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Workshop on Political and Economic Future of the Bay of Bengal

Policy Research Institute (PRI) and Edwin O. Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) had “Workshop on Political and Economic Future of the Bay of Bengal” on June 13, 2018, Tokyo, Japan

Date:June 13, 2018
Venue:The 3rd Special Conference Room, Ministry of Finance, Tokyo

 

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Toshinori Doi (President, PRI) & Kent Calder (Director of Asia Programs and Director of the Edwin O. Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies, SAIS)

 

Session 1 Chinese Investments in South Asia
                    ~ Opportunities and Challenges for U.S., India and Japan ~
Chair:  Marie Izuyama (Head, Global Security Division, National Institute for Defense Studies)
Speakers:  Kent Calder (PDF:874KB)(Director of Asia Programs and Director of the Edwin O. Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies, SAIS)
 Naohiro Kitano (PDF:357KB)(Professor, Global Center for Science and Engineering, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University)
 Takenori Horimoto (PDF:251KB)(Visiting Professor, Gifu Women’s University)
 Amit Bhandari (Fellow, Energy & Environment Studies, Gateway House)
Discussants:   Toshinori Doi (President, PRI)
 Mike Cavanaugh (Director for Trade and Economic Policy, U.S. Embassy Tokyo)
Roundtable discussion

 

Session 2 Infrastructure Development and Cross-Border
                    Connectivity between India and South Asia
Chair:  Shujiro Urata (Dean and Professor, Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University)
Speakers:  Joshua T. White (PDF:242KB)(Professor of the Practice of South Asia Studies at Studies, Senior Fellow, Edwin O. Reischauer Center for East Asia Studies, SAIS)
 Akshay Mathur (Director, Research and Analysis, and Fellow, Geoeconomics Studies, Gateway House)
 Kyosuke Inada (PDF:1301KB)(Senior Director and Director, South Asia Division 1, South Asia Department, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA))
Discussants:   Matthias Helble (PDF:302KB)(Senior Economist, ADB Institute)
Roundtable discussion

 

Closing Remarks

Kent Calder (Director of Asia Programs and Director of the Edwin O. Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies, SAIS) & Toshinori Doi (President, PRI)


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