Lecture: Japanese Foreign Policy and ODA"

  • 25 Sep 2013
  • 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  • MIT - Millikan Room (E53-482), Herman Building 30 Wadsworth Street, Camdridge
“Japanese Foreign Policy and ODA,”
presentation by

Dr. Akihiko Tanaka,
President of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

Wednesday, September 25
4:00-5:30 pm
TIME CHANGE

Millikan Room (E53-482)
MIT Campus
Herman Building
30 Wadsworth Street, Cambridge
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Free and Open to the Public

Dr. Akihiko Tanaka is President of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). Before assuming his present post, he was Professor of International Politics at the University of Tokyo. Most recently he was Vice President of the University of Tokyo (2011-2012), Executive Vice President of the University of Tokyo (2009-2011), and Director of the Division of International Affairs of the University of Tokyo (2008-2010).

He obtained his B.A. in International Relations at the University of Tokyo in 1977 and his Ph.D. in Political Science at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1981.

Dr. Tanaka’s specialties include theories of international politics, contemporary international relations in East Asia, and Japan’s foreign policy. He has numerous books and articles in Japanese and English including the New Middle Ages: The World System in the 21st Century (Tokyo: The International House of Japan, 2002).

He received the medal of honor with Purple Ribbon for his academic achievements in 2012.

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