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Time for a Real Defense Debate in Japan

Monday, December 1, 2014   19:30 - 21:00

Speaker:
  • Jennifer Lind (Associate Professor in the Government department at Dartmouth College, and a Faculty Associate at the Reischauer Institute for Japanese Studies at Harvard University. Currently a Visiting Research Fellow in the Japan-U.S. Opinion Leaders Exchange Progra)

Dear friends,  we are happy to invite you to a presentation by Professor Jennifer Lind of Dartmouth College on the state of the defense debate in Japan followed by a few comments from Robert Dujarric of Temple University Japan Campus and a discussion with the audience.

Date & Time:
Monday, December 1, 2014   19:30 - 21:00 (Doors open at 19:00)
Venue:
2F, Azabu Hall
Temple University, Japan Campus
2-8-12 Minami Azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Moderator:
Robert Dujarric (ICAS Director) will be a discussant
Registration:
If possible, we ask you to register by E-mail (icas@tuj.temple.edu) , but we always welcome participants even you do not register. / 参加登録はなしでも参加できますので、直接会場へお越しください。

Speaker:

Jennifer Lind

Associate Professor in the Government department at Dartmouth College, and a Faculty Associate at the Reischauer Institute for Japanese Studies at Harvard University. Currently a Visiting Research Fellow in the Japan-U.S. Opinion Leaders Exchange Progra

Jennifer Lind is currently a Visiting Research Fellow in the  Japan-U.S. Opinion Leaders Exchange Program at the Sasakawa Peace Foundation in Tokyo. She is an Associate Professor in the Government department at Dartmouth College, and a Faculty Associate at the Reischauer Institute for Japanese Studies at Harvard University.  Professor Lind has previously worked as a consultant for RAND and for the Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Defense. She holds a Ph.D. in political science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Professor Lind’s research focuses on the security relations of East Asia, and U.S. foreign policy toward the region. Her book, Sorry States: Apologies in International Politics (Cornell, 2008), explores how memory and apologies affect international reconciliation. She is currently working on several article projects about U.S.-China relations and the U.S. alliance system in East Asia, and a book about how great powers rise. Professor Lind has published her research in numerous academic journals, and writes for wider audiences in the Atlantic, Foreign Affairs, and The New York Times.  For more information please visit http://sites.dartmouth.edu/jlind/

 


Discussant: Robert Dujarric

Robert Dujarric is Director, Institute of Contemporary Asian Studies, Temple University Japan.   He moved to Tokyo in 2004 as a Council on Foreign Relations Hitachi Fellow in Japan.  He has been with Temple University Japan Campus since 2007.  He is a graduate of Harvard College and holds an MBA from Yale University.    For more information please visit https://www.tuj.ac.jp/icas/the-institute/staff/