Japan's Politics and Prospects for its Foreign and Security Policy

14 January 2009 - 15:00 to 16:00

Chatham House, London


Speaker: Dr Nakanishi Hiroshi, Kyoto University, Japan

Chair: Dr Jim Hoare, Chargé d'Affaires, British Embassy in Pyongyang, DPRK (2001-2003)



Dr Nakanishi, a regular and highly respected commentator on contemporary Japanese politics in Japan, will be discussing the implications of the new administration of Taro Aso (Prime Minister since September 2008), political dynamics in Japan and the country's foreign and security policy in the East Asia region and more widely.