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  VOSSE, Wilhelm M.
   Professor
   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. 2013/09~2014/08 Academic Visitor, St. Antony's College, Oxford University
4. 2012/04~2013/03 Department Chair, Department of Politics and International Relations, International Christian University
5. 2012/04~ Professor of Political Science, Department of Politics and International Studies, International Christian University (ICU)
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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 is a professor of political science and international relations at the International Christian University (ICU) in Tokyo, Japan, and between 2013 and 2014 a Visiting Academic at the Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies and at St. Anthony's College, University of Oxford, UK. In 2007, he was visiting scholar at the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies at Harvard University, USA.
Before joining ICU in 2000, he was a lecturer in the Department of Policy Management at Keio University (SFC), Japan, and from 1994 to 1995 a lecturer and researcher at the Institute of Political Science of the University of Hanover, Germany. For a long time, his research was about social movements and the state-society relationship in Japan. Over the last decade, his research interests have been Japanese foreign and security policy and the public discourse and opinions about security and defense issues.
He is currently involved in a research project on EU-Japan cooperation on security problems, and is, among others, interested in the multinational cooperation in the counter-piracy missions off the coast of Somalia and the Gulf of Aden.
■ 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 Governing Insecurity in Japan: The Domestic Discourse and Policy Response (Collaboration) 2016/12 Link
2. Book Broadening of security- and trade politics Japanese Foreign Policy 2015/2016 [In German] (Collaboration) 2016/11
3. Book National Security as a Dominating Factor of Japanese Foreign Policy 2014/2015 (Collaboration) 2015/11 Link
4. Book From Abenomics to “proactive pacifism”: Developments in Japanese Foreign Policy 2013/2014 (in German) (Collaboration) 2014/11 Link
5. Book Governing Insecurity in Japan. The Domestic Discourse and Policy Response (Collaboration) 2014/06 Link
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■ Academic Conference Presentation
1. 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
2. 2016/06/03 Trying to Make Sense of Recent Changes in Japanese Security Policy: From Peace Studies to Critical Security Studies (“Rethinking Peace Studies”)
3. 2016/03/11 Japan’s New Security Partnerships (School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London)
4. 2016/02/20 Decentering after Developing Independent Political and Military Capabilities? Japan’s Counter-Piracy Mission and Beyond (“Non-American Directions in Japanese Security”)
5. 2015/06/26 The Japanese Counter-Piracy Missions and its Contribution to Abe’s Policy of ‘Proactive Pacifism’” (Hitotsubashi University, Department of Public Policy and Law)
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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. 2009/06 Wird Japan zum Großbritannien Asiens oder zum Deutschland Asiens? Beobachtungen zur außenpolitischen Entwicklung Japans im 21sten Jahrhundert
4. 2006/02 Civil Society Environmental Dialogue Japan - Germany
■ Academic Society Memberships
1. 2006/01~ International Studies Association, ISA, USA
2. 2001/01~ American Political Science Association, ASPA, USA
3. 2000/09~ Social Science Research Institute, ICU, Tokyo
4. 1995/01~ German Association of Political Science, DVPW, Germany
5. 1988/11~ German Association of Social Science Research on Japan, Germany
■ 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
■ Websites
   https://icu.academia.edu/WilhelmVosse
■ E-Mail Addresses
  kyoin_mail
■ Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research Researcher Number
70327732
■ ORCID
0000-0002-5188-4227