Welcome to the ICAS. We provide lectures, seminars and discussions of issues related to Japanese politics, society and economics. Participants include a wide range of individuals from both the foreign and Japanese business, government and academic communities. We also publish articles on Asian and US affairs, host adjunct and visiting fellows, and coordinate undergraduate and graduate student internships. Our events and publications are in English.

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The Current Status of LGBTQ+ Rights in China, Singapore & Taiwan

Speakers:

  • Victoria Hsu, Yanhui Peng, Guangchen Yang, Remy Choo, Suang Wijaya

Moderator:

  • John Lewis

ICAS Public Lectures: "The July 2022 House of Councillors Election - A Follow Up"

Speakers:

  • Michael Thomas Cucek

Moderator:

  • Robert Dujarric (Co-Director, Institute of Contemporary Asian Studies)

I-CAST #10: "Managing Nuclear Memory: The Journey from Hiroshima to Fukushima"

Speakers:

  • Norma Field ( University of Chicago)
  • Robert (Bo) Jacobs (Hiroshima City University)
  • Yuki Miyamoto (DePaul University)

Moderator:

  • Kyle Cleveland (Co-Director, Institute of Contemporary Asian Studies)
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