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  • Environmental Change Workshop — Film Screening: The Final Straw by Patrick Lyndon and Suhee Kang
    Environmental Change Workshop — Film Screening: The Final Straw by Patrick Lyndon and Suhee Kang
    Thu, Jan 11
    Sophia University
    Jan 11, 2024, 5:30 PM
    Sophia University, 7-1 Kioichō, Chiyoda City, Tokyo 102-8554, Japan
    Jan 11, 2024, 5:30 PM
    Sophia University, 7-1 Kioichō, Chiyoda City, Tokyo 102-8554, Japan
    Solutions for our most pressing social and ecological issues come from unexpected places on a meditative and artfully-executed journey through Japan, South Korea, and the United States.
  • Environmental Change Workshop Spring 2023: Challenges for New Farmers in Japan
    Environmental Change Workshop Spring 2023: Challenges for New Farmers in Japan
    Fri, Jul 14
    Bldg. 10-428, Sophia University
    Jul 14, 2023, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
    Bldg. 10-428, Sophia University, 7-1 Kioichō, Chiyoda City, Tokyo 102-8554, Japan
    Jul 14, 2023, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
    Bldg. 10-428, Sophia University, 7-1 Kioichō, Chiyoda City, Tokyo 102-8554, Japan
    Despite pro-rural policies and new farmers moving to the countryside in rural Japan, only half of self-employed farmers are able to sustain this new lifestyle for more than 5 years. What challenges and opportunities face them? This is a talk by Prof. Niccolo Lollini from Meiji University.
  • Sustainable Campus Forum: Can Universities Become Farms?
    Sustainable Campus Forum: Can Universities Become Farms?
    Fri, Jun 23
    B1 Bldg. 9, Sophia University
    Jun 23, 2023, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
    B1 Bldg. 9, Sophia University, 7-1 Kioichō, Chiyoda City, Tokyo 102-8554, Japan
    Jun 23, 2023, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
    B1 Bldg. 9, Sophia University, 7-1 Kioichō, Chiyoda City, Tokyo 102-8554, Japan
    Are farming and urban campuses really two separate things? To explore this connection, join us in the Sustainable Campus Forum, where we invite Sophia University members and connect students, faculty, and staff in collective discussions and actions about campus sustainability.
  • KASA Spring 2023 General Meeting
    KASA Spring 2023 General Meeting
    Wed, Apr 26
    10-508, Sophia University
    Apr 26, 2023, 12:30 PM GMT+9 – Apr 27, 2023, 1:30 PM GMT+9
    10-508, Sophia University, 7-1 Kioichō, Chiyoda City, Tokyo 102-8554, Japan
    Apr 26, 2023, 12:30 PM GMT+9 – Apr 27, 2023, 1:30 PM GMT+9
    10-508, Sophia University, 7-1 Kioichō, Chiyoda City, Tokyo 102-8554, Japan
    KASA Sustainability's bi-annual general meeting where newcomers and members set the stage for activities and events for the Spring 2023 semester at Sophia University!
  • ECW Speaker Workshop: Climate Change and the Politics of Land
    ECW Speaker Workshop: Climate Change and the Politics of Land
    Wed, Jan 11
    Online Zoom Webinar
    Jan 11, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM GMT+9
    Online Zoom Webinar
    Jan 11, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM GMT+9
    Online Zoom Webinar
  • ECW Reading Workshop: Climate and land injustice: inequalities, intersections and opportunities for justice in SE Asia
    ECW Reading Workshop: Climate and land injustice: inequalities, intersections and opportunities for justice in SE Asia
    Wed, Nov 30
    Bldg. 10-428, Sophia University
    Nov 30, 2022, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM GMT+9
    Bldg. 10-428, Sophia University, 7-1 Kioichō, Chiyoda City, Tokyo 102-8554, Japan
    Nov 30, 2022, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM GMT+9
    Bldg. 10-428, Sophia University, 7-1 Kioichō, Chiyoda City, Tokyo 102-8554, Japan
    HyFlex workshop. Theme: Climate and land (in)justice: inequalities, intersections, and opportunities for justice in Southeast Asia. We will be discussing Dr. Borras's and Dr. Ribot's work on climate justice, with a focus on its intersections with social justice.
  • Environmental Change Workshop: Introductory Session
    Environmental Change Workshop: Introductory Session
    Wed, Oct 12
    Bldg. 10-428, Sophia University
    Oct 12, 2022, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM GMT+9
    Bldg. 10-428, Sophia University, 7-1 Kioichō, Chiyoda City, Tokyo 102-8554, Japan
    Oct 12, 2022, 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM GMT+9
    Bldg. 10-428, Sophia University, 7-1 Kioichō, Chiyoda City, Tokyo 102-8554, Japan
    With support from the Graduate Program of Global Studies (GPGS) at Sophia University, our inaugural session is an open discussion to introduce our approach and workshop series! Feel free to join in-person or online.
  • Tue, Jul 05
    Auditorium, Bldg 10
    Jul 05, 2022, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM GMT+9
    Auditorium, Bldg 10, 7-1 Kioichō, Chiyoda City, Tokyo 102-8554, Japan
    Jul 05, 2022, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM GMT+9
    Auditorium, Bldg 10, 7-1 Kioichō, Chiyoda City, Tokyo 102-8554, Japan
    Please join us for a discussion of campus sustainability with five Jesuit universities in Asia!
  • KASA General Meeting (Members Only)
    KASA General Meeting (Members Only)
    Thu, Jun 23
    Sophia University
    Jun 23, 2022, 12:45 PM – 1:25 PM GMT+9
    Sophia University, 7-1 Kioichō, Chiyoda City, Tokyo 102-8554, Japan
    Jun 23, 2022, 12:45 PM – 1:25 PM GMT+9
    Sophia University, 7-1 Kioichō, Chiyoda City, Tokyo 102-8554, Japan
  • IPCC Workshop - 3rd Edition
    IPCC Workshop - 3rd Edition
    Thu, Jun 16
    Online at ZOOM
    Jun 16, 2022, 9:00 PM – 10:30 PM GMT+9
    Online at ZOOM
    Jun 16, 2022, 9:00 PM – 10:30 PM GMT+9
    Online at ZOOM
    We'll have our third (and final) workshop in our IPCC series! The third report is on the topic of climate change mitigation. We suggest reading the material before coming to this event so that we can have a fascinating discussion together; Prof. Ito will facilitate the discussion.
  • Campus Farming and Composting
    Campus Farming and Composting
    Sat, Jun 11
    Sophia University
    Jun 11, 2022, 1:30 PM GMT+9
    Sophia University, 7-1 Kioichō, Chiyoda City, Tokyo 102-8554, Japan
    Jun 11, 2022, 1:30 PM GMT+9
    Sophia University, 7-1 Kioichō, Chiyoda City, Tokyo 102-8554, Japan
    We will be meeting in front of KASA's garden on Building 10!
  • KASA General Meeting (Members Only)
    KASA General Meeting (Members Only)
    Thu, May 26
    Chiyoda City
    May 26, 2022, 12:20 PM – 1:25 PM
    Chiyoda City, 7-1 Kioichō, Chiyoda City, Tokyo 102-8554, Japan
    May 26, 2022, 12:20 PM – 1:25 PM
    Chiyoda City, 7-1 Kioichō, Chiyoda City, Tokyo 102-8554, Japan
    We will have our in-person general meeting on May 26th, Thursday, at lunchtime! Please feel free to bring your lunches to the meeting! The exact location is still undecided but will be announced shortly! Wait for the updates in this session! Thank you :)
  • Sustainability First-year Day!
    Sustainability First-year Day!
    Wed, May 25
    Chiyoda City
    May 25, 2022, 5:20 PM – 7:00 PM GMT+9
    Chiyoda City, 7-1 Kioichō, Chiyoda City, Tokyo 102-8554, Japan
    May 25, 2022, 5:20 PM – 7:00 PM GMT+9
    Chiyoda City, 7-1 Kioichō, Chiyoda City, Tokyo 102-8554, Japan
    The Office of Sustainability Promotion is hosting an event for first-year students on May 25th (Wed) from 17:20-19:00, where students can learn about student organizations acting towards the SDGs and sustainability. Join us at the Active Commons in Building 9 B1F! Language: English and Japanese.
  • Campus Farming and Composting (In-person)
    Campus Farming and Composting (In-person)
    Sat, May 21
    Chiyoda City
    May 21, 2022, 7:00 PM
    Chiyoda City, 7-1 Kioichō, Chiyoda City, Tokyo 102-8554, Japan
    May 21, 2022, 7:00 PM
    Chiyoda City, 7-1 Kioichō, Chiyoda City, Tokyo 102-8554, Japan
    In-person seed planting and composting! Join us in front of our gardening area in building 10! :)
  • Campus Farming and Composting
    Campus Farming and Composting
    Sat, May 14
    Online at ZOOM
    May 14, 2022, 10:00 AM
    Online at ZOOM
    May 14, 2022, 10:00 AM
    Online at ZOOM
    Help us plan out KASA's upcoming summer garden! What can we plan during the month of May? How can we grow vegetables/ herbs? How compatible are they with one another? Let's research it and discuss those questions together! :) *Click on "Join Us" to see the ZOOM meeting ID and passcode.
  • KASA Sustainability Tour on Campus
    KASA Sustainability Tour on Campus
    Fri, May 13
    Chiyoda City
    May 13, 2022, 12:40 PM – 1:20 PM GMT+9
    Chiyoda City, 7-1 Kioichō, Chiyoda City, Tokyo 102-8554, Japan
    May 13, 2022, 12:40 PM – 1:20 PM GMT+9
    Chiyoda City, 7-1 Kioichō, Chiyoda City, Tokyo 102-8554, Japan
    Are you interested in learning more about KASA Sustainability's activities? Join us for an in-person tour to visit composting area, gardening area, and sustainability map, and get to know our initiatives on campus! Meeting point: In front of the Sophia University Central Library! :)
  • Sophia Symposium: Environmental Offshoring
    Sophia Symposium: Environmental Offshoring
    Tue, Mar 15
    Rm. 1702, Bldg. 2, Sophia University
    Mar 15, 2022, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM GMT+9
    Rm. 1702, Bldg. 2, Sophia University, 7-1 Kioichō, Chiyoda City, Tokyo 102-8554, Japan
    Mar 15, 2022, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM GMT+9
    Rm. 1702, Bldg. 2, Sophia University, 7-1 Kioichō, Chiyoda City, Tokyo 102-8554, Japan

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