Why is Japan doing better than France against Covid-19?

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Type: 
Event
Date: 
January 12, 2021
Subject Fields: 
Government and Public Service, Japanese History / Studies, Political Science, Public Health, French History / Studies

Round Table: Why is Japan doing better than France against Covid-19?

This round table proposes to approach the topic of the management of the health crisis in Japan from a political and economic point of view to try to understand the difference between Japanese and French management of the crisis.

First presentation - Jean-Paul Gaudillière (Cermes3, Inserm, EHESS): The management of the Covid-19 pandemic in France: a historical weakness of public health?
This presentation will talk about the management of the Covid-19 pandemic in France.

Second presentation - Adrienne Sala (IFRJ-MFJ): Japanese health crisis management policy in the face of the Covid-19 epidemic.
This presentation will analyze the choices and strategies applied by the Japanese government, with a particular focus on the issue of respect for individual freedoms.

Third presentation - Toru Yoshida (Graduate school of law, Hokkaido University): Japanese politics and economy at the time of Covid-19: "weak state" and "strong society"?
This presentation will address the different aspects of the "Japanese model" in the management of the crisis, while taking into account the economic measures taken and their consequences.

  • 12 January 2021 | 10.00 - 12.00 am (CET) | 6.00 - 8.00 pm (JST)
  • Online - In French
  • Speakers: Jean-Paul Gaudillière (Cermes3, Inserm, EHESS), Adrienne Sala (IFRJ-MFJ), Toru Yoshida (Graduate school of law, Hokkaido University)
  • Moderator: Sébastien Lechevalier (FFJ, EHESS)
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