Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

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

May 08

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

"Rethinking Japan’s State and Civil Society"

Speakers:

Seiko Mimaki, Academic Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Postdoctoral Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.

Yusuke Hirata, Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Sankei Shimbun.

Haruko Kagenishi, Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Asahi Shimbun.

Discussant:

Mary Alice Haddad, Associate Professor of Government, Wesleyan University.

Contact:

William Nehring
wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

May 01

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S153

"Japan Debates Its Energy Future"

Speakers:

Atsuko Seo, Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Tokyo Gas Company.

Hideharu Sakota, Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.

Rie Yamada, Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Asahi Shimbun.

Apr 24

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S153

"The Geopolitics of Japan’s National Security"

Speakers:

Takehiko Ogihara, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Shinju Fujihira, Executive Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University.

Discussant:

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

Contact:

William Nehring
wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

Apr 29

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

"Japan in a Global Depression: Deflation and Economic Growth in the Late 19th Century"

Speaker:

Steven Ericson, Associate Professor of History, Dartmouth College.

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

Contact:

William Nehring
wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

Moderator:

Andrew Gordon, Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History, Harvard University.

Apr 22

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

"Future Robots, Disaster, and Demographic Crisis in Japan"

Speaker:

Shawn Bender, Associate Professor of East Asian Studies, Dickinson College.

Co-sponsored by the Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies and Department of Anthropology.

Contact:

William Nehring
wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

Apr 15

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

“Asia’s 21st Century: Risks and Opportunities”

Special Series on Globalization and Governance

Speaker:

Takehiko Nakao, President, Asian Development Bank (ADB).

Co-sponsored by the Harvard University Asia Center and the Center for International Development, Harvard Kennedy School.

Contact:

William Nehring
wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

Apr 08

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

"Anglo-America and the Dynamics of Globalization"

Speaker:

Peter Katzenstein, Walter S. Carpenter Jr. Professor of International Studies, Cornell University; Visiting Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School.

Contact:

William Nehring
wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

Mar 13

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

"Abenomics: A Global Policy Prescription?"

Speakers:

Daisuke Miyakawa, Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations; Nihon University.

Etsuo Kono, Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations; Yomiuri Shimbun.

Koji Hirokawa, Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations; Ministry of Finance.

Discussant:

Richard Cooper, Faculty Associate. Maurits C. Boas Professor of International Economics, Department of Economics, Harvard University.

Contact:

William Nehring
wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

Apr 01

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Distinguished Visitor Lecture

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

"Constitutional Revision, Collective Self-Defense, and the US-Japan Alliance"

Speaker:

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

Co-sponsored by the Constitutional Revision Research Project, Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies.

Contact:

William Nehring
wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

Mar 11

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Tsai Auditorium (S010), Harvard Friends of Japan Concourse

"Three Years after the 3.11 Disasters: Lessons and Reflections"

Special Series on Post-Disaster Japan

Speakers:

Andrew Gordon, Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History, Harvard University.

Miaki Ishii, Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University.

Hiro Saito, Postdoctoral Fellow, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University.

Contact:

William Nehring
wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

Mar 04

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

"The Internationalization of Japanese Higher Education"

Special Series on Common Problems of Developed Democracies

Speaker:

Frank Schwartz, Academic Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University; Incoming President, Showa Boston Institute.

Discussant:

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

Feb 25

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

"How Gender Diversity Became Corporate Social Responsibility in Japan"

Special Series on Common Problems of Developed Democracies

Speaker:

Eunmi Mun, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Amherst College.

Co-sponsored by the Department of Sociology.

Moderator:

Mary Brinton, Hrdy Fellow, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study (2013-14); Reischauer Institute Professor of Sociology, Harvard University.

Contact:

William Nehring
wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

Feb 18

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

"Korea's Search for Security"

Speakers:

Karl Friedhoff, Program Officer, Public Opinions Studies Center, Asan Institute for Policy Studies (Seoul).

Sung-Yoon Lee, Kim Koo-Korea Foundation Professor in Korean Studies and Assistant Professor, the Fletcher School, Tufts University.

Co-sponsored by the Kim Koo Forum on Korea Current Affairs, Korea Institute.

Contact:

William Nehring 
wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

Feb 11

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

"Losing Containment: Filming in the Nuclear Waste Zone"

Special Series on Post-Disaster Japan

Speakers:

Peter Galison, Joseph Pellegrino University Professor; Director, Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments, Harvard University.

Robb Moss, Professor and Chair of Visual and Environmental Studies, Harvard University.

Co-sponsored by the Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, Department of Visual and Environmental Studies, and Harvard University Center for the Environment.

Contact:

William Nehring 
wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

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