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Public Lectures

The U.S. , Middle East, and the World: An American Jewish Perspective

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Date: 2015/10/19 16:40-18:10
Place: Doshsiha Chapel, Imadegawa Campus, Doshisha University
Lecture: Mr. Daivd Harris (Executive Director, American Jewish Committee)

Moderator: Hiroki Sugita (Managing Senior Writer, Kyodo News)
Summary:
What could be the U.S. foreign policy options for the unstable Middle East and how have these crucial decisions been formed? What is the role of the American Jewish community in the complex public debate about U.S. foreign policy?
Mr. David Harris, who has been leading one of the most influential Jewish American advocacy groups in the United States, will explore the inner dynamics of American Jewish community and U.S. political system, and its views towards the prospects of U.S. foreign policy, including extremism in the Middle East and Iran deals.

【Program】
16:40-16:50 Opening Remarks
16:50-17:35 Lecture by Mr. David Harris, the Executive Director, American Jewish Committee
17:35-18:15 Q&A Moderated by Mr. Hiroki Sugita, Managing Senior Director, Kyodo News
R.S.V.P by e-mail with name, affiliation to
info@cismor.jp by Oct.15 (Thu)

Since seats are limited, registration in advance is appreciated. You can join the speech without the registration when there are vacant seats.

*English /Japanese Simultaneous interpretation
*Free Admission

Organized by
The Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership
American Jewish Committee
Center for Interdisciplinary Study of Monotheistic Religion
(CISMOR) of Doshisha University
International Institute of American Studies of Doshisha University
Co-organized by School of Theology of Doshisha University