October 9, 2018, 14:00-16:30  Venue: SHIN-MARU CONFERENCE SQUARE, Room 901

CIGS Seminar "U.S.-China Politico-Economic Relations under the Treacherous Global Circumstances"

The Canon Institute for Global Studies (CIGS) hosted a seminar on October 9, 2018 inviting Prof. Anthony Saich and Dr. Edward Cunningham from Harvard Kennedy School (HKS).

Abstract of the Seminar

Currently, Washington and Beijing are in the middle of searching new normal conditions for their politico economic relations. Especially, policymakers and business leaders in the world are concerned about the two countries' domestic politics, and their policies toward trade and security, and energy and global climate.
The two Harvard scholars, Anthony Saich, Professor of International Affairs and Director of the Ash Center for Democratic Governance, and Edward Cunningham, Adjunct Lecturer at the Harvard Kennedy School, will address a Japanese audience at the CIGS on these issues from an American perspective.

ProgramPDF: 100KB

Seminar summary will be posted later.


Opening Remarks

  • Toshihiko Fukui
    President, The Canon Institute of Global Studies



  • Anthony Saich
    Professor of International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
    "Xi Jinping's Policy Challenges"
    PresentationPDF: 375KB
  • Edward Cunningham
    Adjunct Lecturer of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
    "The X Factor: China's Energy Profile"
    PresentationPDF: 2.67MB


  • 【Moderator】
    Jun Kurihara

    Anthony Saich
    Edward Cunningham
    Kiyoyuki Seguchi Research Director, The Canon Institute of Global Studies
    Fengjun Duan Senior Research Fellow, The Canon Institute of Global Studies

    181009_Seguchi_photo.JPG 181009_Duan_photo.JPG 181009_discussion_photo.JPG
    (Mr. Seguchi, Mr. Fengiun, from the left)