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  VOSSE, Wilhelm M.
   Division of Arts and Sciences, College of Liberal Arts, International Christian University
■ Academic Background
1. 1993/04~2000/05 Political Science, University of Hanover, Germany, Graduated, Dr. phil.
2. 1990/09~1991/06 Political Science, International Relations, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), Studying abroad, Link
3. 1986/10~1992/12 University of Hanover, Germany, Graduated, M.A.
■ #Professional Background
1. 2015/04~ Director, Social Science Research Institute (SSRI), International Christian University (ICU)
2. 2015/04~2017/03 Department Chair, Department of Politics and International Studies, International Christian University (ICU)
3. 2015/04~2017/03 Member, Graduate School Council, International Christian University
4. 2013/09~2014/08 Academic Visitor, St. Antony's College, Oxford University Link
5. 2012/04~2013/03 Department Chair, Department of Politics and International Relations, International Christian University
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■ #Present Specialized Fields
International relations, Politics (Key Word:Japan, security policy, Japanese foreign policy, European Union, cybersecurity, cyberspace,) 
■ Profile
Wilhelm M. Vosse is Professor of Political Science and International Relations at the International Christian University (ICU) in Tokyo, Japan, where he also serves as Director of the Social Science Research Institute (SSRI). He held visiting research positions at the University of Oxford and Harvard University. His research interests include Japanese foreign and security policy and the domestic discourse on defense and security. Current research projects deal with Japan’s new security partnerships, maritime piracy, and most recently cybersecurity. Recent books include "Japan’s New Security Partnerships" (Manchester University Press, 2018) and "Governing Insecurity in Japan. The Domestic Discourse and Policy Response" (Routledge, 2014).
■ #Main Course Titles
Japan's International Relations, Japanese Politics, Advanced Studies in Security Studies, Foreign Policy Analysis, Security and Conflict Resolution, Peace Studies I
■ #Books and Articles
1. Book Japan’s New Security Partnerships: Beyond the Security Alliance (Collaboration) 2018/07 Link
2. Book Recent Developments and Trends in Japanese Foreign Policy 2016/2017: Japan´s reaction to Donald Trump and Kim Jun-un (Collaboration) 2017/11
3. Book Governing Insecurity in Japan: The Domestic Discourse and Policy Response (Collaboration) 2016/12 Link
4. Book Broadening of security- and trade politics Japanese Foreign Policy 2015/2016 [In German] (Collaboration) 2016/11
5. Book National Security as a Dominating Factor of Japanese Foreign Policy 2014/2015 (Collaboration) 2015/11 Link
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■ #Academic Conference Presentation
1. 2018/04/05 Cyberspace and Security Partnerships: The Case of Japan, EU, and NATO Cooperation (International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Meeting 2018) Link
2. 2017/10/20 The role of Germany in an Era of Uncertainty (The Era of Uncertain Leadership: East Asian Responses to a G-Zero World and the role of Middle Powers)
3. 2016/12/11 Reviving Japan through Internationalization of Higher Education: Is there a New Meiji? (Japan Futures Initiative (JFI) and European Japan Advanced Research Network (EJARN) Joint Conference)
4. 2016/06/26 Japan-EU Security Cooperation in Out-of-Area Missions: The Case of the Counter-Piracy Mission Off the Coast of Somalia (International Studies Association (ISA) Asia-Pacific Conference 2016) Link
5. 2016/06/03 Trying to Make Sense of Recent Changes in Japanese Security Policy: From Peace Studies to Critical Security Studies (“Rethinking Peace Studies”)
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■ #Lectures
1. 2018/03 Japan’s New Security Partnerships (School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London, UK)
2. 2017/03 The Impact of Japan’s New Security Partnerships (School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London)
3. 2016/02 Decentering after Developing Independent Political and Military Capabilities? Japan’s Counter-Piracy Mission and Beyond (Osaka University)
4. 2015/06 The Japanese Counter-Piracy Missions and its Contribution to Abe’s Policy of ‘Proactive Pacifism’” (Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, Japan)
5. 2015/05 Japanese Politics Today (EU-Japan Center for Industrial Cooperation)
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■ #Academic Society Memberships
1. 2006/01~ International Studies Association, ISA, USA Link
2. 2001/04~ Peace Research Institute (PRI), International Christian University Link
3. 2001/01~ American Political Science Association, ASPA, USA Link
4. 2000/09~ Social Science Research Institute, ICU, Tokyo Link
5. 2008/09 ∟ Director
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■ #Research Topics, Funded Research, and Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
1. 2017/04~2020/03  Cyberspace and International Relations: Security Cooperation between Japan, Europe and NATO  (Key Word : Security Policy, Japanese Politics, Cybersecurity, International Relations, Foreign Policy) Link
2. 2012/04~2015/03  Japan, Australia, EU and NATO Security Cooperation in Out-of-area Missions  (Key Word : ) Link
3. 2009/04~2012/03  Comparison of Japanese and German Foreign and Defense Policy after 9/11  (Key Word : Foreign policy / Defense policy / Public opinion/ Germany / Japan) Link
■ #Committees and Societies
1. 2017~ New Directions of East Asian History (Book Series), Springer Advisory Board Member Link
2. 2013~ Critical European Studies (Routledge Book Series) Editorial Board Member Link
3. 2008/09~ Journal of Social Science, Tokyo Chair of the Editorial Board Link
4. 2006~2008 Japan Aktuell. Journal of Current Japanese Affairs, German Institute of Global and Area Studies, Hamburg Editorial Board Member
■ #Exhibitions, Concerts and Athletic Meets
1. 2004/11/01~2005/01/31 Survey on Attitudes and Global Engagement (SAGE) (Harvard Dataverse Network) Link
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