The Reconsideration of the International Order of Asia...

Agenda

Saturday, March 23, 2024

9:00-9:30  Breakfast, A/V Check
9:30-9:45 Welcome, Workshop Agenda
(Mark Metzler, Shigeru Akita)
9:45-11:00 Paper #1: David S. Painter
“Energy in East Asia in the 1980s: Overcoming the Oil Shocks of the 1970s”
11-11:10 Break
11:10-12:25 Paper #2: Carlo Eduardo Altamura
“A Matter of Life and Debt: The Lost Decade and the Rise of Neoliberalism in Latin America, 1982-1994”
12:25-1:30 Lunch
1:30-2:45 Paper #3: Ikuto Yamaguchi
“Reconsideration of the Baker Plan (Program for Sustained Growth) in 1985: East Asia’s position in the International Development Finance in the 1980s”
2:45-3:30 Break
3:30-4:45 Paper #4: Kazuhiko Yago (via Zoom)
“How did the age of ‘Inflation’ start in the 1970s and end in the 1980s?: International contexts and discourse of Inflation in the 1970s-80s”
4:45-5:15 Interim Discussion
5:30-6:00 Transportation to restaurant provided and will leave directly from UW campus.
Return trip provided to hotel(s)
6:00 Dinner

Sunday, March 24, 2024

9:00-9:30  Breakfast, A/V Check
9:30-10:45 Paper #5: Gareth Austin
“Structural Adjustment in Africa: Ghana and Kenya Compared, 1981-1990”
10:45-11:00 Break
11:00-12:15 Paper #6: Shigeru Akita
“Why was the Indian economy in the late 1980s on the verge of collapse and forced to change to ‘economic liberalization’ in 1991?”
12:15-1:30 Lunch
1:30-2:45 Paper #7: Mark Metzler
“The New Techno-Economic Paradigm of the 1980s: Silicon Valley and East Asia”
2:45-3:30 Break
3:30-4:45 Speaker #8: Yutaka Kanda
“Nakasone-diplomacy on Pacific Cooperation in the context of Asia-Pacific International History”
4:45-5:30 Closing Discussion

If you have any questions, please contact Ellen Eskenazi at esky@uw.edu with “March Workshop” in the subject line. Accommodation requests related to disability or health condition should be made at least ten days ahead of event date.