November 17, 2017

Japan embassy official speaks on campus as Discovery Park distinguished lecturer

Kazuhiro Suzuki speaking at lecture Kazuhiro Suzuki, Japan's minister for economic affairs at the embassy of Japan in Washington, D.C., speaks Thursday (Nov. 16) as part of the Discovery Park Distinguished Lecture Series. (Purdue University photo/Mark Simons) Download image

Discovery Park and the Krannert School of Management hosted Kazuhiro Suzuki, minister for economic affairs at the embassy of Japan in Washington, D.C., on Thursday (Nov. 16) as part of the Discovery Park Distinguished Lecture Series. 

In his talk, "The U.S.-Japan Economic Relationship under President Trump and Prime Minister Abe," Suzuki discussed the current dynamics of bilateral economic relations between the two countries.

Suzuki was appointed as the minister of economic affairs at the Embassy of Japan in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 16, 2016. During his time in the Foreign Ministry, he has held a variety of positions, including principal deputy director of the Northeast Asia Division, in charge of the Korean Peninsula, and senior coordinator in the Foreign Policy Bureau. He holds a bachelor’s degree in international relations from the University of Tokyo, a master’s degree in political science from Stanford University and a master of international affairs degree from Columbia University.

The Discovery Park Distinguished Lecture Series is made possible by the Lilly Endowment, with the purpose of bringing experts and thought leaders in the areas of science and technology to Purdue. For more information about Suzuki’s lecture, or the Discovery Park Distinguished Lecture Series, contact Maria Longoria-Littleton at mlongori@purdue.edu.

Writer: Amy Schlueter, aschlue@purdue.edu, 765-496-7823
Source: Cliff Wojtalewicz, cliffw@purdue.edu, 765-496-3961


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