Visit to Kesennuma City after five years of the Great East Japan Earthquake: Construction of the new houses and recovery-from-the-disaster festival

[Produced by our 2016 Public Relations Intern, Harune TANAKA, October 3rd, 2016] Hello everyone, Good afternoon. My name is Harune Tanaka, 2016 Public Relations Intern, currently in charge of JVC’s website. I am a 4th year student at university and doing volunteer work at JVC Tokyo office as an Intern responsible for updating the website. Usually, my job is to put articles written by others up on the website. It is my first time to contribute an article myself, therefore I feel a little nervous. In August 2016, I visited Kesennuma City, which is one of the JVC’s operation fields, together with Ms. Ohmuro, Intern for Palestine project, Ms. Nishikawa,…

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Mr. Hiromi Nagakura is a photographer of Next Year’s JVC Calendar.

[Produced by Yoshie Nimoda, Secretariat of the Calendar Project, March 23rd, 2017.] I am Yoshie Nimoda in the secretariat of the calendar project. I am also a new staff member of JVC from last January. Many readers might not have been informed of my name before this article. I’m hoping for your support from now on. Well, I would like to inform you of JVC’s calendar. Although year 2017 has just begun, our secretariat has already started to make arrangements for next year’s calendar. We have recently decided on collaborating with a photographer for 2018!

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What I wish Paris as an Arabist

* This article has been posted to the Japanese webpage of the JVC in November 2015, just after the terrorist attack that happened in Paris.[ Original Published: November 19, 2015 / Mai Namiki, Program Officer for Palestine ] Hello, I am Mai Namiki, in charge of the Palestine project of JVC. As one of the Arabists, who loves Arabian countries, cultures and people, I wish to express my thoughts on the terrorist attack that happened in Paris on November, 2015. I have been learning the Arabic language and the cultures of the Middle East since the age of 19 — for 12 years now. I have been there sometimes, living…

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