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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. 2021/04~ Department Chair, Politics and International Studies, International Christian University
2. 2019/09~2020/08 Visiting Professor, Department of Politics and International Studies (PAIS), University of Warwick Link
3. 2015/04~2019/03 Director, Social Science Research Institute (SSRI), International Christian University (ICU)
4. 2015/04~2017/03 Department Chair, Department of Politics and International Studies, International Christian University (ICU)
5. 2015/04~2017/03 Member, Graduate School Council, International Christian University
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■ #Present Specialized Fields
International relations, Politics (Key Word:Japanese politics, 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 Chair of the Department of Politics and International Studies (2021-). He formerly also held the position of Director of the Social Science Research Institute (SSRI). Wilhelm held visiting research positions at Harvard University, the University of Oxford, and The University of Warwick. His research interests include Japanese foreign and security policy, EU-Japan security relations, cybersecurity, and cyber diplomacy. Research projects deal with Japan’s new security partnerships and European and Japanese cyber diplomacy. Since 2020, he is the academic coordinator and ICU lead on an ERASMUS+ Jean Monnet Network on European Cyberdiplomacy that is funded by the European Commission (2020 - 2023).
Recent books include "Governing Insecurity in Japan. The Domestic Discourse and Policy Response" (Routledge, 2014), "Japan’s New Security Partnerships" (Manchester University Press, 2018) and "New Directions in Japan’s Security: Non-U.S. Centric Evolution" (Routledge, 2020).
■ #Main Course Titles
Japan's International Relations, Japanese Politics, Advanced Studies in Security Studies, International Security Studies, Foreign Policy Analysis, Security and Conflict Resolution, Peace Studies I
■ #Books and Articles
1. Article Promoting open and inclusive connectivity: The case for digital development cooperation Research in Globalization 3(3),pp.1-10 (Collaboration) 2021/12 Link
2. Book US-Japan Cybersecurity Cooperation In US-Japan Cybersecurity Cooperation: pp.29-33 (Collaboration) 2021/11 Link
3. Book New Directions in Japan’s Security: Non-U.S. Centric Evolution   (Collaboration) 2020/09 Link
4. Book Is Japan’s engagement in counter-piracy missions a step towards decentering of its security policy?  pp.154-174 (Collaboration) 2020/09 Link
5. Article Digital connectivity going global: The case for digital ODA Clingendael Policy Brief  (Collaboration) 2020/05 Link
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■ #Academic Conference Presentation
1. 2021/11/26 European and Japanese Approaches to Digital Development Assistance (EJARN Conference 2021: New Research on EU-Japan Relations) Link
2. 2021/08/20 US-Japan Cybersecurity Cooperation: Next Steps (US-Japan Virtual Forum on Cybersecurity Cooperation: Beyond the Tokyo Olympics) Link
3. 2021/07/12 EU-Japan Cooperation in Cybersecurity and Internet Governance: The new focus on the Indo-Pacific (International Political Science Association World Congress) Link
4. 2021/04/07 A conceptional broadening of security order in the Indo-Pacific: The role of EU-Japan cooperation in IT and cybersecurity (International Studies Association Annual Meeting 2021)
5. 2020/03/12 Japan-UK Cooperation on Cybersecurity and AI: What impact Brexit? (EU-Japan Forum) Link
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■ #Lectures
1. 2020/11/13 New Directions in Japan’s Security: Non-US Centric Evolution (Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies) Link
2. 2020/09/15 Japan's cooperation regarding cybersecurity and digital governance with the European Union (Paris, France) Link
3. 2019/10/08 Cyber Security and Cyber Diplomacy: Japan and East Asia (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)
4. 2018/03/14 Japan’s New Security Partnerships (School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London, UK)
5. 2017/03/08 The Impact of Japan’s New Security Partnerships (School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London)
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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. 2021/04~  Protecting the Free and Open Internet Through Cyber Diplomacy: Conceptual and Practical Challenges  (Key Word : cybersecurity, cyber diplomacy, EU-Japan)
2. 2020/09~  ERASMUS+ Jean Monnet Network on European Cyberdiplomacy (CYDIPLO)  (Key Word : cyber diplomacy, cybersecurity, EU, Japan) Link
3. 2017/04~  Cyberspace and International Relations: Security Cooperation between Japan, Europe and NATO  (Key Word : Security Policy, Japanese Politics, Cybersecurity, International Relations, Foreign Policy) Link
4. 2012/04~2015/03  Japan, Australia, EU and NATO Security Cooperation in Out-of-area Missions  (Key Word : ) Link
5. 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. 2008/09/01~2019/03/31 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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■ External Researcher ID
orcID 0000-0002-5188-4227