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Japan-US relations and East Asia After the US election

Friday, November 20, 2020   09:00 - 10:00

  • Ambassador Ichiro Fujisaki (President, The America-Japan Society)


On 3 November 2020, American voters voted after the most eventful year in American history since 1945. Besides the Covid-19 pandemic, the sharp deterioration of Sino-American relations has defined American politics and policy in the past year, with important implications for Japan. To help us understand the consequences for Japan-US relations and Asia we are happy to welcome Ambassador Ichiro Fujisaki.

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“Japan-US relations and East Asia After the US Election”

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Meeting ID: 958 7799 5091 | Passcode: 940045

Friday 20 Nov 2020 09:00 Tokyo (JST)
Thursday 19 Nov 2020 19:00 Washington, D.C. (EST)

Date & Time:
Friday, November 20, 2020   09:00 - 10:00
Registration is encouraged (e-mail to icas@tuj.temple.edu), but not required. 登録なしでも参加できますので、直接会場へお越しください。

This event is co-organized by Robert Dujarric, Co-Director, ICAS, Temple University Japan; Brad Glosserman, Senior Advisor at the Pacific Forum; and Akira Igata, Executive Director, CRS, Tama University.

Note: All ICAS events are held in English, open to the public, and admission is free unless otherwise noted.


Ambassador Ichiro Fujisaki

President, The America-Japan Society

Ambassador Ichiro Fujisaki joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1969, and went on to serve as Deputy Director General for Asian Affairs, Political Minister at the Embassy of Japan in Washington, DC, Director General for North American Affairs, Deputy Foreign Minister, and Ambassador to the UN and WTO in Geneva. He served as Ambassador to the United States in 2008 until 2012. He was distinguished professor and Chairman for International Strategies of Sophia University. He is currently the president of the America-Japan Society and of the Nakasone Peace Institute.