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Committees (Fiscal 2015)

The persons listed below act as members for the Japan Foundation’s committees (Listed in alphabetical order and without honorifics. Affiliations and titles are current as of fiscal 2015)

Advisory Committee for The Japan Foundation (in alphabetical order of surnames)

Keiko Chino
Editorial Writer, The Sankei Shimbun

Yuichi Hosoya
Professor, Faculty of Law, Keio University

Satoshi Ikeuchi
Associate Professor, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo

Makoto Iokibe (Chairperson)
Chancellor, Prefectural University of Kumamoto; President, Hyogo Earthquake Memorial 21st Century Research Institute

Shin Kawashima
Professor, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo

Fumiaki Kubo
Professor, Graduate Schools for Law and Politics, The University of Tokyo

Amon Miyamoto
Stage Director

Tsutomu Mizusawa
Director, The Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura & Hayama

Taeko Nagai
Director, Setagaya Arts Foundation; President, Japanese Centre of International Theatre Institute

Kumiko Sakoda
Professor, Center for JSL Research and Information, National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics

Yasushi Watanabe
Professor, Faculty of Environment and Information Studies, Keio University

American Advisory Committee for Japanese Studies (in alphabetical order of surnames)

E. Taylor Atkins
Northern Illinois University (History)

William Bodiford
University of California, Los Angeles (Religious Studies)

Daniel Botsman
Yale University (History)

Rebecca Copeland
Washington University in St. Louis (Literature)

Keller Kimbrough
University of Colorado (Literature)

David Leheny
Princeton University (Political Science)

Patricia MacLachlan
University of Texas at Austin (Political Science)

Laura Miller
University of Missouri–St. Louis (Anthropology)

Mari Noda
Ohio State University (Japanese and Linguistics)

Jennifer Robertson
University of Michigan (Anthropology)

Richard Samuels
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Political Science)

Ann Sherif
Oberlin College (Literature)

Michael Smitkaa
Washington and Lee University (Economics)

Anne Walthall
University of California, Irvine (History)

Gennifer Weisenfeld
Duke University (Art History)

Christine Yano
University of Hawaii at Manoa (Anthropology)

Advisory Committee of the Maison de la culture du Japon à Paris (in alphabetical order of surnames)

●From France

Paul Andreu
Architect

Jean-Louis Beffa
Chairman, Saint-Gobain

Augustin Berque
Geographer; Former French Director of the Maison Franco-Japonaise

Philippe Faure
Former French Ambassador to Japan

André Larquié
President, Palais Omnisport de Paris-Bercy

Jean Maheu
Advisor to the French Audit Commission

Jean-Robert Pitte
Former President, Paris-Sorbonne University

Christian Sautter
Deputy Mayor of Paris in Charge of Economics Development, Finance, and Employment; Former Minister of Economy, Finance and Industry

Louis Schweitzer
Special Representative of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the French Republic for France-Japan Partnership; Honorary Chairman, Renault

●From Japan

Reiko Hayama
Architect

Atsushi Horiba
Chairman and President, Horiba, Ltd.

Junji Ito
Art Critic; Administrative Professor, Tokyo University of the Arts Public Collaboration Center

Yasuo Kashiwakura
Professor Emeritus, The Open University of Japan

Takashi Kawamura
Advisor, Hitachi, Ltd.

Koichiro Matsuura
President of the Maison Franco-Japonaise; Former Director-General of UNESCO

Toru Nishigaki
Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo; Professor, Tokyo Keizai University

Anna Ogino
Author; Professor, Faculty of Letters, Keio University

Tadayasu Sakai
Director, Setagaya Art Museum

Noboru Tsujihara
Novelist; Director, Kanagawa Museum of Modern Literature

The Japan Foundation Asia Center Advisory Committee

●From Japan (in alphabetical order of surnames)

Kurara Chibana
Model; Ambassador of Japan, WFP (World Food Programme)

Michiko Hasegawa
Professor Emeritus, Saitama University

Toshiyuki Inoko
CEO, teamLab Inc.

Hiroshi Inoue
Chairman, The Japan Commercial Broadcasters Association (JBA)

Takeshi Kitano
Film Director; Actor; Artist

Junko Koshino
Designer

Masaaki Miyasako
Professor, Tokyo University of the Arts; Japanese Painter

Kensaku Morita
Governor of Chiba-Prefecture; Actor

Jay Sakomoto
President, Shochiku Co., Ltd.

Shingo Torii
Vice Chairman of the Board, Suntory Holdings Ltd.

Masayuki Yamauchi (Chairperson)
Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo

●From ASEAN (in alphabetical order of countries)

Dato Paduka Hamdillah H A Wahab
(Brunei) Advisor, Brunei-Japan Friendship Association

Pou Sothirak
(Cambodia) Executive Director, The Cambodian Institute for Cooperation and Peace; Government Advisor

Riri Riza
(Indonesia) Film Director

Thavixay Saythilath
(Laos) Singer; General Manager, Kaona Entertainment Co., Ltd.

Datuk Lat
(Malaysia) Cartoonist

Lahpai Seng Raw
(Myanmar) Founder and Former Director, Metta Development Foundation

Ambeth R. Ocampo
(Philippines) Associate Professor, Department of History, Ateneo de Manila University

Goh Ching Lee
(Singapore) Founder, Executive and Artistic Director, CultureLink Singapore

Kitti Prasirtsuk
(Thailand) Director, Institute of East Asian Studies, Thammasat University

Nguyen Van Chinh
(Vietnam) Associate Professor, Center for Asian-Pacific and International Studies, Vietnam National University