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Each year The Sigur Center hosts Visiting Scholars from around the world, who are selected on a highly competitive basis to conduct research related to Asia.

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Visiting Scholars in Residence at The Sigur Center

Since the scholars do not always come into the office, it is easier to contact them via email than phone.


Atsuhito ISOZAKI, Japan
Affiliation: Associate Professor, Keio University, Japan
Research topic: "Empirical Analysis of the Endurance of Kim Jong-il's Regime"



Jung-Chul LEE, South Korea
Affiliation: Associate Professor, Soongsil University, South Korea
Research topic: "After Sanctions: What Next for the Korean Peninsula?"


HongzhongHongzhong Liu, China (P.R.C.)
Affiliation: Professor of School of International Studies, Liaoning University, China
Research topic: "The Changing Trade and Investment Relations and FTA among China, Japan and Korea."



HongzhongBhubhindar Singh, Singapore
Affiliation: Associate Professor, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Research topic: "Japanese Security Policy: Military Crises, Threat Inflation and Security Policy Development."




Cu Huy Ha VU, Vietnam
Research topic: "Reflections on Freedom and Democracy in Vietnam"



Kailei Kailei YAN, China
Affiliation: Associate Professor, The College of Art and Communication, Tongji University, China
Research topic: "Study of Contemporary Documentary Filmmakers in China and the U.S."


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