Japan Update 2020: Japan's Choices Beyond COVID-19

Crawford School of Public Policy | ANU College of Asia & the Pacific

Event details


Date & time

Tuesday 08 September 2020 to Thursday 10 September 2020


Online via Zoom


Sanjaya Senanayake, Sota Kato, Hiromi Murakami, Haruka Sakamoto, Ippei Fujiwara, Sagiri Kitao, Toshitaka Sekine, Lauren Richardson, Rikki Kersten, Yoshihide Soeya, Tomohiko Satake


Australia-Japan Research Centre
+61 2 6125 8247

The Australia Japan Research Centre and ANU Japan Institute are proud to host the virtual 2020 annual Japan Update conference — Japan’s Choices Beyond COVID-19 — from Tuesday 8 September to Thursday 10 September.

The Update is the flagship conference of the Australia-Japan Research Centre (AJRC) in Crawford School of Public Policy, and the Japan Institute at The Australian National University. This year’s update brings together distinguished experts from Japan and Australia for the latest research and debates on how Japan will navigate the policy challenges of the post-COVID-19 world.

This year will focus on three key areas: Japan’s coronavirus response, economic crisis and recovery, and foreign security after the pandemic.

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