Securing Japan: Toyko's Grand Stategy and the Future of East Asia

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Summary Sentence: Securing Japan: Toyko's Grand Stategy and the Future of East Asia

Full Summary: A Lecture by Dr. Richard J. Samuels - Professor, Political Science, MIT; Director, Center for International Studies - for a discussion on "Securing Japan: Toyko's Grand Stategy and the Future of East Asia".

A CORDIAL INVITATION TO A CISTP LECTURE SERIES AND LUNCHEON
FEATURING Dr. Richard J. Samuels - Professor, Political Science, MIT; Director, Center for International Studies.

This program is generously supported by the General Ray Davis Endowment Fund and the Japanese Consulate General in Atlanta.

Richard J. Samuels (Ph.D., MIT, 1980) is Ford International Professor of Political Science and Director of the Center for International Studies. He is also the Founding Director of the MIT Japan Program. In 2001 he became Chairman of the Japan-US Friendship Commission, an independent Federal grant-making agency that supports Japanese studies and policy-oriented research in the United States. In 2005 he was elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Professor Samuels served as Head of the MIT Department of Political Science between 1992-1997 and as Vice-Chairman of the Committee on Japan of the National Research Council until 1996. Grants from the Fulbright Commission, the Abe Fellowship Fund, the National Science Foundation, and the Smith Richardson Foundation have supported nine years of field research in Japan.

Dr. Samuels' book, Securing Japan, was published in 2007 by Cornell University Press.

His previous books include Machiavelli's Children: Leaders and Their Legacies in Italy and Japan, a comparative political and economic history of political leadership in Italy and Japan, "Rich Nation, Strong Army": National Security and the Technological Transformation of Japan, The Business of the Japanese State: Energy Markets in Comparative and Historical Perspective, and Politics of Regional Policy in Japan.

His articles have appeared in International Organization, Foreign Affairs, International Security, The Journal of Modern Italian Studies, The Journal of Japanese Studies, Daedalus, The Washington Quarterly, and other scholarly journals.

Reservation requested by March 31; lunch will be served for the preregistered. To reserve a lunch and receive directions, contact Angela Levin.

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asia, CISTP, Japan, security
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  • Created On: May 25, 2010 - 8:57am
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