Research Achievements



Memorial Lecture"The Future of Asian Integration"
/ Peter Drysdale


Inauguration Meeting

On October 24, 2007, the Global Institute for Asian Regional Integration (GIARI) held an inaugural meeting to announce its policy and members. The President of the Council on East Asian Community (CEAC) and other extramural guests, who were invited from political and economic organizations, such as the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), honored GIARI with speeches full of high expectations. Attendants included Katsuhiko Shirai, President of Waseda University, Takayasu Okushima, Former President of Waseda University and Dean of Organization for Asian Studies (OAS), and many others within the university.

This meeting was commemorated with a special lecture, “The Future of Asian Integration” by Professor Peter Drysdale of the Australian National University, which broadened the audience’s views.

  • Date: Wednesday, October 24, 2007, 15:00-16:30
  • Place: Building 19, Room 711
  • Presenter: Peter Drysdale, Emeritus Professor of Economics, the Crawford School of Economics and Government, The Australian National University
  • Title: The Future of East Asian Integration
  • Moderator: Professor Takashi Terada, Organisation for Asian Studies, Waseda University
  • Participants: Professors Satoshi Amako, Shigeto Sonoda, and Shujiro Urata from the Global Institute for Asian Regional Integration; 40 PhD and MA students from the Graduate School of Asia Pacific Studies