Live Webinar

Geopolitics of Coronavirus: Japan and Korea

Friday, April 10, 12–1 PM EST 

Online registration for this event has closed. Please contact the Business & Policy Program at 212-715-1208 to register. 

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, in conversation with Japan Society President and CEO Dr. Joshua W. Walker. In this live webcast program, co-hosted by the Japan Society and the Korea Society, the three discuss the domestic responses and impact of COVID-19 to date and regional implications, to include relations between the two states, Tokyo 2020 Olympics, evolving domestic realities, and more. 

Dr. Sheila A. Smith, Senior Fellow for Japan Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
Dr. Stephen Noerper, Senior Director, Policy and Corporate Programs, The Korea Society

Dr. Joshua W. Walker, President and CEO, Japan Society

12–1 PM Discussion and Q&A

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.

For more information, please contact the Business and Policy Program at 212-715-1208 or email

Co-organized by The Korea Society. 




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