ICJS Event: Korea Japan Group — Dr. Sheila Smith on "political change in Japan: a challenge to the Japan-US alliance?"

Date
Tuesday, November 6, 2007
Time
7:00 p.m. (talk will start at 7:30 p.m.)
Venue
Temple University, Japan Campus, Mita Hall 502, 4-1-27 Mita, Minato-ku, Tokyo (Access)
Admission
Open to general public. There will be a buffet dinner available for a fee.
Seating is limited. RSVP recommended.
RSVP
Registration closed

We are happy to invite you to a session of our Korea Japan Group at TUJ with Dr. Sheila Smith on "political change in Japan: a challenge to the Japan-US alliance?"


About Sheila Smith

Dr. Smith is an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. She is currently on an Abe Fellowship as a Visiting Fellow at the Law Faculty of Keio University. Upon completion of her fellowship, she will join the Council on Foreign Relations' DC office as Senior Fellow for Japan. Her recent publications include "Shifting Terrain: The Domestic Politics of the U.S. Military in Asia," East-West Center Special Report No. 8 (East-WestCenter, 2006), "A Place Apart: Okinawa in Japan's Postwar Peace" in Partnership: The United States and Japan, 1951-2001 (Kodansha International, 2001); Local Voices, National Issues: Local Initiative in Japanese Policymaking (University of Michigan Press, 2000). At Keio, she is doing research on "China's Place in Japan's Foreign Policy Debate: Ideas, Agents and Issues in Remaking 'Postwar' Japan"

In her presentation, Dr. Smith will discuss the impact of recent political change in Japan on the future of the Japan-US alliance.


About ICJS

The Institute of Contemporary Japanese Studies (ICJS) is an organization dedicated to fostering study and research on various topics related to contemporary Japan and Asia.

About ICJS

The ICJS is an organization dedicated to fostering study and research on various topics related to contemporary Japan and Asia.