The former Prime Minister of Malaysia Tun Dr. Mohatir Mohamad was the first speaker in the Mizuta Mikio Global Lecture Series on May 21. The series is part of the celebrations of the 50th anniversary of Josai University. We were honored to have this opportunity. The second lecture, "East Asia in the Next Fifty Years," is scheduled to be on June 13 and the speaker is Dr. Ezra F. Vogel. It will be held on the Sakado campus.