A new initiative of the Abe Fellowship Program, the Abe Fellows Global Forum (Abe Global) is designed to bring Abe Fellow research and expertise on pressing issues of global concern to broader audiences. Abe Global will host several events each year in partnership with academic and civic organizations throughout the United States.

Upcoming Events

Two events are scheduled for 2018 on the theme of Japanese and American innovation in a global age. The first event will be held December 1, 2018 in cooperation with and at the Georgia Institute of Technology; the second will be held December 3, 2018 in Washington, DC, in cooperation with and at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

2017 Events

Three events were held in 2017. The first two focused on the theme of “Confronting Climate Change: What Can Japan and the US Contribute to Creating Sustainable Societies,” and were held on October 18, 2017 in cooperation with and at the Asia Society Texas Center in Houston and October 20, 2017 in cooperation with the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center at Stanford University.

The third event, entitled “Japan and the Leadership of the World Trading System” was held on November 10, 2017 in cooperation with Columbia University's Center on Japanese Economy and Business and School of International Public Affairs.  

For more information on these events, click on the event links below.

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The Abe Fellowship Program is a partnership between the Social Science Research Council and the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership.