Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

2017 Apr 21

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse, Room S050

Panel: "US-Alliances and East Asia's Security Threats"

Speakers:

"Threat Perceptions and Alliance Risks: Evidence from Japan's Parliamentary Discourse"
Azusa Katagiri, Postdoctoral Fellow, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. PhD, Department of Political Science, Stanford University.

"US Extended Nuclear Deterrence in Japan and South Korea"
Ryo Kiyomiya, Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Asahi Shimbun.

"US Allies' Responses to the Rise of China"
Hiroaki Sakamoto, Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA).

Discussant:

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

Contact:

Jenni Ting
wting@wcfia.harvard.edu

2017 Apr 18

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

Panel: "A New Era of US-Japan Energy and Security Cooperation"

Speakers:

"US Nuclear Cooperation Agreement with Japan and Korea: A Comparative Analysis"
Hidefumi Nogami, Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Asahi Shimbun.

"Lifting the US Oil Export Ban: A Perspective from Japan"
Takeshi Ujiie, Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Tokyo Gas Company.

"Industrial and Technological Dimensions of US-Japan Security Cooperation"
Issei Akahori, Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Keidanren.

Discussant:

Daniel Aldrich, Professor of Political Science and Director, Security and Resilience Program, Northeastern University.

Contact:

Jenni Ting
wting@wcfia.harvard.edu

2017 Apr 07

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse, Room S050

Panel: "Japan's Economic Reform Agenda"

Speakers:

"Labor Migration and Bilateral Agreements in East Asia"
Rie Niida, Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Ministry of Justice.

"Agricultural Trade Negotiations and Domestic Adjustments: Cases of Sugar and Beef"
Do Ozaki, Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF).

"Japan's Labor Market Reforms in Comparative Perspective"
Hideya Sakyu, Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI).

Contact:

Jenni Ting
wting@wcfia.harvard.edu

2017 Apr 04

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

Associates' Panel: "Cooperation and Rivalry in the Global Political Economy"

Speakers:

"Public-Private Cooperation in Japan-ASEAN Economic Relations"
Nobuhiro Hemmi, Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Deloitte Tohmatsu Consulting.

"US Money Market Fund (MMF) Reform after the Global Financial Crisis"
Kozue Meguro, Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Ministry of Finance.

"Genome Editing in the US, European Union, and Japan"
Sho Funakoshi, Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Yomiuri Shimbun.

Contact:

Jenni Ting
wting@wcfia.harvard.edu

2017 May 02

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

"Fukushima Revitalization: TEPCO's Responsibility and Local Community Development"

Speakers:

Yoshiyuki Ishizaki, Executive Vice President, Deputy General Manager of Nuclear Power & Plant Siting Division; General Manager of Fukushima Division, Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings.

Daniel Aldrich, Professor of Political Science; Director, Security and Resilience Program, Northeastern University.

Contact:

Jenni Ting
wting@wcfia.harvard.edu

2017 Mar 27

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 1:45pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse, Room S050

"Maritime Security in East Asia and the Japan-US Alliance: Prospects under the Trump Administration"

Speaker:

Hideshi Tokuchi, Distinguished Non-Resident Fellow, Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA. Vice-Minister of Defense for International Affairs (2014-2015), Government of Japan.

Contact:

Jenni Ting
wting@wcfia.harvard.edu

2017 Mar 28

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

"Immigrant Incorporation in East Asian Democracies"

Speaker:

Erin Chung, Charles D. Miller Associate Professor of East Asian Politics; Director, East Asian Studies Program; Co-director, Racism, Immigration, and Citizenship (RIC) Program, Johns Hopkins University.

Contact:

Jenni Ting
wting@wcfia.harvard.edu

2017 Feb 21

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

"Is Japan Becoming a More Unequal Society? Long-Term Trends and Cross-National Comparisons"

Speaker:

Hiroshi Ishida, Professor and Director, Institute of Social Sciences and Center for Social Research and Data Archives, University of Tokyo; Visiting Scholar in Sociology, Harvard University.

Moderator: 

Mary C. Brinton, Faculty Associate. Reischauer Institute Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

Contact:

Jenni Ting
wting@wcfia.harvard.edu

2017 Feb 07

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Tsai Auditorium (S020)

"Grand Strategy and American Power in the Asia Pacific since 1783"

Speaker:

Michael Green, Associate Professor of International Relations and Chair in Modern and Contemporary Japanese Politics and Foreign Policy, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University; Senior Vice President for Asia and Japan Chair, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).

Contact:

Jenni Ting
wting@wcfia.harvard.edu

2016 Dec 06

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

"What do Voters Learn from Foreign News? Experimental Evidence on Diffusion of Trade Agreements in Japan and Taiwan"

Speaker:

Megumi Naoi, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of California, San Diego.

Moderator:

Daniel Smith, Faculty Associate. Assistant Professor, Department of Government, Harvard University.

Contact:

Jenni Ting
wting@wcfia.harvard.edu

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