Events

  • 2021 May 25

    Japan in the World: A Symposium in Honor of Susan J. Pharr, Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics, Harvard University

    9:00am to 5:15pm

    Location: 

    Online Only

    9:00–9:15 am: Welcome

    Christina Davis
    Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations; Professor of Government; and Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

    Jeffry Frieden
    Department Chair; Stanfield Professor of International Peace, Department of Government, Harvard University

    Mary Brinton
    Director, Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies; Reischauer Institute Professor of Sociology, Harvard University

    9:15–10:30 am: Panel, "Japan and the Study of Comparative Capitalism" (tentative title)

    Chair:

    Hirotaka Takeuchi
    Professor of Management Practice, Strategy Unit, Harvard Business School

    Panelists:
    Margarita Estévez-Abe
    Associate Professor of Political Science, Maxwell School of Citizenship & Public Affairs, Syracuse University

    Rieko Kage
    Professor of Political Science, University of Tokyo

    Jiyeoun Song
    Associate Professor of Political Economy, Graduate School of International Studies, Seoul National University

    Michael Witt
    Senior Affiliate Professor of Strategy and International Business, INSEAD

    2:00–3:15 pm: Panel, "Japan’s Democratic Governance: Institutions and Civil Society" (tentative title)

    Chair:
    Elizabeth Perry
    Henry Rosovsky Professor of Government; Director, Harvard-Yenching Institute, Harvard University

    Panelists:
    Daniel Aldrich
    Professor of Political Science; Director, Security and Resilience Studies Program, Northeastern University

    Amy Catalinac
    Assistant Professor of Politics, Department of Politics, New York University

    Henry Laurence
    Associate Professor of Government and Asian Studies, Bowdoin College

    4:00–5:15 pm: Panel, "Japan in International Relations" (tentative title)

    Chair:
    Christina Davis
    Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations; Professor of Government; and Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

    Panelists:
    Phillip Lipscy
    Associate Professor, Department of Political Science; Director, Centre for the Study of Global Japan, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy, University of Toronto

    Saadia Pekkanen
    Job and Gertrud Tamaki Edowed Professor, The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington

    Kim Reimann
    Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Georgia State University

    Mireya Solís
    Director, Center for East Asia Policy Studies; Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Program, Brookings Institution

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    Co-sponsored by the Department of Government, Weatherhead Center Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, and the Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies

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