Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

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.

Moderator:

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

Contact:

William Nehring
wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

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

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.

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

Contact:

William Nehring
wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu 

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 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.

Moderator:

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 Harvard University Center for the Environment (HUCE); Environment and Natural Resources Program (ENRP), Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs (BCSIA), Harvard Kennedy School; and Program on Crisis Leadership, Harvard Kennedy School

Contact:

William Nehring
wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

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

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