Past event

Research Event

Embattled Garrisons: Comparative Base Politics and American Globalism

Chatham House, London

Participants

Speaker: Dr Kent Calder, Director of the SAIS Reischauer Center For East Asian Studies, Johns Hopkins University, USA

Chair: Dr Jim Hoare, Chargé D'Affaires, British Embassy in Pyongyang, DPRK (2001-2003)

Overview

Kent Calder will be speaking on his most recent publication, 'Embattled Garrisons: Comparative Base Politics and American Globalism', a monograph study of US security policy and military bases, with specific reference to East Asia, published by Princeton University Press.

Dr Calder taught for twenty years at Princeton University (1983-2003) and also at Harvard University. He served as former Japan Chair at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, special adviser to the US Ambassador to Japan and special adviser to the assistant secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs.

The question and answer session will be held under the Chatham House Rule.

The Chatham House Rule

To enable as open a debate as possible, this event will be held under the Chatham House Rule.