Past Events

Chinese Competition with Japan and the U.S.: Implications for Southeast Asian Nations

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On May 20th, 2020, Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA (Sasakawa USA) welcomed Kyushu University Associate Professor Dr. Nobuhiro Aizawa to deliver a talk on, Chinese Competition with Japan and the U.S.: Implications for Southeast Asian Nations. Dr. Aizawa is a Japan scholar at Wilson Center, supported by Sasakawa Peace Foundation.  Vice President and Director of the East-West Center in Washington, Dr. Satu Limaye was also present to provide commentary on the issues Dr. Aizawa presented. This talk was presented through Sasakawa USA’s Policy Briefing Series and was held virtually via Zoom Webinar.

Helping a Friend in Need: An Insider’s View of the U.S. Response to Japan’s 2011 Triple Disaster

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On March 5th 2020, Sasakawa USA welcomed our Distinguished Senior Fellow (Non-Resident) Ambassador James Zumwalt to deliver an insider’s view of the U.S. government’s civilian response to Japan’s 2011 Triple Disaster. On March 11, 2011, Ambassador Zumwalt was serving as the Deputy Chief of Mission for the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo when the earthquake and tsunami struck the seabed off Japan’s northeast coast. His presentation focused on his personal experience of the disaster and lessons learned that are still appropriate today.

7th ISC U.S.-Japan-Korea Trilateral Symposium

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The U.S.-Japan-Korea Trilateral Symposium is a student-run event aimed to educate and give the future generations of all three countries a voice regarding the promotion or peace, stability, and prosperity in the Asia-Pacific region. The January 10, 2020, event was organized by International Student Conferences, Sasakawa USA, and The Korea Foundation.