Live Webinar on Geopolitics of Coronavirus: Japan and Korea

Friday, April 10 at noon

Live Webinar

Admission: Free

Council on Foreign Relations Senior Fellow for Japan Studies Dr. Sheila Smith and Korea Society Senior Director Dr. Stephen Noerper examine the political impact of the coronavirus outbreak in Japan and Korea. They will be in conversation with moderator Dr. Joshua W. Walker, President and CEO of Japan Society.

In this live webinar, co-hosted by Japan Society and the Korea Society, the three discuss the domestic responses and impact of COVID-19 to date and regional implications. Topics will include relations between the two states, Tokyo 2020 Olympics, evolving domestic realities, and more.

A Q&A session will follow the discussion.

This is a free event. You must register for the webinar to receive the login details. Registrants will receive a link to access the live webinar one day before the event.

Please click this link to register. For more information, please contact the Business and Policy Program at 212-715-1208 or email


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