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UK-Japan Perspectives: Brexit, Trade and Donald Trump

last modified Jan 12, 2017 10:32 AM

Dr John Nilsson-Wright, University Senior Lecturer in Modern Japanese Politics and International Relations and Senior Research Fellow for Northeast Asia in the Asia Programme at Chatham House chaired a panel discussion at Chatham House about the rise of populism, Japanese reactions to Brexit and the Trump effect on international trade and the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The panel members were:

  • Lord Darling, UK Chancellor of the Exchequer (2007-10)
  • Professor Sahoko Kaji, Professor of Economics, Keio University
  • Sir Richard Lambert, Director-General, Confederation of British Industry (2006-11)

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