Lecture by Dr. Ryo Sahashi: Current Issues/Situations in East


On February 16th Dr. Ryo Sahashi of Kanagawa University will be giving a lecture entitled "Current Issues/Situations in East Asia. The event is co-organized by the University of Calgary's Centre for Military, Security and Strategic Studies and the Consulate-General of Japan in Calgary.

Lecture Title: Current Issues/Situations in East Asia
Lecturer: Dr. Ryo Sahashi, Associate Professor of International Politics and Associate Dean, Faculty of Law, Kanagawa University (scroll down below map for profile)
Date & Time: Thursday, February 16th, 2017, from 12:00PM - 1:30PM
Location: University of Calgary, Rozsa Centre, Room 101 (CIBC Hub Room)
Admission: Free
RSVP/Info: njmackie@ucalgary.ca
Map: University of Calgary Interactive Room Finder Map
Map Indicating Rozsa Center Room 101

Profile of Dr. Ryo Sahashi

Associate Professor of International Politics and Associate Dean, Faculty of Law, Kanagawa University

Dr Sahashi specializes in international politics and is currently focusing on East Asian security as well as Japanese security policy. His recent book is In a Search for Coexistence: the United States and Two Chinas during the Cold War (Tokyo: Keiso, 2015). In English, he recently edited the Looking for Leadership: The Dilemma of Political Leadership in Japan (Tokyo and New York: Japan Center for International Exchange, 2015), and wrote “Japan-Taiwan Relations since 2008: An Evolving, Practical, Non-Strategic Partnership,” and “The Rise of China and the Transformation of Asia-Pacific Security Architecture,” in Routledge scholarship respectively. He is writing his next books (single authored and edited volume) on East Asia security order and architecture and has received another grant on comparative studies on American allies’ perception and management with Washington.

He received his B.A. from International Christian University and his Ph.D. with honor from the Graduate Schools for Law and Politics at the University of Tokyo. He also studied at Department of Political Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

His early academic career as faculty started with the University of Tokyo and Australian National University. He joined Kanagawa University in 2010. He teaches also at Hitotsubashi University and Sophia University, and serves as Research Fellow, Japan Center for International Exchange.

Dr Sahashi has been Visiting Associate Professor, Walter H. Shorenstein Asia Pacific Research Center, Stanford University and Shigeru Yoshida Chair, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM). He also served adjunct Senior Research Fellow at Sasakawa Peace Foundation, Tokyo Foundation-German Marshall Fund of the United States Partnership Fellow, and Guest Researcher for First Special Committee Research Office, House of Councilors.