Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

Dec 09

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

“Komeito: Politics and Religion in Japan”

Speakers:

Levi McLaughlin, Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies, North Carolina State University.

Daniel Smith, Assistant Professor of Government, Harvard University.

Co-sponsored by Department of Government.

Contact:

William Nehring
wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

Dec 02

CANCELLED: Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

Note: this event has been cancelled.

"Protecting the Global Commons: The Role of International Financial Institutions"

Special Series on Globalization and Governance.

Speaker:

Naoko Ishii, Chairperson; CEO, Global Environmental Facility, World Bank Group.

Contact:

William Nehring
wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

Nov 24

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S153

Special Series on International Relations of East Asia.

“Power and Influence: New Dimensions of Japan-Southeast Asia Security Relations”

Speaker:

Ken Jimbo, Associate Professor, Faculty of Policy Management, Keio University.

Discussant:

Ezra Vogel, Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences Emeritus, Harvard University.

Co-sponsored by Harvard University Asia Center.

Contact:

William Nehring
wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

Nov 18

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

Special Series on Globalization and Governance 

"Rights Make Might: Global Human Rights and Minority Social Movements in Japan"

Speaker:

Kiyoteru Tsutsui, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Michigan.

Co-sponsored by Department of Sociology.

Moderator:

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

Contact:

William Nehring
wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

Nov 11

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

“A New Era of Japan-E.U. Relations”

Speaker:

Yoichi Suzuki, Ambassador of Japan to France.

Co-sponsored by Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies.

Moderator and Chair:

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

Nov 04

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

“Pink Globalization: Hello Kitty’s Trek across the Pacific”

Speaker:

Christine Yano, Edwin O. Reischauer Visiting Professor of Japanese Studies, Harvard University; Professor of Anthropology, University of Hawai’i at Manoa.

Co-sponsored by Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies.

Moderator and Chair:

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

Contact:

William Nehring
wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

Oct 28

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

"Negotiating with North Korea: Proliferation, Peninsular Stability, Power Consolidation"

Special Series on International Relations of East Asia.

Speaker:

John Park, Adjunct Lecturer; Faculty Affiliate, Project on Managing the Atom, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School.

Co-sponsored by Korea Institute; Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs (BCSIA), Harvard Kennedy School.

Moderator and Chair:

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

Contact:

William Nehring
wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

Oct 21

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

“Why China Cannot Rise Peacefully and What That Means for Japan”

Special Series on International Relations of East Asia

Speaker:

John Mearsheimer, R. Wendell Harrison Distinguished Service Professor of Political Science, University of Chicago.

Discussant:

Ezra Vogel, Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences Emeritus, Harvard University.

Co-sponsored by International Security Program, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs (BCSIA), Harvard Kennedy School; Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies.

Contact:

William Nehring
wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

Oct 14

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

“Abe Government’s Diplomacy and National Security Strategy: A Two-Year Assessment”

Speakers:

Tomohito Shinoda, Vice President; Professor; Director, IUJ Research Institute, International University of Japan.

Thomas Berger, Professor of International Relations, Boston University.

Moderator and Chair:

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

Contact:

William Nehring
wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

Oct 07

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

“The Trans-Pacific Partnership and Asian Regionalism”

Special Series on Globalization and Governance.

Speaker:

Peter Petri, Carl J. Shapiro Professor of International Finance, Brandeis University.

Moderator:

Mark Wu, Assistant Professor of Law, Harvard Law School.

Co-sponsored by Harvard University Asia Center.

Contact:

William Nehring
wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

Sep 30

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

"Food after Fukushima: Scientific Citizenship and Risk in Japan"

Special Series on Post-Disaster Japan

Speaker:

Nicolas Sternsdorff Cisterna, Postdoctoral Fellow, WCFIA Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University.

Moderator and Chair:

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

Sep 16

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 Software Industry: What Went Wrong?”

Speaker:

Robert Cole, Professor Emeritus, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley.

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

Moderator:

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

Contact:

William Nehring
wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

Sep 23

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 Trouble With Islands: Law, Territory, and History"

Speaker:

Alexis Dudden, Professor of History, University of Connecticut.

Moderator and Chair:

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

Co-sponsored by Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies; Korea Institute.

Sep 09

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

Special Series on Post-Disaster Japan: "Inside Japan's Nuclear Meltdown"

Speakers:

Gregory Jaczko, Former Chairman, US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (2009–2012).

Kenji Tateiwa, Manager of Nuclear Power Programs, Washington DC Office, Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO).

Herman Leonard, George F. Baker, Jr. Professor of Public Management, Harvard Kennedy School; Eliot I. Snider and Family Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School.

May 13

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Porte Room (S250)

"Prospects for Japan's Economic Growth"

Speakers:

Miho Takizawa, Academic Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Toyo University.

Shinichiro Terada, Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. KDDI Corporation.

Hideaki Hirata, Visiting Scholar, Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, Harvard University. Professor, Faculty of Business Administration, Hosei University.

Discussant:

Walter Hatch, Associate Professor of Government, Colby College.

Contact:

William Nehring
wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

Pages