Month: November 2018

The Peace Machine Concept by Timo Honkela

Professor Timo Honkela presented the Peace Machine Concept in a 2-day seminar in Tokyo, June 19-20, 2018 What if we allowed a computer to listen to everything we say and read everything we write, and then to analyse the material? According to Timo Honkela, Professor of Research into Digital Information at the University of Helsinki, this… Read more »

Finnish-Swedish minority celebrated in Tokyo for a week

The Finnish Institute in Japan organized a Finnish-Swedish Culture Week called HALLÅ TOKYO! on 5-9 November to celebrate and bring awareness to the Swedish-speaking minority in Finland. The week was filled with program focusing on themes such as identity, well-being, female artists and design.   HALLÅ TOKYO! started on Monday with a Swedish language café… Read more »

20th Anniversary Conference of the Finnish Institute in Japan – Tove Jansson: Visual Artist.Writer. Landscape Enthusiast. Woman.

20th Anniversary Conference of the Finnish Institute in Japan – Tove Jansson: Visual Artist. Writer. Landscape Enthusiast. Woman. 21–22 November, 2018 at Meiji-Kinenkan, Tokyo Organised by: The Finnish Institute in Japan Supported by: Moomin Monogatari Ltd. Tove Jansson. © Moomin Characters™ The Moomin books are widely known in Japan, but who was the woman behind them? This… Read more »