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Masaya SHIRAISHI

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Professor, Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University
Présentation/Profile


Prof. Shiraishi is currently a professor at the Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University, Tokyo, in international relations and Southeast Asian studies. He has offered courses such as International Relations in Aisa-Pacific, Methodological Issues on Area Studies, Vietnamese Studies as well as Seminar courses for MA and Ph.D. students. His research interests are originally on modern history of Vietnam, but now extended to politics, economic development and external relations of contemporary Vietnam as well as Japan’s policy toward Indochinese countries and sub-regional cooperation among Greater Mekong countries. He is the author of Japanese Relations with Vietnam : 1951-1987 (Cornell University Southeast Asia Program, Ithaca, 1990, whose Vietnamese translation : Quan he Nhat Ban-Vietnam 1951-1987, was published by NXB Khoa hoc Xa hoi, Hanoi, 1994) ; Vietnamese Nationalism and Its Relations with Japan and Asia : Phan Boi Chau’s Ideas of Revolution and the World (Gannando Shoten, Tokyo, 1993 whose Vietnamese translation : Phong trao Dan toc Viet Nam va Quan he cua No voi Nhat Ban va Chau A : Tu tuong Phan Boi Chau ve Cach mang va The gioi, 2 vols. was published by NXB Chinh tri Quoc gia, Hanoi, 2000) ; The Vietnamese Phuc Quoc League and the 1940 Insurrection (Waseda University Center of Excellence : Contemporary Asian Studies, Tokyo, 2004), and others. The most recent publication in English is “Japan and Reconstruction of Indochina” (in Guy Faure ed., New Dynamics between China and Japan in Asia, World Scientific Publishing, Singapore, 2010).
Spécialité/Discipline


Southeast Asian History, International Relations in Asia-Pacific, Comparative Politics (especially on political regimes)
Diplôme(s)/Degree(s)


Doctor in International Relations, University of Tokyo (1992), MA in History, Cornell University (1978), MA in International Relations, University of Tokyo (1973).
Dates de séjour à l’IAO/In-residence period


from September 5, 2011 to November 7, 2011
Objectif/Purpose of stay


During his stay at IAO, he will work on Vietnamese history especially during the Asia-Pacific War period.
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