Panel: "Shinzo Abe & Japan's 21st Century"


Monday, September 19, 2022, 8:00pm to 9:15pm


Online Only
Jennifer Lind
Associate Professor of Government, Dartmouth College; Faculty Associate, Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, Harvard University; Associate Fellow, Chatham House.

Koichi Nakano
Professor of Comparative Politics, Japanese Politics, and Political Theory, Sophia 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

Co-sponsored by the Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, Harvard University, and Japan Policy Network.

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Additional Resources

  1. "Jennifer Lind on Abe Shinzo and Japanese Nationalism," Diplomat magazine, September 2022
  2. Jennifer Lind, “Why Shinzo Abe Thought Japan Had to Change,” Foreign Affairs, July 10, 2022.
  3. Koichi Nakano, "The Leader Who Was 'Trump Before Trump'," The New York Times, May 29, 2019.
  4. Koichi Nakano, "Shinzo Abe is Quitting," The New York Times, August 30, 2020.
  5. Koichi Nakano, "Shinzo Abe Failed to Rearm Japan. Let's Keep It That Way," The New York Times, July 20, 2022.
  6. David McNeil, ed., "The Abe Legacy: A Compendium," The Asia-Pacific Journal, September 15, 2022.
  7. Tobias Harris, "The Postwar Japan that Shinzo Abe Built," The New York Times, July 9, 2022.
  8. Sheila Smith, Mireya Solis, and Ryan Evans, "Shinzo Abe's Legacy in Japan and On The World Stage," War on the Rocks, August 5, 2022.