Author: Ryosuke Kimura
I arrived in the United States for the first time expecting to obtain knowledge of the U.S.-Japan relationship from American perspectives, while also feeling concerned about how I would be viewed as a Japanese student. To make my one-year stay in Washington satisfactory, I read a plethora of books and papers on U.S.-Japan relations and believed that I was ready to expand on that knowledge. In short, the city of Washington, DC has more than lived up to my expectations.
On April 2nd, Sasakawa USA held an insightful panel discussion highlighting U.S.-Japan leadership and collaboration in emerging technologies. After hearing from an esteemed panel of U.S. and Japanese speakers, attendees enjoyed a light reception for further festivity and networking.
Abe, Modi, and Partnership: India’s Views of Japan, the United States and the ‘Indo-Pacific’ Partnership
Sasakawa USA held a panel discussion on April 4 examining the importance of the U.S.-Japan-India relationship and India’s views of Japan and the United States. The event included a short session on Japan’s cultural influences on India, embracing the National Cherry Blossom Festival’s 2018 theme of “Art, Music and Play.”
Date: April 8, 2017
Sasakawa USA’s JUMP (Japan-US Military Program) team once again took part in the Sakura Matsuri Japanese Street Festival with kingyo sukui, a traditional festival game.
Date: April 4, 2017
Celebrating the beginning of a new season symbolized by the cherry blossoms, Sasakawa USA launched a new “Views of Japan” event series to explore perceptions on Japan in other regions around the world.