Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

2018 Mar 20

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

12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

Please note: This event has been cancelled.

"Democracy through Strength: Asia's Development and Democratization"

Speaker:

Dan Slater, Ronald and Eileen Weiser Professor of Emerging Democracies; Director, Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, University of Michigan.

Moderator:

Susan Pharr, Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations; Senior Adviser, Executive Committee; Faculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics, Department of Government, Harvard University.

Contact:

Jenni Ting
wting@wcfia.harvard.edu

2018 Mar 06

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

"Who Judges? Designing Jury Systems in Japan, East Asia, and Europe"

Speaker:

Rieko Kage, Visiting Senior Fellow, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Tokyo.

Moderator:

Susan Pharr, Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations; Senior Adviser, Executive Committee; Faculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics, Department of Government, Harvard University.

Discussant:

Yasunori Sone, Professor, Graduate School of Media and Governance, Faculty of Policy Management, Keio University.

Contact:

Jenni Ting
wting@wcfia.harvard.edu

2018 Feb 13

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

"Recovering Agency: The Politics of Reconstruction in Post-Tsunami Tohoku"

Speaker:

Andrew Littlejohn, Postdoctoral Fellow, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. PhD, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University.

Discussant:

Daniel Aldrich, Professor of Political Science, Public Policy and Urban Affairs; Director, Masters Program in Security and Resilience, Northeastern University.

Moderator:

Susan Pharr, Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations; Senior Adviser, Executive Committee; Faculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics, Department of Government, Harvard University.

Contact:

Jenni Ting
wting@wcfia.harvard.edu

2018 Feb 27

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

"The Idea of Class in Modern Japan"

Speaker:

Louise Young, Professor of History, University of Wisconsin - Madison.

Moderator:

Andrew Gordon, Executive Committee; Faculty Associate. Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History, Department of History, Harvard University.

Contact:

Jenni Ting
wting@wcfia.harvard.edu

2018 Feb 20

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

"Geographies of Justice: Japan, Germany, and the Allied War Crimes Program"

Speaker:

Franziska Seraphim, Associate Professor of History; Director of Asian Studies, Boston College.

Moderator:

Susan Pharr, Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations; Senior Adviser, Executive Committee; Faculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics, Department of Government, Harvard University.

Contact:

Jenni Ting
wting@wcfia.harvard.edu

2018 Feb 06

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

"The Changing Security Landscape on the Korean Peninsula: Implications for Tokyo, Beijing, and Washington"

Speaker:

John Park, Director, the Korea Working Group; Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School.

Moderator:

Susan Pharr, Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations; Senior Adviser, Executive Committee; Faculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics, Department of Government, Harvard University.

Contact:

Jenni Ting
wting@wcfia.harvard.edu

2018 Jan 23

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

"The Impact of Disruptive Technologies on Employment: Implications for an Aging Japan"

Speaker:

Atsushi Seike, Edwin O. Reischauer Visiting Professor of Japanese Studies, Harvard University; Executive Advisor for Academic Affairs and Professor of Labor Economics, Keio University.

Discussant:

Mary Brinton, Faculty Associate; Chair, Weatherhead Initiative on Gender Inequality. Reischauer Institute Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

Moderator:

Mark Ramseyer, Mitsubishi Professor of Japanese Legal Studies, Harvard Law School.

Contact:

Jenni Ting
wting@wcfia.harvard.edu

2017 Nov 17

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Symposium

4:00pm to 5:45pm

Location: 

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

"Is Demography Destiny? Japan in Comparative Perspective"

Speakers:

Mary Brinton, Faculty Associate; Chair, Weatherhead Initiative on Gender Inequality. Reischauer Institute Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

Yoshio Higuchi, Professor, Department of Business and Commerce, Keio University.

Margarita Estevez-Abe, Visiting Senior Fellow, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Associate Professor of Political Science, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University.

Paul Chang, Faculty Associate. Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

Contact:

Jenni Ting
wting@wcfia.harvard.edu

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2017 Oct 31

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

"Advancing Women in Japanese Politics: Breaking Through the Barriers"

Speaker:

Mari Miura, Professor of Political Science, Sophia University.

Discussant:

Daniel Smith, Faculty Associate. Associate Professor, Department of Government, Harvard University.

Contact:

Jenni Ting
wting@wcfia.harvard.edu

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2017 Nov 28

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

"Shinzo Abe Scorecard: How's He Faring after Five Years?"

Speakers:

Tobias Harris, Vice President, Teneo Intelligence.

Andrew Oros, Director of International Studies and Professor of Political Science and International Studies, Washington College.

Contact:

Jenni Ting
wting@wcfia.harvard.edu

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2017 Nov 14

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

"Transformation of Familialist States in Italy, Japan, Korea, and Spain"

Speaker:

Margarita Estevez-Abe, Visiting Senior Fellow, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Associate Professor of Political Science, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University.

Contact:

Jenni Ting
wting@wcfia.harvard.edu

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2017 Nov 07

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 Trade Strategy in an Age of Rising Protectionism"

Speaker:

Yoichi Suzuki, Ambassador to Kansai, and Ambassador for International Affairs, Government of Japan.

Discussant:

Christina Davis, Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Princeton University.

Contact:

Jenni Ting
wting@wcfia.harvard.edu

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2017 Oct 17

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

"Permeable Policymaking: Foreign Firms, Cross-National Coalitions, and Varieties of Sectoral Liberalization in Japan"

Speaker:

Kristi Govella, Postdoctoral Fellow, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. Assistant Professor, Department of Asian Studies, University of Hawai'i at Manoa.

Contact:

Jenni Ting
wting@wcfia.harvard.edu

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2017 Oct 24

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 Imperial Household and Abdication: The Contemporary Controversy in Historical Perspective"

Speaker:

Ken Ruoff, Professor of History; Director of the Center for Japanese Studies, Portland State University.

Discussant:

Andrew GordonExecutive Committee; Faculty Associate. Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History, Harvard University; Victor and William Fung Acting Director, Harvard University Asia Center (2016-2017).

Contact:

Jenni Ting
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