Japan Update 2021

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

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Date & time

Wednesday 08 September 2021


Molonglo Theatre, Level 2, JG Crawford Building 132, Lennox Crossing, ANU




Australia-Japan Research Centre
+61 2 6125 8247

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The ANU Australia Japan Research Centre and Japan Institute are proud to host the 2021 annual Japan Update conference on Wednesday 8 September.

The Japan Update 2021 will be delivered in a hybrid format, with the option to participate through zoom or in-person.

Bringing together experts from Australia, Japan and the region, the Update will focus on the impact of COVID-19 on Japanese society and prospects for recovery, governance challenges and science, defence and technology issues.

The Update is the flagship conference of the Australia-Japan Research Centre (AJRC) in the Crawford School of Public Policy, and the Japan Institute at The Australian National University. 

A number of distinguished and prominent speakers will be sharing their insights and latest research on Japan. The full list of speakers will be announced soon.

Take a look at previous Updates, podcasts, and speakers via the links below.

Japan Update 2020

Japan’s Choices Beyond COVID-19

Japan Update 2019

Leadership in a time of uncertainty

Japan Update 2018

Peak Japan

Japan Update 2017

Seeking new directions

Japan Update 2016

Reinventing Japan

Japan Update 2015

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Japan Update 2014

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Japan Update 2013

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