Seminars

  • 2018 Feb 27

    Louise Young (University of Wisconsin – Madison), The Idea of Class in Modern Japan

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Bowie-Vernon Room (K262), CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street

    Louise Young
    Professor of History, University of Wisconsin – Madison

    Moderator: Andrew Gordon
    Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History, Harvard University

    Co-sponsored by Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies

    Special Series on the Changing Face of Japan

    This seminar series is supported by a grant from the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP)

  • 2018 Mar 06

    Rieko Kage (University of Tokyo), Who Judges? Designing Jury Systems in Japan, East Asia, and Europe

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Bowie-Vernon Room (K262), CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street

    Rieko Kage
    Visiting Senior Fellow, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University; Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Tokyo

    Discussant: Yasunori Sone
    Professor, Graduate School of Media and Governance, Faculty of Policy Management, Keio University

    Moderator: Susan Pharr
    Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics and Director, WCFIA Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University

    Co-sponsored by Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies; Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies; East Asian Legal Studies Program, Harvard Law School

    Special Series on the Changing Face of Japan

    This seminar series is supported by a grant from the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP)

  • 2018 Mar 20

    Dan Slater (University of Michigan), Democracy through Strength: Asia’s Development and Democratization

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Bowie-Vernon Room (K262), CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street

    Dan Slater
    Ronald and Eileen Weiser Professor of Emerging Democracies and Director, Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies

    Moderator: Susan Pharr
    Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics and Director, WCFIA Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University

    Co-sponsored by Harvard University Asia Center; Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Harvard Kennedy School

    Special Series on the Future of Democracy in Japan and Asia

    This seminar series is supported by a grant from the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP)

  • 2018 Mar 27

    Dennis Blair (Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA) and Taylor Fravel (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Title TBA

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Bowie-Vernon Room (K262), CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street

    Admiral Dennis Blair
    Chairman of the Board and Distinguished Senior Fellow, Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA

    Taylor Fravel
    Associate Professor of Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Moderator: Susan Pharr
    Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics and Director, WCFIA Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University

    Special Series on the Future of East Asia

    This seminar series is supported by a grant from the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP)

  • 2018 Apr 06

    Matthew Marr (Florida International University), Neighborhoods of Refuge: Supportive Housing, Gentrificatio, and Ontological Security in Tokyo's San'ya and Osaka's Kamagasaki

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Porte Seminar Room (S250), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street

    Matthew Marr
    Associate Professor of Sociology, Florida International University

    Moderator: Mary Brinton
    Reischauer Institute Professor of Sociology, Harvard University

    Reischauer Institute Japan Forum Presentation

    Sponsored by Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies; co-sponsored by Weatherhead Center Program on U.S.-Japan Relations

  • 2018 Apr 24

    Steven Vogel (University of California, Berkeley), Title TBA

    12:30pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Bowie-Vernon Room (K262), CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street

    Steven Vogel
    Professor of Political Science, University of California, Berkeley

    Discussant: Peter Hall
    Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies, Department of Government, Harvard University

    Moderator: Susan Pharr
    Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics and Director, WCFIA Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University

    This seminar series is supported by a grant from the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP)