Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

  • Mar 05

    Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Belfer Case Study Room (S020), Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse

    "Japan's Aging Society and the Role of Higher Education"

    Speaker:

    Atsushi Seike, President, Keio University.

    Moderator:

    J. Mark Ramseyer, Mitsubishi Professor of Japanese Legal Studies, Harvard Law School.

    Co-sponsored by the Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, Harvard University.

    Contact:

    William Nehring
    wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

  • Mar 10

    Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    "Survival and Recovery from the Tohoku Disaster"

    Special Series on Post-Disaster Japan.

    Speakers:

    Daniel Aldrich, Associate Professor of Political Science, Purdue University.

    Chiaki Moriguchi, Professor, Institute for Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University; Fulbright Visiting Scholar, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, Stanford University.

    Co-sponsored by Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies and the Program on Crisis Leadership, Harvard Kennedy School.

    Contact:

    William Nehring
    wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

  • Mar 24

    Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    "Employment Characteristics and Family Intentions in Japan"

    Speaker:

    Wei-hsin Yu, Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Maryland, College Park.

    Moderator:

    Mary Brinton, Reischauer Institute Professor of Sociology and Chair of Sociology, Harvard University.

    Co-sponsored by Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

    Contact:

    William Nehring
    wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

  • Mar 26

    Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Porté Room S250

    "Japan in the World Economy"

    Speakers:

    “The Determinants of Protectionist Trade Policy Preferences”

    Banri Ito, Senshu University.

    “Impact of US Agricultural Policy Reform on Japan”

    Hidehiko Oshima, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.

    “Industrial Policy and the Development of Japan’s Automobile Industry”

    Daisuke Kasama, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.

    Discussant:

    William Grimes, Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Boston University.

    Contact:

    William Nehring
    wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

  • Apr 07

    Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Belfer Case Study Room (S020), Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse

    "Is the American Century Over?"

    Speaker:

    Joseph S. Nye, Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor, Harvard Kennedy School.

    Moderator:

    Susan Pharr, Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations; Executive Committee; Faculty Associate (on leave spring 2015); Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics, Department of Government, Harvard University.

  • Apr 10

    Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Porté Room S250

    "America's Allies in East Asia"

    Speakers:

    “North Korea’s Security Threat and Japan-South Korea Relations”

    Doo-seung Kim, Korea Institute for Defense Analyses.

    "Japan-ROK Relations since the 1998 Obuchi-Kim Summit"

    Kayo Matsushita, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

    "Japan's National Security Strategy and the US-Japan Alliance"

    Kazuyuki Sakamoto, Sankei Shimbun.

    Discussant:

    Jennifer Lind, Associate Professor of Government, Dartmouth College.

    Contact:

    William Nehring
    wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

  • Apr 14

    Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    "Power, Trust, and Governance in Advanced Democracies"

    Speakers:

    “Public Trust and Civilian Oversight of the Japanese Police”

    Yoshiki Kobayashi, National Police Agency.

    “The Debate over Network Neutrality in the US and Japan"

    Shinichiro Terada, KDDI Corporation.

    “Media and Political Leadership in Japan and the US”

    Ryuta Sometaya, Asahi Shimbun.

    Discussant:

    Mary Alice Haddad, Associate Professor of Government, Wesleyan University.

    Contact:

    William Nehring
    wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

  • Apr 21

    Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Belfer Case Study Room (S020), Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse

    TBA

    Speaker:

    Takeo Hoshi, Henri H. and Tomoye Takahashi Senior Fellow in Japanese Studies, Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, Stanford University, and Professor of Finance, Stanford Graduate School of Business.

    Co-sponsored by Department of Economics and the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, Harvard Kennedy School.

    Moderator:

    Richard Cooper, Faculty Associate. Maurits C. Boas Professor of International Economics, Department of Economics, Harvard University.

    Contact:

    William Nehring
    wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

  • Apr 28

    Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

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

    "Judicial Reputation and Legal Reform in Japan"

    Speaker:

    Tom Ginsburg, Leo Spitz Professor of International Law, University of Chicago Law School.

    Moderator:

    J. Mark Ramseyer, Mitsubishi Professor of Japanese Legal Studies, Harvard Law School.

    Co-sponsored by East Asian Legal Studies, Harvard Law School.

    Contact:

    William Nehring
    wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

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