Einstein Workshop 2015: Japan in East Asia Security

Organized by the Center for International Studies of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
in collaboration with Graduate School of East Asian Studies of the Free University of Berlin

26-28 January 2015
Seminaris CampusHotel Berlin
Takustrasse 39
14195 Berlin

Program

26 January
Informal dinner and welcoming remarks by organizers at Alter Krug, 6pm
Alter Krug, Königin-Luise-Str. 52, 14195 Berlin

Day One, 27 January

Panel One: Grand Strategy, 9-10:30am
Christopher Hughes – University of Warwick
Yoshihide Soeya – Keio University
Benjamin Self – George Washington University
Break 10:30-11am

Panel Two: Domestic Politics of Foreign/Security Policy, 11am-12:30pm
Paul Midford – Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Richard Samuels – Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Alexandra Sakaki – Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik
Lunch 12:30-2pm

Panel Three: US- Japan Alliance, 2-3:30pm
Bryce Wakefield – Leiden University
Emma Chantlett-Avery—Congressional Research Service
May Britt Stumbaum – Free University of Berlin
Dinner 6pm

Keynote Speech— Ambassador (ret.) Volker Stanzel


Day Two, 28 January:


Panel One: Sino-Japanese Relations, 9-10:30am
Taylor Fravel – Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Alessio Patalano – Kings College, London
Adam Liff – Harvard University
Eric Heginbotham – Rand Corporation
Break 10:30-11am

Panel 2: Regional Diplomacy, 11am-12:30pm
Vipin Narang – Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Narushige Michishita – National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies
Bjorn Grönning – Norwegian Institute for Defense Studies
Lindsay Black – Leiden University

Working Lunch 12:30-2:30pm

Roundtable led by Thomas Berger – Boston University
Closing Remarks