• Japan's Constitution and Government System

    Getting to Know Japan Webinar (via Zoom) -- Tuesday, April 4 2023 at 1030 (JST)


    Dr. Mike Bosack is joining the Getting to Know Japan series to speak on the structure of Japan's government and the basics of its constitution. His presentation will help give you a lay of the land, and touch on how the current system came to fruition in the postwar period. Join us as we kick off another year of this weekly webinar series that introduces you to Japan's history, culture, and politics!



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



    Michael MacArthur Bosack is the Special Adviser for Government Relations at the Yokosuka Council on Asia-Pacific Studies and founder of the Parley Policy Initiative. Previously, Dr. Bosack served in the U.S. Air Force as a Foreign Area Officer. His last posting in the Air Force was as the Deputy Chief of Government Relations at Headquarters, U.S. Forces, Japan. Prior to that, Dr. Bosack was a Mansfield Fellow, where he worked in the National Diet, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Ministry of Defense. He completed his doctoral studies at the International University of Japan’s Graduate School of International Relations, focusing on alliance theory and intergovernmental negotiations. His other research areas include North Korean Governance and Foreign Policy, Postwar Occupation Policy, and Leadership Studies.




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

    Registration: Required Link
    Moderators: Lucy Amaral

    Webinar Cost: Free of charge

    Co-sponsors: Japan Foundation, New York