The UK-Japan Relationship: Security and Political Cooperation

Research event Recording
20 July 2020 — 1:00PM TO 2:00PM

The speakers will assess UK-Japan security and political cooperation in the context of Japan’s Abe administration’s evolving security strategy. They will discuss the UK-Japan relationship in light of developing interests in the Indo-Pacific, as well as Japan’s increasingly proactive role in the Indian Ocean and the Middle East. They will also consider both countries’ policies on China and outline the role these policies could play in managing respective relationships with the United States.

This event is held in partnership with Japan House London and the Embassy of Japan in the UK.

Please note that the event will be recorded.


Yuichi Hosoya, Professor of International Politics, Keio University
Alessio Patalano, Reader in East Asian Warfare and Security, Department of War Studies, King’s College London
Chair: Jennifer Lind, Associate Fellow, Asia-Pacific Programme, Chatham House

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