Tokyo 2020 and Japan’s Soft Power


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Series: Global Governance & Diplomacy Public Speaker Series
Speaker: Professor Yasushi Watanabe and Professor Corneliu Bjola
Event date: 1 May 2019
Event time:16:00 – 18:00
Venue: Oxford Department of International Development
3 Mansfield Road
Venue details: Seminar Room 1
Event type: Lectures and seminars
Event cost: Free
Disabled access?: Yes
Booking required: Not required
Further information:
Amidst the flux of the liberal international order, Japan’s public diplomacy [JB emphasis], which relies solely on its cultural uniqueness, is inadequate.
Professor Yasushi Watanabe of Keio University proposes new principles for an age where the diplomatic sphere is expanding from negotiation tactics to agenda setting and norm setting. In this presentation, Professor Watanabe will review the trajectory of Japan’s public diplomacy. its challenges and possibilities, with particular attention to the Tokyo 2020 Games.
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