Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

2020 Apr 28

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar (via Zoom)

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Online Only

Associates' Panel: "Environmental and Economic Imperatives of Advanced Capitalism"

Attend this event via Zoom (advance registration required)

Speakers:

"Japan's Renewable Energy Policy Changes from 1970s to 2011"

Rie Watanabe, Academic Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Associate Professor, School of International Politics, Economics and Communications, Aoyama Gakuin University.

"International Cooperation to Reduce Marine Plastic Waste"

Kuniaki Iwatani, Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Deputy Director, Material Industries Division, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Government of Japan.

"Regional Financial Institutions and Local Economic Revitalization in Japan" 

Kenji Haramura, Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Director, Office of Liaison and Financial Inspection of the Local Finance Bureaus, Ministry of Finance, Government of Japan.

Discussant:

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

Moderator: 

Christina Davis, Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations; Executive Committee; Faculty Associate. Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study; Professor of Government, Department of Government, Harvard University.

Contact: 

Emma Duncan
eduncan@wcfia.harvard.edu

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2020 Apr 21

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar (via Zoom)

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Online Only

"Economic Consequences of the COVID-19 for Japan and the World"

Attend this event via Zoom (advance registration required)

Speaker:

Takatoshi Ito, Professor of International and Public Affairs, School of Public and International Affairs (SIPA), Columbia University.

Moderator:

Christina Davis, Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations; Executive Committee; Faculty Associate. Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study; Professor of Government, Department of Government, Harvard University.

Contact:

Emma Duncan
eduncan@wcfia.harvard.edu

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2020 Apr 14

CANCELLED: Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

PLEASE NOTE: This 4/14 event has been cancelled.

Title TBA

Speaker:

Amy Catalinac, Assistant Professor, Department of Politics, New York University.

Moderator:

Christina L. Davis, Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations; Professor of Government; Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University.   ...

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2020 Apr 28

CANCELLED: Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

"Japan and ESG Investment: The Road Ahead"

PLEASE NOTE: This 4/28 event has been cancelled.

Speaker:

Keiko Honda, CEO and Executive Vice President (2013-19), Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), World Bank Group; Adjunct Professor and Adjunct Senior Research Scholar, School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), Columbia University.

Moderator:

Christina L. Davis, Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations; Professor of Government; Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University.   

Contact:

Emma Duncan
eduncan@wcfia.harvard.edu    

2020 Apr 21

CANCELLED: Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

PLEASE NOTE: This 4/21 event has been cancelled.

"American Trade Policy Towards Asia: The 1980s and Now"

Speaker:

Glen Fukushima, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress.

Moderator:

Christina L. Davis, Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations; Professor of Government; Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University.    

Contact:

Emma Duncan
eduncan@wcfia.harvard.edu

2020 Apr 07

CANCELLED: Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

PLEASE NOTE: This 4/7 event has been cancelled.

Panel: “Japan-U.S. Security Treaty as 60: Cost Sharing and New Security Threats" 

Speakers:

Eric Heginbotham, Principal Research Scientist, Center for International Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Sadamasa Oue, Associate, WCFIA Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University; Executive Advisor, Mitsui & Co, Ltd.; Lt. Gen. (retired), Japan Air Self-Defense Force.

Moderator: 

Christina L. Davis, Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations; Professor of Government; Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University. 

Contact:

Emma Duncan
eduncan@wcfia.harvard.edu

2020 Mar 24

CANCELLED: Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

PLEASE NOTE: This 3/24 event has been cancelled.

“A Living Laboratory: Japan in American Social Thought"

Speaker:

Amy Borovoy, Professor of East Asian Studies, Department of East Asian Studies, Princeton University.

Moderator:

Christina L. Davis, Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations; Professor of Government; Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University.

Contact:

Emma Duncan
eduncan@wcfia.harvard.edu

2020 Mar 31

CANCELLED: Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

PLEASE NOTE: This 3/31 event has been cancelled.

"The Diffusion of Technological Change and Energy Efficiency: The Case of Televisions"

Speaker:

Tomomichi Amano, Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Marketing Unit, Harvard Business School.

Moderator:

Christina L. Davis, Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations; Professor of Government; Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University.

Contact:

Emma Duncan
eduncan@wcfia.harvard.edu

2020 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)

Associates’ Panel: “Challenges of Democracy in the U.S. and Japan”

Speakers:

"Nativism in the US and the Trump Administration's Anti-Immigration Policy"

Yuji Endo, Associate, WCFIA Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University; Staff Writer, Asahi Shimbun.

"Legislative Networks and the Survival of Cabinet Ministers"

Taishi Muraoka, Postdoctoral Fellow, WCFIA Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University. PhD, Political Science, Washington University in St. Louis.

Discussant: 

Mary Alice Haddad, Professor of Government, East Asian Studies, and Environmental Studies; Wesleyan University.

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2020 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)

Associates’ Panel: “Japan in the World Order: Power Shifts and Domestic Contestation"

Speakers:

"Britain’s Role in the Origins of the U.S.-Japan Security System"

Tomoki Kuniyoshi, Associate, WCFIA Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University; Associate Professor, Political Science and Economics, Waseda University.

"Local Contestation of Global Military Presence in Japan and Korea"

Claudia Junghyun Kim, Postdoctoral Fellow, WCFIA Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University; PhD, Political Science, Boston University.

"The U.S.-China Rivalry and Its Impact on Japan’s Global Strategies"

Tatsuki Onda, Associate, WCFIA Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University; Associate Director and Economist, Deloitte Tohmatsu Consulting LLC.

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2020 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)

"Japan’s Global Moment in the G-Zero World"

Speaker:

Joshua Walker, President and CEO, Japan Society.

Moderator: 

Christina L. Davis, Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations; Professor of Government; Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University.

Contact:

Emma Duncan
eduncan@wcfia.harvard.edu

2020 Feb 18

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

“Revolution Goes East: Imperial Japan and Soviet Communism”

Speaker:

Tatiana Linkhoeva, Assistant Professor, Department of History, New York University.

Moderator:

Ian Miller, Professor of History, Department of History of Science and Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations; Chair, Program in History and East Asian Languages (HEAL), Harvard University.

Contact:

Emma Duncan
eduncan@wcfia.harvard.edu

2020 Feb 11

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Belfer Case Study Room (S020)

"The Evolving Process of U.S.-Japan Security Arrangements"

Speaker:

Shinsuke Sugiyama, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to the United States of America, Embassy of Japan.

Moderator:

Christina L. Davis, Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations; Professor of Government; Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University.    

Contact:

Emma Duncan
eduncan@wcfia.harvard.edu

2019 Nov 08

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Symposium

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Belfer Case Study Room (S020)

"Japan by 2030: The Decade Ahead"

Speakers:

Gerald L. Curtis, Burgess Professor Emeritus of Political Science, Department of Political Science; Director, Toyota Research Program; Distinguished Senior Research Fellow, the Tokyo Foundation.

Christina L. Davis, Professor of Government, Department of Government; Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University.

Noriyuki Shikata, Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Former Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Japan in Beijing.

Phillip Y. Lipscy, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science; Chair in Japanese Politics & Global Affairs; Director, Centre for the Study of Global Japan, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, University of Toronto.

Moderator: 

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

Co-sponsored by the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP) and the Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies.

Contact:

Amy Stockton
astockton@wcfia.harvard.edu

2019 Dec 03

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

"Special Duty: A History of the Japanese Intelligence Community"

Speaker:

Richard Samuels, Ford International Professor, Department of Political Science; Director, Center for International Studies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Moderator:

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

Co-sponsored by the International Security Program, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School.

Contact:

Amy Stockton
astockton@wcfia.harvard.edu

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