• Japan as an Indo-Pacific Power

    Community Conversation at Werk Yokosuka - 17:30 8 Sept 2021

    On 8 Sept, YCAPS will be reassembling for a long-awaited in-person event in Yokosuka! Please join us for a social reception before Professor Corey Wallace of Kanagawa University leads a seminar on Japan's Political Power and Diplomatic Influence in the Indo Pacific. We are looking forward to hosting this event in a manner that is safe yet enables YCAPS’ friendliness and informed discussion. Following the rules put forth by the venue, Yokosuka City and the US base in Yokosuka:

    • All participants will remain masked at all times.
    • No food or alcohol allowed in the venue.  The reception will be soft drinks only.
    • All participants will provide their name, address and phone number for contact tracing.
    • No congregating in halls.
    • Capacity will be limited to 200 people.

    Corey Wallace is Assistant Professor at Kanagawa University, Yokohama, Japan. His areas of expertise are Japanese foreign policy, East Asian military and security trends, and science and technology policy. He was formerly the Einstein Postdoctoral Fellow in the Graduate School of East Asian Studies at Freie Universität Berlin. He completed his PhD at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Corey was a participant on the JET program (2004-2007), and on returning to New Zealand he worked at the Ministry of Research, Science and Technology from 2007-2010 as a policy adviser in the innovation system policy team. Corey spent time in 2011 interning for a current member of the Japanese House of Councilors.


    Date & Schedule of events: 8 Sept

    17:30-18:30 Welcome Reception (drink only)
    18:30-20:00 Seminar


    Location: Werk Yokosuka

    Japan, 〒238-0006 Kanagawa, Yokosuka


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    Co-Sponsors: Temple University Institute of Contemporary Asian Studies (ICAS)

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