Starr Forum: The Institutionalization of the US-Japan Alliance in the 21st Century

February 19, 2013 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
30 Wadsworth Street, Cambridge

 A Theoretical Explanation on Japan's Alliance Policy

Dr. Yoshida will examine the institutionalization of the Japan-US alliance in the 2000s and explain Japan's alliance policies in the context of Japan's relative decline and increasing tension between China and Japan.

About the Speaker:
Dr. Shingo Yoshida, Research Fellow - Japan Society for the Promotion of Science and the Tokyo University Institute for Advanced Study on Asia.

Chairing the discussion:
Richard Samuels, the Ford International Professor of Political Science and director of the MIT Center for International Studies.

Free & open to the public | Refreshments served