Top Global University Project Special Symposium “Thucydides Trap: Aspects of International Security in a Fundamentally Changing World.” will be held

Top Global University Project Special Symposium “Thucydides Trap: Aspects of International Security in a Fundamentally Changing World.” will be held as follows:


Thucydides Trap:Aspects of International Security in a Fundamentally Changing World

Date & Time:January 13th (Fri.) 3:00 pm – 6:20 pm

Place: Matsushita Library & Information Center 3rd floor, International University of Japan

Key Note Speaker: Professor David A. Welch

Centre for International Governance Innovation Chair of Global Security, Balsillie School of International Affairs

Professor of Political Science, University of Waterloo

Keynote Speech: The Rise of China and the Thucydides Trap

<Panelist>

Professor Stephen M. Saideman

Paterson Chair in International Affairs, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University

Professor Takako Hikotani

Associate Professor, National Defense Academy of Japan

Gerald L. Curtis Visiting Associate Professor, Columbia University

Professor Seung Hyok Lee

Assistant professor, Hokkaido University

Postdoctoral Fellow, The Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Professor Tomohito Shinoda

Professor, International University of Japan

<Moderator>

Professor Noboru Yamaguchi

Vice President, International University of Japan

<Symposium Schedule>

3:00-3:05 p.m. Opening Remarks

3:05-3:45 p.m. Keynote Speech “The Rise of China and the Thucydides Trap” By Professor David A. Welch

3:45-4:05 p.m. Q&A from Floor

4:05-4:15 p.m. Intermission

4:15-4:55 p.m. Panel Presentations

[Panel talk 1] “The challenge of uncertainty in a Trump world” By Professor Saideman

[Panel talk 2] “Japan’s Contribution to the Peacebuilding Process in Mindanao” By Professor Shinoda

[Panel talk 3] “The Role of Civilians in Security Issues” By Professor Hikotani

[Panel talk 4] “The Challenges of North Korean Factors to Japanese-South Korean Relations and Northeast Asia” By Professor Lee

4:55-5:05 p.m. Comments by Professor Welch

5:05-5:45 p.m. Panel Discussion/ Q&A from Floor

5:45-5:50 p.m. Closing Remarks

5:50-6:20 p.m. Reception

<Application for Symposium>
Anyone who wish to attend the symposium are requested to apply on the following Google form by Sunday, January 9, 2017

URL:https://goo.gl/forms/i6YXwySbQIk5As1o2

<Language> English

<Participation fee> Free


IUJ was selected by Top Global University Project by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology. We will hold the symposium as a part of this project effort to equip our students with the knowledge necessary to play an active part in the world

<Contact us>

Office of Top Global University Project

Reiko Iriuchijima

Amy Kato

Tel: 025-779-1486

Email: sgu-stf@iuj.ac.jp

Web: http://www.iuj.ac.jp/sgu/index_en.html