Listen to the Podcast “Japanpodden” with Lars Vargö

Dr. Lars Vargö, the Head of the Japan Center at ISDP and former Swedish Ambassador to Japan, is a co-editor of and participant in the bi-monthly Swedish podcast Japanpodden. The latest episode discussed the current situation in Japan with regards to Covid-19, how Swedish companies in the country are affected by the current situation, and why Japanese people apologize all the time.

Vargö runs the podcast with fellow Japan-experts Göran Edman and Hans Rhodiner, and is produced by journalist Jon Thunqvist.

You can find all episodes here and here, and on other platforms where you listen to podcasts.