JAPAN’S TRADE POLICY IN AN ERA OF GROWING ANTI-GLOBALISM. 2/27, 2:00-3:30pm. Speakers: Vinod K. Aggarwal, Professor, Travers Family Senior Faculty Fellow, Department of Political Science, Director, APEC Study Center, University of California, Berkeley; Yukiko Fukagawa, Professor, Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University; Takashi Terada, Professor, Department of Political Science, Doshisha University, Operating Advisor, U.S.-Japan Research Institute; Shujiro Urata, Dean, Professor, Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University; Moderator: Mireya Solís, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center for East Asia Policy StudiesPhilip Knight Chair in Japan Studies.
PLANT SCIENCE RESEARCH FOR GLOBAL FOOD SECURITY. 2/ 27, 2:00-3:30pm. Speakers: Hiroshi Ezura, Professor, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba; Jocelyn Kenneth Campbell Rose, Professor, Plant Biology Section, School of Integrative Plant Sciences, Cornell University; James J. Giovannoni, Professor, ARS/BTI, Ithaca NY, Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research, Plant Biology, Cornell University; Tohru Ariizumi, Associate Professor, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba.
ASIA AND THE WORLD AS SEEN BY BORDER STUDIES: IMPLICATIONS FOR US-JAPAN RELATIONS. 2/ 28, 10:00 –11:30am. Speakers: Edward Boyle, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law and Center for Asia-Pacific Future Studies, Kyushu University; Akihiro Iwashita, Professor, Hokkaido University/Kyushu University; Mikhail Alexseev, Professor, Department of Political Science, San Diego State University; Emmanuel Brunet-Jailly, Professor, School of Public Administration, University of Victoria; Tony Payan, Fellow & Director, Rice University.
U.S.-JAPAN RELATIONS IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC REGION: NEW CHALLENGES FOR THE FUTURE. 2/28, 1:30-4:10pm,. Speakers: James L. Schoff, Senior Fellow, Asia Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Shunji Yanai, Advisory Board, USJI / Former Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Japan Embassy, U.S. / Judge, International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea / University Professor, Waseda University; Michael H. Armacost, Advisory Board, USJI / Former U.S. Ambassador to Japan and the Philippines / Shorenstein APARC Fellow, Stanford University; Fumiaki Kubo, Director, USJI /Professor, Graduate Schools for Law and Politics, the University of Tokyo; Masayuki Tadokoro, Professor, International Relations, Keio University; Aiji Tanaka, Operating Advisor, USJI / Professor, Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University; Jeffrey Hornung, Fellow, Security and Foreign Affairs Program, Sasakawa USA; Bruce Stokes, Director, Global Economic Attitudes, Pew Research Center.
MIGRATION AND ANTI-GLOBALIZATION IN NORTH AMERICA: VIEWS FROM MEXICO AND JAPAN. 3/2, 2:00-3:30pm. Speaker: Fuminori Minamikawa, Professor, Faculty of International Relations, Ritsumeikan University; Mariana Gabarrot Arenas, Professor, Institute of Technology, University of Tec de Monterrey, Mexico. Moderator: Keiji Nakatsuji, Operating Advisor, USJI, Professor, Faculty of International Relation, Ritsumeikan University.