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Andrew Gordon and Michael Reich Featured on Weatherhead Center Blog

Professor Andrew Gordon (Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History) and Professor Michael Reich (Taro Takemi Research Professor of International Health Policy) co-wrote an article titled "Japan’s Political Hesitancy Created a Sad Summer Olympics," featured on the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs "Epicenter" blog.

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Andrew Gordon and Michael Reich Featured on Podcast "Japan On the Record"

Professors Andrew Gordon and Michael Reich were recently featured on “Japan on the Record,” a podcast by Tristan Grunow, Visiting Assistant Professor of Modern Japanese History at Pacific University and former RIJS Postdoctoral Fellow (2015-16). In this episode, Prof. Gordon and Prof.

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Gavin H. Whitelaw Quoted in New York Times Article

Reischauer Institute Executive Director Gavin H. Whitelaw was quoted in the August 1 New York Times article "Tokyo Convenience Store Chicken Gizzards Saved My Life." In this article, Dr. Whitelaw contributes his insights as an anthropologist about the culture and tradition of convenience stores in Japan.

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Andrew Gordon Delivers Commemorative Lecture at NIHU Award Ceremony

On June 10, 2021, Professor Andrew Gordon received the second annual NIHU International Prize in Japanese Studies (日本研究国際賞) at the award ceremony of the National Institute of Humanities (NIHU, 人間文化研究機構). Following the conferral of the award, he presented a commemorative lecture, titled “The Excitement of History and Responsibility of Historical Studies" (『歴史の魅力・歴史学の責任』).

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Ryusuke Hamaguchi (Visiting Artist in Residence, 2016-17) Wins Best Screenplay at Cannes International Film Festival

The Reischauer Institute congratulates Film Director Ryusuke Hamaguchi (RIJS Visiting Artist in Residence, 2016-17) on winning Best Screenplay at the 74th Cannes International Film Festival, for “Drive My Car,” a melancholic drama about an actor who seeks a chauffeur after his playwright wife disappears.

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