What does the New Government of Japan Mean for Australia?


Event details


Date & time

Friday 13 November 2009


AIIA Conference Centre, Level 1, Stephen House, 32 Thesiger Court, Deakin, ACT




Trevor Wilson
6125 0569
Our Panel
  • Professor Kent Anderson is a comparative lawyer specialising in Japan. He is Director of the Faculty of Asian Studies in the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific and holds a joint appointment with the ANU College of Law.

  • Professor Peter Drysdale is Emeritus Professor of Economics and Visiting Fellow in Policy and Governance in The Crawford School of Economics and Government. Until 2002 he was Executive Director of the Australia-Japan Research Centre. His main areas of expertise are international trade and economic policy

  • Professor Jenny Corbett is Professor of Economics, Executive Director, Australia-Japan Research Centre Crawford School of Economics. Her research interests include the Japanese economy, particularly banking, macro-economic policy and corporate governance.

  • Professor Tessa Morris-Suzuki is convenor of the Division of Pacific and Asian History and is currently engaged in research into conflict and reconciliation between Japan, China and the two Koreas. She also convenes the Asian Civil Rights Network, and co-edits the network’s online journal Asiarights.

  • Mr Shun Ikeda is Senior Lecturer and Head of the Japan Centre. He specialises in Japanese language, education, culture and society. He also has research interests in comparative education in Asia and in socio-linguistics (language policy and planning).

Admission is Free for AIIA and JIANU members, $10 for guests, payable at the door. Please RSVP by 12th November by emailing or calling (02) 6232 4978

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