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March 2020

Update from ICAS: March ICAS Events will be Postponed

Sunday, March 1 - Tuesday, March 31

Dear All, We understand many are refraining from attending public events due to Coronavirus concerns, so we are postponing our March events. This includes the following events: Cybersecurity – Strategy, Workforce, and Intelligence originally scheduled for Monday, March 2nd. Japan’s Business Reinvention and the New Competitive Dynamics in Northeast Asia, originally scheduled for Tuesday, March 17th. An Update on the Situation in Xinjiang, originally scheduled for Monday, March 23th. The spirit of ICAS events is in the Q&A session, and…

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POSTPONED: Cybersecurity – Strategy, Workforce, and Intelligence

Monday, March 2
  • Mihoko Matsubara

This event has been postponed. To receive updates about the rescheduled event, please join the mailing list or follow ICAS on Facebook. Thanks! In Cybersecurity - Strategy, Workforce, and Intelligence to Protect Organizations from Cyber Threats ( 『サイバーセキュリティー組織を脅威から守る戦略・人材・インテリジェンス』 by the Shinchosha Publishing Co., Ltd.), Mihoko Matsubara offers at a primer for non-technical professionals to gain the cybersecurity knowledge to understand the threat landscape, communicate with their cybersecurity teams, and make informed business decisions. She provides concrete recommendations so that policymakers…

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POSTPONED: Japan’s Business Reinvention and the New Competitive Dynamics in Northeast Asia

Tuesday, March 17
  • Ulrike Schaede (Professor of Japanese Business at the School of Global Policy and Strategy, the University of California, San Diego)

This event has been postponed. To receive updates about the rescheduled event, please join the mailing list or follow ICAS on Facebook. Thanks! Companies in South Korea, Taiwan and China have beaten Japan at its own game, namely, the high-quality mass-production of consumer end products, office equipment, etc.. In response to their rise, Japanese companies have, slowly but steadily, repositioned to compete in deep-tech input parts and advanced materials, chemicals and components. Today, they combine to hold a 50%+ global…

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POSTPONED: An Update on the Situation in Xinjiang

Monday, March 23

This event has been postponed. To receive updates about the rescheduled event, please join the mailing list or follow ICAS on Facebook. Thanks! The internment of vast numbers of Uighurs and other Muslim residents of Xinjiang by the Chinese authorities has been relatively unreported in the media. China's information control measures and travel restrictions have made it difficult for reporters, academics, and human rights organizations to cover this large-scale detention process and its consequences. Our panel will analyze the situation…

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August 2020

ICAS Webinar (Online)

Managing Nuclear Memory: The Journey from Hiroshima to Fukushima

Saturday, August 8
  • Norma Field (Professor Emerita, University of Chicago)
  • Robert (Bo) Jacobs (Professor at the Hiroshima Peace Institute and the Graduate School of Peace Studies of Hiroshima City University)
  • Yuki Miyamoto (Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Global Asian Studies, DePaul University)

Webinar Overview:   The anniversaries of the nuclear destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki serve as somber dedications to those who lost their lives in these tragic events. Such rituals of remembrance are inevitably selective about the aspects called up for reflection and can even encourage forgetting, by declaring the past as overcome and therefore, truly past. This webinar will explore the ways in which the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki mark not a tragic past…

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