Johns Hopkins SAIS to host “The 2016 Presidential Election and U.S.-Japan Relations” with Kent E. Calder and William L. Brooks on Nov. 10, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY

"The 2016 Presidential Election and U.S.-Japan Relations," a discussion on the impact of the U.S. presidential election results on U.S.-Japan relations, will be hosted at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). The event is presented by the Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies and the Japan Studies program at Johns Hopkins SAIS.

Speakers
Dr. Kent E. Calder
Director of the Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies and Director of Asia Programs at Johns Hopkins SAIS

Dr. William L. Brooks
Former Chief of the Office of Translation and Media Analysis at the U.S. Embassy in Japan

Time and Date
8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Thursday, November 10, 2016

Location
Johns Hopkins SAIS
Rome Auditorium
1619 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036

Register
The event is open to the public and media, with registration. Members of the working press can send RSVPs to reischauer@jhu.edu.


Media Contacts
Alexander Evans (for agenda inquiries)
Research and Japan Studies Program Coordinator
Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies
aevans46@jhu.edu

Stacy A. Anderson (for logistic inquiries)
Communications Manager
Johns Hopkins SAIS
202.663.5620 office
202.853.7983 mobile
sande100@jhu.edu



About the Speakers
Dr. Kent E. Calder is Director of the Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies and Academic Director of Asia Programs at Johns Hopkins SAIS. In 2014, he received the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon from the Government of Japan. Before joining Johns Hopkins SAIS, Calder taught at Princeton University, Harvard University, and Seoul National University.  He has served as Special Advisor to the U.S. Ambassador to Japan, Japan Chair at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and as the first Executive Director of Harvard University’s Program on U.S.-Japan Relations.

Dr. William L. Brooks previously served as Chief of the Office of Translation and Media Analysis at the U.S. Embassy in Japan, responsible for analyzing Japanese media trends on U.S. interests. He also served twice as an economic officer at the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo, and as a senior research analyst at the State Department's Bureau of Intelligence and Research. Brooks earned a PhD from Columbia University. He has taught at Johns Hopkins SAIS and Kyung-Hee University in South Korea.

About Johns Hopkins SAIS

A division of Johns Hopkins University, the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) is a global institution that offers students an international perspective on today's critical issues. For more than 70 years, Johns Hopkins SAIS has produced great leaders, thinkers, and practitioners of international relations. Public leaders and private sector executives alike seek the counsel of the faculty, whose ideas and research inform and shape policy. Johns Hopkins SAIS offers a global perspective across three campus locations: Bologna, Italy; Nanjing, China; and Washington, D.C. The school's interdisciplinary curriculum is strongly rooted in the study of international economics, international relations, and regional studies, preparing students to address multifaceted challenges in the world today.

For more information, visit sais-jhu.edu or @SAISHopkins



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Date: 
Tuesday, November 8, 2016