On U.S.-Japan relations, Ukraine, and China

The first monthly meeting in 2022 will be held with the guest speaker, Prof. Joseph Nye, a prominent scholar of international politics and Distinguished Service Professor at Harvard University, who has long studied the U.S.-Japan alliance and its security policy.

On the day, exactly six months after the outset of Russian invasion of Ukraine, we will fortunately hear his valuable views on the future situation in Ukraine, Japan-U.S. relations, and how to deal with China, with a view to the greatly changing world We believe it will be very meaningful to hear his views at this occasion. Please join us.


Dialogue: Ph.D. Joseph Nye, Distinguished Service Professor, Emeritus at Harvard University

Mr. Ichiro Fujisaki, the AJS President


Speaker’s Profile:

Born in New Jersey in 1937, he graduated from Princeton University in 1958, and after studying at Oxford University and Harvard University, he served as Dean of J. F. Kennedy School of Government from 1995 to 2004. He also served as Deputy to the Undersecretary of State for Security Assistance, Science, and Technology and Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs in the Clinton Administration, and was involved in the preparation of the East Asia Strategy Report in 1995 and the Armitage Report in 2000 and 2007, which proposed strengthening the U.S.-Japan alliance. He is the author of numerous books, including “Power and Interdependence,” “Understanding International Conflict,” and “Soft Power. In 2014, he was awarded the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star


Time & Date: 21:00 ~22:00 August 24 (Wed), 2022 (JST)

Platform: Zoom Webinar

Language: English (*Simultaneous interpretation is available.)

Fee: Free *AJS members only

Deadline: Friday, August 19, 2022 (JST)