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Professor Jeff Kingston teaches courses on modern Japanese history; contemporary Japan; Japan's relations with Asia; conflict and reconciliation, world history and modern Southeast Asia. He is director of Asian Studies at TUJ. His areas of expertise are the political economy and social history of modern Japan, modern Southeast Asia, regionalism in Asia, conflict and reconciliation, and law and social change.
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Professor Jeff Kingston

Professor Jeff Kingston teaches courses on modern Japanese history; contemporary Japan; Japan's relations with Asia; conflict and reconciliation, world history and modern Southeast Asia. He is director of Asian Studies at TUJ. His areas of expertise are the political economy and social history of modern Japan, modern Southeast Asia, regionalism in Asia, conflict and reconciliation, and law and social change.
In this segment of the interview, Professor Jeff Kingston shares his insight on contemporary element of Japan and U.S. relations when it’s coming to the 50th year’s anniversary of security trading between the two countries. He speaks about the changes and developments of Japan in the last decade. We also hear about the transformation of Japanese society and some major trends. Tune in to find out more in this Politics & Economics program with Dr. David Satterwhite and Professor Jeff Kingston. READ MORE

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Take an inside look at topics surrounding market access in Japan. Familiarity with Japanese government regulations and the changing landscape of Japan business allow for light to be shed on important questions. To whom is the Japan market willing to open for favorably, and how easy will it really be for international traders to establish its Japan connections?

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Host: Dr. David Satterwhite - Executive Director, Fulbright Program

Dr Satterwhite is the Executive Director of The Japan-United States Educational Commission otherwise known as the Fulbright Program. Prior to his current position, he was overseeing Economist Corporate Network-Japan - The Economist Group's exclusive membership programme for senior managers in Japan and the Asia-Pacific region. He came to Economist Conferences in 1997 from consultancy work facilitating Western clients' interests in Northeast Asian markets, and a decade-long academic career specialising in Asian politics and economic development issues. Raised in Kyoto followed by studies and professional employment in Tokyo, Dr Satterwhite has lived in Japan for 30 years.

 

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