Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
China Initiative

Mike Mochizuki — Is Japan Entrapped by US-China Rivalry?

Friday, November 10, 2023

12:00pm – 1:30pm

McKinney Conference Room, 111 Thayer Street

Lunch will be available.

Join Lyle Goldstein, Visiting Professor of International and Public Affairs, for a conversation with Mike Mochizuki, Japan-U.S. Relations Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs at George Washington University. This is the final event in a series of talks about the China-Japan relationship, “Stepping Back from the Brink: An Exploration of Contemporary China-Japan Relations.”

Professor Mochizuki holds the Japan-U.S. Relations Chair in Memory of Gaston Sigur at the Elliott School of International Affairs at The George Washington University. Dr. Mochizuki was director of the Sigur Center for Asian Studies from 2001 to 2005. He co-directs the “Memory and Reconciliation in the Asia-Pacific” research and policy project of the Sigur Center. Previously, he was a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. He was also Co-Director of the Center for Asia-Pacific Policy at RAND and has taught at the University of Southern California and Yale University.