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SEPTEMBER 2012: JPRI Supports Asian Philanthropy Policy Forum

g2aJPRI is pleased to partner with Give2Asia to promote a policy forum on Asian Philanthropy at the InterContinental Mark Hopkins Hotel on October 2, 2012. The forum features a luncheon keynote address and afternoon speaker sessions exploring innovative third-sector models and concepts that will pioneer the next generation of philanthropy.

Forum Schedule
Noon to 1:30 p.m. – Reception and Lunch Keynote: Desh Deshpande (Entrepreneur and philanthropist), “In the Sandbox: Using Philanthropy to Create Social Innovation”

1:45 to 2:45 p.m. – Session I: Scott Rozelle (Stanford Rural Education Action Project), “Multiplying Impact in China: How to Change the Lives of Millions by Investing in Thousands”

3:00 to 4:00 p.m. – Session II: Sebastien Marot (Friends International), “Replication: Models that Work Across Multiple Asian Countries”

To see speaker biographies and register for the forum, visit http://give2asia.org/forum?page_id=15126

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SEPTEMBER 2012: JPRI Fellow Linda Hoaglund Shoots New Film

hoaglandLinda Hoaglund, JPRI Fellow in Cultural Affairs has completed shooting a new film, Things Left Behind, which is now in post-production. The film focuses on an exhibition of color photographs of clothes and personal effects left behind by those who perished in the atomic bomb at Hiroshima. The photographs, taken by famed Japanese photographer, Ishiuchi Miyako, were on exhibit at the Museum of Anthropology in Vancouver, Canada, from late 2011 to early 2012. A film about the transformative power of light, Things Left Behind is a meditation on the potential for art to explore memory and trauma.

To see a trailer of the film, visit: http://www.thingsleftbehindfilm.com/




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