Makoto Iokibe (Prefectural University of Kumamoto), China’s Rise in the Asia-Pacific Region and Japanese Foreign Policy


Tuesday, September 27, 2016, 12:30pm to 2:00pm


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

Makoto Iokibe
Visiting Senior Fellow, Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs; Chancellor, Prefectural University of Kumamoto; President, National Defense Academy of Japan (2006-12); formerly Professor of History, Kobe University


Discussant: Arne Westad
S.T. Lee Professor of U.S.-Asia Relations, Harvard Kennedy School.

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

Co-sponsored by Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies; Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation; Harvard University Asia Center.

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)