Reader in Asian Studies, University of Birmingham
Julie Gilson has been a member of Polsis since 2003. Her main interests at present focus on interpreting ‘civil society’ in Asia, with a particular focus on transnational advocacy groups. Previously she has written work on East Asian regionalism, Asia-Europe inter-regional relations and Japanese foreign policy.
– Civil Society in Asia
– Asian Regionalism
– Japanese Foreign Policy
– Asia-Europe Relations
Current and recent projects:
– The spatiality of transnational advocacy: examples from Asia
– Transnational governance & legitimacy
– Resource nationalism: Russia and Japan
– Social learning and NGOs in Asia
– Japanese foreign policy
Nissan has said it will no longer be producing its new X Trail car at its Sunderland plant in north-east England. They will instead be produced in Japan. Although no current jobs are scheduled to be lost, the region was...