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Françoise NICOLAS

Senior Research Fellow and Director, Center for Asian Studies, Ifri

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Céline PAJON

Research Fellow, Head of Japan Research

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John SEAMAN

Research Fellow, Center for Asian Studies, Ifri

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Claude MEYER

Senior Advisor, Center for Asian Studies, Ifri

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15/09/2014
By: Hikaru HARANUMA

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.<...>

24/02/2013
By: Ryo SAHASHI

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".

12/01/2013

In the midst of growing tensions with China, Japan is deepening its strategic engagement in Southeast Asia. Preserving stability in the South China Sea, which is threatened by renewed frictions around contested territories, is a vital interest for sea lane-dependent Japan. Moreover, Tokyo...

30/11/2012

As the fastest growing region in the world, East Asia is an important partner for the European Union, particularly at a time of economic difficulty. Asian countries have weathered the recent financial and economic crisis much better than Europe and much better than initially anticipated, with...

11/11/2012
By: Hiromasa KUBO

Until the 1990s, economic ties between the European Union and Japan were marked largely by an atmosphere of trade tension. The main reason was the persistent trade surplus that Japan maintained. Over time, however, the improvement of the bilateral trade balance and the massive direct...

26
May
2010
Wednesday 26 May 2010
from 09:30 to 11:00 - Seminars and Round-table Conferences

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...

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