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Workshop “Possibilities of EU-Japan Cooperation: Findings from EU-Japan Collaborative Research of International Relations Scholars” ( July 10-11)

Event Information

Lecturer: Professor Dorussen Han (Essex University)

Coordinator: professor Atsushi Tago (Faculty of Political Science)

Language: English

Day 1: Workshop

Date: July 10, 2019 at 16:30-18:30

Venue: Room 701, 7th floor, Bldg 3, Waseda Campus

Closed (invitation only) session. Prof. Han Dorussen will give an advice to students in the School of Political Science and Economics.

Exclusive to Waseda University students only (Undergraduate and Graduate students)

Registration: Pre-registration needed. Please email Prof. Atsushi Tago ([email protected]) if you wish to participate the event as an audience.

Day 2: Lecture

Title:New horizons in EU–Japan security cooperation

Abstract: Alongside the EU–Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), a Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA) between the EU and Japan entered into force in 2019. Whereas the EPA enshrines the existing interconnectedness between the Japanese and European economies, the SPA remains more aspirational. With an emphasis on shared norms and values and recognizing an increasingly hostile external environment, the EU and Japan are seeking to deepen and broaden their security relations. In this article, we map threat perceptions and policy responses across a broad range of security domains to assess the relevance of EU–Japan security cooperation for the period 1990–2017. Cooperation has increased notably in domains such as economic security, cyber-security and civil protection. In other areas, such as military and regional security and terrorism, however, the scope of cooperation lags behind. The SPA not only reflects a renewed interest and level of ambition in the EU and Japan, but also provides them with a platform to extend security cooperation to address their global and regional challenges.

Date: July 11, 2019 at 10:40-12:10

Venue: Room 601, 6th floor, Bldg 3, Waseda Campus

Open to all students, faculty members, and the general public

Registration: No registration required

Contact: Waseda Institute of Political Economy    [email protected]


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