Japan: In Decline or Recovery?

Sheila A. Smith
Fri, 11/11/2011 - 11:30 - 13:30

Centre for Policy Research is hosting a talk on "Japan: In Decline or Recovery?" to be delivered by Dr. Sheila A Smith, Senior Fellow for Japan Studies, Council on Foreign Relations.    
Dr. Sheila A. Smith, an expert on Japanese politics and foreign policy, is senior fellow for Japan studies at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). Dr. Smith has directed CFR’s New Regional Security Architecture for Asia Program and currently leads a project on China and India as Emerging Powers: Challenge or Opportunity for the United States and Japan? She also writes for the blog, “Asia Unbound.”
Dr. Smith joined CFR from the East-West Center in 2007, where she specialized in Asia-Pacific international relations and U.S. policy toward Asia.  Prior to joining the East-West Center, Dr. Smith was on the faculty of the Department of International Relations at Boston University (1994-2000), and on the staff of the Social Science Research Council (1992-1993). Among Dr. Smith’s publications are “A Place Apart: Okinawa in Japan’s Postwar Peace” inPartnership: The United States and Japan, 1951-2001 (Kodansha International, 2001); and Local Voices, National Issues: Local Initiative in Japanese Policymaking (University of Michigan Press, 2000).
Centre for Policy Research Dharma Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi 110021 [INDIA]