The US, Japan, and Baseball
Getting to Know Japan Webinar (via Zoom) -- Tuesday, February 14 2023 at 1000 (JST)
Guest speaker Tim White is stepping up to the plate to chat about the history of baseball in Japan, and how it’s brought the US and Japan together through the years. Join us to learn about everything from Babe Ruth’s whirlwind 1934 Japan tour, to modern-day MLB stars like Shohei Ohtani. Mr. White’s presentation will be followed by a 30-minute Q&A session.
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This event is a part of YCAPS' "Getting to Know Japan Series" co-sponsored by The United States-Japan Foundation (USJF).
Tim White is the Director of Communications at the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation. Mr. White works with the Mansfield Foundation’s offices in Washington, Tokyo, and Montana to edit and produce messaging for the Foundation, and manages Mansfield’s U.S.-Japan Network for the Future program, which trains and supports policy intellectuals in the bilateral relationship. Prior to joining the Mansfield Foundation in 2018, he worked at the National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) and U.S.-Japan Council (USJC). Mr. White holds a BA in Global Studies from Loyola University Maryland and an MA in International Relations with a concentration in Japan Studies from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. He has studied at Sophia University in Tokyo and at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He has combined his twin passions of sport and international relations through a number of programs and research projects throughout his career, including TOMODACHI Initiative exchanges, graduate work on Japan’s sport diplomacy, and an internship with the Yomiuri Shimbun in Tokyo.
Format: This event will be off-the-record. Questions are encouraged. It will not be recorded.
Registration: Required Link
Moderators: Lucy Amaral
Webinar Cost: Free of charge
Co-sponsors: United States-Japan Foundation
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