Events

  • May 07

    Symposium: Advancing the Status of Women in a Globalizing Japan: A 70-Year Retrospective

    1:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Belfer Case Study Room (S020)

    Co-sponsored by Showa Women’s University; Showa Boston Institute for Language and Culture; Program on U.S.-Japan Relations; and Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, Harvard University.

    Contact:

    William Nehring
    wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

    Please visit the symposium website for a detailed schedule of speakers.

  • May 08

    Friday Morning Seminar in Culture, Psychiatry and Global Mental Health

    10:00am to 3:00pm

    Location: 

    William James Hall, 33 Kirkland Street, Room 1550

    "China Mental Health"

    Speakers:

    Sai Zuo, Fellow, Fogarty International Center Training Fellowship Program, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School.

    Wenzheng Wang, Fellow, Fogarty International Center Training Fellowship Program, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School.

     Chengcheng Pu, Fellow, Fogarty International Center Training Fellowship Program, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School.

    Wang Xun, Fellow, Fogarty International Center Training Fellowship Program, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School.

    Co-sponsored by the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Program in Anthropology, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University; Global Health and Medical Humanities Initiative, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

    Contact:

    Karen Kwass
    karen_kwass@hms.harvard.edu
    (617) 432-2676

  • May 08

    Special Event: Energy History Seminar

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Robinson Hall, 35 Quincy Street, Lower Library

    “Carbon and its Discontents: The Futures of Energy History”

    Speakers:

    Lisa M. Brady, Professor, College of Social Sciences and Public Affairs, Boise State University.

    Rania Ghosn, Assistant Professor, School of Architecture and Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

    Christopher F. Jones, Assistant Professor, School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies, Arizona State University.

    Edward Melillo, Associate Professor of History and Environmental Studies, Amherst College.

    Sara B. Pritchard, Associate Professor, Department of Science & Technology Studies, Cornell University.

    Arianne Tanner,Chair for Science Studies, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich.

    Paul Sabin, Associate Professor, Department of History, Yale University.

    Conevery B. Valencius, Associate Professor of History, College of Liberal Arts, University of Massachusetts, Boston.

    Julia Adeney Thomas, Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Notre Dame.

    This event is presented by the Center for History and Economics and co-sponsored by the Harvard University Center for the Environment.

    Contact:

    Jennifer Nickerson
    jnickerson@fas.harvard.edu

  • May 12

    Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Bowie-Vernon Room (K262)

    "Japan’s Search for Security"

    Speakers:

    “New Threats and Comprehensive National Security in US-Japan Relations"

    Haruo Iguchi, Nagoya University.

    “Governance and Competition in the Northern Sea Route"

    Miri Iizuka, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism.

    “Why Does the US Engage a Rising China?"

    Ken Usui, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

    Discussant:

    Thomas Berger, Associate Professor of International Relations, Boston University.

    Contact:

    William Nehring
    wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

  • May 14

    Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Bowie-Vernon Room (K262)

    "Japan’s Economic Challenges in Comparative Perspective"

    “Gender Diversity Management in US Corporations"

    Yoshiro Kaji, Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.

    "Evolution of the US Financial Supervisory System"

    Wataru Suda, Ministry of Finance.

    “Nuclear Waste Management in the US, Japan, and Nordic States"

    Jin Nishikawa, Asahi Shimbun.

    Discussant:

    Henry Laurence, Associate Professor of Government and Asian Studies, Bowdoin College.

    Contact:

    William Nehring
    wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu