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The future of the Japan-U.S. relationship in light of the two nations’ domestic politics

Satoshi Machidori(Professor, Kyoto University)

U.S. President Donald Trump’s recent visit to Japan has ended without major mishaps. The two nations...

University Research Report

For sustainable forest management activities under the supervision of the Model Forest Promotion Division of Kyoto Prefecture

Takeshi Iida
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The 2017 Japanese General Election and Public Constraints on Constitutional Revision

Takeshi Iida(Associate Professor, Doshisha University)

The 2017 Japanese general election was a huge victory for the ruling coalition of the Liberal Democr...


2017CSPC: Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress
Miki Kadota, Keio University
Ryu Nagae, The University of Tokyo
Minami Kurokami, Waseda University

Rumi Aoyama
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Xi Jinping’s Political Gamble: Searching for a New Governance Model

Rumi Aoyama(Professor, Waseda University)

The 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China was held in Beijing from October 18 to 24...

Research Projects

The issue is urgent as the mass of ice (the size of Wales) has both exposed fresh sea floor and has ...

Iwane Suzuki (Professor, University of Tsukuba)

Kenji Iwata
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Considering the “White Paper on the Future of Europe” ― Designing Systems with Clear Distinctions

Kenji Iwata(Director, EU Centre, Kyushu University / Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Kyushu University / President, European Union Studies Association Japan)

This year marks the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Treaties of Rome, which declared the esta...

Research Projects

This project provides some policy recommendations on US-Japan economic relations after TPP, based on...

Yasuyuki Todo, Professor, Waseda University

University Research Report

Silicon Could Make Quantum Leap Possible: 30 Years of Isotope Research and Innovation

Yamaguchi Eichi
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Role of the Government in Promoting Small, Innovative Firms

Eiichi Yamaguchi(Professor, Kyoto University)

Since the turn of the century, scientific research in Japan has stagnated. The number of published a...

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