Street Festival is held
Fee: Admission by Donation
Organized by: Vancouver Save Article 9 and Peace Philosophy Centre

August 2 - 11 (Kyoto - Hiroshima - Nagasaki- Tokyo)
Ritsumeikan University & American University Peace Exchange Seminar
Satoko to participate as an interpretor and instructor

Sunday, September 9th
Peace Philosophy Salon: Article 9, Hiroshima/Nagasaki, and Seoul - I will share my summer experience in Japan and please share yours!
Time: 1 PM - 4 PM
Place: Peace Philosophy Centre, North Vancouver, BC (ask info@peacephilosophy.com for direction)
Language: Whatever people speak!
Organized by: Satoko and Peace Philosophy Centre
Fee: Free. Bring a snack to share, if you like.
*** This is an informal gathering to catch up with each other, share summer experiences, and plan for the upcoming year. Bring your thoughts, questions and ideas! I will probably prepare some video material.

Saturday, September 15th
Film Screening 'Against Coercion'
Time: 1:00 PM - (film is about 1 1/2 hours, and it will be followed by discussion)
Place: North Vancouver
Language: English and Japanese (film in Japanese with English subtitles)
Details: email info@peacephilosophy.com


Tuesday, October 2nd - Wednesday, October 3rd
ICBUW (International Coalition to Ban Uranium Weapons) Conference in New York
Peace Philosophy Centre is a member organization of ICBUW, and Kikuno Yumiko will attend this conference, representing the Centre. Yumiko will report this event back in Vancouver on November 10th.


Saturday, October 13th
Surrey Women's Group Meeting : Article 9, Hiroshima/Nagasaki, and Seoul, etc.
Time: 1:30 PM - 4 PM
Place: White Rock (ask info@peacephilosophy.com for direction)
Organized by: Surrey Women's Group
Language: Japanese and English

Saturday October 20th
Vancouver Save Article 9 Event
Film "Kichi wa Iranai Dokonimo" or "No More Military Bases are Needed"
Followed by Discussion
Time: 1:30 - 4:30
Place: Vancouver Japanese Language School / Japanese Hall
3rd Floor, 487 Alexander St., Vancouver (At Jackson)
Admission by Donation
Organized by: Vancouver Save Article 9
* Note this film does NOT have English subtitles.


Saturday November 3rd
Peace Philosophy Centre/Vancouver Save Article 9 Event
Film 'Kimigayo Fukiritsu' (Against Coercion) with English Subtitles
87 min. Film Followed by Discussion
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Place: Vancouver Japanese Language School / Japanese Hall
3rd Floor, 487 Alexander St., Vancouver (At Jackson)
Suggested Donation: $5.00 or any amount
Organized by: Peace Philosophy Centre and Vancouver Save Article 9
Language: English

Saturday, November 10th
Peace Philosophy Salon
Yumiko Kikuno to report the New York Conference of ICBUW , International Coalition to Ban Uranium Weapons
Time: 1:30 - 3:00 PM
Place: Roundhouse Community Centre
181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver (on Davie and Pacific in Yaletown)
Organized by: Peace Philosophy Centre
Free admission. Donation accepted, to cover the cost of space
Language: English

November 23nd - 25th
Self-Identity Ho'oponopono
With Dr. Ihaleakala Hew Len
Tokyo, Japan

November 29 -December 1, 2007
Asia Inter-religious Conference on Article 9 of the Japanese Constitution
Article 9 and Peace in Asia
Tokyo, Japan


December 11 - 14
Visit to Nanjing, China

December 15 & 16
Symposium to Commemorate the 70th Anniversary of Nanjing Massacre
At Meiji University, Tokyo, Japan
































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