NEXT EVENT: THURSDAY NEXT WEEK: JANUARY 30, 2020 - 5.30PM:
"JAPAN and CHINA: CAN TOKYO & BEIJING COLLABORATE IN THE INDO-PACIFIC REGION?"
a talk & discussion with
NORIYUKI SHIKATA (Minister, Embassy of Japan, Washington, DC; Deputy Ambassador, Embassy of Japan, Beijing, China)
(see below for Mr Shikata's bio)
Introduced & moderated by Prof. Klaus Larres
Thursday, January 30, 2020, at 5.30pm Location: Pleasants Family Assembly Room, Wilson Library (main campus, UNC-Chapel Hill) Parking available after 5.00pm at Cobb deck & also at the Bell Tower Lot: (fee $1 for the entire evening -- have 4 quaters ready or use the parking app) IF THERE IS A BASKET BALL GAME - THEN PLEASE PARK AT THE BELL TOWER LOT
No RSVP necessary - please just come along - please arrive early l
Noriyuki Shikata holds a B.A. in Law from Kyoto University and Master of Public Policy (MPP) from Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Most recently, he was the Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Japan in China. At present he is a visiting scholar at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs of Harvard University.
His past positions in the Japanese Diplomatic Service include: Deputy Director General, Asian and Oceanian Affairs Bureau; Director, Economic Treaties Division, International Legal Affairs Bureau; and Director, Second North America Division, North America Bureau.
Mr. Shikata has also been a Visiting Professor at Kyoto University’s Graduate School of Law/Public Policy. While at Harvard, he will conduct research on an emerging U.S. policy toward China and the Indo-Pacific region. His Twitter handle is: @norishikata.