Japanese Studies Programme

The Japanese Studies Programme is concerned with the study of Japanese economic, business and political development. Currently, their research focuses on the pre-war Japanese economy (Prof Hunter), Japan's political and diplomatic history (Prof Nish), and on the international history of Japan and East Asia (Dr Best). The programme runs occasional special events and seminars on Japanese economic, political and social history.

Programme Director: Prof Janet Hunter

Research Associates: Dr Antony Best and Prof Ian Nish.

Affiliated PhD students: Yuhua Chen, Scott Gilfillan, Cornelis Heere, Sumiyo Nishizaki, Yu Suzuki, Takahiro Yamamoto.



STICERD International and Japanese Studies Seminars current past future

Discussion Papers

The programme publishes the Japanese Studies Papers Series and International Studies Papers Series