Four years after the Great East Japan Earthquake and a few months before the opening of the Paris Climate Conference, Japan is about to clarify its energy and climate policy.
The United States - South Korea Military Alliance in Question Politique étrangère, Vol. 80, No. 1, Spring 2015
The alliance born of the Korean War trades the assurance of security for Seoul with a certain alignment with Washington.
At the beginning of 2014, Japan experienced the deadliest volcanic eruption on its territory in over a century. The unpredictable nature of the event reignited fears of the risks of nuclear power plants.
The Asian Century: What International Norms and Practices? Conference Proceedings, 12 September 2014 Paris : Ifri, Conference Proceedings, 12 September 2014, 97 p.
Asia is now a nerve center for global economic activity and a theatre of some of the most pressing security concerns of our time. So important has Asia become to global affairs today, and ostensibly for the decades to come, that many have already dubbed the 21st Century as the “Asian Century”....
Japan's Energy Policy in a Post-3/11 World: Juggling Safety, Sustainability and Economics Asie.Visions, No. 72, September 2014
The March 2011 accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station turned Japan’s energy policy on its head, shedding a harsh new light on Japan’s energy policy and power supply system, and throwing into relief six major problem areas that had largely escaped scrutiny before the disaster.<...>
Do the peace talks between Japan and Russia, reopened in March 2013 by Shinzo Abe and Vladimir Putin, have any chance of success? A window of opportunity has indeed opened for an historic rapprochement between Russia and Japan.
Security Partnerships in Japan's Asia Strategy: Creating Order, Building Capacity and Sharing Burden Asie.Visions, No. 61, February 2013
During the last decade, Japan has sought partnership with many Asian nations - the drive remaining strong regardless of ruling parties. Newly elected Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan is to continue this trend under the name of ‘value diplomacy".
This seminar is organized around Takashi Terada, professor, Waseda university, Tokyo. He has published numerous articles on Asian regionalism.
Chair: Céline Pajon, Research fellow, Center for Asian Studies Ifri.
Unhappy Anniversary: The US-Japan Relationship and Okinawa on the 50th Anniversary of the Bilateral Security Treaty
This seminar is organized around Gavan McCormack, Emeritus Professor, Australian National University. He is an expert of modern East Asian, especially Japanese politics and intellectual, political, and environmental history. He has published numerous articles and books on the...
With Valérie Niquet, director of Centre Asie Ifri as Chair, Jean-Marie Bouissou, researcher at CERI et Evelyne Dourille-Feer, researcher at CEPII analyze the causes and implications of the Democratic party's victory in the 30 Auguts poll in...
Réunion organisée dans le cadre du cercle de réflexion des économies asiatiques avec Patrick Artus, Directeur de la recherche et des études de Natixis, et présidée par Françoise Nicolas, économiste, Ifri.
150 ans après l'établissement des relations diplomatiques : Vers un partenariat franco-japonais renouvelé
A l'occasion du 150ème anniversaire des relations diplomatiques entre la France et le Japon, le Centre Asie Ifri organise une journée d'étude sur l'avenir du partenariat franco-japonais. Elle s'ouvrira par les interventions de Thierry de Montbrial, directeur général de l'ifri...
The Rise of Superpowers: Friction and Cooperation in Japan's Relations with the Emerging Asian Superpowers
A conference with Yukio Okamoto, former Advisor for Foreign Policy of Japanese Prime Minister Koizumi. This discussion will be held in English.