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Issue 2014: U.S.-China-Japan Relations


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The Boston Global Forum (BGF) is pleased to announce that it’s issue of focus for 2014 is the relationship between the United States, China, and Japan. BGF will launch its focus on the U.S., Chinese, and Japanese relations on February 26th, 2014 at 4:30 PM with the latest installment of the Distinguished Lecture Series featuring Joseph Nye, who is University Distinguished Service Professor at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, the former Dean of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, and a member of the Boston Global Forum Board of Thinkers. In his Distinguished Lecture, Professor Nye will focus on numerous topics related to U.S., Chinese, and Japanese relations including the role of the United States in the 21st Century, the potential of a third world war and how to prevent it, how to apply soft power theory in the relationship between US-Japan-China in order to make the world peaceful and prosperous, international justice, China’s role and responsibility in ensuring international peace, and the role and responsibility of Japan in Asia, the Pacific and the world.

Our work on the relationship between the United States, China, and Japan will culminate in a conferences on April 24, September 17, and November 5th, 2014 that will feature contributions from Governor Michael Dukakis, Chairman of Boston Global Forum, Professor Joseph Nye, Professor John Quelch, Professor Thomas Patterson, Nguyen Anh Tuan, Editor-in-Chief of BGF,  policy makers, media leaders, and many more.

As always, BGF will work to lead the discussion on this key issue through frequent news updates and interviews with leading experts, scholars, and practitioners. We hope you will join us from February 26th to November 5th. Check bostonglobalforum.org regularly in order to stay up to date on our work and to find out about our upcoming lectures and events! As always, thank you for your continued support.