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  • The 47th SSDP discussion session was held on May 30, 2022 to discuss "Global Impact of the Ukraine War". Narushige Michishita, Vice President, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies gave a lecture on "The Ukraine War and Security in East Asia", Yasuhiro Matsuda, Professor, the University of Tokyo gave a lecture on "How Will the Ukraine War Change the New US-China Cold War?", Tatsuhiko Yoshizaki, Chief Economist, Sojitz Research Institute, Ltd. gave a lecture on "Impact of the Ukraine War on the Global Economy".
  • The 46th SSDP discussion session was held on May 23, 2022 to discuss "The Ukrainian War from the view points of International Politics and International Law. Michito Tsuruoka, Associate Professor, Keio University, gave lecture on "The Russia-Ukraine War and NATO", Matake Kamiya, Professor, National Defens Academy, gave a lecture on "The Ukrainian War Viewed from Theories of International Politics", Masahiro Kurosaki, Associate Professor, National Defense Academy gave a lecture on "The Russian Invasion of Ukraine and the Future International Legal Order".
  • The 45th SSDP discussion session was held on May 18, 2022 to discuss "Why the Ukrainian War Occurs?".Yuichi Hosoya, Professor, Keio University gave a lecture on "Why War Occurs in Europe?--The Structural Transformation of the European Security Order in the Post-Cold War Era --", Tsuneo Watanabe, Senior Fellow, Sasakawa Peace Foundation gave a lecture on "The Russia-Ukrainian War and the Behind-the-Scenes Stance of the United States", Taisuke Abiru, Senior Research Fellow, Sasakawa Peace Foundation gave a lecture on "Why Putin Launched a Military Invasion of Ukraine?"
  • The 44th SSDP discussion session was held on February 17, 2022 to discuss "National Security Strategy and Economic Security ". Matake Kamiya, Professor, the National Defense Academy gave lecture on "On Economic Security", Nobushige Takamizawa, Visiting Professor, The University of Tokyo gave lecture on "Economic Security and the Review of the 2013 NSS and the related strategy documents".
  • The 43rd SSDP discussion session was held on February 9, 2022 to discuss "Trade Regime and Economic Security ". Kazuto Suzuki, Professor, the University of Tokyo gave lecture on "Economic Security in the Free Trade Regime", Jun Osawa, Senior Research Fellow, Nakasone Peace Institute gave lecture on "Economic Security and Cyber Security".
  • The 42nd SSDP discussion session was held on February 5, 2022 to discuss " Science/Technology and Economic Security ". Yuzo Murayama, Professor, Doshisya University gave lecture on "The US-China Rivalry and Economic Security", Nobukatsu Kanehara, Professor, Doshisya University gave lecture on "Japan's National Security Policies and Science and Technology".
  • A remembrance seminar "Remembering Professor Ezra Vogel" was held on January 17, 2022. Yutaka Kawashima, former vice minister of foreign affairs; Ryosei Kokubun, former president of the National Defense Academy of Japan; Hitoshi Tanaka, former deputy minister for foreign affairs; and Lt. Gen.(Ret.) Sadamasa Oue, former senior fellow at the Harvard Asia Center spoke of Prof. Vogel's role and contribution to Japan-US relations.
  • The 41st SSDP discussion session was held on November 23, 2021 to discuss " Korea's Political Situation and Japan". Junya Nishino, Professor, Keio University gave lecture on "The 2022 South Korean Presidential Election and the Next Administration's Foreign and Security Policy", Hideshi Tokuchi, Senior Fellow, GRIPS gave lecture on "North Korea's Nuclear and Missile Development and Japan's Defense", and Masao Okonogi, Professor Emeritus, Keio University gave lecture on "What will Become of Japan-South Korea Relations? The 1965 Japan-South Korea Treaty System in Jeopardy"
  • The 40th SSDP discussion session was held on November 17, 2021 to discuss " North Korea's Situation and its Outlook". Mitsuhiro Mimura, Chief Research Fellow, The Economic Research Institute for Northeast Asia gave lecture on " Economic and Social Conditions in North Korea and its Relations with South Korea ", Shin Kawashima, Professor, The University of Tokyo and Shunji Hiraiwa, Professor, Nanzan University gave lecture on " China's Korean Peninsula Policy and North Korea", and Hitoshi Tanaka, Chairman for Institute for International Strategy at the Japan Research Institute, Ltd gave lecture on " What to Do with the Relations with North Korea?".
  • The 39th SSDP discussion session was held on October 29, 2021 to discuss " North Korea's Nuclear Missile Development. Narushige Michishita, Vice President, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies gave lecture on "Strategic Implications of North Korea's Enhanced Nuclear and Missile Capabilities", Tsuneo Watanabe, Senior Fellow, Sasakawa Peace Foundation gave lecture on " The Biden Administration's North Korea Policy: Its Low Priority and Looming Crises" and Yasuyo Sakata, Professor, Kanda University of International Studies gave lecture on "The Evolution of the US-ROK Alliance: Tasks in the Biden Era".
  • Japan-Korea joint seminars co-sponsored by SSDP and FCI were held on July 26, August 23, September 28 to discuss on Japan's and Korea's coping with the competition between the US and China. Professor Yukiko Fukagawa, Mr. Kazuhiro Momomoto, Professor Kazuto Suzuki, President Toshiya Tsugami, Professor Junya Nishino and Senior Fellow Tsuneo Watanabe gave presentations.
  • A research journal "Security Studies vol03 no02" (Asia's Security I) was published in June.
  • The 38th SSDP discussion session was held on May 28, 2021 to discuss "Asia's Security--Regional Security Mechanism". Nobushige Takamizawa, Visiting Professor, the University of Tokyo gave lecture on "The Strategic Development of Japanese Security Cooperation under Superpower Competition and the Development of FOIP Operation System" and Ken Jinbo, Professor, Keio University gave lecture on "The Developement of Regional Architecture--From Asia Pacific to Indo Pacific--".
  • The 37th SSDP discussion session was held on May 24,2021 to discuss "Asia's Security--Regional Security Problems". Shin Kawashima, Professor, the University of Tokyo gave lecture on "Security Perceptions of Central Asian Countries -- From the Perspective of China Studies --", Dr. Satoru Nagao, Visiting Research Fellow, Hudson Institute gave lecture on "Security in the Indian Ocean Region: Implication of Galwan Incident for QUAD in the Indo-Pacific" and Tsuneo Watanabe, Senior Fellow, Sasakawa Peace Foundation gave lecture on "Easternization and Security in Asia".
  • The 36th SSDP discussion session was held on May 14, 2021 to discuss "Asia's Security--Regional Power's Security Perspective". Kazutoshi TAMARI, Associate Professor, Chukyo University gave lecture on "The Ideas of "Autonomy" and "Self-Reliance" in Contemporary India's Foreign Strategy", Saya Kiba, Associate Professor, Komatsu University, Faculty of Intercultural Communication gave lecture on "Thailand's Security Policies and Threat Perceptions", Yoshihiro Nakanishi, Associate Professor, Kyoto University gave lecture on "Myanmar's Security Perceptions and the February 1 Coup d'Etat" and Tomohiko Satake, Senior Fellow, Defense Policy Division, Policy Studies Department, NIDS gave lecture on "Australia's Security Perceptions and the "Asia Threat"".
  • The 35th SSDP discussion session was held on April 26, 2021 to discuss "Asia's Security-Regional Security Mechanism". Hideshi Tokuchi, Senior Fellow, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies gave lecture on "The Quad Plus in the Security of Asia: Its Significance and Outlook" and Tsutomu Kikuchi Professor, Aoyama Gakuin University gave lecture on "The Indo-Pacific Regional Architecture".
  • The 34th SSDP discussion session was held on April 20, 2021 to discuss "Asia's Security-Regional Security Problems". Yasuhiro Matsuda Professor, the University of Tokyo gave lecture on "Normalized Tensions in China-Taiwan Relations", Yoji Koda Former Commander in Chief, Self Defense Fleet gave lecture on "China's Maritime Strategy and Responses of the United States and Japan" and Shigeki Sakamoto Emeritus Professor, Kobe University gave lecture on "The South China Issues from the Perspective of the International Law Order".
  • The 33rd SSDP discussion session was held on April 19, 2021 to discuss "Asia's Security-Regional Power's Security Perspective". Yusuke Takagi Associate Professor,National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies gave lecture on "The Philippine Foreign and Security Policy Perspective" and Tomotaka Shoji Head, Asia and Africa Division, Regional Studies Department, National Institute for Defense Studies gave lecture on "Vietnam's Security: Challenges and Responses".
  • A research journal "Security Studies vol03 no01" (US Foreign Policy in the Biden Administration / The 2020 US Presidential Election and American Democracy) was published in March.
  • Japan-ROK Parliamentary Dialogue was held on March 11, 2021 to discuss "Japan-ROK Cooperation in the Era of US-China Competition". Tsuneo Watanabe, Adjunct Fellow, Center for Strategic and International Studies gave a keynote speech titled "A Middle-Power Strategy Pursued by Japan and South Korea in an Era of US-China Confrontation", followed by free discussion.
  • The 32nd SSDP discussion session was held on January 28, 2021 to discuss " The Biden Diplomatic Policies ". Matake Kamiya Professor, the National Defense Academy of Japan gave lecture on "Can the Biden Administration Restore America as a Global Leader?" and Hideshi Tokuchi Senior Fellow, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies gave lecture on "The Biden Administration and Japan's Security Strategy".
  • The 31st SSDP discussion session was held on January 22, 2021 to discuss " The Biden Diplomatic Policies ". Tsuneo Watanabe, Senior Fellow, Sasakawa Peace Foundation, Takaaki Asano, Senior Analyst, Sumitomo Corporation Global Research Co. Ltd. and Taisuke Abiru, Senior Fellow, Sasakawa Peace Foundation gave lectures.
  • The 30th SSDP discussion session was held on January 18, 2021 to discuss " The US Policy toward China ". Ryo Sahashi, Associate Professor, the University of Tokyo and Bonji Ohara, Senior Fellow, Sasakawa Peace Foundation gave lectures.
  • The 29th SSDP discussion session was held on December 10 to discuss" The US Presidential Election and Its Democracy". Fumiaki Kubo, Professor, the University of Tokyo and Kazuhiro Maeshima, Proressor, Sophia University gave lectures.
  • A research journal "Security Studies vol02 no04" -Normalize Japan-South Korea Relations through Dialogues- was published in December.
  • The Japan-ROK Future Dialogue was held on November 21 to discuss "Japan-ROK Cooperation in the Post-Covid-19 Era". Political leaders, Academia and Experts joined from both sides.
  • A research journal "Security Studies vol02 no03"-The Novel Coronavirus Pandemic and Security- was published in September.
  • The 28th SSDP discussion session was held on July 17. Shin Kawashima, Professor, The University of Tokyo gave a lecture on "The Policy Agenda for the Xi Jinping Administration", Koji Murata, Professor, Doshisha University gave a lecture on "Epidemic Control in the United States and International Relations", and Question & Answer.
  • The 27th SSDP discussion session was held on July 13. Matake Kamiya, Professor, National Defense Academy of Japan gave a lecture on "The Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic and International Relations", Yuichi Hosoya, Professor, Keio University gave a lecture on "The EU's Response to COVID-19 and International Relations", Takashi Sekiyama, Associate Professor, Kyoto University gave a lecture on "Security against Infectious Disease Threats --- Policy Responses Abroad", and Question & Answer.
  • The 26th SSDP discussion session was held on July 6. Motoshige Itoh, Professor Emeritus, The University of Tokyo gave a lecture on "The Corona Crisis Seen from a Macroeconomic Perspective", Takashi Mihara, Senior Research Fellow, NLI Research Institute gave a lecture on "The Coronavirus Pandemic and Japan's Infectious Disease Control", Kazumasa Oguro, Professor, Hosei University gave a lecture on "Infectious Disease Crisis Control in Japan- Recommendations on an Exit Strategy -", and Question & Answer.
  • A research journal "Security Studies vol2 no2"(Middle East Situation and Japan's Security) was published in July, 2020.
  • A Joint meeting organized by Society of Security and Diplomatic Policy Studies and Group of State Power Studies was held on May 8. The meeting approved Urgent Recommendations "Toward a V-shaped Recovery after the Novel Coronavirus Pandemic "Coronavirus Testing for All" --- the First Step of the Next Phase".
  • The 25th SSDP discussion session was held on April 24. Hiroki Sugita, Special editorial board, Kyodo News Service gave a lecture on " US Diplomacy toward Iran: Economic Sanctions as a Diplomatic Tool", Taisuke Abiru, Senior Research Fellow, the Sasakawa Peace Foundation gave a lecture on "Russian factors in Middle East", Ippeita Nishida, Senior Research Fellow, the Sasakawa Peace Foundation gave a lecture on " The SDF Dispatches to the Middle East --- History and Significance", and Question & Answer.
  • The 24th SSDP discussion session was held on April 14. Satoshi Ikeuchi, Professor of Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, The Tokyo University, gave a lecture on "Middle East Order", Amane Kobayashi, Research Fellow of The Institute of Energy Economics gave a lecture on " The Middle Eastern Situation and Japan's Energy Security", and Question & Answer.
  • A research journal "Security Studies vol2 no1"(Where China will go?) was published in April, 2020.
  • The SSDP Round Table was held on February 21. Sayed Ghoneim, Chairman of Institute for Global Security & Defence Affairs made a lecture on "Strategic Rivalries in the Middle East in New Security Dynamics", and Question & Answer.
  • The 23rd SSDP discussion session was held on February 17. Takashi Sekiyama, Associate Professor of Kyoto University gave a lecture on "Environmental Security and Japan", Hideshi Tokuchi, Senior Fellow, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies gave a lecture on "Changes in Global Environment and Security", and Question & Answer.
  • The 22nd SSDP discussion session was held on January 30. Kazuto Suzuki, Professor of Hokkaido University gave a lecture on "Space and Security", Yasuhito Fukushima, Chief Researcher, The National Institute for Defense Studies of Japan gave a lecture on "The US Security Space Policy", Bonji Ohara, Senior Fellow, Sasakawa Peace Foundation geve a lecture on "China's Recent Activities in Space and Cyberspace", and Question & Answer.
  • The 21st SSDP discussion session was held on January 27. Motohiro Tsuchiya, Professor of Keio University gave a lecture on "Cyberspace Security", Yukinari Hirose, Former President of the National Institute for Defense Studies gave a lecture on "Japan's Space and Cyberspace Policy", and Question & Answer.
  • The SSDP Round Table was held on January 17, 2020. Oksana Antonenko, Director for Global Political Risk Analysis at Control Risks gave a lecture on "Middle East Risks", and Question & Answer.
  • A research journal "Security Studies vol1 no04"(Where will china go ?) was published in
  • The 20th SSDP discussion session was held on October 10. Akio Takahara, Professor, the University of Tokyo gave a lecture on "The US-China Confrontation --- Where Will Hegemony Reside Next?", Osamu Tanaka, Chief Senior Researcher, Institute of Developing Economies, JETRO gave a lecture on "Challenges Facing the Chinese Economy", Tsuneo Watanabe, Senior Fellow, Sasakawa Peace Foundation gave a lecture on "US Strategic Perception on China: Implications for US Allied Partners" and Question & Answer
  • The 19th SSDP discussion session was held on October 7. Shin Kawashima, Professor, the University of Tokyo gave a lecture on "The Xi Jinping Administration's View of the International Order– China's emphasis on United Nations diplomacy and liberal economic policies−", Hideshi Tokuchi, Senior Fellow, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, gave a lecture on "The Future of China's Security Strategy", Bonji Ohara, Senior Research Fellow, Sasakawa Peace Foundation gave a lecture on "China --- Its Confidence and Anxiety" and Question & Answer
  • The SSDP and The Prospect Foundation held the Japan-Taiwan Strategic Dialogue in Taipei on September 20. It focuses on China's problem including Hongkong issues. The report will be put on soon.
  • A research journal "Security Studies vol1 no03"(Korean Peninsula Issue) was published in September.
  • 2019 FUTURE CONSENSUS DIALOGUE was held on July 31 and August 1in Tokyo, co-hosted by Future Consensus Institute (Yeosijae), Renewable Energy Institute (REI) and Society of Security and Diplomatic Policy Studies (SSDP)
  • The 18th SSDP discussion session was held on May 8. Junya Nishino, Professor, Keio University, gave a lecture on "Prospects of the denuclearization of North Korea from the North Korea's view points"Narushige Michishita, Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, gave a lecture on "Prospects of the denuclearization of North Korea from the American view points"
  • The 17th SSDP discussion session was held on April 22. Masao Okonogi, Professor Emeritus, Keio University gave a lecture on "Current Status and Prospects of South Korea and Japan's Frictions over History: How to address the Judicial Problems" Junya Nishino, Professor, Keio University, gave a comment "South Korea and Japan's Frictions over History" Japan and South Korea Relationships (Question & Answer)
  • The SSDP published a research journal, "Security Studies vol1 no2", in April 2019. It focuses on Indian issues. The "Letter" explains in detail.
  • The SSDP published a new research journal, "Security Studies", in March, 2019. The "Letter" explains in detail.
  • The 16th SSDP discussion session was held on February 6. Toru Ito, Associate Professor at The National Defense Academy of Japan, gave a lecture on "The Modi's Diplomatic Policy in the Indian Diplomatic Policies". Koji Kobayashi, Senior Research Fellow of the Mizuho Research Institute gave a lecture on "Current State and Prospect of India's Economy and the Economic Policy"
  • The 15th SSDP discussion session was held on February 4. Chiharu Takenaka, Professor of Rikkyo University gave a lecture on Dynamics of Indian Politics and the 2019 General Elections. Matake Kamiya, Professor at The National Defense Academy of Japan also gave a lecture on "Cooperative Strategy" to Realize "Competitive Strategy"--- The composite structure of Japan's "Free and Open Indo-Pacific" strategy (vision) ---.
  • The 14th SSDP discussion session was held on November 9. Tsuneo Watanabe, Senior Fellow of Sasakawa Peace Foundation, gave a lecture on "US Midterm Election and following policies". Professor Akihiko Tamura, Professor of the GRIPS gave a lecture on "Current Status and Issues of International Trade Order"
  • The 13th SSDP discussion session was held on November 7. Ryo Sahashi, Professor, Kanagawa University, gave a lecture on "Sino-US Confrontation and Japan". Takashi Sekiyama, professor of Toyo University, also gave a lecture on "Prospect of the Sino-US Trade War".
  • The 12th SSDP discussion session was held on September 27. Motoshige Ito, Professor Gakusyuin University gave a lecture on "Internal and External Economic Problems Japan is Facing". Professor Kazumasa Oguro also gave a supplementary explanation on social security reforms.
  • The 11th SSDP discussion session was held on June 18 to discuss " North Korea's problem after the historical US-North Korea Summit Meeting ".
  • Yuichi Hosoya, Professor of the Keio University, gave a lecture on "The EU States and Russia over North Korea Issues- Expansion of Influence through Diplomacy: Attempts and Limitations -".
  • Junya Nishino, Professor of the Keio University, gave a lecture on "Evaluation of the US-North Korea Summit Meeting and the Future Prospects".
  • The 10th SSDP discussion session was held on June 14 to discuss " North Korea's problem after the historical US-North Korea Summit Meeting".
  • Tsuneo Watanabe, Senior Fellow of the Sasakawa Peace Foundation provided a lecture on "US North Korea policy affected by personnel changes in the Trump administration".
  • Shin Kawashima, Professor of the Tokyo University gave a lecture on "China-North Korea relationship under Xi Jinping".
  • Nobuo Shimotomai, Professor of the Hosei University explained "North Korean Denuclearization and Russia".
  • The 2nd Japan-Philippines Strategic Dialogue was held in Tokyo on March 10 to discuss politics, economy, security and domestic affairs of both countries.
  • The 9th SSDP discussion session was held on February 16. Masahiro Akiyama, Chairman of the SSDP gave a lecture on " The Network Hegemony Theory for a Security Architecture in The Asia Pacific Region ".
  • The 8th SSDP discussion session was held on December18. TANAKA, Koichiro Professor, Keio University gave a lecture "Destabilized Middle East".
  • The 7th SSDP discussion session was held on October 9. Bonji Ohara, Senior Research Fellow, the Sasakawa Peace Foundation gave a lecture "19th CCP National Congress".
  • A special session was held on October 8. Ezra, F, Vogel, Emeritus Professor, Harvard University provided a lecture on "Problems in Sino-Japanese Relations, 1992-2042".
  • The 6th SSDP discussion session was held on September 28. KAWAGUCI, Yoriko, Former Foreign Minister provided a lecture on the Future of the Asia-Pacific Region.
  • A special session was held on September 19. HIROSE,Takako, Professor, Senshu University discussed a New Trend in India's Foreign Policy and Japan. Her article was posted on the SSDP website in October.
  • The 5th SSDP discussion session was held on July 20. Takashi SEKIYAMA, Ph.D., Toyo University made a lecture on the outlook of China's economy and a mutual interaction between economic interdependence and political relations. His proposal article is posted on the SSDP website in August.
  • A special discussion session was held on June 30. Dr. Yuichi Hosoya, Professor of Keio University made a lecture on the Prospect of European Politics and the Implication on Japan"s Diplomacy.
  • The 4 th SSDP discussion session was held on May 31. The SSDP invited Dr. Shin Kawashima, Professor of the University of Tokyo, to discuss "the two big powers, the US and China, and the influence on Japan's diplomacy". His proposal article is posted on the SSDP website in June.
  • The Japan-Taiwan Strategic Dialogue was held in Taipei on May 15.
  • The Japan-Philippines Strategic Dialogue was held in Manila on January 31. The discussion summary was posted on the SSDP homepage in topics.
  • The third SSDP discussion session was held on January 23, 2017. The SSDP invited Dr. Motoshige Ito to discuss the Abenomics and Trump Administration. His proposal article entitled "Economic Influences of the Trump Administration" was posted on the SSDP website in Murch.
  • The SSDP website was officially launched on December 20, 2016. Professor Masao Okonogi's "A Review of Japan's North Korea Policy-- - How should she address the divided state's nuclear armament?" and Ippeita Nishida's "Widening Security Task: Will SDF do the Job?" are posted on the website..
  • The second SSDP discussion session was held on December 7, 2016. The SSDP invited Dr. Tsuneo Watanabe to discuss the presidential election in the United States and security policy of the incoming Trump administration.
  • On November 26, 2016, an article by Professor Masao Okonogi, titled "A Review of Japan's North Korea Policy-- - How should she address the divided state's nuclear armament?", was posted on the website of the Kajima Institute for International Peace.
  • The first SSDP discussion session was held on October 14, 2016. The SSDP invited Professor Masao Okonogi to discuss the Korean Peninsula issues.
  • Research Project "Society of Security and Diplomatic Policy Studies" is launched with the backing of the Kajima Institute for International Peace (Nobuyuki Hiraizumi, President) in October, 2016.
  • Society of Security and Diplomatic Policy Studies (SSDP) was founded by Akiyama Associates (Masahiro Akiyama, President) in October, 2016.
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