Japan Society, The Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership and The International House of Japan hosted a major roundtable conference in Tokyo from November 3 -5, 2003. Called Redefining Japan & the U.S.-Japan Alliance, the conference brought together 30 leading policymakers, entrepreneurs, journalists, academics, and political and economic analysts from Japan, China, South Korea, Indonesia, Singapore and the United States, to discuss the future of Japan and the U.S.-Japan relationship in a global context.
This public forum, along with two others at Japan Society in New York City and Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA bring key aspects of the roundtable to the United States, as distinguished American, Japanese and Chinese experts from the Tokyo conference along with new participants discuss the impact of the Bush administration’s new security and foreign policy initiatives on the U.S.-Japan alliance and Japan’s evolving role on the global stage.
Kurt Campbell, Senior Vice President & Director of International Security, Center for Strategic and International Studies
Yoichi Funabashi, Columnist & Chief Diplomatic Correspondent, The Asahi Shimbun
Balbina Y. Hwang, policy analyst for Northeast Asia, Asian Studies Center, The Heritage Foundation
Quansheng Zhao, Professor and Division Director, Comparative and Regional Studies, School of International Service, American University
William T. Breer, Japan Chair, Center for Strategic and International Studies.
Followed by a reception.
To register for this program, please contact Kazuyo Kato, Email: [email protected]; tel: (202) 457-8722.
- March 2, 2004
- 4:00 pm