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April 2020

[ONLINE EVENT] The Coronavirus in the U.S. and Japan: Perspectives from the Health Sector

Thursday, April 2 | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

This is a program presented by the U.S.-Japan Council. This webinar will explore the evolving impact of the novel coronavirus in the United States and Japan and lessons we might learn from the experiences of the two countries. It will feature immunologist Dr. Mary Collins, Provost of the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST); Dr. Hiroyuki Fujita, Founder, President & CEO of Quality Electrodynamics and Chairman of the Board at the Cleveland Clinic; and moderator David Janes, Member of…

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[ONLINE EVENT] Asia Society Policy Institute – Coronavirus: What’s the Prognosis for Japan?

Thursday, April 9 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ONLINE

This is a program presented by the Asia Society Policy Institute. This is the seventh in a series of webcast events by the Asia Society Policy Institute (ASPI) entitled “Coronavirus, Asia, and the World.” Throughout the coming weeks, ASPI will present web-only programs every Tuesday and Thursday to analyze the scope of the ramifications from the novel coronavirus across the Asia-Pacific region and the world. All events will be live-streamed on YouTube and Facebook. For information about future events in this…

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[ONLINE EVENT] Japan Rearmed: The Politics of Military Power

Friday, April 17 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
TX United States

Japan’s U.S.–imposed postwar constitution renounced the use of offensive military force, but, as Sheila Smith shows, a nuclear North Korea and an increasingly assertive China have the Japanese rethinking that commitment, and their reliance on United States security.

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[ONLINE EVENT] Japan Society – Promoting Our Mission in the Age of COVID-19: U.S. Relations with Japan, Asia and the World

Tuesday, April 21 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ONLINE

In the age of COVID-19, restricted international travel and exchanges, U.S. non-profit organizations dedicated to promoting and strengthening U.S. relations with the rest of the world have an ever more important role to play and must overcome current challenges. Please join us for a conversation with the leaders of Japan Society, Asia Society, and the World Affairs Councils of America to hear about their experiences and lessons-learned thus far in responding to the impact of COVID-19 in their respective communities,…

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[ONLINE EVENT] Japan Society of Northern California – Same Disease, Different Approaches | How Japan and the U.S. are Fighting COVID-19

Tuesday, April 28 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
ONLINE

The U.S. and Japan have adopted very different approaches to responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, including on testing, tracking, social distancing, procurement of medical materials and devices and treatment of the illness. We will know in the next weeks how successful these varying approaches have been. Please join us for a webinar on April 28 to listen to two medical doctors from Stanford discuss the different approaches that the U.S. and Japan have taken, with reference to the strategies taken…

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[ONLINE EVENT] The Future of Higher Education in the Era of COVID-19: Lessons from Japan and the United States

Wednesday, April 29 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
ONLINE

The spread of COVID-19 has drastically altered everyday life for hundreds of millions around the globe. In Japan, coronavirus numbers were maintained at a relatively low total after being exposed in early 2020, however cases have now seen a significant rise since early April. The U.S. has experienced a rapid increase, now holding one of the highest tallies for both confirmed cases and deaths. The higher education industry, in particular, has been significantly affected to the point where it has…

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