Program on U.S.-Japan relations Seminars
Typically on Tuesdays during lunch time throughout the academic year, the Program sponsors a seminar open to the university community and the general public. Speakers include: prominent scholars from Harvard and other universities in the United States, Japan, and elsewhere, as well as government officials, business leaders, journalists, and think tank analysts. Unless otherwise indicated, program seminars take place during 12:30-2:00 p.m., in the Bowie-Vernon Room (K262), CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge St., and are moderated by Susan J. Pharr, Program Director and Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics. Lunch is available for purchase in the Fisher Family Commons on the first floor of the CGIS Knafel Building.
Directions to the Weatherhead Center at 1737 Cambridge St.
where most (but not all) of our seminars are held.
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Program on U.S.-Japan Relations' current seminar schedule
For videos of some past events, please visit the Program on U.S.-Japan Relations Vimeo Channel
Robert Feldman (Morgan Stanley Securities Japan) and Thierry Porté (J.C. Flowers & Co.) examined "Lessons from Japan for a Troubled World: Finance, Economics, and Politics (transcript)." For two of Mr. Feldman's recent papers, please see "Cobwebs and CRICS" (April 2001) and "How Japan Got Financial Reform Right" (November 2008).