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The Todai-Yale Initiative

The Todai-Yale Initiative

The Inaugural Yamakawa Kenjiro Memorial Lecture (Oct. 24, 2013)

 

Todai-Yale Initiative

The Inaugural Yamakawa Kenjiro Memorial Lecture

 

 

Time and Date:  15:30 - 17:30, Thursday, October 24, 2013

Venue:                Room 101, School of Law Building (#36 in the map), the University of Tokyo

 

Speaker:            Prof. Daniel Markovits, Yale Law School, Yale University

Topic:                The Myth of Efficient Breach”

Language:          English (no interpretation)

Welcome:        Prof. Nobuhiro Hiwatari, Institute of Social Science, the University of Tokyo

Moderator:        Prof. Hideki Kanda, Graduate Schools for Law and Politics, the University of Tokyo

Commentator:   Associate Prof. Wataru Tanaka, Institute of Social Science, the University of Tokyo

 

Registration:     Please email by October 18 with your name, affiliation and title to the Graduate Schools for Law and Politics, the University of Tokyo.  Email: pao@j.u-tokyo.ac.jp  *No admission charge

Inquiries:          Mr. Mori, International Affairs Department, the University of Tokyo   Email: intpl-b@ml.adm.u-tokyo.ac.jp

 

Dr. Yamakawa Kenjiro was the Yale’s first Japanese undergraduate student and earned a Bachelor of Physics in 1875. After his graduation from Yale, he went on to an accomplished career as a renowned physicist and teacher at the University of Tokyo. Also he served as the President of the Imperial Universities in Tokyo, Kyoto, and Kyushu and devoted himself to the development of higher education in modern Japan.