Research Event

Governance, Leadership and Legitimacy in East Asia

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Chatham House, London UK

Participants

Takako Hikotani, Gerald L. Curtis Associate Professor of Modern Japanese Politics and Foreign Policy, Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University
Rana Mitter, Professor of the History and Politics of Modern China, Faculty of History, University of Oxford
Lee Geun, Professor of International Politics, Seoul National University

Overview

A half-day conference exploring issues of governance, leadership, legitimacy and political engagement in East Asia, focusing on Japan, South Korea and China (including Hong Kong).

The conference offers insights into different models of governance in the region, as well as the political process in countries with varied political traditions, different levels of social and economic development and contrasting histories of engagement with states outside the region.

It also considers the value of democracy in the East Asia region and its role in supporting the international order. 

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Event contact

Chloe Sageman

+44 (0)20 7314 3659

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