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[Program in commemoration of the sixtieth anniversary of the I-House]
Program 2 “Postwar Japan—Its Evolution and Future”


  • Date: Tuesday, September 25, 2012; 1:30-3:30 pm
  • Venue: Iwasaki Koyata Memorial Hall, International House of Japan
  • Admission: 1,000 yen (Students & IHJ members: Free)
  • Language: Japanese (without interpretation)
Photo:Iokibe MakotoLecturer: Iokibe Makoto (former President, National Defense Academy)
After serving as Professor at Kobe University and President of the National Defense Academy of Japan, he became President of the Hyogo Earthquake Memorial 21st Century Research Institute in 2012. Mr. Iokibe is also Chairman of the Reconstruction Promotion Committee in response to the Great East Japan Earthquake. His books include Nichibei sensou to sengo nihon [The Japan-U.S. War and Postwar Japan] (Kodansha, 2005).

Discussants
Charles D. Lake II (Chairman of the Board of Directors, U.S.-Japan Business Council)
Prior to joining Aflac in 1999, he practiced law in Washington, DC. He also served in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) in the Executive Office of the President.

Tadokoro Masayuki (Professor, Keio University)
Ph.D. from Kyoto University. He specializes in international politics and economics. His books include Amerika wo koeta doru [The Dollar goes beyond “America”], (Chuokoron, 2001).