Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

  • 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

    "Implementing Structural Reforms in Abenomics: How to Reduce the Cost of Doing Business in Japan"

    Speaker:

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

    Moderator:

    Dale Jorgenson, Samuel W. Morris University Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Harvard University.

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

    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

  • 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