[September 21, 2016] UBRJ / NIHU seminar “Okinawa and Marine Corps: Japan-US Relations from a Border Studies Perspective” (in Japanese)
UBRJ / NIHU seminar “Okinawa and Marine Corps: Japan-US Relations from a Border Studies Perspective” (in Japanese)
Date and time: September 21, 2016 (Wed.) 16:30 – 18:00
Venue: Conference room 403, Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido University
Introduction to the book Okinawa and Marine Corps: Tomohiro Yara (freelance journalist, former reporter for the Okinawa Times)
Shinji Kawana (Research Institute for Peace and Security)
Kousuke Saito (Yokohama National University)
Akiko Yamamoto (Okinawa International University)
Moderator: Akihiro Iwashita (Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido University)
Recently, the book Okinawa and Marine Corps: History of Military Presence Expansion (Junposha) examining historical and empirical aspects of the Okinawa-US military base problem has been published. At this UBRJ/NIHU seminar, the four authors of the book will meet to give a thorough book talk; for many years, the authors have been observing the “Okinawa-US base” issue from the frontline.
*Open to the public; no prior registration necessary. Everyone interested is welcome.
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