The US-Japan Alliance: What It Is and What It Does
Time & LocationOctober 11, 9pm EDT (October 12, 10am JST)
The Yokosuka Council on Asia-Pacific Studies (YCAPS) presents a weekly webinar series on Japanese culture and society, Getting to Know Japan Series.
The United States and Japan have a unique relationship which is supported by a multifaceted and wide-reaching formal alliance. Emma Chanlett-Avery, Specialist in Asian Affairs at the Congressional Research Service, will provide an introductory overview of this alliance, going into the forms that it takes and the joint efforts of its components. Chanlett-Avery is a member of the U.S.-Japan Network for the Future.
This event will be off-the-record. Questions are encouraged. It will not be recorded. The event is free, but registration is required.
The webinar series is supported through the CGP Salary Assistant Grant for U.S.-Japan Community Grassroots Exchange Program.
Emma Chanlett-Avery is a Specialist in Asian Affairs at the Congressional Research Service. She focuses on U.S. relations with Japan, the Korean Peninsula, Thailand, and Singapore. Chanlett-Avery joined CRS in 2003 through the Presidential Management Fellowship, with rotations in the State Department on the Korea Desk and at the Joint U.S. Military Advisory Group in Bangkok, Thailand. She also worked in the Office of Policy Planning as a Harold Rosenthal Fellow. She is Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees of the National Association of Japan America Societies, a member of the Mansfield Foundation U.S. – Japan Network for the Future, Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Japan America Society of Washington, and the 2016 recipient of the Kato Prize. Chanlett-Avery received an MA in international security policy from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University and her BA in Russian studies from Amherst College.