12:00-1:30 PM ET
Panel 1: “Development and Governance Challenges in Public Health"
“Universalism and Governance in the Post-Pandemic Moment”
Vice-President, International Roz and Ralph Halbert Professor of Innovation, Munk School; Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Toronto.
“Japan Innovates: Improving Health and Medicine in the Developing World”
Vincent de Paul Professor of Political Science, DePaul University.
“China, Covid-19, and global health governance”
Senior Fellow for Global Health, Council on Foreign Relations.
3:00-4:30 PM ET
Panel 2: “Development, Climate Change, and Climate Migration"
“Making Sense of the Climate-Green Tech Acceleration Under Suga and Kishida”
Professor of Political Science and Konwakai Chair in Japanese Research; Director Emeritus, Institute of Asian Research; Director, Center for Japanese Research, University of British Columbia.
“Deservingness Criteria and Public Support for Refugee Admission”
Nicholas A.R. Fraser
Policy Innovations Fellow, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University.
"The Global Geopolitics of China's Low Carbon Transition"
Provost Distinguished Associate Professor and Director, Science, Technology and International Affairs (STIA), Georgetown University.
Moderator: Christina L. Davis
Director, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations; Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics, Department of Government; and Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Professor, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University.
This symposium is part of the Special Series on Policy Innovations in Crises, supported by a grant from the Japan Foundation. Co-sponsored by the Harvard Undergraduate Japan Policy Network, the Harvard University Asia Center, Harvard University Center for the Environment, and the Takemi Program in International Health.
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Note: This is a two-panel conference, with both panels accessible at the same Zoom link. Participants are welcome to attend one or both panels as desired. Registration is not required for in-person attendance.
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