Public lectures (ICAS: Institute of Contemporary Asian Studies)

TUJInstitute 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.

Ben Karp – Japan & African Americans from the Russo-Japanese War to Pearl Harbor
Date: Friday, March 2, 2012
Time: 7:00p.m. (Talk will start at 7:30p.m.)
Speaker: Ben Karp
http://www.facebook.com/events/273486469383791/

Extreme Japan: How the country will both soar and sink

Date: Thursday, March 8, 2012
Time: 7:00p.m. (Talk will start at 7:30p.m.)
Speaker: Kenneth Cukier
http://www.facebook.com/events/295724467147700/

Russia Outlook: Changes and Challenges After The Presidential Election
Date: Friday, March 16, 2012
Time: 7:00p.m. (Talk will start at 7:30p.m.)
Speaker: Nobuo Shimotomai, Professor, Faculty of Law, Hosei University
http://www.facebook.com/events/291054427625458/