• Getting to Know Japan Webinar Series

  • About the Series

    The Getting to Know Japan webinar series is designed to assist Americans living in Japan as a part of the U.S. military presence to learn about and gain greater appreciation for their host nation’s culture and society. World-class specialists will deliver engaging lessons on introductory-level topics related to Japanese culture and society. While tailored for the needs of the US military community in Japan, the webinars are open to all interested in learning more about Japan. This series is being implemented in full partnership with The Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership.

  • Getting to Know Japan Webinar Schedule

    10:00 (JST), 30 November 2021

    In this session Mr. Jordan Heiber will provide an introduction to the Japanese economy. Focusing on the post-bubble period, Mr. Heiber will discuss some of the unique characteristics of Japan’s economy, highlighting where he thinks it has succeeded and struggled, and noting the opportunities and challenges for Japan in the years to come.

     

    To join please use this link to register with Zoom. You will need the link and passcode provided in the confirmation email.

     

    See the event page for more details.

    19:00 (JST), 9 December 2021

     

    In this session, Mr. Yoso Furumoto (Washington Bureau Chief, Mainichi Newspapers Co.) will deliver an introduction to the history and current state of affairs of political media coverage in Japan, and a general overview of Japanese media more broadly.

     

    To join please use this link to register with Zoom. You will need the link and passcode provided in the confirmation email.

     

    See the event page for more details.

  • More Webinars to Be Announced Soon!

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