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“Walk in the US, Talk on Japan”

When: Wednesday, October 3, 2018
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Central

Where: Harris Hall, 108, 1881 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Department of Asian Languages and Cultures   (847) 491-5288

Group: Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

Co-Sponsor: Office of International Relations

Category: Academic


This program aims to further develop the US-Japan relationship by increasing understanding of Japan via grass-roots exchange. Supported by the Prime Minister’s Office in Japan, teams of Japanese citizens of various backgrounds, led by former, high-ranking Japanese diplomats, travel to the US to share their perspectives and open discussion. More information on this program can be found at:

Presentations followed by Q&A with former Economic Minister of the Japanese Embassy in the US and former Ambassador of Japan to South Korea and Saudi Arabia, Shotaro Oshima.

Other presenters include:
Mitsuko Takahashi
Rick Liu
Rie Sato

This event organized by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs and hosted by Office of the Vice President for International Relations. 

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