LSE Japan

LSE is committed to furthering our institutional and intellectual engagement with Japan's leading universities, research centres and the public, to work collaboratively on solutions to the economic, political and social challenges in the region, and globally.

Recent News and Events

13 December 2017 - Tokyo - Prof. Iain Begg, European Institute, LSE spoke on Brexit - Reshaping Europe and the UK as part of the LSE-Hitotsubashi Lecture Series. Lecture Slides available for download.

18 May 2017 - Tokyo - Prof. Janet Hunter, LSE Dept. of Economic History and STICERD spoke on UK General Election 2017 - Implications for Japan-UK Relations.

5 April 2017 - Tokyo - LSE Alumni Lecture from Dr. Jose Javier Olivas Osuna and Dr. Fernando Morett.

3 March 2017 - London and Tokyo - LSE academics selected to deliver short courses as part of Hitotsubashi University's Global Leaders Program.

10 January 2017 - Japan - Travel Plans to Tokyo in 2017 - we may be able to help!

12 December 2016 - London -  Hitotsubashi University welcomes applications from LSE 100 teachers to deliver short debate-style courses as part of Hitotsubashi's Global Leadership Programme. Dates for the programme are the last week of March and first week of April 2017. For further details contact Dr. Brendan Smith ( 

14 June 2016 - Tokyo - Prof. Peter Trubowitz, Department of International Relations and Director of US Centre, LSE spoke on the US Presidential elections and implications for East Asia region, as part of the LSE-Hitotsubashi Lecture Series. (Slides and Audio available from this talk.)

10 June 2016 - Tokyo - Prof. Robin Mansell, Deputy Director and Provost, LSE delivered a "State of the School" address to LSE alumni.

19-25 May 2016 - Tokyo - Prof. Janet Hunter, Saji Professor of Economic History, Department of Economic History, LSE and Deputy Director, The Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD), LSE visited Tokyo as part of her on-going research.

11 April 2016 - Tokyo - Prof. Paul Kelly, LSE Pro-Director for Teaching and Learning delivers a talk on Britain and the World: The Challenge of Europe, as part of the LSE-Hitotsubashi Lecture Series.  

April 2016 - Tokyo - Prof. Chris Hughes, Head, Department of International Relations will visit Waseda University's Graduate School of Asia Pacific Studies.

30 January 2016 - Prof. Chris Coker, Department of International Relations, LSE speaks at securities studies conference at Policy Alternatives Research Institute, University of Tokyo. Conference Report and Speeches.

2 April 2015 - LSE Director delivers keynote address on Knowledge as a Public Good - the Role of Universities at Hitotsubashi's Entrance Ceremony

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