Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

2016 Feb 02

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse, Belfer Case Study Room (S020)

“Domestic Politics and Grand Strategy in East Asia”

Speakers:

Richard Samuels, Ford International Professor of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Jessica Weiss, Associate Professor of Government, Cornell University.

Sung-Yoon Lee, Kim Koo-Korean Foundation Professor and Assistant Professor of International Politics, The Fletcher School, Tufts University.

Contact:

William Nehring
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2015 Dec 08

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

"Now It Can Be Told: Telling the Truth about the War, 1946-1954"

Speaker:

Emer O'Dwyer, Associate Professor of History and East Asian Studies, Oberlin College.

Contact:

William Nehring
wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

Moderator:

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

2015 Nov 17

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

“Rethinking Militarism and Conservatism in 20th Century Japan”

“The Taiwan Expedition of 1874 and the Roots of Japanese Military Disobedience”

Danny OrbachPostdoctoral Fellow, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations.

“Conservatism and Japanese Army Factionalism, 1937-1941”

Andrew Levidis, Postdoctoral Fellow, Program on U.S-Japan Relations

Contact:

William Nehring
wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

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2015 Nov 10

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

“South Korea’s New Demography: Implications for Democracy and Diplomacy in East Asia”

Speaker:

Kathy Moon, SK-Korea Foundation Chair in Korea Studies and Senior Fellow, Brookings Center for East Asia Policy Studies; Professor of Political Science and Edith Stix Wasserman Chair of Asian Studies, Wellesley College.

Contact:

William Nehring
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2015 Oct 16

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Kang Room (S050)

Panel: "Where Is Japan Headed? A Conversation about New Opportunities and Challenges"

Panelists:

Ichiro Fujisaki, Ambassador of Japan to the United States (2008-2012); President, The America-Japan Society, Japan.

Keizo Iijima, Former President and CEO, Mitsubishi Securities (US), Inc.

The panel will also feature three other panelists in early stages of their careers, engaged in financial services, non-profit organizations (NPO), and policy research.

Moderator:

Shinju Fujihira, Executive Director of the Program on U.S.-Japan Relations.

Contact:

William Nehring
wnehring@wcfia.harvard.edu

2015 Nov 03

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse, Belfer Case Study Room (S020)

“Washoku on the World Stage: UNESCO and the Promotion of Japanese Cuisine”

Speaker:

Theodore Bestor, Reischauer Institute Professor of Social Anthropology; Director, Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, Harvard University.

Contact:

William Nehring
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2015 Oct 13

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

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

“The True Story of ‘Women’s Empowerment’ in Japan: Unexpected Consequences of Work and Family Policies”

Speaker:

Keiko Hirao, Visiting Scholar in Sociology, Harvard University; Professor, Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies, Sophia University.

Contact:

William Nehring
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2015 Sep 18

Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Seminar

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S450

"New Voices from Japan: Confronting Climate Change, Aging Society, and Fiscal Deficits"

Panelists:

Takako Wakiyama, Policy Researcher, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES).

Tomoko WakuiResearcher, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology (TMIG).

Taro OhnoAssociate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Management and Information Science, Onomichi City University.

Delegation Leader:

Nobumasa Akiyama, Professor, Graduate School of Law and School of International and Public Policy, Hitotsubashi University.

Sponsored by the Sasakawa Peace Foundation (SPF); Social Science Research Council (SSRC); and Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University.

Contact:

William Nehring
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