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Pandemic Pressure Points: Economics, Governance and Society in Japan

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Event name: “Pandemic Pressure Points: Economics, Governance and Society in Japan”
Date & time: Weds 25 August 6-7pm
Venue: hybrid – physically at University of Sydney Law School’s Law Lounge (Camperdown Campus, places limited) and by Zoom

Supported by: Australia-Japan Research Centre (AJRC), Australia-Japan Society (NSW), Australian Network for Japanese Law (ANJeL), Centre for Asian and Pacific Law at the University of Sydney (CAPLUS), and Japan Studies Association of Australia (JSAA)

Speakers:

A/Prof Shiro Armstrong (Australian National University Crawford School and ARJC: https://crawford.anu.edu.au/people/academic/shiro-armstrong)

A/Prof Yasuko Hassall Kobayashi (Ritsumeikan University and ANU: http://en.ritsumei.ac.jp/gla/people/faculty/kobayashi_hassall_yasuko/)

Prof Luke Nottage (University of Sydney Law School & ANJeL: https://www.sydney.edu.au/law/about/our-people/academic-staff/luke-nottage.html)

Moderator: Dr Rowena Ward (University of Wollongong and JSAA: https://scholars.uow.edu.au/display/rowena_ward)

Summary: This free roundtable discussion brings together an interdisciplinary group of experts to discuss the short- and long-term impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Japanese economy, legal system, and wider socio-political regime.

You can read a post-webinar blog via;
https://japaneselaw.sydney.edu.au/2021/08/guest-blog-pandemic-pressure-points-economics-governance-and-society-in-japan/