• Japan-Southeast Asia Relations

    Getting to Know Japan Webinar (via Zoom) -- Thursday, August 31, 2023 at 1900 (JST)

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    The year, 2023, marks the 50th commemorative year of ASEAN-Japan Friendship and Cooperation. Japan is now the most trusted country among Southeast Asia, and Southeast Asia is arguably the critical region in Japan's "Free and Open Indo-Pacific" vision. In short, relationships have now evolved into one of the most cordial and important ones for Japanese diplomacy. However, its path was never straightforward. This seminar highlights critical junctures of Japan-Southeast Asian relations after World War II and discuss the future of Japan-Southeast Asia relations in the context of intensifying US-China strategic competition.


    To join use this link to register with Zoom

    You will need the link and passcode provided in the confirmation email.

    This event is a part of YCAPS' "Getting to Know Japan Series" co-sponsored by Japan Foundation, New York (JFNY).




    Dr. Kei Koga is Associate Professor at the Public Policy and Global Affairs Programme, School of Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University (NTU). Concurrently, he is a Nonresident Fellow at The National Bureau of Asia Research (NBR), the United States, and a member of RIPS Research Committee, the Research Institute for Peace and Security (RIPS), Japan. His recent publication includes "Managing Great Power Politics: ASEAN, Institutional Strategy, and the South China Sea" (Palgrave Macmillan, 2022) and "Getting ASEAN Right in US Indo-Pacific Strategy" (Washington Quarterly, 2022). He received his Ph.D. in International Relations at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University.




    Format: This event will be recorded and published in our web archive. Questions are encouraged during the live event.

    Registration: Required Link
    Moderator: Amani Kidd

    Webinar Cost: Free of charge

    Co-sponsors: Japan Foundation, New York

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