(English) TEDxTokyo Salon November 22nd, 2019
We hosted another successful salon at Shizenkan University
Talk Title: “Regenerating Disaster Struck Communities”
Bob Stilger, PhD, is an activist-scholar who partners with locals to regenerate their community before and after disaster. Bob worked for 6 years with communities in Japan after 3.11.11 and he continues to return several times a year for continuing work. He’s published on his work in Japan in Japanese and in English with AfterNow: When We Cannot See the Future, Where Do We Begin? Currently, his nonprofit, NewStories, is focusing on the fire affected communities of Northern California. Bob has also recently worked with communities across the continental US, Alaska, Philippines and the South Pacific.
He will talk about Regenerating Disaster Struck Communities through preparation, recovery and regeneration. Disasters are becoming more frequent and we need new strategies and plans to survive.
alk Title: “Coming Alive with Mindfulness”
Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu, PhD, Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu trained and taught in East Asian medicine, yoga, and psychology in Japan and at Harvard University and the University of Tokyo. His teaching and research at Stanford University balances Eastern and Western ways of knowing, doing , and being in designing gentle, healing , inclusive educational spaces. His work in crossing borders through community building and mindful citizenship by connecting diverse people, transforming self and society, is featured here. https://www.murphyshigematsu.com
His latest books include From Mindfulness to Heartfulness: Transforming Self and Society & The Stanford Way of Ultimate Leadership