The Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies at Harvard University supports research on Japan and provides a forum for related academic activities and the exchange of ideas.
The Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies at Harvard University supports research on Japan and provides a forum for related academic activities and the exchange of ideas.

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September 25 (Fri) 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm | Online Event: Zoom

Visiting Faculty & Postdoctoral Fellows Panel: New Directions in Japanese Studies Research

Panelist: WILLIAM M. TSUTSUI, Edwin O. Reischauer Distinguished Visiting Professor of Japanese Studies, Harvard University
Panelist: THOMAS GAUBATZ, Reischauer Institute Postdoctoral Fellow (PhD Japanese Literature, Columbia Univ. 2016) & Assistant Professor of Japanese Literature and Culture, Northwestern University
Panelist: MICHAELA KELLY, Reischauer Institute Postdoctoral Fellow (PhD Cultural Anthropology, Univ. of Tokyo 2016)
Panelist: DANIELE LAURO, Reischauer Institute Postdoctoral Fellow (PhD Japanese History, Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 2019)
Panelist: MATTIAS VAN OMMEN, Reischauer Institute Postdoctoral Fellow (PhD Cultural Anthropology, Univ. of Hawai`i at Manoa 2020)
Moderator: KAREN L. THORNBER, Harry Tuchman Levin Professor in Literature & Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations & Acting Director, Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, Harvard University
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September 28 (Mon) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | Online Event: Zoom

Learning From Japan’s Criminal Justice Success

Speaker: JOHN HALEY, William R. Orthwein Distinguished Professor of Law Emeritus, Washington University in St. Louis, School of Law; Visiting Professor of Law, University of Washington, School of Law
Moderator: MARK RAMSEYER, Mitsubishi Professor of Japanese Legal Studies, Harvard Law School
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