WORSENING SINO-JAPANESE RELATIONS AND THE US. 2/24, 1:00-2:30pm. Sponsor: US-Japan Research Institute (USJI). Speakers: Sachio Nakato, Professor, Ritsumeikan University; David Arase, Resident Professor, Hopkins-Nanjing Center for Chinese and American Studies; Quansheng Zhao, Professor, American University; Thomas French, Associate Professor, Ritsumeikan University.
SOCIAL INNOVATION: US-JAPAN COMPARISON STUDIES IN THIS NEW EMERGING NEW TREND IN INNOVATION. 2/24, 3:00-4:30pm. Sponsor: USJI. Speakers: Yaeko Mitsumori, Associate Professor, University of Tsukuba; Gabriel Brodbar, Executive Director, NYU Reynolds Program in Social Sciences; Greg Van Kirk, Fellow, Ashoka.
“ABENOMICS” AND US-JAPAN RELATIONSHIP. 2/25, 10:00am-Noon, Washington, DC. Sponsor: USJI. Speakers: Fumiaki Kubo, Director, USJI; Takatoshi Ito, Professor, University of Tokyo; Michael Auslin, Resident Scholar, AEI; Stephan Danninger, Senior Economist, IMF.
TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION AND EXPANSION OF THE ASIA-PACIFIC. 2/25, 2:00-3:30pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: USJI. Speakers: Toru Oga, Professor, Kyushu University; Munehiro Miwa, Professor, Kyushu University; Yuki Ooi, Associate Professor, Nanzan University; David Painter, Associate Professor, Georgetown University; Daqing Yang, Associate Professor, GWU.
INTERNET GOVERNANCE IN ASIA: A NEW FOCUS FOR US-JAPAN COOPERATION? 2/26, 10:00-11:30am, Washington, DC. Sponsor: USJI. Speakers: James Foster, Professor, Keio University; Jiro Kokuryo, Vice-President, Keio University.
POSSIBILITIES AND ISSUES OF GLOBALIZED AND OPEN HIGHER EDUCATION FOR JAPAN AND US UNIVERSITIES. 2/26, 2:00-3:30pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: USJI. Speakers: Stephen Ehrmann, Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning, GWU; Vijay Kumar, Director, MIT.
TRANSFORMATION OF THE US-JAPANESE RELATIONS IN GLOBAL GOVERNANCE. 2/26, 10:00-11:30am, Washington, DC. Sponsor: USJI. Speakers: Toru Oga, Professor, Kyushu University; Kyushu University students, Sena Murayama, Minami Nomaguchi, Shunsuke Oda, Natsumi Shibata, Ayumi Torii. Note: Students only.
ABENOMICS: THE MISSING ARROW - REFORE OF JAPAN'S ICT SECTOR. 2/27, 4:30-6:00pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Reisaucher Center, Johns Hopkins, SAIS. Speaker: James Foster, Professor, Keio University; Jiro Kokuryo, Vice-President, Keio University.
SINO-JAPAN DYNAMICS AND IMPLICATIONS FOR THE U.S.-JAPAN ALLIANCE. 2/27, 6:00-7:30pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: USJI. Speakers: Speakers: Abraham M. Denmark,Vice President for Political and Security Affairs, The National Bureau of Asian Research; Hon. Richard L. Armitage, President, Armitage International L.C. / Former Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of State; Fumiaki Kubo, Director, U.S.-Japan Research Institute / Professor, The University of Tokyo / Japan Scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; David M. Lampton, George and Sadie Hyman Professor of China Studies, The Johns Hopkins University.
BUILDING THE TOMODACHI GENERATION: ENGAGING US AND JAPANESE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS IN SOCIAL PROBLEM-SOLVING. 2/28, 10:00am-Noon, Washington, DC. Sponsors: USJI; US-Japan Council; Washington Center. Presentations by international teams of Japanese and American participants of the Building the TOMODACHI Generation program. Teams will propose civil-society based projects to address the challenges faced in the Tohoku Region. Winning project teams will travel to Japan to continue their partnership with a service project in Tohoku. This program is generously supported by the TOMODACHI Fund for Exchanges donors, Mitsubishi Corporation, Toyota Motor Corporation, and Hitachi Ltd., as well as Morgan Stanley.