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June 26 (Friday)-July 5 (Sunday), 2015. Ig Nobel Events in Japan. With Marc Abrahams, Ig Nobel Prize winner Dr. Nakamats, and other Ig Nobel Prize winners. Here is a sparse outline and preview of what will happen:

  • June 26, Friday — Sir Dr. NakaMats 87 the LAST birthday party & Ig Nobel Prizes Japan Event Press Conference, @Japan National Press Club, 10th floor Nippon Press Center Bldg., 2-2-1 Uchisaiwaicho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo Tel:03-3503-2721
  • June 27 (Saturday) 12:00-12:30 Sir Dr. NakaMats Cancer CD Artist Debut Event @GINZA
  • June 28 (Sunday) 13:30 — Lecture at Tokyo City University and Setagaya-ku, at the Futakotamagawa dream campus. DETAILS.
  • June 19 (Monday) — Special event at the Dr. Nakamats House.
  • June 30 (Tuesday), 7:00 pm — Ig Nobel event at University of Tokyo – public lecture in science — featuring Dr. Nakamats and other Ig Nobel prize winners: Masanori Niimi (effect of opera songs on heart transplant patients who are mice), Yukio Hirose (why one particular bronze statue fails to attract pigeons), and the team of Shinsuki Imai, Nagatome Yoshiaki, and Tsuge Nobuaki (biochemistry of onions causing human tears), and others. Details.
  • July 1 (Wednesday) 15:00-16:00. Press conference at the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan. Details.
  • July 3 (Friday), 6:00 pm — Ig Nobel Event at Chuo-ku: Ginza Blossom Chuo Kaikan Main Hall, 2-15-6 Ginza.
  • July 4 (Saturday) 10:00 am — Marc Abrahams will cut the tape at the Opening ceremony of the World Genius Convention, of  which Sir Dr. NakaMats is chairman.
  • Other events, possibly in profusion, TBA
July 9, 2015, Thursday, noon. Tickets go on sale for the 25th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony. Tickets will be available exclusively from the Harvard Box Office, online, by telephone, and at the ticket counter.
August 8 & 9, 2015, 7:30 pm. Tête à Tête: The Opera Festival, King’s Cross, London, UK. Performances of Daniel Gillingwater’s “The Homosexual Necrophiliac Duck Opera“, based on Kees Moeliker‘s Ig Nobel Prize winning paper “The First Case Of Homosexual Necrophiliac in the Mallard Duck“. TICKETS.
September 17, 2015, Thursday, 6:00 pm. The 25th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony, Sanders Theatre, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. Tickets will go on sale July 9.
September 19, 2015, Saturday, 1:00 pm. The Ig Informal Lectures, MIT, building 10, room 250, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.
October 8, 2015, Thursday. Vienna, Austria. Details TBA.
October 10, 2015, Saturday. National Association of Science Writers annual meeting, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. Marc Abrahams will be part of a panel discussion on something, or other. Details TBA.
December 8, 2015, Tuesday. University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island, USAMarc Abrahams do a talk on something, or other. Details TBA.

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