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Asia Law Weekly: Ren Ito


Asia Law Weekly: Ren Ito

Monday, February 11th
12:15-1:50 pm
Furman Hall Room 318
245 Sullivan Street
New York, NY 10012


About the Speaker

Mr. Ren Ito is a diplomat, scholar, and social entrepreneur. He joined the Japanese Foreign Service in 2001, and has held key positions in Tokyo and Washington D.C. for 15 years. Ren’s current research focuses on the strategic implications of the maritime disputes in the South China Sea and the East China Sea, and how Japan, the US and China view sovereignty and international law of the sea.  Ren received his LL.M. from NYU School of Law, and his LL.B. from the University of Tokyo.  Ren also holds an M.A. in East Asian Studies from Stanford University.