Japan House London and Chatham House Launch 2022 Japan-UK Event Series


LONDON, January 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — From January 2022virtual guests will have the opportunity to participate in a series of three events organized in partnership between Japan House London and the world-renowned political institute Chatham House.

After a successful webinar organized in collaboration between the two partners at December 2021 themed around soft power diplomacy in a post-Covid era, Japan House and Chatham House will host three more events in January, February and March 2022 consecutively. The series of events will host experts from various disciplines and cover a range of topics related to Japan-UK relations, from academic cooperation to international trade and economics.

The first of the online events in 2022 is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, January 19 between 12:00-13:00 GMT and will address the topic of Japan-British cooperation in the international economy and trade, examining the evolution of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and the ongoing negotiations regarding UK membership . The expert panel of speakers will include Christopher Dent – Professor of Economics and International Business at Edge Hill University, Minako Morita Jaegar – Senior Researcher in International Trade from the University of sussexand Marianne Schneider-Petsinger – Senior Research Fellow at Chatham House.

Two other events, scheduled for February and March 2022discuss contemporary international issues and topics such as TICAD8 – the Eighth Tokyo International Conference on African Development to be held in the Republic of Tunisia this year – and Japan-UK academic cooperation.

Each event requires prior online booking via the Chatham House website. The events are free and will take place as online webinars to enjoy from the office or home.

For more details on the event, please see: https://www.japanhouselondon.uk/whats-on/2022/chatham-house-series-japan-uk-cooperation-in-international-economy-and-trade/ . Information about future events will be released later.

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