Past Events

  • 2018 Apr 27

    Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Associates’ Panel: Japan and Asia’s Response to a Rising China

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Room K050, CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge St.

    India’s Evolving Role in the U.S.-Japan Alliance
    VICTOR TEO, The University of Hong Kong

    The Role of Domestic Laws on China’s Foreign Policies on the Sea
    YUJI MARUO, Ministry of Foreign Affairs


    China’s Exchange Rate Policy and Japan-China Economic Relations
    MAKOTO HOJO, Ministry of Finance

    Moderator: Susan J. Pharr, Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics and Director, WCFIA Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University

    Discussant: Thomas Berger, Professor of International Relations, Boston University

  • 2018 Apr 24

    Marketcraft: How Governments Make Markets Work

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Bowie-Vernon Room K262, 2nd Level, CGIS Knafel Bldg., 1737 Cambridge St.
    STEVEN VOGEL
    Professor of Political Science, University of California, Berkley

    Discussant:
    Peter Hall, Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies, Department of Government, Harvard University

    Moderator:
    Susan J. Pharr, Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics and Director, WCFIA Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University

    Weatherhead Center Program on U.S.-Japan Relations presentation
  • 2018 Apr 20

    Literary Ambulation: Tourism, Author Worship, and Hunting for the Past in Contemporary Japan

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Porte Seminar Room S250, 2nd Level, CGIS South Bldg., 1730 Cambridge St.
    SARI KAWANA
    Associate Professor of Japanese, University of Massachusetts Boston

    Moderator: Karen L. Thornber, Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations and of Comparative Literature; Victor and William Fung Director, Harvard University Asia Center; and Chair, Harvard University Asia Center Council, Harvard University

    Reischauer Institute Japan Forum Presentation 
  • 2018 Apr 18

    Rethinking Gender and Agency in The Tale of Genji

    5:00pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    Porte Seminar Room S250, 2nd Level, CGIS South Bldg., 1730 Cambridge St.

    RAJYASHREE PANDEY
    Reader, Asian Studies, University of London

    Moderator: Melissa McCormick, Professor of Japanese Art and Culture, Harvard University

    Sponsored by the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations and Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies

  • 2018 Apr 17

    Public Broadcasting in the Age of Fake News: Can NHK, NPR or the BBC Save Democracy?

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Bowie-Vernon Room K262, 2nd Level, CGIS Knafel Bldg., 1737 Cambridge St.

    HENRY LAURENCE, Associate Professor of Government and Asian Studies, Bowdoin College

    Moderator: Susan J. Pharr, Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics and Director, WCFIA Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University

    Weatherhead Center Program on U.S.-Japan Relations presentation

  • 2018 Apr 13

    Asia Center 20th Anniversary

    9:30am to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    S020, Belfer Case Study Room, Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge, St.

    Co-sponsored by Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard-Yenching Institute, Korea Institute, Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, and Weatherhead Center Program on U.S.-Japan Relations

     

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  • 2018 Apr 10

    Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Associates’ Panel: New Opportunities and Challenges in the Japanese Economy

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Bowie-Vernon Room K262, 2nd Level, CGIS Knafel Bldg., 1737 Cambridge St.

    Diversity and Inclusion in ‘Japan Inc’: Women and Foreign Workers in Japanese Multinationals
    Hilary Holbrow, Postdoctoral Fellow

    Energy Utilization after the Paris Agreement
    TOSHIO KURUMURA, Tokyo Gas Company, Ltd.

    Establishing a Legal Framework for the Sharing Economy
    AYA MIYAI, Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry


    Moderator: Susan J. Pharr, Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics and Director, WCFIA Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University

    Discussant: William Grimes, Professor of International Relations and Political Science, and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, Boston University

  • 2018 Apr 06

    Neighborhoods of Refuge: Supportive Housing, Gentrification, and Ontological Security in Tokyo’s San’ya and Osaka’s Kamagasaki

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Porte Seminar Room S250, 2nd Level, CGIS South Bldg., 1730 Cambridge St.
    MATTHEW MARR
    Associate Professor of Sociology, Florida International University

    Moderator: Mary C. Brinton, Reischauer Institute Professor of Sociology, Harvard University

    Reischauer Institute Japan Forum Presentation co-sponsored by Weatherhead Center Program on U.S.-Japan Relations
  • 2018 Apr 06

    Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Associates’ Panel: Evolving State-Society Relations in Japan and the U.S

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Porte Seminar Room S250, 2nd Level, CGIS South Bldg., 1730 Cambridge St.

    Social Movements against Domestic Violence in Japan
    KANOKO KAMATA, Community Organizing Japan


    Public-Private Collaboration in Cybersecurity
    SHOICHI ITO, National Police Agency

    Americans’ Changing Collective Memory about the Decision to Use Nuclear Weapons in 1945
    DAISUKE KAWAKAMI, Yomiuri Shimbun

    Moderator: Susan J. Pharr, Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics and Director, WCFIA Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University

    Discussant: Mary Alice Haddad, Professor of Government and Chair, College of East Asian Studies, Wesleyan University


    Weatherhead Center Program on U.S.-Japan Relations

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