Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

Feb 10

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

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

Speakers:

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

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

Moderator:

Susan Pharr, Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics and Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University.

Feb 05

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Adolphus Busch Hall, 27 Kirkland Street, Lower Level Conference Room (LL1)

“Three Arrows of Abenomics: Achievements and Prospects”

Speaker:

Takatoshi Ito, Professor of International and Public Affairs and Associate Director for Research, Center on Japanese Economy and Business, Columbia University; Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS).

Contact:

William Nehring
wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

Dec 09

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

“Komeito: Politics and Religion in Japan”

Speakers:

Levi McLaughlin, Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies, North Carolina State University.

Daniel Smith, Assistant Professor of Government, Harvard University.

Co-sponsored by the Department of Government.

Contact:

William Nehring
wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

Dec 02

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

"Protecting the Global Commons: The Role of International Financial Institutions"

Special Series on Globalization and Governance.

Speaker:

Naoko Ishii, Chairperson; CEO, Global Environmental Facility, World Bank Group.

Co-sponsored by Harvard University Center for the Environment

Please note: This event was mistakenly marked as cancelled, however it is scheduled to be held at its regular time and location. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Contact:

William Nehring
wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

Nov 24

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S153

Special Series on International Relations of East Asia.

“Power and Influence: New Dimensions of Japan-Southeast Asia Security Relations”

Speaker:

Ken Jimbo, Associate Professor, Faculty of Policy Management, Keio University.

Discussant:

Ezra Vogel, Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences Emeritus, Harvard University.

Co-sponsored by Harvard University Asia Center.

Contact:

William Nehring
wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

Nov 18

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 Globalization and Governance 

"Rights Make Might: Global Human Rights and Minority Social Movements in Japan"

Speaker:

Kiyoteru Tsutsui, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Michigan.

Co-sponsored by Department of Sociology.

Moderator:

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

Contact:

William Nehring
wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

Nov 11

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

“A New Era of Japan-E.U. Relations”

Speaker:

Yoichi Suzuki, Ambassador of Japan to France.

Co-sponsored by Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies.

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.

Nov 04

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

“Pink Globalization: Hello Kitty’s Trek across the Pacific”

Speaker:

Christine Yano, Edwin O. Reischauer Visiting Professor of Japanese Studies, Harvard University; Professor of Anthropology, University of Hawai’i at Manoa.

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

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.

Contact:

William Nehring
wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

Oct 28

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

"Negotiating with North Korea: Proliferation, Peninsular Stability, Power Consolidation"

Special Series on International Relations of East Asia.

Speaker:

John Park, Adjunct Lecturer; Faculty Affiliate, Project on Managing the Atom, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School.

Co-sponsored by Korea Institute; Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs (BCSIA), Harvard Kennedy School.

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.

Contact:

William Nehring
wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

Oct 21

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

“Why China Cannot Rise Peacefully and What That Means for Japan”

Special Series on International Relations of East Asia

Speaker:

John Mearsheimer, R. Wendell Harrison Distinguished Service Professor of Political Science, University of Chicago.

Discussant:

Ezra Vogel, Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences Emeritus, Harvard University.

Co-sponsored by International Security Program, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs (BCSIA), Harvard Kennedy School; Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies.

Contact:

William Nehring
wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

Oct 14

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

“Abe Government’s Diplomacy and National Security Strategy: A Two-Year Assessment”

Speakers:

Tomohito Shinoda, Vice President; Professor; Director, IUJ Research Institute, International University of Japan.

Thomas Berger, Professor of International Relations, Boston University.

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.

Contact:

William Nehring
wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

Oct 07

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

“The Trans-Pacific Partnership and Asian Regionalism”

Special Series on Globalization and Governance.

Speaker:

Peter Petri, Carl J. Shapiro Professor of International Finance, Brandeis University.

Moderator:

Mark Wu, Assistant Professor of Law, Harvard Law School.

Co-sponsored by Harvard University Asia Center.

Contact:

William Nehring
wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

Sep 30

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

"Food after Fukushima: Scientific Citizenship and Risk in Japan"

Special Series on Post-Disaster Japan

Speaker:

Nicolas Sternsdorff Cisterna, Postdoctoral Fellow, WCFIA Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University.

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 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.

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

Moderator:

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

Contact:

William Nehring
wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

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.

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.

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

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