Training and Education in International Affairs - Seminar on

Japan, Palestine and the Middle East (1999)

March 14, 1999 - March 19, 1999
PASSIA, Jerusalem

Speakers

Event Agenda

14 03 1999
8 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Registration / Group Photographs

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Registration / Group Photographs
9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Opening Remarks and Orientation

Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi and Dr. Rosemary Hollis -

Opening Remarks and Orientation
11 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Break

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Break
11:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Overview: The Axis of Japan’s Foreign Policy

HE Yoshiji Nogami -

Overview: The Axis of Japan’s Foreign Policy
12:45 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Lunch

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Lunch
2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Japanese Economic Development after World War II

Prof. Osamu Nariai -

Japanese Economic Development after World War II
3:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Break

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Break
3:45 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Japan and the Asian Economy

Prof. Osamu Nariai -

Japan and the Asian Economy
15 03 1999
9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Pre-Modern History of Japan

Prof. Ben-Ami Shillony -

Pre-Modern History of Japan
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Break

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Break
10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Modern History of Japan

Prof. Ben-Ami Shillony -

Modern History of Japan
12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

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Lunch
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.

States and the International System – Theoretical Overview

Dr. Rosemary Hollis -

States and the International System – Theoretical Overview
3 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Break

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Break
3:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Japan in the International System

Dr. Rosemary Hollis and Raquel Shaoul -

Japan in the International System
16 03 1999
9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Participant Presentations

Dr. Rosemary Hollis -

Participant Presentations
11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Break

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Break
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Debate on the Japanese Economy

Prof. Osamu Nariai -

Debate on the Japanese Economy
1 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Lunch

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Lunch
2:15 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Participant Exercise and Film: The Story of a Friendship, Japan and Palestine

Dr. Rosemary Hollis -

Participant Exercise and Film: The Story of a Friendship, Japan and Palestine
17 03 1999
9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

The Political System of Contempo­rary Japan

Prof. Ikuo Kume -

The Political System of Contempo­rary Japan
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Break

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Break
10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Japan’s Decision-Making Process and Debate on Japanese Politics

Prof. Ikuo Kume -

Japan’s Decision-Making Process and Debate on Japanese Politics
12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

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Lunch
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Japanese Software Industry

Kazuhiko Adachi -

Japanese Software Industry
3 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Break

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Break
3:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Trends in Japanese Venture Business

Kazuhiko Adachi -

Trends in Japanese Venture Business
18 03 1999
9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Economic Relations between Asia and the Middle East

Yoshiki Hatanaka -

Economic Relations between Asia and the Middle East
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Break

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Break
10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Promotion of Private Investment in the Middle East – A Japanese Perspec­tive

Yoshiki Hatanaka -

Promotion of Private Investment in the Middle East – A Japanese Perspec­tive
12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

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Lunch
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Political Relations between Japan and the Middle East

Prof. Akifumi Ikeda -

Political Relations between Japan and the Middle East
3 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Break

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Break
3:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Japan: New Political Approach to the Middle East

Raquel Shaoul -

Japan: New Political Approach to the Middle East
19 03 1999
9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Japan’s Contribution to Palestinian Society

Katsuyoshi Hayashi -

Japan’s Contribution to Palestinian Society
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Break

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Break
10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Palestinian Perspectives on Japan and the Japanese

Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi -

Palestinian Perspectives on Japan and the Japanese
12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

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Lunch
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Debate on Japan and the Middle East

Prof. Akifumi Ikeda and Raquel Shaoul -

Debate on Japan and the Middle East
3 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Break

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Break
3:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Participant Feedback and Conclu­sion of Seminar

Dr. Rosemary Hollis -

Participant Feedback and Conclu­sion of Seminar