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Public Seminar at Tokyo
American Politics in the Age of President Trump

The Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP), The University of Tokyo, Faculty of Law, the office of Dr. Fumiaki Kubo, A. Barton Hepburn Professor of American Government and History, Study Group in American Politics and the American Jewish Committee are pleased to present a public seminar featuring Dr. William Kristol.

The 2016 U.S. Presidential Election revealed the U.S. to be deeply divided on various issues. What are the reactions in the political and journalistic arenas in the U.S.? What kinds of impact might these changes have on the path of U.S. foreign policy? Dr. William Kristol, the founder of “The Weekly Standard”, a leading conservative magazine, will discuss current American political trends.

Schedule

Overview
Date & Time Tuesday, December 5, 2017 6:00 p.m.-7:30p.m. (Doors Open at 5:30p.m.)
Venue Conference Room, 8F, Faculty of Law Building No.3
Hongo Campus, The University of Tokyo
(6-minute walk from Todaimae Station of Subway Nanboku Line)  accessmaps External link
Language English/Japanese with simultaneous interpretation
Panelists Lecturer: William Kristol (Editor at large of The Weekly Standard)
Commentator: Fumiaki Kubo (A. Barton Hepburn Professor of American Government and History at the Graduate School for Law and Politics, The University of Tokyo)
Registration R.S.V.P by e-mail with name, title, affiliation and e-mail address to cgpc@jpf.go.jp by Monday, December 4.
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* Free Admission
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Biographies:

William Kristol

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Dr. William Kristol is founder and editor at large of The Weekly Standard, he appears frequently on all the leading political commentary shows. Before starting the Weekly Standard in 1995, Dr. Kristol led the Project for the Republican Future, where he helped shape the strategy that produced the 1994 Republican congressional victory. Before that, Dr. Kristol served in senior positions in the Reagan and Bush Administrations, and taught at the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard University.

Fumiaki Kubo

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Dr. Fumiaki Kubo is A. Barton Hepburn Professor of American Government and History at the Graduate School for Law and Politics, The University of Tokyo. Dr. Kubo is affiliated with the Japan Institute for International Affairs as a Senior Scholar, as well as with the Tokyo Foundation as a Senior Research Scholar. He studied at Cornell University, Johns Hopkins University and Georgetown University. He was a Japan Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in 2014.

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