ICJS Event: TUJ Special Talk "China after the Olympics"

Date
Wednesday, September 17, 2008
Time
7:00-9:00p.m. (talk will start at 7:30 p.m.)
Venue
Temple University, Japan Campus
Azabu Hall 207 (Access)
Admission
Open to general public. You may purchase food and drinks at the convenience store next to the school building.
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We are happy to invite you to a TUJ Special Talk "China after the Olympics." Mike Leads, an expert on the economics and history of sports, will help us place the 2008 Olympics in perspective. Brian Klein, a Council on Foreign Relations Hitachi fellow with experience in Beijing, will help us understand the domestic and foreign challenges which the Chinese leaders must now confront.


About Mike Leeds

Mike Leeds is an authority on sports economics that is also well versed in the history of sports. He authored "Do Good Olympics Make Good Neighbors?" (Contemporary Economic Policy, 2007), and has done extensive research on professional and amateur athletics. He holds a Princeton doctorate in economics and is a member of our business faculty. He gave a presentation on the Berlin Olympics at TUJ last year.


About Brian Klein

Brian Klein is currently a Council on Foreign Relations-Hitachi Fellow based in Tokyo. He previously served as a US Foreign Service officer at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing covering China's foreign economic policy and energy issues. Prior to joining the State Department, Mr. Klein was director of new business initiatives at SRA Ventures, where he worked on the interim management teams of technology startup companies and advised on corporate strategies. He has a BA from Tufts University and a MA from the George Washington University. He is conducting research on Japanese views of China.


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.