Past event

Invitation Only

Research Event

Japan and East Asia Under the New Hatoyama Administration

Chatham House, London

Asia Programme


Yoshihide Soeya, Professor of Political Science, and Director, Institute of East Asian Studies, Keio University
Masayuki Tadokoro, Professor of International Relations, Keio University
Hiroshi Nakanishi, Professor of International Relations, Law Department, Kyoto University
Narushige Michishita, Assistant Professor of International Relations, Security and International Studies Programme, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)
Chair: Dr John Swenson-Wright, Associate Fellow Asia Programme, Chatham House


The Research Institute for Peace and Security (RIPS) in Tokyo has been commissioned by the Japanese Foreign Ministry to engage in extensive intellectual and policy discussions with European counterparts on East Asian security and Japanese security policy. In the context of Japan's new administration, the delegates will discuss key issues including 'The Rise of China and Japan's Response'; 'Japan's Economic and Social Agenda'; 'Changing International Order and Japan's Security'; and 'North Korea and Japan's Security'. Following this meeting the delegation will visit Berlin, Paris and Warsaw.

Attendance at this event is by invitation only.

For more information please contact Rosheen Kabraji.