Free Public lectures (ICAS: Institute of Contemporary Asian Studies)

The Institute of Contemporary Asian Studies (ICAS) hosts more than 40 lectures and symposiums each year, and invites top-class experts and specialists as speakers. Lecture topics range from politics, the economy, and foreign and military affairs, to cinema and pop culture. All events are open to the public and usually free of charge.

<Book Talk> A Sociology of Japanese Youth: From Returnees to NEETs
Date: Friday, June 1, 2012
Time: 7:00p.m. (Talk will start at 7:30p.m.)
Speakers: Yuki Imoto (Research Associate at Keio University), Tuukka Toivonen(Junior Research Fellow at Green Templeton College, University of Oxford), Sachiko Horiguchi(Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Temple University, Japan Campus)
https://www.facebook.com/tuj.icas#!/events/291335787611884/

Foreign Direct Investment in Japan
Date: Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Time: 7:00p.m. (Talk will start at 7:30p.m.)
Speaker: Naoyuki Haraoka, Executive Managing Director of the Japan Economic Foundation
https://www.facebook.com/tuj.icas#!/events/255468514538784/

The Future of Finance in Japan post Olympus
Date: Friday, June 8, 2012
Time: 7:00p.m. (Talk will start at 7:30p.m.)
Speaker: Tony Miller, Chief Executive Officer of PAG Japan
Business at the Tokyo Campus of the University of Tsukuba
https://www.facebook.com/events/388652834510841/

Is Ethical Consumption Going to Change Japan?
Date: Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Time: 7:00p.m. (Talk will start at 7:30p.m.)
Speaker: Florian Kohlbacher, German Institute for Japanese Studies (DIJ), Tokyo
https://www.facebook.com/tuj.icas/events#!/events/103084673155176/

Richard Katz: Noda’s mistaken economic priorities
Date: Friday, June 29, 2012
Time: 7:00p.m. (Talk will start at 7:30p.m.)
Speaker: Richard Katz, Editor of The Oriental Economist Report
https://www.facebook.com/tuj.icas/events#!/events/463965653619492/

Also…

Temple University Japan Seminars and Workshops (Continuing education)
Get up to speed on the latest hot topics by attending our short courses and seminars, which offer a great way to explore a special area of interest quickly.

Tokyo: http://www.tuj.ac.jp/cont-ed/courses/seminars-tokyo.html
Osaka: http://www.tuj.ac.jp/cont-ed/courses/seminars-osaka.html

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