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Peter Berton and Robert A. Scalapino

Tuesday, May 21, 2002
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
6275 Bunche Hall

Chair: Richard Baum (Political Science, UCLA)

PETER BERTON (Distinguished Professor Emeritus of International Relations, USC)

The Tortuous Relations between the Japanese and Chinese Communist Parties, 1966-1998


ROBERT A. SCALAPINO (Robson Research Professor of Government Emeritus, UC Berkeley)

The Current State of Relations between China and Japan


Peter Berton is the authorr of a dozen publications on the Japanese Communist Party including, most recently, "The Japanese Communist Party: the 'Lovable Party,'" in Ronald J. Hrebenar, ed., The New Japan Party System (Westview, 2000). He is working on a book-length monograph on the JCP since the mid-1960s.

Robert A. Scalapino, founder of the East Asian Institute, UC Berkeley, is the author of The Japanese Communist Movement, 1920-1966 (Univ. of California Press, 1967), among forty other books and hundred of articles.


This colloquium is consponsored by:

Southern California Japan Seminar

Southern California China Colloquium

Burkle Center for International Relations

Center for Chinese Studies

Center for Japanese Studies

USC Center for International Studies

USC East Asian Studies Center



For more information please contact

Richard Gunde
Tel: 310 825-8683

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