Japan Futures Initiative Panel Discussion: Aug. 15th @ JFT

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Japan Futures Initiative Panel Discussion: Aug. 15th @ JFT

Post  JF on Sun Aug 05, 2012 4:28 pm

In Collaboration with the Japan Futures Initiative (JFI)
The Japan Foundation, Toronto presents:

What can Japan learn from Canada (and other middle powers)
about foreign and security policy?

Wednesday, August 15, 2012
7:00pm (doors open at 6:30 pm)

Location: The Japan Foundation, Toronto
Address: 131 Bloor St. W., 2nd floor of the Colonnade Building
Admission: free
RSVP Required: www.jftor.org/whatson/rsvp.php or (416) 966-1600 x102

An international panel of experts will explore Japan’s potential future roles in managing regional and global security challenges, drawing upon the experiences of like-minded countries such as Canada, Australia and Sweden. The panelists will report on the results of an international workshop on the subject organized by the Japan Futures Initiative (JFI) and hosted by the Balsillie School of International Affairs and the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) in Waterloo, Ontario.

Tsuneo Akaha, PhD.
Professor of International Policy Studies, and Director of the Center for East Asian Studies
Monterey Institute of International Studies, Monterey, California

Yoshihide Soeya, Ph.D.
Professor of Political Science, Faculty of Law, and Director of the Institute of Asian Studies
Keio University, Tokyo, Japan

Masayuki Tadokoro, Ph.D.
Professor of International Relations, Faculty of Law
Keio University, Tokyo, Japan

Noboru Yamaguchi, Lieutenant General (Ret.) JGSDF
Professor of Military History and Strategy, and Director, International Programs,
Centre for Security and Crisis Management Education
The National Defense Academy of Japan, Yokosuka

David A. Welch, Ph.D.
CIGI Chair of Global Security and Director, Balsillie School of International Affairs
Waterloo, ON


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