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U.S.-Japan Relations in Disarray: Who Will Sustain Liberal International Order, and How?

SMU's Sun & Star Japan and East Asia Program will be hosting it's symposium, "U.S.-Japan Relations in Disarray: Who Will Sustain Liberal International Order, and How?" at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C., May 7. Hear from our panelists on various policy areas concerning American and Japanese relations, such as Trade and Regional Security.

Date & Time

May. 7, 2019
8:30am – 3:45pm

Location

6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
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U.S.-Japan Relations in Disarray: Who Will Sustain Liberal International Order, and How?

SMU's Sun & Star Japan and East Asia Program will be hosting it's symposium, "U.S.-Japan Relations in Disarray: Who Will Sustain Liberal International Order, and How?" at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C., May 7. Hear from our panelists on various policy areas concerning American and Japanese relations, such as Trade and Regional Security.

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Schedule: 

8:30 – 9:00 a.m.       Registration & Coffee

9:00 – 10:30 a.m.     Discussion | "Japan Rearmed: The Politics of Military Power"

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Sheila Smith, Senior Fellow for Japan Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations

10:45 – 12:15 p.m.    Panel I | U.S.-Japan Security Relations: Alliance in Disarray?

Toshihiro Nakayama, Professor, Faculty of Policy Management, Keio University, Japan

Diana Newton, Senior Fellow, Tower Center, SMU

Andrew Oros, Director of International Studies, Washington College

Discussant: James HollifieldAcademic Director, Tower Center, SMU

12:15 – 1:15 p.m.     Luncheon 

1:15 – 2:45 p.m.       Panel II | U.S.-Japan-Mexico Economic Relations: International Trade Order in Danger?

Taeko Hoshino, IDE-JETRO, Japan

Mireya Solis, Director of the Center for East Asia Policy Studies, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution

Hiroki Takeuchi, Associate Professor of Political Science, Director of the Sun & Star Program on Japan and East Asia in the Tower Center, SMU

Discussant: Shihoko Goto, Deputy Director for Geoeconomics and Senior Associate for Northeast Asia, Asia Program, Wilson Center

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.      Closing Remarks and Discussion | "U.S.-Japan Economic Relations in a Tumultuous Time"

Keynote Speaker

Ambassador Ira Shapiro, President of Ira Shapiro Global Strategies

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Asia Program

The Asia Program promotes policy debate and intellectual discussions on U.S. interests in the Asia-Pacific as well as political, economic, security, and social issues relating to the world’s most populous and economically dynamic region.   Read more

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