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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November 30 (Mon) 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | Online Event: Zoom

New Dimensions of Japan’s Democratic Governance

Speaker: CHARLES MCCLEAN, Postdoctoral Fellow, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations. PhD, Department of Political Science, University of California, San Diego
Speaker: SANGJUN PARK, Visiting Researcher, Osaka University
Discussant: KAY SHIMIZU, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Pittsburgh
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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December 1 (Tue) 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm | Online Event: Zoom

Global Healing: Literature, Advocacy, Care

Speaker: 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
Chair: SARI ALTSCHULER, Associate Professor of English; Associate Director, Northeastern Humanities Center; Founding Director, Health, Humanities, and Society minor, Northeastern University
Chair: AMY BOESKY, Professor and Chair of English Department, Director, Minor in Medical Humanities, Health and Culture, Boston College
Chair: DAVID S. JONES, A. Bernard Ackerman Professor of the Culture of Medicine Faculty of Arts and Sciences and the Faculty of Medicine Professor of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University
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