Conference on the Crisis in Northeast Asia this Saturday

This Saturday, January 27, will see the final conference hosted at Kyushu University by the Center for Asia-Pacific Future Studies, which will sadly be closing its doors at the end of March.

The Conference will run from 1230 to 1830 at Kyushu University’s Nishijin Plaza. More information can be found under ‘Events’, or by viewing the poster HERE.

A New Eurasian Geopolitics? at Kings College, London

On October 9, Kyushu University Professors Akihiro Iwashita and Chisako Masuo spoke at an event hosted by Kings College, London. Professor Masuo questioned ‘Can the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative Bring Pax-Sinica to Eurasia?’, while Professor Iwashita examined ‘The US-Russia-China-Japan Quandrangle: Multiple Perspectives on Northeast Asia’.

The event was hosted by the War Studies department and chaired by Dr Natasha Kuhrt, with commentary provided by Dr Giulio Pugliese.

A video of the event is available HERE.

Border Bites vol. 7 online!

Our 7th Border Bite, by Ekaterina Mikhailova (Lomonosov Moscow State University), is a fascinating look at city-twinning on the border between Norway and Russia.

Get it HERE.

All seven of our delicious border morsels are available from HERE.

EU Golden Week Seminar, July 3-5

Edward Boyle was invited to participate as an instructor for the EU Golden Week Seminar, an intensive session on EU politics and international relations hosted by the EU Center here at Kyushu University.