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A Q&A with John Ciorciari: U.S.-North Korea summit

Jun 8, 2018
Written by Mandira Banerjee, Michigan News John Ciorciari is professor of public policy and director of the International Policy Center at the Ford School of Public Policy. His research focuses on Southeast Asia and foreign policy strategies,...

Guiding American math education reform

Jul 25, 2014
Ford School Professor David Cohen and his wife, Magdalene Lampert, cited in Elizabeth Green's July 23 New York Times Magazine article, "Why Do Americans Stink at Math?"; the article will be published in the Sunday print edition.American...

Global Michigan post on Lieberthal Policy Talks lecture

Feb 14, 2013
A new Global Michigan post highlights Kenneth Lieberthal's lecture on Chinese foreign policy at the latest event in the Ford School's Policy Talks series. Lieberthal, a leading expert on China and a professor emeritus at the University of Michigan,...
State & Hill

Starting over

Apr 26, 2012
Japan has known earthquakes—the Great Kanto quake of 1923, the Great Hanshin quake of 1995, the Fukui quake of 1948, and hundreds of others—but Japan had never known an earthquake like the 9.0 Tohoku quake that struck just off the northeast coast...

The Ford School in Asia: Tokyo

Dec 13, 2019 0:01:11

In May Michael Barr went to Tokyo and several other great Asian cities. Here is a video that captured the highlights from our time in Tokyo. July, 2019.

US-Japan Automotive Conference 2.0

Mar 15, 2019, 10:00 am-4:30 pm EDT
Weiser Hall 1010
A revival of the U.S.-Japan Automotive Conference held annually between 1981 and 1989, USJAC 2.0 will gather industry leaders, policymakers, and scholars from both sides of the Pacific to discuss the past, present, and future of the U.S. and Japanese auto industries, paying particular attention to the issues of trade, management, and technological change. Keynote speaker and panelist announcements forthcoming.

Human Rights in North Korea

Feb 20, 2019, 4:00-5:30 pm EST
Annenberg Auditorium, 1120 Weill Hall
Donia Human Rights Center Panel. Human Rights in North Korea: Crimes Against Humanity, Advocacy for Change, and Future ProspectsKang Cheol Hwan, Jared Genser, Dr. Katrina Lantos Swett, and Kiyoteru Tsutsui

The Security Situation in Northeast Asia

Mar 20, 2018, 11:30 am-1:00 pm EDT
Weill Hall 1230
In this public talk, Vice Admiral Ota will discuss pressing issues in Northeast Asian security, including current tensions surrounding North Korea, China’s military posture, territorial disputes in the East and South China Seas, and how Japan is preparing to deal with each of these matters.
Ford School

Japan's Economic and Security Policy in the Trump Era

Feb 3, 2017, 9:15 am-4:15 pm EST
Weill Hall, Betty Ford Classroom (1110)
This conference will convene experts to discuss Japan’s macroeconomic, trade and security policy, explore the implications of the U.S. election and other key recent developments, and consider Japan’s prospects and policy options going forward.
Ford School