Program

Title: The AJS Monthly Program: What will happen between the U.S. and China?

On December 14th, the America-Japan Society held a monthly program, inviting Amb. Yuji Miyamoto, the Chairman of Miyamoto Institute of Asian Research as well as Vice President of Japan-China Friendship Center. After his explaining China’s diplomacy, military, and economy, he discussed the U.S.-China relationship and the differences between the two sides’ views on human rights and national independence with President Fujisaki. In the Q&A session, the imminent questions, such as the implications to the diplomacy and economy of Japan arising from the confrontation between the US and China, the Chinese citizens’ unique vision of “democracy” and the Chinese government’s response to China’s real estate crisis were exhaustively answered in detail. It was valuable time to understand the U.S.-China relationship and to think about Japan’s response in the future.

 

【Speaker’s Profile】Amb. Yuji Miyamoto, the Chairman of Miyamoto Institute of Asian Research as well as Vice President of Japan-China Friendship Center

 

Amb. Yuji Miyamoto is the Chairman of Miyamoto Institute of Asian Research as well as Vice President of Japan-China Friendship Center. He was the Ambassador of Japan to People’s Republic of China from 2006 to 2010. Prior to that, Amb. Miyamoto served as Ambassador to the Union of Myanmar from 2002 to 2004, and Ambassador, Director-General for Arms Control and Scientific Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), Japan from 2001 to 2002.

 

Amb. Miyamoto started his career in MOFA in 1969 and worked in various divisions, including China and Mongolia Division, Development Cooperation Division, Soviet Union Division, Arms Control and Disarmament Division and Policy Planning Division, etc. Amb. Miyamoto also had extensive working experience in China and Myanmar missions throughout his diplomat career.

 

Time slot & Date: 15:00~16:30 Tuesday, December 14th, 2021

Platform: Zoom Webinar

Language: Japanese (*Simultaneous translation into English is available.)

Fee: Free of charge, but only available for the AJS members.