Seeking to foster the next generation of Japan-specializing researchers, CGP since FY 2015 provides financial support to prominent U.S. universities to encourage understanding of contemporary Japan through education in the social sciences (particularly Japanese politics and diplomacy). Through this support, CGP seeks to further encourage an accurate understanding of modern Japan.

Photo of Japan at the Crossroads (website of Yale University)

List of the Universities

Indiana UniversityExternal link

Project title: 21st Century Japan Politics and Society Initiative (JPSI)
Project duration: March 1, 2018 - February 28, 2023 (planned)

JPSI Project (website of Indiana University)External link

Stanford University, The Walter H. Shorenstein Asia Pacific Research Center (APARC)External link

Project title: Educating a New Generation of Leaders and Innovators about Contemporary Japan
Project duration: January 1, 2016 - January 8, 2021 (planned)

Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), the Edwin O. Reischauer Center for East Asian StudiesExternal link

Project title: Educating a New Generation of Leaders and Innovators about Contemporary Japan
Project duration: July 15, 2015 - May 31, 2020 (planned)

Yale University, The Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at YaleExternal link

Project title: Japan at the Crossroads: Yale Project on Japan’s Politics and Diplomacy
Project duration: July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2020 (planned)

Japan at the Crossroads (website of Yale University)External link

Harvard University, Weatherhead Center for International AffairsExternal link

Project title: Japan's Global Leadership in the 21st Century: The Challenges Ahead
Project duration: December 2, 2015 - March 15, 2020 (planned)