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Past Events 2017

Economic Seminar Series 6: Election Time(s) in Europe
- Challenges on the way to economic recovery

[Date] Tuesday, May 23, 14:30-16:30 (Doors open at 14:00)
[Venue] FUKUTAKE Learning Theater Map
[Co-organized by] Policy Alternatives Research Institute, the University of Tokyo (PARI)
Deutsche Bundesbank
[Supported by] Deutsch-Japanischer-Wirtschaftskreis
[Language] English/Japanese simultaneous interpretation
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SSU Forum / The 9th Yamakawa Kenjiro Memorial Lecture with Professor Steven Wilkinson

[Date] Friday, May 19, 11:00 - 12:30
[Venue] Seminar Room, 3rd Floor, Ito International Research Center
[Subject] “War and Political Change”
[Lecture] Steven Wilkinson, Professor and Chair, Department of Political Science, Yale University
[Comment] Professor Ken Ishida (Chiba University)
[Hosted by] Security Studies Unit, Policy Alternatives Research Institute, the University of Tokyo
The Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale
FUTI (Friends of UTokyo, Inc.)
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Roundtable for Energy Strategies for Peace building and Conflict Resolution in Myanmar

[Date] Thursday, May 18
[Venue] Royal Rose Thiri Hall, Yangon, Myanmar
[Hosted by] Policy Alternatives Research Institute (PARI, The University of Tokyo), Renewable & Appropriate Energy Laboratory (RAEL, UC Berkeley), and National League for Democracy (NLD)
[Supported by] Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA)
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SSU Forum with Associate Professor Todd H. Hall

[Date] Thursday, May 11, 10:30-12:00
[Venue] Conference Room, 3rd Floor, Ito International Research Center
[Subject] “Studying Emotional Politics in International Relations.”
[Lecture] Todd H. Hall, Associate Professor, University of Oxford, Department of Politics and International Relations
[Hosted by] Security Studies Unit, Policy Alternatives Research Institute, the University of Tokyo
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Stakeholders’ Consultation for Integrating Water Resources Management, Sustainable Economic Development Goal

[Date] Thursday, March 23
[Venue] Royal Rose Thiri Hall, Yangon, Myanmar
[Language] English
[Hosted by] Policy Alternatives Research Institute (PARI, The University of Tokyo)
Renewable & Appropriate Energy Laboratory (RAEL, UC Berkeley)
National League for Democracy (NLD)
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SSU Forum with Dr. Fumihiko Yoshida and Mr. Bill Emmott

[Date] Tuesday, February 28, 10:30-12:00
[Venue] SConference Room, 3rd Floor, Ito International Research Center
[Subject] New Security Challenges under Emerging Technologies--Implications to Deterrence and Strategic Stability
[Lecture] Dr. Fumihiko Yoshida (Vice Director, RECNA)
[Hosted by] Security Studies Unit, Policy Alternatives Research Institute, the University of Tokyo
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SSU Forum with Dr. Cedric de Coning and Professor Chiyuki Aoi

[Date] Friday, February 24, 17:30-19:00
[Venue] Seminar Room, 3rd Floor, Ito International Research Center
[Subject] Is UN peacekeeping still relevant in a time of increasingly violent conflict? - A critical reflection on UN Peacekeeping Doctrine in a New Era
[Lecture] Dr. Cedric de Coning, Senior Research Fellow, the Peace and Conflict Research Group, the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs(NUPI)
Professor Chiyuki Aoi, Graduate School of Public Policy, the University of Tokyo
[Hosted by] Security Studies Unit, Policy Alternatives Research Institute, the University of Tokyo
Graduate School of Public Policy, the University of Tokyo
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SSU Forum with Professor Tai Ming Cheung

[Date] Wednesday, February 15, 10:30-12:00
[Venue] Seminar Room, 3rd Floor, Ito International Research Center
[Subject] Understanding China’s Military Technological Rise and the Global Implications
[Lecture] Professor Tai Ming Cheung, University of California, San Diego
[Hosted by] Security Studies Unit, Policy Alternatives Research Institute, the University of Tokyo
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Economic Seminar Series 5: Key Economic Challenges in Asia

[Date] Friday, February 3, 14:30-17:30 (Doors open at 14:00)
[Venue] Iino Hall & Conference Center Room A Map
[Co-organized by] Policy Alternatives Research Institute, The University of Tokyo (PARI) / the IMF Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (OAP)
[Language] English/Japanese simultaneous interpretation
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Public Session:International Security in Times of Uncertainty

[Date] Wednesday, February 1, 14:30-17:30
[Venue] B1F [ Crystal Room ] Hyatt Regency Tokyo
[Lecture] Session 1 [ Populist Nationalism and its Challenge to International Security ]
G. John Ikenberry (Princeton University)
Zhu Feng (Nanjing University)
Keisuke Iida (University of Tokyo)
Kiichi Fujiwara (University of Tokyo) *Moderator

Session 2 [ Interconnected Risks and the Challenges to International Security ]
Jae-Seung Lee (Korea University)
Yee Kuang Heng (University of Tokyo)
Hideaki Shiroyama (University of Tokyo) *Moderator
[Language] English/Japanese simultaneous interpretation
[Hosted by] Security Studies Unit, Policy Alternatives Research Institute, the University of Tokyo
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Distinguished Guest Seminar with Professor Ikenberry

[Date] Wednesday, February 1, 10:00-11:30
[Venue] Law#4 building 8th floor, the University of Tokyo Hongo Campus
[Subject] Cracks in the Liberal World Order: The Crisis of Democracy and Liberal Internationalism
[Language] English
[Hosted by] Security Studies Unit, Policy Alternatives Research Institute, the University of Tokyo
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SSU Forum with Professor Mikkel Rasmussen

[Date] Tuesday, January 17, 10:30-12:00
[Venue] Seminar Room, 3rd Floor, Ito International Research Center
[Subject] Crisis and Cohesion:The Western Alliance and the End of European Integration
[Lecture] Professor Mikkel Rasmussen, University of Copenhagen
[Hosted by] Security Studies Unit, Policy Alternatives Research Institute, the University of Tokyo
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2016

Five University Conference

[Date] December 2-3, 2016
[Venue] International House of Japan, Roppongi (Tokyo)
[Subject] Internationalism in Retreat? Future of Cooperation in the Asia-Pacific
[Hosted by] Security Studies Unit, Policy Alternatives Research Institute, the University of Tokyo
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SSU Forum with RECNA

[Date] Monday, November 21, 14:00-16:00
[Venue] The University of Tokyo "Fukutake Hall"
[Language] English/Japanese simultaneous interpretation
[Subject] Public Symposium: Security Challenges and Denuclearization of Northeast Asia
[Hosted by] Research Center for Nuclear Weapons Abolition, Nagasaki University (RECNA)
[Co-hosted by] Security Studies Unit, Policy Alternatives Research Institute, the University of Tokyo
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SSU Forum with Dr. Sheila Smith

[Date] Wednesday, November 16, 15:00-16:30
[Venue] Conference Room, 3rd Floor, Ito International Research Center
[Subject] Revisionism, Populism or Nationalism?: The Political Currents that Shape the U.S.-Japan Alliance
[Lecture] Dr. Sheila Smith, Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
[Hosted by] Security Studies Unit, Policy Alternatives Research Institute, the University of Tokyo
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Stocktaking and Way Forward for Further Improvement of Rural Electricity Access in Myanmar

[Date] Friday, November 11
[Venue] DRD Auditorium, NayPyiTaw, Myanmar
[Language] English
[Hosted by] Policy Alternatives Research Institute (PARI, The University of Tokyo)
[Supported by] Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA)
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Economic Seminar Series 4: Coping with Macroeconomic Vulnerabilities and Spillovers

[Date] Monday, November 7 - Tuesday, November 8
[Venue] “Willard” room, 5F, the Hotel InterContinental Tokyo Bay Map
[Subject] Coping with Macroeconomic Vulnerabilities and Spillovers
[Language] English/Japanese simultaneous interpretation
[Hosted by] Policy Alternatives Research Institute, The University of Tokyo
the IMF Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (OAP)
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5th Korea-Japan Dialogue on East Asian Security 2016

[Date] Saturday, November 5, 9:30-18:00
[Venue] Seminar Room, Seoul National University
[Subject] 5th Korea-Japan Dialogue on East Asian Security 2016
[Co-organized by] Program on US-China Relations, Seoul National University
Security Studies Unit, Policy Alternatives Research Institute, the University of Tokyo
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SSU Forum with Sir Richard Barrons

[Date] Tuesday, November 1, 10:30-12:00
[Venue] Conference Room610, 6th Floor, Administration Bureau Bldg. 2
[Subject] Technology and the Transformation of British Defence for the 21st Century.
[Lecture] Sir Richard Barrons, Senior Associate Fellow, Royal United Services Institute(RUSI) / Retired Commander of Joint Forces Command General
[Hosted by] Graduate School of Public Policy, the University of Tokyo
[Co-hosted by] Security Studies Unit, Policy Alternatives Research Institute, the University of Tokyo
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Symposium: Total Optimization of Organizations through Health and Productivity Management in Japan and France

[Date] Thursday, October 20, 14:00-16:30
[Venue] Ito Hall, Ito International Research Center, Hongo Campus of the University of Tokyo map
[Speakers] Hiroya Ogata (Professor, The University of Tokyo)
Sebastien Richard (Associate professor, Lille 1 University)
Benjamin Huver (Associate professor, Lille 1 University)
Yuji Furui (Assistant professor, The University of Tokyo)
Yoko Tsuno (Assistant professor, The University of Tokyo)
Katsuhiko Shibuya (Assistant professor, Juntendo University)
Takuko Fukui (MD, St. Mary's Hospital)
[Registration] Open to all, upon registration.
[Language] French / Japanese simultaneous interpretation
[Hosted by] HPM Unit, Policy Alternatives Research Institute, the University of Tokyo
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SSU Forum with Stephen Biddle

[Date] Monday, October 17, 10:30-12:00
[Venue] Conference Room, 3rd Floor, Ito International Research Center
[Subject] Strategy and Policy for the wars in Iraq and Syria
[Lecture] Professor Stephen Biddle, George Washington University
[Hosted by] Security Studies Unit, Policy Alternatives Research Institute, the University of Tokyo
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France-Japan Symposium on Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence

[Date] Wednesday, October 12
[Venue] Koshiba Hall, Hongo Campus of the University of Tokyo
[Language] English
[Hosted by] Department for Science and Technology of the Embassy of France
Policy Alternatives Research Institute (PARI)
CEA Tech
Elsevier
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CIGS International Symposium "The Role of Innovation for Long-Term GHG Mitigation"

[Date] Friday, October 7, 13:30-17:00
[Venue] Fukutake Hall, Hongo Campus of the University of Tokyo Map
[Language] English / Japanese simultaneous interpretation
[Hosted by] The Canon Institute for Global Studies
[Co-hosted by] Policy Alternatives Research Institute (PARI)
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Economic Seminar Series 3: Impact of “Abenomics” and the Global Economy Whereabouts

[Date] Tuesday, September 13, 13:00-15:00
[Venue] Takeda Hall, Asano Campus of The University of Tokyo Map
[Language] English / Japanese simultaneous interpretation
[Planned by] NHK
[Supported by] Policy Alternatives Research Institute (PARI)
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Open to all persons interested.
The registration will be closed when it reaches the capacity.
*Please note that the conference will be recorded and broadcasted on the upcoming NHK World's “GLOBAL AGENDA” which will be aired on Saturday, October 1st. The venue including audience seats may be broadcasted, too.
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Workshop on ASEAN Energy Connectivity: Energy Connectivity Scenario in Greater Mekong Subregion

[Date] Friday, September 9, 9:30-12:00
[Venue] Energy Research Institute (ERI), Chulalongkorn University
[Subject] Coping with Macroeconomic Vulnerabilities and Spillovers
[Language] English
[Hosted by] Policy Alternatives Research Institute (PARI, The University of Tokyo)
Unisearch (Chulalongkorn University)
Renewable & Appropriate Energy Laboratory (RAEL) of UC Berkeley
[Supported by] Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA)
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SSU Forum with Caroline Baylon and Professor Motohiro Tsuchiya

[Date] Wednesday, September 7, 10:30-12:00
[Venue] Conference Room, 3rd Floor, Ito International Research Center
[Subject] Cyber Security and International Order
[Lecture] Caroline Baylon (Information Security Research Lead at AXA)
Motohiro Tsuchiya (Professor of Keio University)
[Hosted by] Security Studies Unit, Policy Alternatives Research Institute, the University of Tokyo
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The 48th STIG Policy Platform Seminar : International Regulatory Cooperation, Impact Assessment, and Policy Learning

[Date] Monday, September 5, 10:30-12:00
[Venue] Room 203, School of Law Bldg., The University of Tokyo
[Language] English
[Hosted by] Science, Technology, and Innovation Governance (STIG)
[Co-Hosted by] Policy Alternatives Research Institute
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SSU Forum with Céline Pajon

[Date] Tuesday, July 12, 10:30-12:00
[Venue] Seminar Room 2, 1st Floor, Kojima Hall
[Subject] “Long Term Dynamics of the Japan-US Alliance”
[Lecture] Céline Pajon, French Institute for International Relations(IFRI), Center for Asian Studies, Research Fellow
[Hosted by] Security Studies Unit, Policy Alternatives Research Institute, the University of Tokyo
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International Symposium:- How Can We Verify Nuclear Disarmament? -

[Date] Friday, July 1, 14:00-16:30 (Registration starts from 13:30)
[Venue] Fukutake Hall, Hongo Campus of the University of Tokyo Map
[Subject] International Symposium:- How Can We Verify Nuclear Disarmament? -
[Language] English/Japanese simultaneous interpretation
[Hosted by] Security Studies Unit, Policy Alternatives Research Institute, the University of Tokyo
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan
[Cooperated by] Nuclear Non-Proliferation, Safeguard, Nuclear Security Network, Atomic Energy Society of Japan
Japan Association of Disarmament Studies
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Economic Seminar Series 2: Global Economy and China:Urgency of Structural Reforms

[Date] Thursday, June 2, 14:00-17:00 (Doors open at 13:30)
[Venue] Fukutake Hall, Hongo Campus of the University of Tokyo Map
[Subject] Global Economy and China:Urgency of Structural Reforms
[Language] English/Japanese simultaneous interpretation
[Hosted by] Policy Alternatives Research Institute, The University of Tokyo
the IMF Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (OAP)
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Public Session:The Shifting Dynamics of the U.S.-Japan Alliance

[Date] Thursday, June 16, 10:00-12:00
[Venue] Iwasaki Koyata Memorial Hall, International House of Japan
[Subject] Public Session:The Shifting Dynamics of the U.S.-Japan Alliances
[Speakers] Victor D. Cha (Georgetown University)
G. John Ikenberry (Princeton University)
Jong Won Lee (Waseda University)
Michael Mastanduno (Dartmouth University)
[Moderator] Kiichi Fujiwara (The University of Tokyo)
[Language] English/Japanese simultaneous interpretation
[Hosted by] Security Studies Unit, Policy Alternatives Research Institute, the University of Tokyo
Princeton University
Dartmouth University
In cooperation with the International House of Japan
*This workshop is organized by subsidies from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
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Risk vs. Security: Intersections between Two Terrains

[Date] Saturday, January 30, 14:30-16:30
[Venue] Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo 44th floor "Ensemble"
[Subject] Risk vs. Security: Intersections between Two Terrains
[Speakers] G. John Ikenberry (Princeton University)
Ole Wæver (University of Copenhagen)
Shen Dingli (Fudan University)
Christopher Coker (London School of Economics)
Yee Kuang Heng (National University of Singapore)
[Moderator] Kiichi Fujiwara (University of Tokyo)
[Language] English/Japanese simultaneous interpretation
[Hosted by] Security Studies Unit, Policy Alternatives Research Institute, the University of Tokyo
*This workshop is organized by subsidies from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
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Workshop on the electricity future of Myanmar and the Greater Mekong Subregion

[Date] Thursday, January 28, 2016, 13:30-17:30
[Venue] Conference Room, 3rd floor, Ito International Research Center, Hongo Campus of the University of Tokyo
[Hosted by] Policy Alternatives Research Institute (PARI)
[Language] English
[Supported by] Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA)
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Economic Seminar Series 1: Japan's Economic Challenges and Structural Reform Options—IMF Views

[Date] Monday, January 18, 2016, 14:00-17:00 (Doors open at 13:30)
[Venue] Ito Hall, Ito International Research Center, Hongo Campus of the University of Tokyo Map
[Hosted by] Policy Alternatives Research Institute (PARI)
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
[Language] English/Japanese simultaneous interpretation
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