PhD candidate in Japanese studies, University of Sheffield
I received a BA in Asian and African Studies from Russia's Institute of Practical Oriental Studies in 2012 and a MA in Japanese Studies from the School of East Asian Studies at the University of Sheffield in 2015. In 2010-2011, I spent a year at Hosei University in Tokyo as an exchange student. I am currently conducting PhD research on the transformation of Japan's grand strategy towards China and contemporary US-China-Japan trilateral security relations. My articles on Japan's history and foreign policy have been published in Russian and English.
Aug 03, 2016 10:55 am UTC| Insights & Views
Russia, and the Soviet Union before it, has traditionally been on Japans diplomatic radar mostly by virtue of its proximity and sheer influence. The two countries bilateral ties have been frosty at best, however, thanks to...