Contact Us Search our Site Home Page
The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation
Japanese site About the Foundation About Maureen and Mike Mansfield Mansfield Fellowships Foundation Programs Publications and Outreach Support the Foundation
 

About Our Programs

 

 

Upcoming Programs

 

 

Exchanges

Mansfield Fellowship Program


Japan Exchanges


Korea Exchanges


China Exchanges

 

Other Exchanges

Dialogues

Mansfield Conference

 

Mansfield Committee on U.S.-Japan Relations

 

The Rule of Law in Asia

 

Capitol Hill Area Policy Dialogues

 

U.S.-Japan Network for the Future

 

APEC 2010 & 2011

 

Law of the Sea

 

Supplemental Seminars, Conferences & Symposia

 

Other Dialogues

 

Research, Education, and Communication

Asian Opinion Poll Database

 

Northeast Asia 2025

 

Visiting Fellows

 

Other Research, Education, and Communication

 

Supplemental Seminars, Conferences and Symposia

 

2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010

 

 

2010

 

Seizing the Moment: APEC 2010 and 2011

A public forum hosted by the Peterson Institute for International Economics, the U.S. National Center for APEC, The Australian National University, and the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation

Peterson Institute for International Economics, Washington, D.C.

April 16, 2010

 

Opcon Transfer and Its Implications for the U.S.-ROK Alliance

Keynote Speaker: Gen. John H. Tilelli, Jr., Cypress International, Former Commander-in-Chief, UN Command, Combined Forces Command, U.S. Forces Korea

Keynote Address: Hon. Jin Ha Hwang, Korean National Assemblyman

Panel Presenters: Bruce Bechtol, U.S. Marine Corps Command and Staff College; Patrick Cronin, Center for New American Security; Sung-han Kim, Korea University; Michael O'Hanlon, The Brookings Institution

Moderator: L. Gordon Flake, The Maureen and MIke Mansfield Foundation

Keynote Address: Adm. Michael McDevitt, Center for Naval Analyses

Co-hosted with The Center for U.S.-Korea Policy

March 25, 2010

Washington, D.C.

Click here for a transcript of the conference.

 

Change in Human Flows between the United States and Japan: Report and Policy Implications

Speakers: Mizuki Yamanaka, Visiting Fellow at the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation and Consultant at the World Bank; and James Gannon, Executive Director of the Japan Center for International Exchange (JCIE/USA) and U.S.-Japan Network for the Future Fellow
March 4, 2010, The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation
Washington, D.C.

To view Mr. Yamanaka's report, click here.

To view Mr. Yamanaka's PowerPoint presentation and additional graphs.

 

Experiences with Individual Transferable Quotas (ITQs) as a Fisheries Management Tool and the Potential for their Inclusion in Japan

Speaker: Michael Clark, Mansfield Fellow, Fishery Management Specialist, National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

U.S. Department of Commerce

Moderator: Masayuki Komatsu, Professor, the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)

January 29, 2010, The National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS),

Tokyo, Japan

Power Point Presentation in English

PowerPoint Presentation in Japanese

 

Sorry States: Apologies in International Politics

Speaker: Jennifer Lind, U.S.-Japan Network for the Future Fellow, Assistant Professor, Dartmouth College

Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.

January 21, 2010

 

Stability Operations and Requirements for a Transitioning Korea

Speaker: Jennifer Lind, U.S.-Japan Network for the Future Fellow, Assistant Professor, Dartmouth College

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Washington, D.C.

January 21, 2010

 

U.S.-Japan Network for the Future

Washington, D.C.

January 6-8, 2010

 

 

 

2009

 

U.S. Government Trade Promotion Assistance for Small & Medium Sized Companies

Speaker: Douglas Jacobson, Mansfield Fellow, International Trade Specialist, U.S. Commercial Service, U.S. Department of Commerce

Moderator: Hideki Makihara, Former member of the House of Representatives in the Diet (LDP), Affiliated Fellow, the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)

November 9, 2009, The National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS),

Tokyo, Japan

More

 

Seizing the Moment: APEC 2010 and 2011

A public forum hosted by Keizai Doyukai, the Australian National University, and the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation

Tokyo, Japan

October 1, 2009

 

The DPJ's Foreign Policy: Implications for U.S.-Japan Relations

Speakers: Masatoshi Honda, PhD, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies; and Weston Konishi, Analyst in Asian Affairs, Congressional Research Service, and Adjunct Fellow, The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation

Mansfield Foundation Roundtable Discussion Series, Washington, D.C.

September 30, 2009

More

 

Methuselah’s Challenge: Aging in Asia and America

The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Center at the University of Montana and The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation Annual Conference

The University of Montana, Missoula, MT

September 23-25, 2009

More

 

Benchmarking Development of the Rule of Law in Asia: 1999-2009

Taipei, Taiwan

September 9-13, 2009

 

North Korea: Challenges for the U.S., Japan and South Korea

Speakers: L. Gordon Flake, Executive Director, The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation; Robert Carlin, Center for International Security and Cooperation, Stanford University; Evans J.R. Revere, President, The Korea Society

Moderator: Alicia Ogawa, Adjunct Associate Professor, Columbia University School of International Affairs; Senior Advisor, Center on Japanese Economy and Business, Columbia Business School

Japan Society, New York, NY

August 6, 2009

More

 

The Promise and Peril of Northeast Asian Regional Integration

Speakers: L. Gordon Flake, Executive Director, The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation; Peter Drysdale, Emeritus Professor of Economics and Visiting Fellow in Policy and Governance, Crawford School of Economics and Government, Australia National University; Zhang Yunling, Director of the Institute of Asia Pacific Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences; Funabashi Yoichi, Editor-in-Chief, Asahi Shimbun; Alan Romberg, Distinguished Fellow, Henry L. Stimson Center; Lee Chung-Min, Dean and Professor of International Relations, Graduate School of International Studies, Yonsei University

Moderator: Paul Evans, Professor, The University of British Columbia

Ishikawa, Japan

July 24, 2009

 

Toward an Ideal Security State for Northeast Asia 2025: Kanazawa Conference

Kanazawa, Japan

July 22-24, 2009

 

Young Economists Washington Seminar

Washington, D.C.

June 21-27, 2009

 

“Forging New U.S.-ROK Political Relationships”

This program, which consists of a series of retreats for likely leaders in post-Bush and post-Roh administrations, will consider key issues in the U.S.-ROK alliance and seek to forge deep political-level relationships among participants.

More

 

The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation 25th Anniversary Conference on U.S.-Japan Relations in East Asia

Tokyo, Japan

April 15, 2009

 

Japan's Role in the International Financial Crisis

Speaker: Robert Dujarric, director, Institute of Contemporary
Japanese Studies, Temple University Japan Campus, Tokyo
Moderator: Weston Konishi, Adjunct Fellow, The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation
Mansfield Foundation Roundtable Discussion Series, Washington, D.C.

March 27, 2009

 

U.S.-Korea-Japan Approaches to the Financial Crisis

Speakers: Subir Lall, Chief, Korea Division,  Asia and Pacific Department, International Monetary Fund; Tom Oku, Chief Representative-Washington, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ; and Amy Searight, Vice President, Stonebridge International
Co-sponsored with CSIS and KEI. Washington, D.C.

March 24, 2009

 

The Obama Administration's Likely Approach to Trade: The Next Phase of Trade Agreements and Implications for Asia

Speaker: Michael Panzera, Mansfield Fellow, Trial Attorney, Civil Division, Commercial Litigation (International Trade), U.S. Department of Justice

Moderator: James R. Rhodes, Professor, The National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies

February 23, 2009, The National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Tokyo, Japan

 

All China Youth Federation Leadership Group Visits

Washington, D.C., New York, and Montana

February 14-22, 2009

 

U.S.-Japan Healthcare and Medical Devices Exchange

Washington, D.C.

January 24-31, 2009

 

 

 

2008

 

U.S.-Korea-Japan Relations: The Way Forward

Speaker: Youngshik Bong, Assistant Professor, School of International Service, American University; Hidenaka Kato, Visiting Fellow, Japan Chair, Center for Strategic and International Studies; John Park, Senior Research Associate, United States Institute of Peace

Moderator: Greg Scarlatoiu, Director, Public Affairs & Business Issues, Korea

Economic Institute

Co-sponsored with CSIS and KEI. Washington, D.C.

December 4, 2008

 

"The Future of Work" Current Trends Affecting Work Styles and Work Spaces

Speaker: Anthony Waller, Mansfield Fellow, Tenant Representative, Office of the Chief Architect, Public Buildings Service, U.S. General Services Administration

Moderator: Daisuke Abe, Research Associate, The National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies

November 11, 2008, The National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Tokyo, Japan

Young Economists Washington Seminar

Washington, D.C.

September 7-13, 2008

More

 

Korean National Assembly Delegation

Washington, D.C.

August 18 – 22, 2008

More

 

An Insider View on U.S. and Japanese Policy towards the Asia Pacific

Speaker: William R. Golike, Mansfield Fellow, International Trade Specialist, Office of the Pacific Basin, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce and Dawn N. Kawasaki, Mansfield Fellow, International Trade Specialist, Manufacturing and Services/Office of Materials and Machinery, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce

Moderator: Izumi Ohno, Professor, The National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies

June 12, 2008, The National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Tokyo, Japan

 

FDA: Meeting the Challenges of a Rapidly Changing World

Speaker: Sema Hashemi, Mansfield Fellow, International Policy Analyst, Office of Commissioner/Office of International Programs, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Moderator: Atsushi Sunami, Association Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies

May 13, 2008, The National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Tokyo, Japan

 

Populism to Prudence? The State of Sino-Japanese Relations

Speaker: Kiichi Fujiwara, Professor of International Politics, Faculty of Law at the University of Tokyo and Edward Lincoln, Director of the Center for Japan-U.S. Business and Economic Studies and Professor of Economics at New York University’s Stern School of Business. U.S. Capitol, Toshiba Japan Discussion Series

May 13, 2008

 

Japan’s Financial Diplomacy and Its Implication for the United States

Speaker:  R. Logan Sturm, International Economist, U.S. Department of the Treasury

Wednesday, April 16, 2008, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Tokyo, Japan

 

An Insider’s Perspective on Health Policy and Tobacco Control in Japan and the United States

Speaker:  Deirdre Lawrence, Ph.D., MPH, Epidemiologist, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Mansfield Fellow 2005-07. Seattle, Washington

April 22, 2008

 

Understanding New Political Realities in Korea: Views from Washington and Seoul

Speakers:  L. Gordon Flake, Executive Director, The Maureen and Mike Mansfield

Foundation, and Dr. Geun Lee, Associate Professor, Seoul National University

Moderator: Takashi Osanai, Deputy Director-General, Japan Institute of

International Affairs

Commentator:  Hideya Kurata, Professor,Kyorin University and Senior Adjunct

Fellow, Japan Institute of International Affairs

Co-sponsored with the Japan Institute of International Affairs

March 4, 2008 Tokyo, Japan

 

Stalemate in the Six-Party Talks: U.S. Perspectives on the North Korean Nuclear Crisis

Speaker:  L. Gordon Flake, Executive Director, The Maureen and Mike Mansfield

Foundation; Moderator: Dr. Takashi Kawakami, Professor, Faculty of

International Studies, Takusyoku University

Co-sponsored with the Tokyo Foundation

March 3, 2008 Tokyo, Japan

 

“A New Dawn for the Korean Peninsula: Evaluating the Election of Lee Myung-bak and Its Implications for the U.S.-ROK Alliance and North Korea”

Speakers: Thomas  J. Byrne, Moodys Financial Institutions and Sovereign Risk Group; L. Gordon Flake, Executive Director, The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation; Scott Rembrandt, Korea Economic Insitute

Co-sponsored with KEI, Mansfield Center at the University of Montana, and Carroll College

Missoula, Montana, University Theater, The University of Montana

February 25, 2008

 

Japan’s New Role in Asia: Crafting Credibility in Relations with China and ASEAN”

GRIPS-Mansfield Foundation Joint Seminar

Speakers:  James L. Hathaway, Mansfield Fellow and Leadership Exchange Specialist, East Asia, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State

Zhao Liqing, Professor, Institute of International Strategic Studies, Central Party School of China Communist Party

Tokyo, Japan, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)

February 8, 2008

 

Korea Institute for National Unification (KINU) Workshop

Speakers:  KINU President Bong-Jo Rhee; L. Gordon Flake, The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation; Katy Oh, Institute for Defense Analysis; Derek Mitchell, CSIS

Co-sponsored with KINU

Washington, D.C., The Madison Hotel

January 31, 2008

 

“The Lee Myung-bak Administration and Korea-Japan Relations”

Korea-Japan Study Group

Speakers:  Stephen Costell, President, Pro Global Consulting; Takashi Sakamoto, Senior Correspondent, The Yomiuri Shimbun; Scott Snyder, Senior Associate, International Relations, Asia Foundation

Moderator: Scott Rembrandt, Director, Research and Academic Affairs, Korea Economic Institute

Washington, D.C.

January 23, 2008

 

Understanding New Political Realities in Seoul: Working toward a Common  Approach to Strengthen U.S.-Korea Relations

A series of five seminars

Washington, D.C.

January 10 & 16, 2008. 

 

U.S.-Japan Finance and Economic Cooperation Exchange

Washington, D.C. and New York

January 12-19, 2008

More

 

Japan’s Values Diplomacy: Dead or Alive?          

Speaker:  Weston S. Konishi, Adjunct Fellow, Mansfield Foundation, CFR/Hitachi

Fellow, Institute for International Policy

Washington, D.C., The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation

January 4, 2008

 

 

 

2007

 

“China’s Quest for Energy Security in Asia:  Addressing the Climate Change Challenge”

Speaker:  Jean A. Garrison, Association Professor, University of Wyoming and Visiting Fellow at the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation

Washington, D.C., The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation

December 10, 2007

 

"After Abe: the U.S.-Japan Alliance Under Prime Minister Fukuda"

Speaker:  Michael J. Green, Japan Chair, Center for Strategic and International Studies, associate professor, Georgetown University School of Foreign Service

Washington, D.C., U.S. Capitol

October 24, 2007

 

“The China Threat:  Myth or Reality?”

The 23rd Mansfield Conference and Retreat

MIssoula, Montana

September 19-21, 2007

 

Global Carbon Reduction:  Developing New Strategies and Deploying New Technologies in Japan and the United States

A symposium co-sponsored with the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership

Tokyo, Japan

September 6, 2007

Mansfield Fellowship alumna Diane Hooie's symposium presentation (in English)

Mansfield Fellowship alumna Diane Hooie's symposium presentation (in Japanese)

 

“A Budding Strategic Partnership: India-Japan Relations in the “New Asian Era”

New Delhi, India

August 31 and September 1, 2007

More

Keynote Address by Ambassador Arjun Asrani

 

Following in the Footsteps of Elvis: Prime Minister Abe’s Post-Koizumi Challenge

Speaker: Koji Murata, Professor, Doshisha University and Visiting Mansfield Research Fellow

Washington, D.C.

August 22, 2007

 

The Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA): Promise or Peril?

Panelists:  Seok Young Choi, Minister, Embassy of the Republic of Korea; Laura Lane, Senior Vice President for Government Affairs, Citigroup; Douglas Meyer, Senior Economist, United Auto Workers; Jeffrey Schott, Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute of International Economics

Washington, D.C.

August 21, 2007

 

Beijing Municipal Government Training Program

Washington, D.C.

July 21-24, 2007

 

Young Japanese Economists Exchange

Washington, D.C.

July 8-13, 2007

 

“The Importance of Liquified Natural Gas”

GRIPS-Mansfield Joint Seminar

Speaker:  Mansfield Fellow William G. Kaag, Logistics Manager, Office of Ship Operations, Maritime Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation

Tokyo, Japan, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)

June 29, 2007

Presentation

 

“Intelligent Intelligence:  What Japan should learn from the U.S. (and what it should ignore)”

GRIPS-Mansfield Joint Seminar

Speaker: Mansfield Fellow L. William Heinrich, Foreign Affairs Analyst, Office of East Asia and Pacific Affairs, Northeast Asia Division, U.S. Department of State

Tokyo, Japan, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)

May 30, 2007

 

“Mongolia:  Celebrating 20 Years of U.S.-Mongolian Relations”

Speakers: Ambassador to the U.S. H. E. Ravdan Bold and U.S. Ambassador to Mongolia Mark C. Minton

Washington, D.C., U.S. Capitol

May 17, 2007

Dr. Alicia Campi’s commentary

 

Reception Celebrates Launch of Seoul-based Global Asia Quarterly

Washington, D.C., U.S. Capitol

April 23, 2007

 

"Buy Green! Learning from Japan’s Success"

Speaker: Mansfield Fellowship alumnus Christopher Kent, U.S. EPA

Minneapolis, Minnesota

March 27, 2007

 

"Legislation and Leadership in U.S.-Japan Relations"

Speakers: Mansfield Fellowship alumnus Robert Letteney, House Committee on Appropriations; Mansfield Fellowship alumnus James Miller, Federal Communications Commission; Mansfield Fellowship alumnus Jennifer Sklarew, U.S. Department of Commerce

Washington, D.C., U.S. Capitol

February 27, 2007

 

"What is Government's Role in Controlling Lifestyle-related Diseases?"

GRIPS-Mansfield Joint Seminar

Speaker: Deirdre Lawrence, National Cancer Institutes, HHS and Mansfield Fellow

Tokyo, Japan, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)

January 25, 2007

 

 

 

2006

 

"Life After Japan: Lessons Learned From Local and National Government Exchanges "

Panelists: Susan Gundersen, Senior Program Officer, Institute of International Education, Japan Fulbright Memorial Fund Teacher Program, JET Programme; James Miller, Attorney-Advisor, Federal Communications Commission; JET Programme & Mansfield Fellowship; Naveen Rao, Counselor to the Assistant Secretary of Transportation for Aviation and International Affairs, U.S. Department of Transportation; JET Programme & Mansfield Fellowship; Jennifer Thompson, Director, International Planning and Policy at Oshkosh Truck Corporation; JET Programme

Moderator: Sonni Efron, Los Angeles Times Washington Bureau Editorial Page

Washington, D.C., Japan Information and Culture Center
November 1, 2006
Japan Information and Culture Center

 

“Three Perspectives on Japan-ROK Relations” Korea-Japan Study Group meeting.

Speakers: Hyeong Jung Park, Visiting Fellow, Center for Northeast Asian Policy Studies, Brookings Institution; Yumi Tatsumi, Research Fellow, Henry L. Stimson Center; David Straub, Adjunct Professor, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University

Moderator: Nicholas Szechenyi, Fellow, Japan Chair, CSIS

Washington, D.C.

October 16, 2006

 

“Beyond the Nuclear Issue: Crisis on the Korean Peninsula”

Former Vice President Walter Mondale lead a panel discussion, joined by a panel of Asia experts.

Minneapolis, Minnesota, Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs

September 15, 2006

 

The Emergence of India: Implications for the Asia-Pacific Region

This daylong conference, open to the public, explored the strategic implications of India’s rise as a key player in Asia. An inter-disciplinary group of scholars, government officials, industry and NGOs from India, Japan, China and the United States discussed the emergence of India, Sino-Indian relations, the U.S.-India-China strategic triangle, and the future of Asia-Pacific economic cooperation.

The 22nd Annual Mansfield Conference was sponsored by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Center at the University of Montana and the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation. Support for the conference is also provided by the Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA and the Tata Group.

 

Missoula, Montana, The University of Montana

Thursday, September 7, 2006

 

 

 

2005


"Textbooks, Education and National Sentiment in Northeast Asia "

Speakers: Kirk Larsen, Assistant Professor, The George Washington University; Sam Shepherd, President, National Association of Japan-America Societies; Leonard Schoppa, Associate Professor, University of Virginia

Moderator: William T. Breer, Japan Chair, CSIS

Co-sponsored with The Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS), and the Korea Economic Institute (KEI)
Washington, D.C.

Thursday, Nov. 3, 2005

"Political Reform and the Deepening of Democracy in Japan and Korea"

Speakers: William T. Breer, Japan Chair, CSIS; Hong Juang, Professor, Chung-Ang University

Co-sponsored with The Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) and Korea Economic Institute (KEI)

Washington, D.C.

September 15, 2005

 

"The Upcoming Diet Elections and Implications for Japan's Foreign and Defense Policies"

Speaker: Dr. Jimbo, Associate Professor, Keio University

Washington, D.C., The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation

September 1, 2005

More

"Japan's Snap Elections: Implications for Tokyo and Washington"

Speakers: Tsutomu Watanabe, Political Correspondent, The Asahi Shimbun; Yuki Tatsumi, Research Fellow, The Henry L. Stimson Center

Washington, D.C., The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation
August 11, 2005

More

 

“An Eye on the North, A Hand Towards Seoul: The Korean Peninsula Through Japanese Politics”

Roundtable Discussion with The Honorable Yutaka Kobayashi, Member of the House of Councillors of Japan

Washington, D.C., The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation

Friday, May 6, 2005

Popular Sentiment and Policymaking in Northeast Asia

Panelists: Robert Dujarric, Visiting Scholar, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI); L. Gordon Flake, Executive Director, The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation; Derek Mitchell, Senior Fellow, International Security Program, CSIS

Moderator: Devin Stewart, Fellow, Japan Studies, CSIS

Washington, D.C., CSIS

April 13, 2005

 

 

About the Foundation | Asian Opinion Polls | Mansfield Fellowships
Foundation Programs
| Publications & Outreach | Support the Foundation
Contact Us | Search Site | Home Page


© 2005-2009 The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation