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Asia in 2035 and Japan’s place in the region

Monday, June 8, 2015   19:30 - 21:00

Speaker:
  • Yuichi Hosoya (Professor of international politics at Keio University, Senior Researcher at the Institute for International Policy Studies (IIPS), and Senior Fellow at The Tokyo Foundation (TKFD))

Professor Hosoya of Keio University led a team of expert who drafted a report for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Asia 20 years from now. In his talk, he will discuss where Asia could be in 20 years, how Japan’s place in the region will evolve, what role other countries will play, and the implications for Japan. Professor Hosoya will speak in his personal capacity, neither on behalf of the other authors of the report nor of the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs nor of any other organization.

Date & Time:
Monday, June 8, 2015   19:30 - 21:00 (Doors open at 19:00)
Venue:
5F, Mita Hall
Temple University, Japan Campus
4-1-27 Mita, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Moderator:
Robert Dujarric (ICAS Director)
Registration:
If possible, we ask you to register by E-mail (icas@tuj.temple.edu) , but we always welcome participants even you do not register. / 参加登録はなしでも参加できますので、直接会場へお越しください。

Speaker:

Yuichi Hosoya

Professor of international politics at Keio University, Senior Researcher at the Institute for International Policy Studies (IIPS), and Senior Fellow at The Tokyo Foundation (TKFD)

Yuichi Hosoya, Ph.D., is professor of international politics at Keio University, Tokyo. He is also Senior Researcher at the Institute for International Policy Studies (IIPS), and Senior Fellow at The Tokyo Foundation (TKFD). Professor Hosoya is a member of the advisory board at Japan’s National Security Council (NSC). He was a member of Prime Minister’s Advisory Panel on Reconstruction of the Legal Basis for Security (2013-14), and a member of Prime Minister’s Advisory Panel on National Security and Defense Capabilities (2013), in which capacity he assisted to draft the document of Japan’s first National Security Strategy. Professor Hosoya studied international politics at Rikkyo (BA), Birmingham (MIS), and Keio (Ph.D). He was a visiting professor and Japan Chair (2009–2010) at Sciences-Po in Paris (Institut d’Études Politiques) and a visiting fellow (Fulbright Fellow, 2008–2009) at Princeton University. His research interests include the postwar international history, British diplomatic history, Japanese foreign policy, and contemporary East Asian international security. His recent publications in English include “The Atlantic Community and the Restoration of the Global Balance of Power: The Western Alliance, Japan, and the Cold War, 1947–1951,” in Marco Mariano (ed.), Defining the Atlantic Community: Culture, Intellectuals, and Policies in the Mid-Twentieth Century (New York: Routledge, 2010); and “Japanese National Identity in Postwar Diplomacy,” in Gilbert Rozman (ed.), East Asia National Identities: Common Roots and Chinese Exceptionalism (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2012); He won several book awards such as the 23rd Suntory Prize for Social Sciences; the 24th Sakurada Prize for a Book on Political Science; and 11th Yomiuri Yoshino Sakuzo Prize. His comments appeared at New York Times, Washington Post, Financial Times, USA Today and Le Monde among others.