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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:Germany,Japan,security policy,Japanese foreign policy,defense policy,European Union) 
■ 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, Peace Studies I, Peace and Conflict Studies I, Security and Conflict Resolution
■ #Books and Articles
1. Book Recent Developments and Trends in Japanese Foreign Policy 2016/2017: Japan´s reaction to Donald Trump and Kim Jun-un (Collaboration) 2017/11
2. Book Governing Insecurity in Japan: The Domestic Discourse and Policy Response (Collaboration) 2016/12 Link
3. Book Broadening of security- and trade politics Japanese Foreign Policy 2015/2016 [In German] (Collaboration) 2016/11
4. Book National Security as a Dominating Factor of Japanese Foreign Policy 2014/2015 (Collaboration) 2015/11 Link
5. Book From Abenomics to “proactive pacifism”: Developments in Japanese Foreign Policy 2013/2014 (in German) (Collaboration) 2014/11 Link
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■ #Academic Conference Presentation
1. 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)
2. 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)
3. 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
4. 2016/06/03 Trying to Make Sense of Recent Changes in Japanese Security Policy: From Peace Studies to Critical Security Studies (“Rethinking Peace Studies”)
5. 2016/03/11 Japan’s New Security Partnerships (School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London)
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■ #Lectures
1. 2017/03 The Impact of Japan’s New Security Partnerships (School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London)
2. 2016/02 Decentering after Developing Independent Political and Military Capabilities? Japan’s Counter-Piracy Mission and Beyond (Osaka University)
3. 2015/06 The Japanese Counter-Piracy Missions and its Contribution to Abe’s Policy of ‘Proactive Pacifism’” (Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, Japan)
4. 2015/05 Japanese Politics Today (EU-Japan Center for Industrial Cooperation)
5. 2015/02 The Japanese Counter-Piracy Missions and its Contribution to Abe’s Policy of ‘Proactive Pacifism’ (University of Oxford, Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies)
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■ #Academic Society Memberships
1. 2006/01~ International Studies Association, ISA, USA
2. 2001/04~ Peace Research Institute (PRI), International Christian University
3. 2001/01~ American Political Science Association, ASPA, USA
4. 2000/09~ Social Science Research Institute, ICU, Tokyo
5. 1995/01~ German Association of Political Science, DVPW, Germany
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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 : 安全保障政策、日本政治、サイバーセクリティ、国際関係学、外交政策)
2. 2012/04~2015/03  Japan, Australia, EU and NATO Security Cooperation in Out-of-area Missions  (Key Word : 外交政策 / 安全保障政策 / 日本 / 欧州連合 / 海賊 / NATO / 安全保障 / 国際関係 / 日本の外交政策 / 日本政治 / EU) Link
3. 2009/04~2012/03  Comparison of Japanese and German Foreign and Defense Policy after 9/11  (Key Word : 外交政策 / 防衛政策 / 世論調査 / ドイツ / 日本) Link
■ #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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