Japanese Politics in Chaos or in Transition?

Koji Murata, Professor of International Politics,Doshisha University

RSVP Required by 5PM March 10

Koji Murata received his M.Phil in Political Science from the George Washington University, where he studied as a Fulbright student, and his Ph.D. in Political Science from Kobe University, Kobe, Japan.

Dr. Murata's specialties include US foreign policy in East Asia, Japans foreign and defense policy, and the history of U.S.-Japan alliance. Dr. Murata was a visiting fellow of the Henry L. Stimson Center and the Mike Mansfield Foundation in DC.

Dr. Murata is an author of many books, chapters and articles both in Japanese and English. He has testified in Japanese National Diet many times, and is a frequent commentator on Japanese TVs and newspapers. Professor Murata will assume the deanship of School of Law, Doshisha University beginning in April, 2011.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Friday, March 11, 2011 | 3:00 pm — 4:30 pm
Philippines Conference Room, Encina Hall, 3rd Floor

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