Japan in the 21st Century
Tuesday, March 25 at 7 p.m.
Wednesday, March 26 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Younts Conference Center, Shaw Hall, Furman University
World leaders and academics come together to discuss the changing relationship between Japan and its near neighbors, and Japan and the United States as well as its domestic politics and economy. Former United States Ambassador to Japan Michael Armacost will give the opening keynote address and Japan’s current Ambassador to the United States Kenichiro Sasae is scheduled to give the closing keynote address.
A panel on Japan’s Challenges and Opportunities: Issues Confronting Japan will feature Takashi Terada, Doshisha University (Political Economy and Regionalism/Regional Integration in Asia and Pacific); Edward Lincoln, Columbia University/George Washington University (Japanese Economy); and Kay Shimizu, Columbia University (Japanese and Chinese Politics).
Admission is free and open to the public.
All events take place at Melvin and Dollie Younts Conference Center on the campus of Furman University.
For more information and the schedule of events, click here.