Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

2014 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
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2014 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:

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2014 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
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2014 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
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2014 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 
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2014 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 
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2014 Feb 04

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

"China, Japan, and the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands Dispute"

Special Series on International Relations of East Asia

Speakers:

M. Taylor Fravel, Associate Professor of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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

Co-sponsored by the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies and the Harvard University Asia Center.

Contact:

William Nehring
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2013 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)

"A Roadmap for Decommissioning the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant"

Special Series on Post-Disaster Japan

Speaker:

Kenji Tateiwa, Manager, Nuclear Power Programs, Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO).

Co-sponsored by the Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, Harvard University Center for the Environment (HUCE), Environment and Natural Resources Program (ENRP), and the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs (BCSIA), Harvard Kennedy School.

Contact:

William Nehring
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2013 Nov 12

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 Political Economy of Kumamon: A New Frontier in Japan’s Public Administration"

Speaker:

Ikuo Kabashima, Governor of Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan.

Co-sponsored by the Fellows Program, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs and Harvard Japan Society.

Contact:

William Nehring
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2013 Nov 05

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

"North Korea's Dual Pursuit of Nuclear and Economic Development"

Special Series on International Relations of East Asia.

Speaker:

Scott Snyder, Senior Fellow for Korea Studies and Director of the Program on U.S.-Korea Policy, Council on Foreign Relations.

Co-sponsored by the Korea Institute.

Contact:

William Nehring
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2013 Sep 20

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Tsai Auditorium (S010)

"The Kennedy Legacy and US-Japan Relations"

Speakers:

Yukio Okamoto, Robert E. Wilhelm Fellow, Center for International Studies (CIS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology; President, Okamoto Associates, Inc.; former Special Advisor to Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi and Ryutaro Hashimoto.

Jennifer Lind, Associate Professor of Government, Dartmouth College.

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

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

Contact:

William Nehring
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2013 Oct 29

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

"Seeing the Tohoku Earthquake Before it Happened"

Special Series on Post-Disaster Japan

Speaker:

Brendan Meade, Professor, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University.

Moderator:

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

Co-sponsored by the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences and the Digital Archive of Japan's 2011 Disasters, Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies.

Contact:

William Nehring
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2013 Oct 22

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

"Labor Market and Low Fertility: Evidence from Japan"

Speaker:

Nobuko Nagase, Visiting Scholar, Department of Sociology, Harvard University; Professor of Labor Economics and Social Policy, Ochanomizu Univeristy.

Co-sponsored by the Department of Sociology, and the Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy, Harvard Kennedy School.

Moderator:

Mary Brinton, Reischauer Institute Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology; Hrdy Fellow, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study (2013-2014), Harvard University.

Contact:

William Nehring
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2013 Oct 15

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

"Abenomics and the World Economy"

Special Series on Globalization and Governance.

Speaker:

Richard Koo, Chief Economist, Nomura Research Institute.

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

Contact:

William Nehring
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