Events

  • 2018 Oct 12

    Symposium: State Building in 20th Century Asia

    Location: 

    Belfer Case Study Room S020, Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse, CGIS South Bldg., 1730 Cambridge St.
    3:00pm to 5:00pm

    AKIHIRO TANAKA, President, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies
    SHIN KAWASHIMA, Professor, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo
    LUNG-CHIH CHANG, Associate Research Fellow, Institute of Taiwan History, Academia Sinica
    NOBUHIRO AIZAWA, Associate Professor, Kyushu University
    KEIKO TSUJI TAMURA, Professor, Graduate School of Social System Studies, the University of Kitakyushu

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

    Supported by Japan Institute for International Affairs

  • 2018 Oct 12

    In Between Space: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Interchange with Japan

    Location: 

    Kang Seminar Room S050, Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse, CGIS South Bldg., 1730 Cambridge St.
    4:15pm to 5:45pm

    KEN TADASHI OSHIMA
    Professor of Architecture, University of Washington

    Moderator: Yukio LippitProfessor of History of Art and Architecture, Harvard University

    Reischauer Institute Japan Forum Lecture Series

  • 2018 Oct 16

    Varieties of Corporate Governance: Japan and the World

    Location: 

    Bowie-Vernon Room K262, 2nd Level, CGIS Knafel Bldg., 1737 Cambridge St.
    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    MICHAEL WITT
    Academic Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University; Affiliate Professor of Strategy and International Business, INSEAD

    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 Oct 23

    Trump's Trade Policy: Can Theories of International Political Economy Explain It?

    Location: 

    Bowie-Vernon Room K262, 2nd Level, CGIS Knafel Bldg., 1737 Cambridge St.
    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    KEISUKE IIDA
    Academic Associate, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University; Professor, Graduate Schools for Law and Politics, The University of Tokyo

    Moderator: Christina Davis, Professor of Government and Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor at the Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University

    Weatherhead Center Program on U.S.-Japan Relations presentation
  • 2018 Oct 29

    Operation Tomodachi: Process and Recommendations - the U.S.-Japan Alliance After the Fukushima Nuclear Accident

    Location: 

    Belfer Case Study Room S020, Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse, CGIS South Bldg., 1730 Cambridge St.
    12:15pm

    Lt. Gen. (Ret.) KOICHI ISOBERetired, Japan Ground Self-Defense Force; Asia Center Senior Fellow; Senior Fellow, Asia Pacific Initiative, Tokyo; Strategic Advisor, Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd.

    Chair
    Professor Ezra Vogel, Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences, Emeritus, Harvard University

    Discussants
    Sak Sakoda, Former Executive Assistant to the Deputy Secretary of State, and former Senior Country Director for Japan, the Office of the Secretary of Defense.
    Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Burton M. Field, Retired, U.S. Air Force; Vice President, Strategic Planning, Aeronautics Strategy and Business Development, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co.; former Commander, U.S. Forces, Japan
    Admiral (Ret.) Scott H. Swift, Retired, U.S. Navy; Distinguished Fellow, U.S. Naval War College; Robert E Wilhelm Fellow,  MIT Center for International  Studies; former Commander U.S. Pacific Fleet

    Asia Beyond the Headlines Seminar Series, Harvard University Asia Center co-sponsored by Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies and the Weatherhead Center Program on U.S.-Japan Relations

  • 2018 Oct 30

    Rethinking the “American Century” through the Prism of Modern Japan

    Location: 

    Bowie-Vernon Room K262, 2nd Level, CGIS Knafel Bldg., 1737 Cambridge St.
    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    FREDERICK DICKINSON
    Professor of Japanese History, University of Pennsylvania

    Moderator: Andrew Gordon, Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History, Harvard University

    Weatherhead Center Program on U.S.-Japan Relations presentation co-sponsored by Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies
  • 2018 Nov 01

    Teaching the Japan Disasters Digital Archives: Perspectives from Japan

    Location: 

    Kang Seminar Room S050, Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse, CGIS South Bldg., 1730 Cambridge St.
    4:15pm to 6:00pm

    ANDREW GORDON, Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History, & Project Director, Japan Disasters Digital Archive, Harvard University

    AKIHIRO SHIBAYAMA, Associate Professor, Disaster Digital Archive, International Research Institute of Disaster Science, Tohoku University

    SEBASTIEN BORET, Assistant Professor, Disaster Digital Archive, International Research Institute of Disaster Science, Tohoku University

    Reischauer Institute Japan Disasters Digital Archive Project Special Presentation
  • 2018 Nov 02

    Panel: Constitutional Revision in Japanese Politics Today

    Location: 

    Belfer Case Study Room S020, Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse, CGIS South Bldg., 1730 Cambridge St.
    12:15pm

    Chair: HELEN HARDACRE, Reischauer Institute Professor of Japanese Religion and Society, Harvard University

    Asia Beyond the Headlines Seminar; sponsored by the Harvard University Asia Center; co-sponsored by the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies

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