The 100th Stockholm Seminar on Japan: Taking Stock and Looking Towards the Future of Contemporary Japanese Studies
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The 100th Stockholm Seminar on Japan: Taking Stock and Looking Towards the Future of Contemporary Japanese Studies

The 100th Stockholm Seminar on Japan marks the important contribution of this seminar in relation to the academic community, policy and private industry.

The initiation of the seminar series was built on the need to establish a platform focusing on the contemporary study of Japan. In this joint endeavor a number of partners teamed up to facilitate a wide spectrum of contributions. Celebrating the 100th seminar clearly shows that the proposal was timely and had a long-term impact. During the Covid19 pandemic the seminar went online as a webinar, but continued to thrive and attract distinguished speakers as well as well-informed audience. With the increasingly complex global political and economic environment, the importance of this series seems to be vital. Japan and Sweden share the belief in the rules-based world order, where collaboration and trust are essential building blocks for the future.

The 100th Stockholm Seminar on Japan will be on site and back to its original form. However, to mark the occasion there will this time be a panel discussion focusing on areas covered in the series, but more importantly, to look towards the future of important areas for Japanese studies.

We are delighted to have a number of distinguished panelists to share their insights.

H. E. Mr. Masaki Noke, Japanese Ambassador to Sweden
Mr. Akinori Nagano, Managing Director, Mitsubishi Corporation,
Stockholm Liaison
Ms. Kajsa Blomberg, Head of Section for East Asia,
Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Professor Marie Söderberg, Former Director, EIJS and Chairperson, Swedish Institute of International Affairs
Dr. Åsa Malmström Rognes, Head of the Asia Programme,
Swedish Institute of International Affairs

Moderator: Dr. Patrik Ström, Director, European Institute of Japanese Studies, Stockholm School of Economic

Registrate to the seminar here. 

Registration is open until November 21. Due to the limited number of seats, early registration is recommended to ensure your participation.

The Japan seminar series is jointly organized by the European Institute of Japanese Studies at Stockholm School of Economics, the Asia Programme at The Swedish Institute of International Affairs, the Department of Asian, Middle Eastern and Turkish Studies at Stockholm University and the Swedish Defence University. It features monthly seminars on Japanese economy, politics and society.



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