Events

  • 2018 Sep 18

    North Korea as a Nuclear Weapons State

    Location: 

    Belfer Case Study Room S020, Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse, CGIS South Bldg., 1730 Cambridge St.
    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    VIPIN NARANG
    Associate Professor of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Ambassador NOBUYASU ABE
    Senior Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School; U.N. Under-Secretary-General for Disarmament Affairs (2003-06); and Commissioner, Japan Atomic Energy Commission (2014-17)

    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 Sep 20

    Workshop: Myth and Ritual in Ancient Japan (in Japanese)

    Location: 

    Porte Seminar Room S250, 2nd Level, CGIS South Bldg., 1730 Cambridge St.
    1:00pm to 6:00pm

    OrganizerHelen Hardacre, Reischauer Institute Professor of Japanese Religion and Society, Harvard University
    Presenters:
    Prof. Sasō Mamoru, Director, Museum of Shinto, Kokugakuin University
    Prof. Hirafuji Kikuko, Director, Institute for Japanese Culture and Classics, Kokugakuin University
    Prof. Watanabe Takashi, Kokugakuin University
    Prof. Daitō Takaaki, Museum of Shinto, Kokugakuin University
    Mr. Kimura Daiki, Museum of Shinto, Kokugakuin University
    Discussants:
    John Bentley, Professor of Japanese, Northern Illinois University
    Kenneth Ruoff, Professor of History, Portland State University
    Matthieu Felt, Assistant Professor, University of Florida
    Melissa McCormack, Professor of Japanese Art and Culture, Harvard University
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  • 2018 Sep 21

    The Heisei Monarchy (1989-present) and the Future of the Japanese Monarchy

    Location: 

    Porte Seminar Room S250, 2nd Level, CGIS South Bldg., 1730 Cambridge St.
    4:15pm to 5:45pm

    KENNETH RUOFF
    Professor in the Modern History of East Asia and Director, Center for Japanese Studies, Portland State University


    Moderator: Helen Hardacre, Reischauer Institute Professor of Japanese Religion and Society

    Reischauer Institute Japan Forum Lecture Series co-sponsored by the Weatherhead Center Program on U.S.-Japan Relations

  • 2018 Sep 25

    When Revolutions Fail: Japan’s 1960 Protests and the Contemporary World

    Location: 

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

    NICK KAPUR
    Assistant Professor of History, Rutgers University

    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 Sep 25

    Panel: The End of Concern: Maoist China, Activism, and Asian Studies

    Location: 

    Belfer Case Study Room S020, Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse, CGIS South Bldg., 1730 Cambridge St.
    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    FABIO LANZA, Associate Professor of History, University of Arizona
    ELLEN SCHRECKER, Professor of History, Yeshiva University
    ANDREW GORDON, Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History, Harvard University
    JOSEPH ESHERICK, Professor Emeritus, University of California San Diego
    PARTHA CHATTERJEE, Professor of Anthropology and of Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies, Columbia University
    LIEN-HANG NGUYEN, Dorothy Borg Associate Professor in the History of the United States and East Asia
    BRUCE CUMINGS, Gustavus F. & Ann M. Swift Distinguished Service Professor, Department of History and the College, University of Chicago

    Moderator: Karen L. Thornber, Professor of Comparative Literature and of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University

    Panel Discussion Organized by Professor Arunabh Ghosh; co-sponsored with Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University Asia Center, Reischauer Institute for Japanese Studies, Korea Institute, Mittal South Asia Institute

  • 2018 Sep 28

    Cinema-Truth in 1960s Japan: Critiques of Objectivity

    Location: 

    Porte Seminar Room S250, 2nd Level, CGIS South Bldg., 1730 Cambridge St.
    4:15pm to 5:45pm

    JULIA ALEKSEYEVA
    Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies Postdoctoral Fellow (Ph.D. Comparative Literature, Harvard University 2017)

    Moderator: Alexander ZahltenAssociate Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University

    Reischauer Institute Japan Forum Lecture Series

  • 2018 Oct 02

    Taming Japan’s Deflation: The Debate over Unconventional Monetary Policy

    Location: 

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

    SAORI KATADA
    Associate Professor of International Relations, University of Southern California

    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... Read more about Taming Japan’s Deflation: The Debate over Unconventional Monetary Policy
  • 2018 Oct 09

    Political Origins of Cybersecurity Capacity: Lessons from Japan and East Asia

    Location: 

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

    BENJAMIN BARTLETT
    Postdoctoral Fellow, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, 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

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