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The 12th GJS Lecture "Explaining Japan\'s 50-year Failure to Exploit Its Vast Geothermal Energy Resources"

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The twelveth Global Japan Studies Lecture was held on June 9, 2016. Jacques Hymans, Associate Professor of the University of Southern California gave a lecture titled “Explaining Japan\'s 50-year failure to exploit its vast geothermal energy resources.” He provided three main obstacles to exploit its vast geothermal energy, which he considered intriguingly a posible way to solve Japan\'s energy insecurity. Following Prof. Hymans\' talk, a series of questions were raised from the audience and gave rise to a lively discussion.

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Title: Explaining Japan\'s 50-year failure to exploit its vast geothermal energy resources
Speaker: Jacques E. C. Hymans, Associate Professor of International Relations, University of Southern California
Date and time: June, 9 (Thur.), 3:00-5:00PM
Venue: 1st Meeting Room (3F), Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, University of Tokyo
Language: English
Organizer: The Global Japan Studies Network (GJS)
Co-organizer: Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, the University of Tokyo

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