Talkcafe

Saturday TalkCafe is a program in which attendees share valuabule information and come up with some notable suggestions to be considered through casual discussion in English. Applications are open.

Saturday TalkCafe 2nd Session in 2021 has been cancelled!

This event has been cancelled with no entries as of Sept.3 (Fri) at 21:00. Saturday TalkCafe is a program in which attendees share valuable informationand come up with some notable suggestions to be consideredthrough casual discussion in English. Applications are open.Date/Time: 13:30-15:00 a.m. on Aug.14 (Sat.), 2021Topic: Microplastic – How is it hazardous to our bodies and what is to be done to remove it?Style: This discussion will be conducted on-line with Zoom application.An invitational email with login code will be sent to applicants.Language: EnglishFee: freeLimited Enrollment: 10 non-native Japanese (first-come, first served)Apply: Inform MIFA via email (info@mifa.jp) of your name, nationality,MIFA membership No, and phone number.Note: Following are to […]

Non-Native Japanese Coordinators Wanted!

Talkcafe Coordinators wanted
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Non-native Japanese Coordinators Wanted!

Non-Native Japanese Coordinators Wanted!

Discussion in English is to take place in order
to search suggestions useful to promote multicultural
cohabitation. The suggestions will be presented
at a panel-discussion at the 15th MIFA International Exchange Festival.
Non-native Japanese coordinators who could chair discussions are wanted.
Date/Time:
Sept.14 (Sat.) 13:00-15:00  Topic: “Disaster Awareness”
Nov. 9 (Sat.) 13:00-15:00  Topic: “Tips to Live a Life in Meguro”
Jan. 18 (Sat.) 10:00-12:00  Topic: to be decided.
Feb. 2 (Sun.) 14:00-15:00(Panel Discussion)Topic: to be decided.
Place:MIFA(Meguro Persimmon Hall on Feb.2)
Eligibility:
1. to be a non-native Japanese whose mother tongue is English
2. to be eager to promote multicultural cohabitation
3. to be able to coordinate discussion on the above dates
Honorarium:1,000 yen-worth Quo Card per session.
Apply: Inform MIFA via email (info@mifa.jp)of your name,
nationality,MIFA membership No, and phone number.

Talk in English

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【Report】Saturday TalkCafe 1st Session in 2021

【Report】Saturday TalkCafe 1st Meeting 2020

Date/time: 10:00-11:00 a.m. on Sept.12 (Sat.), 2020 Place: MIFA Attendees: Ms.A (Iraq) Ms.R (India) Ms.S (China)   ※3 people in total Abe (MIFA staff member) Content: An on-line discussion via Zoom was conducted. 1. Self-introduction A (from Iraq; graduate student) R (form India; housewife): Before relocating from the USA to Tokyo, in February 2020, I was a full time PhD student. Due to my husband’s work commitments, our family moved to Tokyo and I took a year’s break from college. We have lived in Tokyo earlier, from 2011-2013 and coming back in the year of the Olympics was an exciting prospect. I am well-travelled in India, Asia and North America and the […]

【Report】Saturday TalkCafe 1st Session on Sept.14 (Sat.) 2019

Time: 13:00-15:00 on Sept.14 (Sun.), 2019 Venue: MIFA Attendee A (from India; currently not working Attendee B (from India; Master student at a university) Attendee C (from USA; researcher) Attendee D (from MIFA) 3 in total (India*2 USA*1) plus a MIFA staff member Content 1.About Saturday TalkCafe(MIFA) D: Discussion in English is to take place in order to search suggestions useful to promote multicultural cohabitation. The suggestions will be presented at a panel-discussion at the 15th MIFA International Exchange Festival. 2.Culture Shock A: Kids look at us like strangers. You should not talk to strangers. But how can you change their attitude to foreigners? B: I find kids see me […]

【Report】Enjoy Cherry and Plum Blossoms and Talk!

We enjoyed cherry and plum blossoms and talk! Time 13:40-15:40 on Feb 23(Sat.)2019 Place Rinshinomori Park (5, Shimomeguro, Meguro-ku) Meet at the exit of Fudomae Station on Tokyu Tokyo Line at 13:40 Content 13:40 Meet at Fudomae Station on Tokyu Meguro Line 13:45 Visit Joujuin Temple and Enjoy Plum Blossoms 14:00 Visit Anyoin Temple and Enjoy Plum Blossoms 14:15 Visit Meguro Fudo Temple and Enjoy Plum Blossoms 14:30 Visit Rinshinomori Park and Enjoy Cherry Blossoms 15:00 Visit Fudomae Juku Center ant Talk 15:30 Finish Participants 4 (Bangladesh*2 Japan*1 New Zealand*1)

【Report】Vist Meguro Sky Park and Talk!

We had explanation from a shinto priest about the history of Ohashi Hikawa Shrine, enjoyed cherry blossoms along Meguro River and enjoyed a talk.

【Report】Enjoy Cherry and Plum Blossoms and Talk!

We enjoyed cherry and plum blossoms and talk!

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