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"Japan's Diplomatic Catastrophe after Yasukuni: Is There a Way Out?" with Amb. Kazuhiko Togo

Sponsored by the Sigur Center for Asian Studies

Thursday, March 6, 2014
11:10 AM - 12:25 PM
The Elliott School of International Affairs
Harry Harding Auditorium, 1957 E Street, NW, Room 213
Washington, DC 20052


Kazuhiko Togo, (Ph.D. 2009, Leiden University) is Professor and Director of the Institute for World Affairs, Kyoto Sangyo University since 2010. He served in the Japanese Foreign Ministry from 1968, working on Russia, the U.S., Europe, international law and economics, and retired in 2002 as Ambassador to the Netherlands. Since then, he has taught at universities in Leiden, Princeton, Tamkang (Taiwan), UC Santa Barbara, Seoul and Tokyo.

His recent English language publications include Japan and Reconciliation in Post-war Asia: The Murayama Statement and Its Implications and Japan's Foreign Policy 1945-2009 and East Asia's Haunted Present (co-edited). His Japanese language publications include The Inside Story of the Negotiations on the Northern Territories; History and Foreign Policy: Yasukuni, Asia & Tokyo Trial and Japan's Territorial Issues: Northern Territories, Takeshima and Senkaku, co-authored with Masayasu Hosaka . For other books and articles refer to



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