No.10 April 1999
"Nonprofit Initiative: The Role of Education in the United States"
Makiko Ueno (Research Fellow, Urban Institute)
No.11 April 1999
"Transitional Civil Society: The Ottawa Process and Beyond"
Motoko Mekata (Research Fellow, The Tokyo Foundation)
No.12 May 1999
"Sino-Japanese Security Issues Following Jiang Zemin's Visit to Japan"
Chang Shipin (Visiting Research Fellow, Research Institute for Peace and Security)
No.13 June 1999
"Where is Japan Headed? Japan's National Security Strategy"
Akihisa Nagashima (Research Associate, Council on Foreign Relations)
No.14 July 1999
"Fields of Fire: A Firsthand Report on the Kosovo Conflict"
Hidetoshi Sotooka (Editorial Writer, Asahi Shimbun)
No.15 August 1999
"Conditions Surrounding Nonprofit Organizations Following the Enforcement of the NPO Law and Future Tasks"
Akira Matsubara (Executive Secretary, C's Coalition for Legislation to Support Citizens' Organizations)
No.16 September 1999
"The Historical Context of Japan-Middle East Relations and the Outlook for the Future"
Cemil Aydin (Visiting Research Fellow, The Tokyo Foundation; Ph.D. Candidate, Harvard University)
No.17 October 1999
"How Was the Blueprint for South African Democratization Drawn Up?"
Katsumi Hirano (Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Developing Economics, Japan External Trade Organization)
No.18 October 1999
"The East Timor Problem: Its Past and Future, and the World and Japan"
Masamichi Kijima (President, Tokyo East Timor Association)
No.19 November 1999
"Global Nuclear Disarmament and Nonproliferation: Crisis or Collapse?"
Alexandre A. Pikayev (Scholar in Residence for the Non-Proliferation Program, Moscow Center of the Endorsement for International Peace)
No.20 November 1999
"Macroeconomic Stability and the Financial System: Lessons from the Past for the Future"
Gerardo della Paolera (President, University of Torcuato di Tella, Argentina)
No.21 November 1999
"The Dynamism of Industry in Terms of Business Models: Factors Behind the Success of the U.S. Information Technology Industry"
Shin'ichi Ogata (Executive Director, Ogata Business Kohboh)
No.22 November 1999
"A Political and Economic Analysis of the 1999 Pakistan Coup d'Etat"
Hisaya Oda (Research Fellow, institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization)
No.23 December 1999
"New Situations and Issues in China-Taiwan Coastal Relations―Impact of "Two China" Policy and Economic Exchange"
Liu Shinkei (Professor of Economics, Tokyo Keizai University)
No.24 December 1999
"New Culture: To Create Art"
Sachio Ichimura (Director, Tokyo International Festival of Performing Arts)
No.25 January 2000
"British Higher Education in the Last Twenty Years: The Murder of a Profession"
Richard Gombrich (Professor, Oxford University)
No.26 March 2000
"Japanese Role in Theater Missile Defense (TMD)"
Larry Wortzel (Director, Asian Studies Center, Heritage Foundation)
These monthly seminars provide a forum for lengthy, in-depth discussion of specialized topics by 10 or so specialized participants.
No.5 May 1999
"Reforming the Japanese Regulatory State: A Western View"
Roszell Hunter (Lawyer, Hunton & Williams Law Firm)
No.6 May 1999
"The Background of the New Guidelines for Japan-U.S. Defense Cooperation and Future Tasks"
Noboru Yamaguchi (Colonel, Ground Self-Defense Force, Intelligence Department, Ground Staff Office, Defense Agency)
No.7 May 1999
"Russia's Political Chaos and Russo-Japanese Relations"
Yoshiki Kishida (Staff Writer, Foreign News Section, Jiji Press)
No.8 dune 1999
"Reform of Central Ministries and Agencies"
Kazuaki Tanaka (Professor, Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Takushoku University)