Japan

2017 Mar 21

The Thucydides Trap: The Globalization of Competition Between China and Japan

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA

Harvard-Yenching Institute Lunchtime Seminar

Victor Teo, Assistant Professor, Department of Japanese Studies, the University of Hong Kong; Harvard-Yenching Institute Visiting Scholar

Chair/Discussant: Ezra Vogel, Henry Ford II Professor of Social Sciences, Emeritus, Harvard University

Co-sponsored by the Harvard-Yenching Institute and the Harvard University Asia Center

2017 Mar 07

Miyazakiworld: Popular Culture and the Uses of Enchantment

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

K262, Bowie-Vernon Room, CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge

Susan Napier, Professor of Japanese Studies, Tufts University

Moderator: Susan Pharr, Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics and Director, WCFIA Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University

Details: Miyazakiworld: Popular Culture and the Uses of Enchantment

2017 Mar 03

Gender and Postwar Relief: Support for War-Widowed Mothers in Occupied Japan (1945-52)

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

S050, Kang Room, Concourse, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge

Akiko Takenaka, Associate Professor of History, University of Kentucky

Moderator: Helen Hardacre, Reischauer Institute Professor of Japanese Religions and Society, Harvard University

Details: Gender and Postwar Relief: Support for War-Widowed Mothers in Occupied Japan (1945-52)

Sponsored by the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, Harvard University


 

2017 Feb 28

A Productivity Revolution and Japan's Revitalization

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

K262, Bowie-Vernon Room, CGIS Knafel, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge  

Dale Jorgenson, Samuel W. Morris University Professor, Harvard University

Moderator: Susan Pharr, Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics and Director, WCFIA Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University

Details: A Productivity Revolution and Japan's Revitalization

2017 Feb 24

In Pursuit of Reclusion: Okuhara Seiko (1837-1913) and the Gendering of Literati Art in Nineteenth-Century Japan

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

S050, Kang Room, Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge
2017 Feb 21

Is Japan Becoming a More Unequal Society? Long-Term Trends and Cross-National Comparisons

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

K262, Bowie-Vernon Room, CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge

Special Series on the Changing Face of Japan

Hiroshi Ishida, Professor, Institute of Social Sciences, University of Tokyo; Visiting Scholar in Sociology, Harvard University

Moderator: Mary C. Brinton, Reischauer Institute Professor of Sociology, Harvard University

Details: Is Japan Becoming a More Unequal Society?

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