Free Public Lectures (ICAS: Institute of Contemporary Asian Studies) July 2012

Radiating Risk: Food Safety and Public Health After the Fukushima Nuclear Crisis

Date: Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Time: 18:30 (Talk will start at 19:00)

Speakers:

Ryugo Hayano, Professor, University of Tokyo
Satsuki Takahashi, soon-to-be Assistant professor, George Mason University
Nicolas Sternsdorff, Ph.D. candidate in social anthropology at Harvard University & Visiting Researcher at Sophia University.

http://www.tuj.ac.jp/events/2012/0703.html

Race in the 2012 US Presidential Election: Demographics and ‘Dog Whistles’

Date: Thursday, July 5, 2012
Time: 19:00 (Talk will start at 19:30)

Speaker:

Ben Karp, Ph.D candidate in the departments of African American Studies and History at Yale University

http://www.tuj.ac.jp/events/2012/0705.html

Japan’s International Relations and the Politics of 3/11

Date: Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Time: Door opens at 18:30 and the panel starts at 19:00

Speakers:

Sir David Warren KCMG, British Ambassador to Japan
Noriyuki Shikata, Deputy Cabinet Secretary for Public Affairs, Director of Global Communications in the Prime Minister’s Office of Japan
Mark J. Davidson, Minister-Counselor for Public Affairs, United States Embassy, Tokyo

http://www.tuj.ac.jp/events/2012/0705.html

Shihoko Fujiwara: Human trafficking “Modern-day slavery in Japan”

Date: Thursday, July 12, 2012
Time: 19:00 (Talk will start at 19:30)

Speaker:

Shihoko Fujiwara, Director, Polaris Project Japan

http://www.tuj.ac.jp/events/2012/0712.html

Dayna Barnes: US war-time planning for the occupation of Japan

Date: Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Time: 19:00 (Talk will start at 19:30)

cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances

Speaker:

Dayna Barnes, PhD Candidate in International History at the London School of Economics, Managing Editor of Asia Pacific: Perspectives, a journal of the Center for the Pacific Rim at the University of San Francisco

http://www.tuj.ac.jp/events/2012/0717.html

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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/

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Temple University Japan Seminars and Workshops (Continuing education)
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Tokyo: http://www.tuj.ac.jp/cont-ed/courses/seminars-tokyo.html
Osaka: http://www.tuj.ac.jp/cont-ed/courses/seminars-osaka.html