The Japan Institute of International Affairs held a webinar "Considering the 21st century from the Perspective of 20th Century East Asian History" on July 18, 2021.
This webinar was based on the book 20th Century East Asia: A New History (University of Tokyo Press, 2020) published in September 2020.
Speakers focused not only on the book's contents but also on current issues, such as Hong Kong, and Myanmar.
|Keynote speech:||Dr. Akihiko Tanaka (President of GRIPS/Senior Research Fellow, JIIA)|
|Session 1:||International History|
|Moderator:||Professor Yuichi Hosoya (Keio University/Senior Research Fellow, JIIA)|
|Speakers:||Dr. Shinichi Kitaoka (President of JICA)|
|Professor Mie Oba (Kanagawa University)|
|Professor Akio Takahara (University of Tokyo/Senior Research Fellow, JIIA)|
|Session 2:||North-East Asia|
|Moderator:||Professor Shin Kawashima (University of Tokyo)|
|Speakers:||Dr. Sumio Hatano (Director-General of JACAR)|
|Professor Tadashi Kimiya (University of Tokyo)|
|Professor Toru Kurata (Rikkyo University)|
|Session 3:||South-East Asia|
|Moderator:||Professor Ayame Suzuki (Doshisha University)|
|Speakers:||Professor Kei Nemoto (Sophia University)|
|Dr. Nobuhiro Aizawa (Kyushu University)|
|Dr. Yusuke Takagi (GRIPS)|
|Professor Keiko Tamura (University of Kitakyushu)|