Professor Michio Morishima, the distinguished economic theorist, came to LSE from Japan in 1972. He was responsible for establishing the Suntory Toyota International Centre for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD) in 1978, with the generous support of two prominent Japanese companies. Japanese studies at LSE have been well represented by historian Ian Nish and sociologist Ronald Dore. Historian Donald Watt undertook the massive task of publishing the records of the Japanese war trials in his capacity as official historian.
Japanese-Chinese territorial disputes in the East China Sea - between military confrontation and economic cooperation
Reinhard Drifte (2008)
Keywords: Japanese-Chinese relationship, Japan, China, politics, economy, military, stability, East China Sea
Transboundary pollution as an issue in Northeast Asian regional politics
Professor Reinhard Drifte (2003)
Keywords: cooperation, China, South Korea, Japan, transboundary pollution, Northeast Asia, regional approaches, regional leadership, Japan-China, Korea
Whither Japan's Foreign Policy under Hotoyama?
18 March 2010, 6:30pm-8:00pm, G1, 20 Kingsway, LSE
Speaker: Dr. Mutsumi Hirano
Chair: Professor Ian Nish, Emeritus Professor of International History
This is the second in a series of public lectures on Japan's foreign Policy in the post Cold War era.
14 January 2010, 10:15-11:05am, New Academic Building NAB206, LSE
Speaker: H.E. Mr. Shigeki Sumi
Chair: Professor Mary Kaldor, Civil Society, LSE
H.E. Mr. Shigeki Sumi is an Ambassador of the Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations.
Seminar: Japan's Foreign Policy.
28 May 2009. 3:30-5:00pm. H201, Connaught House, Aldwych, LSE
Speaker: Dr. Mutsumi Hirano, Visiting Fellow, Asia Research Centre, LSE. Chair: Prof. Athar Hussain
Japan and Britain in International Society-New Roles for the 21st New Century
19 February 2009. 4:00-6:00pm
Speaker: Dr. Hosoya, Keio University
Japan's Grand Strategy
13 October 2008. 6:30-8:00pm. Tower One, U-8, LSE
Speaker: Professor Richard Samuels, Centre for International Studies, MIT
Chair: Prof. John Sidel, LSE