20Jul

The US-Asia Institute and the US-Japan Caucus are proud to present the second installment of the 2017 Japan 101 Series:

US-Japan Trade Policy, TPP 11, and Domestic Politics

Thursday, July 20, 2017
2:00 – 3:00pm
Sam Johnson Room, Rayburn House Office Building
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Keynote Speaker: Dr. Mireya Solis
Philip Knight Chair in Japan Studies
Brookings Institution
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Keynote Speaker: Dr. Shiela Smith
Senior Fellow of Japan Studies
Council on Foreign Relations
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Jonathan M. Canfield
Program Assistant, US-Asia Institute
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The second installment of the 2017 Japan 101 Briefing Series featured two experts on Japan as keynote speakers: Dr. Mireya Solis, the Philip Knight Chair in Japan Studies at the Brookings Institution, and Dr. Sheila Smith, Senior Fellow of Japan Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. The two experts spoke about Japan’s economic policy and domestic politics in the wake of the ongoing changes in the East Asian region.

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About The Series

The US-Japan Caucus in partnership with the U.S.-Asia Institute is hosting the inaugural Japan 101 Seminar Series in the summer of 2017.

The three-session introductory series brings experts to Capitol Hill to introduce and discuss critical aspects of Japan and its strategic and economic significance. All sessions are open only to Congressional staff and include time for Q&A with the audience.

 

*This series is off the record.