29 November 2021
10:00 am
Aspen Ideas “The future of Indo-Pacific: Challenges and opportunities for the EU and Japan towards a free and open Indo-Pacific”
Debate
Online

Aspen Ideas “The future of Indo-Pacific: Challenges and opportunities for the EU and Japan towards a free and open Indo-Pacific”

 

Aspen Institute España will host a new session of the Aspen Ideas Program next November, 29, 2021 from 10.00 to 11.30am on «The future of Indo-Pacific: Challenges and opportunities for the EU and Japan towards a free and open Indo-Pacific» with Yuichi Hosoya, Ph.D., professor of international politics at Keio University, Managing Director & Research Director at the Asia-PacificInitiative and author of “Security Politcs in Japan: Legislation for a new security environment” and Eva Borreguero, Ph.D. in political science from the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM) and Professor of Political Science at UCM. The session will be moderated  José M. de Areilza, Secretary General of Aspen Institute España.

The session, organized in collaboration with the Embassy of Japan in Spain,  will bring together a group of approximately 30 participants from various sectors of civil society, thus creating a neutral forum for reflection and debate on the current relation between Europa and Asia, especially Japan. The debate will take place online, in English, and will be held under the Chatham House Rule.

 

SPEAKERS

Yuichi Hosoya, Ph.D., is professor of international politics at Keio University, Tokyo. He is currently Visiting Fellow at Downing College, the University of Cambridge.  Professor Hosoya is Managing Director & Research Director at the Asia-Pacific Initiative, Tokyo.  He is also Senior Researcher at the Nakasone Peace Institute (NPI), Senior Fellow at The Tokyo Foundation for Policy Research, and also Senior Adjunct Fellow at the Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA). Professor Hosoya was a member of Prime Minister’s Advisory Panel on Reconstruction of the Legal Basis for Security (2013-14), and Prime Minister’s Advisory Panel on National Security and Defense Capabilities (2013). Professor Hosoya studied international politics at Rikkyo (BA), Birmingham (MIS), and Keio (Ph.D.).  He was a visiting professor and Japan Chair (2009–2010) at Sciences-Po in Paris (Institut d’Études Politiques) and a visiting fellow (Fulbright Fellow, 2008–2009) at Princeton University. His research interests include the postwar international history, British diplomatic history, Japanese foreign and security policy, and contemporary East Asian international politics. His most recent publications include, Security Politics: Legislation for a New Security Environment (Tokyo: JPIC, 2019) ; History, Memory & Politics in Postwar Japan (Co-editor, Lynne Rienner: Boulder, 2020); and “Japan’s Security Policy in East Asia”, in Yul Sohn and T.J. Pempel (eds.), Japan and Asia’s Contested Order: The Interplay of Security, Economics, and Identity (Palgrave, 2018). His comments appeared at New York Times, Washington Post, Financial Times, USA Today, Die Welt and Le Monde, as well as at major Japanese media.

 

Eva Borreguero Sancho, Ph.D.  in political science from the Complutense University of Madrid, has been a Fulbright Scholar at the Center for Muslim and Christian Understanding at Georgetown University (2004-2006), researching on Islamic movements in South Asia. Professor of Political Science at the Complutense University of Madrid, where she teaches, among others, Theory and History of Power. She has been Director of Educational Programs at Casa Asia (2007-2011). She is a columnist in the Opinion section of El País, where she writes on international politics. Author, among others, of Hindu. Religious Nationalism and Politics in Contemporary India. Catarata 2004. Her field of research is focused on nationalism, religious identity and politics, and geopolitics in South Asia.

 

MODERATOR

José M. de Areilza is the Secretary General of Aspen Institute España. He has a dual appointment as Professor at the Law Department and at the General Management and Strategy Department of ESADE Business School. He is the holder of the Jean Monnet Chair-ESADE, Member of the European Council on Foreign Relations, Academy Adjunct Faculty at Chatham House and Senior Research Fellow at Elcano Royal Institute. He has worked as Advisor to the Spanish Prime Minister on European and North American affairs. He is a Visiting Professor at INSEAD Business School, Fontainebleau, and serves as Co-Chair of the British Spanish Tertulias, the leading bilateral forum between the two countries. He writes a weekly column on international affairs in ABC, a national newspaper. José M. de Areilza received an LL.B. degree with Special Graduation Prize from Universidad Complutense de Madrid and holds a Masters degree (LL.M.) and Doctorate degree (S.J.D.) from Harvard University and an M.A. from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. He is a Member of the New York Bar.

 

Aspen Ideas Program

The Aspen Ideas Program includes Aspen Espresso sessions – face-to-face debates from 9 to 11 am-, and Aspen Ideas @ Lunch – face-to-face debates from 2 to 4 pm- and Aspen Ideas -online debates- and aims to constitute a forum for debate on current issues for emerging leaders from different sectors of society, many of whom have already participated in Aspen Spain programs. On the occasion of the publication of books or in the thread of news, we will bring together groups of 30 people with experts on geopolitics, new technologies, leadership, energy or international economics.

 

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Moderators
  • Yuichi Hosoya
  • Eva Borreguero Sancho
  • José M. de Areilza
Location
Online
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