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[I-House Academy] Deng Xiaoping’s Historic 1978 Visit to Japan: Implications for the Future of Sino-Japanese Relations


[An edited version of this lecture is available in the IHJ Bulletin, Vol.30, No.1, 2010.]

  • Speaker: Ezra F. Vogel
  • (Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences, Emeritus, Harvard University)
  • Moderator: Shin Kawashima, Associate Professor, University of Tokyo
  • Date & Time: Wednesday, October 28, 2009, 7:00 pm
  • Venue: Iwasaki Koyata Memorial Hall, International House of Japan
  • Admission: 1,000 yen (Students:500 yen, IHJ Members:Free)
  • Language: English/Japanese (with simultaneous translation)

In this lecture, Professor Vogel will discuss Deng’s historic visit to Japan in 1978 and the Sino-Japanese relations since this visit.

Ezra F. Vogel

Ezra F. VogelContributing greatly to the development of China and Japanese studies in the postwar United States, Prof. Vogel has served as Director of Harvard’s East Asian Research Center, Chairman of the Council for East Asian Studies, and Director of Program on U.S.-Japan Relations at the Center for International Affairs. His publications include Japan as Number One: Lessons for America (1979), Canton Under Communism: Programs and Politics in a Provincial Capital, 1949-1968 (1980), and The Four Little Dragons: The Spread of Industrialization in East Asia (1991).