Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

2016 Oct 25

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

"'Hirohito,' the Remaking of Modern Japan, and US Asia Policy: A Reassessment"

Speaker:

Herbert P. Bix, Professor Emeritus, Department of History, Binghamton University.

Moderator:

Andrew Gordon, Executive Committee; Faculty Associate. Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History, Department of History, Harvard University.

Contact:

Jenni Ting
wting@wcfia.harvard.edu

2016 Oct 18

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

"American History Unbound: Asians and Pacific Islanders"

Speaker:

Gary Okihiro, Professor of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University.

Moderator:

Walter Johnson, Winthrop Professor of History, Professor of African and African American Studies; Director of the Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History, Harvard University.

Contact:

Jenni Ting
wting@wcfia.harvard.edu

2016 Sep 27

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

"China's Rise in the Asia-Pacific Region and Japanese Foreign Policy"

Speaker:

Makoto Iokibe, Senior Fellow, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Chancellor, Prefectural University of Kumamoto; President, National Defense Academy of Japan (2006-2012); former Professor of History, Kobe University.

Contact:

Jenni Ting
wting@wcfia.harvard.edu

2016 Apr 29

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

10:00am to 11:30am

Location: 

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

"Economic Growth and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in the 21st Century"

Speaker:

The Honorable Yoshimasa Hayashi, Member, House of Councillors; Former Minister of Defense; former Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.

Contact:

Jenni Ting
wting@wcfia.harvard.edu

2016 May 02

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

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

"Womenomics and Economic Reconstruction: A View from Fukushima"

Speaker:

The Honorable Masako Mori, Member, House of Councillors; Former Minister of State for Gender Equality; Former Minister of State for Consumer Affairs and Food Safety.

Contact:

Jenni Ting
wting@wcfia.harvard.edu

2016 Apr 29

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Symposium

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

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

"East Asia: Where are Things Headed?"

Speakers:

Akio Takahara, Professor, Faculty of Law and Graduate School of Law and Politics, University of Tokyo.

Victor Cha, D.S. Song-KF Endowed Chair in Government and International Affairs, Georgetown University; Senior Advisor and Korea Chair, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS).

Sheila Smith, Senior Fellow for Japan Studies, Council on Foreign Relations.

Zheng Wang, Associate Professor and Director, Center for Peace and Conflict Studies, School of Diplomacy and International Relations, Seton Hall University.

Contact:

Jenni Ting
wting@wcfia.harvard.edu

2016 Mar 11

Special Lecture Series on Japan's 2011 Disasters

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

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

Panel: "3/11 Five Years Later: Research Borne from the March 2011 Disasters in Japan"

Speakers:

"Coastal Fisheries and Industrial Development in Fukushima"

Satsuki Takahashi, Visiting Professor (2015-2016), Center for Japanese Studies, University of Michigan; Professor, Department of Anthropology, George Mason University.

"Network Crisis Archiving: From First Response to Remembrance"

Kyle Parry, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Rochester.

"Community Reconstruction in the Tohoku Region"

Andrew Littlejohn, Graduate Student, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University.

Moderator:

Theodore Bestor, Reischauer Institute Professor of Social Anthropology; Director, Reischauer Institute, Harvard University.

Contact:

Jenni Ting
wting@wcfia.harvard.edu

2016 Apr 19

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

“Chinese Domestic Politics and Changing Sino-Japanese Relations”

Speaker:

Ryosei Kokubun, President, National Defense Academy of Japan.

Discussant:

Alastair Iain Johnston, Faculty Associate. The Governor James Albert Noe and Linda Noe Laine Professor of China in World Affairs, Department of Government, Harvard University.

Contact:

Jenni Ting
wting@wcfia.harvard.edu

2016 May 03

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

Panel: "Prospects for Japan's Economic Revival"

Speakers:

"Security Fears, Bureaucratic Rivalry, and Foreign Labor Admission in East Asia"

Konrad Kalicki, Postdoctoral Fellow, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University.

"The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Rules for Intellectual Property Rights"

Aki Fukuyama, Asahi Shimbun.

"Demographic Change and Welfare State Reform in Advanced Economies"

Keiichiro Ueda, Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI).

Discussant:

William Grimes, Professor of International Relations and Political Science; Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, Boston University.

Contact:

Jenni Ting
wting@wcfia.harvard.edu

2016 Apr 21

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S153

Panel: "Managing New Risks in the Global Economy"

Speakers:

"Risk Management Strategies of Global Energy Companies"

Wataru Nakayama, Tokyo Gas Company, Ltd.

"Managing Financial Risk in Response to Natural Disasters"

Hiroyuki Hara, Ministry of Finance.

"US Investigation of Intellectual Property Theft: Lessons for Japan"

Masahiro Nakagawa, National Police Agency.

Discussant:

Daniel Aldrich, Professor of Political Science, Public Policy, and Urban Affairs; Co-Director, Security and Resilience Program, Northeastern University.

Contact:

Jenni Ting
wting@wcfia.harvard.edu

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