Connecting People & Ideas to Advance Mutual Interests in U.S.-Asia Relations

U.S.-Japan Alliance in an Age of Great Power Competition

On April 12th, 2024, the Mansfield Foundation hosted a roundtable discussion featuring Dr. Takuya Matsuda (University of Tokyo) on the role of alliances, with a focus on the U.S.-Japan alliance in an age of great power competition. This was followed by remarks from...

Korean Election Results Roundtable

On April 11th, 2024, the Mansfield Foundation hosted Dr. Jaehan Park (Johns Hopkins SAIS) and Seoho Lee (McLarty Associates) for a roundtable discussion on the outcome of the April 10th South Korean National Assembly Elections, followed by a Q&A with attendees....

Reacting to Russia’s War Against Ukraine

On April 9th, 2024, the Mansfield Foundation hosted a discussion featuring Professor Matteo Dian of the University of Bologna, Italy on the reactions to the war in Ukraine from the perspective of U.S. allies in Europe and East Asia. This was followed by a short...

Japan’s Energy Decision-making Process Post-Fukushima

On March 27, 2024, the Mansfield Foundation hosted a talk by Dr. Pinar Temocin of the University of Tokyo on her upcoming book on Japan’s energy decision-making process post-Fukushima. The book talk was followed by a short discussion with Dr. Jennifer Sklarew of...