Ritsumeikan University and American University join a web seminar series "Global Insights"

Faculty from both Ritsumeikan University and American University will take part as panelists in a web seminar series titled “Global Insights”. It is a weekly live-streamed, moderated panel series which provides different  perspectives on topical issues currently facing researchers, policymakers and planners worldwide in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The series also feature experts from other leading institutions in the study of international affairs including the Balsillie School of International Affairs (Canada), the Department of Politics & International Studies at the University of Warwick (UK), the Institute of Strategic Affairs in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), the Department of Politics & Public Administration at the University of Konstanz (Germany).

You can find more information about the series, upcoming sessions and access recordings of previous sessions from the link below:

Proposed schedule and topics:
September 10 China and the World: The Road Ahead
September 17 Racism, Anti‐oppression, and International Affairs
September 24 The Future of Peace and Conflict: Nuclear Arms, Space and Killer Robots
October 1 The Future of Work in a Post‐COVID‐19 World
October 8 Global Resources: Scarcity, Sustainability and Security
October 15 BREAK
October 22 Practical Measures Supporting Climate Change Mitigation
October 29 Who Decides?: Misinformation and Election Interference
November 5 The Global Impact of the US Elections
November 12 Emerging Trends in Asia
November 19 How Achievable are the SDGs?

Report of sessions joined by JDP faculty members will be available on this website.

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