Saturday, February 14, 2015

Japan Policy Week with the US-Japan Research Institute

Twice a year, the Japanese university-supported US-Japan Research Institute holds a series of policy programs in Washington, DC. The first Japan Week will be held February 23-March 3.

ALGAE FOR BIOFUELS - COLD WATER, INLAND IN PONDS OR IN THE LAB. 2/23, 10:00-11:30am , Washington, DC. Sponsor: U.S.-Japan Research Institute (USJI). Speakers: Tony Haymet, Professor and Emeritus Vice-Chancellor at Scripps Oceanography UCSD; Peter Wilson, Professor at University of Tasmania and University of California San Diego; Yoshihiro Shiraiwa, Professor & Provost at Faculty of Life & Environmental Science and the University of Tsukuba. 

CHALLENGES AGAINST POVERTY, MALNUTRITION AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES. 2/23, 2:00-3:00pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: U.S.-Japan Research Institute (USJI). Speakers: David Sack, Professor affiliated with the Department of International Health and at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Harunor Rashid, PhD candidate of the Clinical Science Program at the Graduate School of Comprehensive Human Science at the University of Tsukuba; Yukiko Wagatsuma, Professor at the Faculty of Medicine at University of Tsukuba.

JAPAN'S SECURITY POLICY AND THE JAPAN-U.S. ALLIANCE. 2/23, 6:00-7:00pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: U.S.-Japan Research Institute (USJI). Speaker: Isao Miyaoka, Professor at the Faculty of Law at Keio University. Students Only.

JAPAN'S CHANGING SECURITY POLICY AND THE JAPAN-U.S. ALLIANCE. 2/24. 3:00-4:30, Washington, DC. Sponsor: U.S.-Japan Research Institute (USJI). Speakers: Mike Mochizuki, Japan-US Relations Professor at GWU Elliott School; Isao Miyaoka, Professor at the Faculty of Law at Keio University; Andrew Oros, Director of International Studies and Associate Professor of Political Science and International Studies at Washington College.

CAN THE ASEAN COUNTRIES AVOID THE MIDDLE INCOME TRAP, AND HOW IS THAT RELEVANT FOR THE US AND JAPAN. 2/24, 6:00-7:00pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: U.S.-Japan Research Institute (USJI). Speaker: Junichi Mori, Professor and Vice President for international Relations of Kyoto University. Students Only.

CHINA'S XI JINPING ADMINISTRATION: AN ASSESSMENT OF ACHIEVEMENTS AND CHALLENGES. 2/26, 10:00-11:30am, Washington, DC. Sponsors: U.S.-Japan Research Institute (USJI); East-West Center. Speakers: Masako Egawa, Chair of the U.S.-Japan Research Institute, Executive Vice President of the University of Tokyo; Ellen Frost, Adjunct Senior Fellow at EWC in Washington; Akio Takahara, Professor at the Faculty of Law at the University of Tokyo; Nathaniel Ahrens, Director of China Affairs at the University of Maryland , Senior Associate of the Hills Program on Governance at CSIS; Susan Lawrence, Specialist in Asian Affairs, Congressional Research Service (CRS).

THE U.S. REBALANCE: TPP’S POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC ROLES IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC. 2/27, 10:00am-Noon, Washington, DC. Sponsor: U.S.-Japan Research Institute (USJI); Wilson Center. Speakers: Shihoko Goto, Senior Associate for Northeast Asia of the Asia Program at Wilson Center; Takashi Terada, Operating Advisor at USJI, Professor at Doshisha University; Tami Overby, Senior Vice President, Asia, U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

BUILDING THE TOMODACHI GENERATION: ENGAGING U.S. AND JAPANESE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS IN SOCIAL PROBLEM-SOLVING. 2/27, 10:00am-12:30pm, Washington, DC. Sponsors: U.S.-Japan Research Institute (USJI); U.S.-Japan Council; The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars. Judges: Katsuichi Uchida, President of the U.S.-Japan Research Institute; Christopher Joseph Cook, Chief Compliance Officer of Keel Point Advisors.

WHY EAST ASIA CANNOT BE LIKE EUROPE? REGIONAL ECONOMIC INTEGRATION AND POWER POLITICS. 3/3, 6:00-7:00pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: U.S.-Japan Research Institute (USJI). Speaker: Takashi Terada, Operating Advisor at USJI, Professor at Doshisha University.  Students Only.

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