Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

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

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

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

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

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

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 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.

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

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 10

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 Tohoku Disaster of 2011 Remembered: Impact and Aftermath"

Special Series on Post-Disaster Japan.

Speakers:

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

Daniel Aldrich, Associate Professor of Political Science, Purdue 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 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 03

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

“Sino-Japanese Crisis (In)Stability in the East China Sea”

Speakers:

Adam P. Liff, Postdoctoral Fellow, Princeton-Harvard China and the World Program; Assistant Professor, School of Global and International Studies (SGIS), Indiana University.

Andrew S. Erickson, Associate Professor, US Naval War College.

Contact:

William Nehring
wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

Feb 24

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

“The Rails Race: Japan and China in Global Infrastructure Politics”

Speaker:

A. Maria Toyoda, Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Interdisciplinary Studies and Global Initiatives, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Villanova University.

Contact:

William Nehring
wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

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