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Abe Fellows Global Forum

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Abe Fellows Global Forum

The Abe Fellowship Program was established in 1991 as the flagship program symbolizing the mission of CGP. This program has been actively supporting Japanese and American researchers and journalists working on the important policy issues to be resolved in the world.

A new initiative of the Abe Fellowship Program, the Abe Fellows Global Forum is designed to bring Abe Fellow research and expertise on pressing issues of global concern to broader audiences. Three events will be held in the United States as follows.

Event Outline (Houston):

Date &Time

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Venue

Asia Society Texas Center

Theme

Environmental Issues and Climate Change (“Confronting Climate Change: What Can Japan and the U.S. Contribute to Creating Sustainable Societies?”)

Co-Organized by Social Science Research Council (SSRC)
Supported by Asia Society
Language English
Panelists

【Panelists】

Toshi H. Arimura (Professor, Waseda University)
Janelle Knox-Hayes (Associate Professor, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Shinsuke Tanaka (Assistant Professor, The Fletcher School, Tufts University)

【Moderator】

Ronald L. Sass (Fellow at the Baker Institute, Professor Emeritus at Rice University)

*Please see the event abstract and registration via the link below (the website by Asia Society):
http://asiasociety.org/texas/events/confronting-climate-change-what-can-us-and-japan-contribute-creating-sustainable-societ

Event Outline (Stanford):

Date &Time

Friday, October 20, 2017 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Venue

Stanford University

Theme

Environmental Issues and Climate Change (“Confronting Climate Change: What Can Japan and the U.S. Contribute to Creating Sustainable Societies?”)

Co-Organized by Social Science Research Council (SSRC)
Supported by The Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, Stanford University
Language English
Panelists

【Keynote Speaker】

Michael Armacost (Shorenstein APARC Fellow, Stanford University, former Ambassador to Japan)

【Panelists】

Toshi H. Arimura (Professor, Waseda University)
Janelle Knox-Hayes (Associate Professor, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Dana Buntrock (Professor, University of California, Berkeley)
Phillip Y Lipscy (Assistant Professor, Stanford University)

【Moderator】

Takeo Hoshi (Professor, Stanford University, Chair of the Board of Tokyo Foundation)

*Please see the event abstract and registration via the link below (the website by Stanford University):
https://aparc.fsi.stanford.edu/events/abe-fellows-global-forum-confronting-climate-change

Event Outline (New York):

Date &Time

Friday, November 10, 2017 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Venue

Columbia University

Theme

Trade (“Japan and the Leadership of the World Trading System”)

Co-Organized by Social Science Research Council (SSRC)
Supported by School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), Center on Japanese Economy and Business (CJEB), Columbia University
Language English
Panelists

【Panelists】

Taiji Furusawa(Professor, Hitotsubashi University)
Christina Lynn Davis (Professor, Princeton University)
Vinod K. Aggarwal (Professor, University of California, Berkeley)

【Moderator】

David E. Weinstein (Professor, Columbia University)

*Please see the event abstract and registration via the link below (the website by Columbia University):
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/abe-global-nyc-japan-and-the-leadership-of-the-world-trading-system-tickets-38053966438

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