IAFOR Chairman, Prof. Stuart Picken, panels a discussion between D. Colin Jaundril of Providence College, USA and Dr. Yukinori Komine of Harvard University.
D. Colin Jaundril is an Assistant Professor of History at Providence College, USA specializing in Modern Japanese and East Asian History, with a particular research interest in the transformation of military service in the transition from the Tokugawa to Meiji periods.
Dr. Yukinori Komine is an Associate in Research at the Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies at Harvard. He is an internationally trained political scientist whose area of expertise is U.S. Foreign Policy and International Relations of the Asia-Pacific Region.
This panel discussion was held during the IAFOR North American Conference on the Social Sciences 2014 and covers some of the issues facing Japan and Asia-Pacific Security.
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