Harvard Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, fall 2012 seminar schedule

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Fall2012SeminarSchedule
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Unless otherwiseindicated,programseminarstakeplaceduring12:30-2:00p.m.,intheBowie-Vernon Room (K262),CGISKnafelBuilding,1737CambridgeSt.,andaremoderatedbySusanJ.Pharr, ProgramDirectorandEdwinO.ReischauerProfessorofJapanesePolitics.Lunchisavailableforpur-chaseintheFisher Family CommonsonthefirstflooroftheCGISKnafel Building.
HomelessDiaspora:TheImpactofReturnMigrationonLatinAmericanJapanese Thursday,
Communities September13
WolframManzenreiter
AssociateProfessor,DepartmentofEastAsian Studies,UniversityofVienna Moderator:TheodoreC.Bestor.ReischauerInstituteProfessorofSocial Anthropology,andDirector,EdwinO.ReischauerInstituteofJapanese Studies,HarvardUniversity
(Co-sponsored bythetheDepartmentofAnthropology,theDavidRockefeller
Centerfor LatinAmerican Studies,and theEdwinO.ReischauerInstitute ofJapaneseStudies)
AnotherYear,AnotherGovernment:MakingSenseofJapan’sPoliticalConfusion September18
GeraldL.Curtis
BurgessProfessorofPoliticalScience,Columbia University
(Co-sponsored bytheRajawaliFoundationInstitutefor Asia,Ash Center for DemocraticGovernanceand Innovation,HarvardKennedySchool)
Special Serieson CommonProblemsofDeveloped Democracies September25
ExcludingthePoor:Democratization and theDevelopmentofJapan’sUnevenWelfareState
YumikoShimabukuro
PostdoctoralFellow,Program on U.S.-JapanRelations,and Lecturer on Government(Spring 2013),HarvardUniversity
(Co-sponsored bytheMalcolm Wiener Centerfor Social Policy,
HarvardKennedySchool)
TranspacificFieldofDreams:HowBaseballLinkedtheUnited StatesandJapan October2
inPeaceandWar
SayuriGuthrie-Shimizu
ProfessorofHistory,MichiganStateUniversity
Moderator:AndrewGordon.LeeandJulietFolgerFundProfessorof
History,HarvardUniversity
(Co-sponsored bytheEdwin O.ReischauerInstituteofJapaneseStudies)
TitleTBA October9
Ichiro Fujisaki
AmbassadorExtraordinaryandPlenipotentiaryofJapantotheUnited States ofAmerica
TsaiAuditorium (S010), Japan FriendsofHarvardConcourse
CGIS South Building, 1730CambridgeStreet
(Co-sponsored bythe WCFIA FellowsProgram and theRajawaliFoundation Institutefor Asia,Ash Centerfor DemocraticGovernanceand Innovation, HarvardKennedySchool)
Special Serieson CommonProblemsofDeveloped Democracies October16
KeepingtheStreetsSafefor Children:ResidentialMobility and Local CivicEngagement in Japanand theU.S.
Leonard Schoppa
AssociateDean for theSocial Sciences,and ProfessorofPolitics, UniversityofVirginia
Moderator:MaryC. Brinton.ReischauerInstituteProfessorofSociology, and Chair,DepartmentofSociology,HarvardUniversity
(Co-sponsored bytheHauserCenterfor Nonprofit Organizations, HarvardKennedySchool)
WhyElectoralIntegrityMatters October23
PippaNorris
McGuireLecturerinComparativePolitics,HarvardKennedySchool;AustralianResearch Council(ARC) LaureateFellow;andProfessor
ofGovernmentandInternationalRelations,University ofSydney
(Co-sponsored bytheMinda deGunzburg Centerfor European Studies)
TitleTBA Thursday, MichaelDukakis November1
DistinguishedProfessorofPoliticalScience,NortheasternUniversity; DemocraticPartyNomineefor thePresidentoftheUnitedStates(1988); and GovernorofMassachusetts(1975-79;1983-91)
(Co-sponsored bytheInstituteofPolitics(IOP),HarvardKennedySchool)
SpecialSeries onInternationalRelationsofEastAsia November6
DemocracyandNationalSecurityinNortheastAsia
TomohitoShinoda
Professor,InternationalUniversityofJapan
WoonjinJeong
Associate,Program on U.S.-JapanRelations,HarvardUniversity;and Director oftheJapan Division (2011-12),MinistryofForeignAffairs andTrade (MOFAT),theRepublicofKorea(ROK)
(Co-sponsored bytheKimKooForumon KoreaCurrentAffairs attheKorea
Institute)
SpecialSeries onInternationalRelationsofEastAsia November13
TBA
AaronL.Friedberg
ProfessorofPoliticsandInternationalAffairs,PrincetonUniversity
(Co-sponsored bytheAsia Center,theFairbankCenterfor ChineseStudies, and theProgram on Global Societyand Security,WeatherheadCenter
for InternationalAffairs (WCFIA))
Experimentsin JapaneseChildWelfare:‘SocialCare’and theNuclear Household November27
KathrynGoldfarb
PostdoctoralFellow,ProgramonU.S.-JapanRelations,andLecturer onSocialAnthropology,HarvardUniversity
(Co-sponsored bytheDepartmentofAnthropologyand theEdwin O.ReischauerInstituteofJapaneseStudies)
TitleTBA December4
NicholasEberstadt
HenryWendtChairinPoliticalEconomy,AmericanEnterpriseInstitute Moderator:MaryC.Brinton.ReischauerInstituteProfessorofSociology, andChairofSociology,HarvardUniversity
SpecialSeriesonCommonProblemsofDevelopedDemocracies December11
SocialResilienceintheNeoliberalAge
PeterHall
KruppFoundationProfessorofEuropeanStudies,HarvardUniversity
MicheleLamont
ProfessorofSociologyand African-American Studies,and RobertI.Goldman
ProfessorofEuropean Studies,HarvardUniversity
(Co-sponsored bytheMinda deGunzburg Centerfor European Studies,

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