Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

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

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"

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

2019 Nov 19

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

"Contingent Citizenship: Two Tales of Political Incorporation in Japan and the United States"

Speaker:

Erin Chung, Charles D. Miller Associate Professor of East Asian Politics, Department of Political Science; Director, Program in East Asian Studies, Johns Hopkins University.

Moderator:

Mary Brinton, Faculty Associate. Reischauer Institute Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology; Director, Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, Harvard University.

Special Series on the Future of Democracy in Japan and Asia, supported by the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP).

Contact:

Amy Stockton
astockton@wcfia.harvard.edu

2019 Nov 12

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

"Corporate Governance and Value Creation in Japan"

Speaker:

Ryohei Yanagi, Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Eisai Co., Ltd; Visiting Professor, Graduate School of Accountancy, Waseda University.

Moderator:

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

Co-sponsored by the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, Harvard Kennedy School; the Japan Society of Boston; and the Takemi Program.

Contact:

Amy Stockton
astockton@wcfia.harvard.edu

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