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Committees(FY2016)

The persons listed below act as members for the Japan Foundation's committees
(In alphabetical order, names listed without honorifics, titles and positions as of FY2016)

Advisory Committee for The Japan Foundation

Keiko Chino
Guest Columnist, 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, National Institute for Japanese and Japanese Linguistics

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

American Advisory Committee

E. Taylor Atkins
Northern Illinois University (History)

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

Daniel Botsman
Yale University (History)

Michael Bourdaghs
University of Chicago (Literature)

Andrew Gordon
Harvard University (History)

Eiko Ikegami
The New School (Sociology)

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)

Ann Sherif
Oberlin College (Literature)

Michael Smitka
Washington and Lee University (Economics)

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

● From France

Paul Andreu
Architect

Jean-Louis Beffa
Honorary Chairman, Saint Gobain

Augustin Berque
Retired Professor, L'Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Science Sociales (EHESS)

Philippe Faure
Former French Ambassador to Japan

André Larquié
Honorary Director, Châtelet Theatre

Jean Maheu
Honorary Director, Théâtre de la Ville

Jean-Robert Pitte
Chairman, French Geographical Society

Christian Sautter
Former Minister of the Economy, Finance and Industry

Louis Schweitzer
General Commissioner, The General Commissariat for Investments

Diane de Selliers
President, Diane de Selliers Press

● 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

Koichiro Matsuura
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

Shigeo Ohyagi
Chairman of the Board, TEIJIN LIMITED

Tadayasu Sakai
Director, Setagaya Art Museum

Noboru Tsujihara
Novelist; Director, Kanagawa Museum of Modern Literature

The Japan Foundation Asia Center Advisory Committee

● From Japan

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