Research Workshop
Transforming Creative Cities:
Considering two Olympic Cities:  London and Tokyo

How is the urban space of Tokyo city changing in the lead up to Tokyo Olympics in 2020? This research workshop examines transformations in the city, culture and the arts in the age of globalization, whilst reflecting on London’s Olympic ‘legacy’ four years after London 2012.

Date: Saturday 9th April 2016
Venue:Graduate School of Global Arts, Ueno Graduate Student Room
2nd floor, Daigaku-Kaikan, Ueno campus, Faculty of Music,Tokyo University of the Arts
(Enter the main entrance of the Faculty of Music in Ueno campus, and turn right.
The Graduate Student Room is located above on the university canteen “Castle”)

Speakers: Professor Mike Featherstone (Goldsmiths College, University of London)
Professor Shunya Yoshimi (IIIS, University of Tokyo)
Professor Yoshitaka Mori (GA, Tokyo University of the Arts)
Discussant: Dr. Tomoko Tamari (Goldsmiths College, University of London)

Professor Mike Featherstone
Professor Shunya Yoshimi
Professor Yoshitaka Mori
Dr. Tomoko Tamari

Organized by Graduate School of Global Arts (GA), Tokyo University of the Arts
Tokyo-London Studies Project

Free. No need to book. All welcome.
The discussion will be conducted in English and Japanese. Simultaneous translation will not be available, but a summery translation can be made available by request.

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