Wednesday, 6 April 2011

Speaker Program: Mr. Michael Huenefeld on "Japanese and British Monarchies Compared" at Davis LLP - Thur. Apr 28 (12-1pm)

As the global frenzy over the royal wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton heats up, Mokuyokai is pleased to introduce the upcoming Speakers Program on the topic of "A Comparison of the Japanese and British Monarchies: What the Future Holds," on Thursday April 28.


Mr. Michael Huenefeld, a Vancouver financial policy writer, will compare and analyze the social and symbolic role of both monarchies today in their respective societies.  Mr. Huenefeld will assess the future role of both monarchies and encourage discussion among participants. There will be time allotted for questions and answers.


Topic: "A Comparison of the Japanese and British Monarchies: What the Future Holds"

Speaker: Mr. Michael Huenefeld, financial policy writer

Date: Thursday April 28, 2011

Time: 12:00 - 1:00pm

Location: Davis LLP Boardroom, 28th Floor, 666 Burrard Street, Vancouver (Corner of Burrard & Dunsmuir Street)

We wish to acknowledge with thanks the generous support of Davis LLP

Costs: Free for members of Mokuyokai and Canada-Japan Society; $5 for guests and future members

RSVP: by April 27 to Emily Wu by email at: speaker[at] [at]=@

Coffee and water will be provided. You are welcome to bring your own lunch!


About Mr. Michael Huenefeld

Michael Huenefeld (BA, Honours, UBC; MA, MBA, Simon Fraser) is a financial policy writer based in Vancouver.  His interests include Canadian constitutional affairs and East Asian politics.  He has worked as a researcher at the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia and the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada.

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