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Conference Paper Presentations

Defining “East Asia”, Identifying “Liminal Spaces”. Paper presented at ‘International Studies Association’s 56th Annual Convention’, New Orleans, Louisiana (US) 18-21 February, 2015

Organic Intellectuals in Japanese Foreign Policymaking. Paper presented at ‘International Studies Association’s 56th Annual Convention’, University of Sheffield , Sheffield (UK), 16 January, 2015

Taiwan-Japan Relations after 2013 Fisheries Agreement: Road to "Japan's TRA"?. Paper presented at 'the 56th Annual Conference of the American Association for Chinese Studies (AACS)', George Washington University, Washington D.C. (US), 10-12 October 2014

US-Japan Relations. Paper presented at Political Studies Association (PSA) Workshop 'Japan in its Region: Balancing Trilateral and Regional Concerns', University of Birmingham, Birmingham (UK), 19 September 2014

・ "Breaking Away from the Postwar Regime"? - The Abe Administration's Foreign Policy Agenda Through the Neo-Gramscian Window. Paper presented at 'the 14th International Conference of European Association for Japanese Studies', University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana (Slovenia), 27-30 August 2014

The US-Japan Alliance as Smart Power? Examinig US Rebalancing Strategy. Paper presented at 'the 23rd International Political Science Association (IPSA) World Congress of Political Science', Montreal (Canada), 19-24 July 2014

Japan’s Democracy in Peril?: The Curious Case of “Designated Secrets Protection Bill”. Paper presented at ‘The 2nd European Workshops in International Studies (EWIS)’, Gediz University, Izmir (Turkey) 21 - 24 May, 2014

“Organic Alliance”: The Case of the U.S.-Japan Alliance in the Post-Cold War Era. Paper presented at British Association for Japanese Studies (BAJS) Advanced Postgraduate Workshop, SOAS, University of London, London (UK), 25 April 2014.

Taiwan-Japan Relations as a Complementary Counter-balance to Cross-Strait Relations: the Case of Diaoyutai/Senkaku Dispute (with Michal Thim). Paper presented at ‘The 11th Annual Conference of European Association of Taiwan Studies (EATS)’, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth (UK), 30 April – 2 May, 2014

Re-investigation on the Nature of US Hegemony in the Asia-Pacific Region: A Neo-Gramscian Approach to the US-Japan Alliance. Paper presented at 'the 8th Pan-European Conference on International Relations', University of Warsaw, Warsaw (Poland), 18-21 September 2013

Postwar US Hegemony and the U.S.-Japan Alliance. Paper presented at ‘2013 Intellectual Exchange Programme between Japan and Europe: Japanese Study Seminar – Postwar (Sen-go)’, Centre Européen d’Etudes Japonaises d’Alsace (CEEJA), Alsace (France), 9-10 September, 2013

Cold War Legacy Still Remains in East Asia?: The Role of US and its "Pivot to Asia'. Paper prenseted at 'Joint East Asian Studies (JEAS) Conference', University of Nottingham, Nottingham (UK), 5-7 September 2013

Strengthening or Deepening US Hegemony in the Asia-Pacific Region?: A Neo-Gramscian Perspective on the Role of the US-Japan Alliance. Paper presented at 'the British International Studies Association (BISA) Annual Conference', Birmingham (UK), 20-21 June 2013

U.S.-Japan Alliance: the Role of Consensual Aspect of US Hegemony. Paper presented at ‘British Association of Japanese Studies (BAJS) Mini-Conference’, University of Hokkaido, Sapporo (Japan), 3-4 November 2012

Japan’s Embrace of “Universal Values”?: the US-Japan Alliance and US Hegemony. Paper presented at ‘The British Association for Japanese Studies (BAJS) Conference 2012’, University of East Anglia, Norwich (UK), 6-7 September, 2012

The AACS Conference in 2014 Oct