Past Event

Japan on the Front Line

January 25, 2022
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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Noah Sneider, Tokyo Bureau Chief at The Economist

Phillip Lipscy, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Toronto


Daniel Smith, Columbia University

From population aging, to national security threats, to climate change and natural disasters, Japan is at the forefront of challenges that will soon confront many societies. What can the world learn from Japan’s experience? Noah Sneider and Phillip Lipscy will offer their perspectives on Japan as a “harbinger state,” a country that experiences many challenges before other countries in the international system.

This event is sponsored by the Weatherhead East Asian Institute and cosponsored by the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Study Center.

Contact Information

Susie Anthony