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Economic Statecraft of the EU and Japan: The case of sanctions against the Russian invasion of Ukraine

4th March 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Together with UCD Japan and UCD Centre for Japanese Studies we are delighted to invite you to an online webinar ‘European Integration and its Economic Statecraft’ with Prof Kazuto Suzuki, Graduate School of Public Policy The University of Tokyo, and hosted by the Embassy of Japan in Ireland.

UPDATE: We wish to inform you that there has been a change to the topics to be covered to reflect recent international events. Given the recent invasion of Ukraine by Russia, Professor Kazuto Suzuki, University of Tokyo will discuss this urgent global issue in terms of economic statecraft of the EU and Japan, which is felt to be of great concern internationally. Revised topic: “Economic Statecraft of the EU and Japan: The case of sanctions against the Russian invasion of Ukraine”

Date: Friday, 4th March 2022
Time: 1 – 2.30 PM
Online: Zoom – link will be shared with all registered on Eventbrite
Registration is required: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/european-integration-and-its-economic-statecraft-tickets-262415520887?aff=ebdsoporgprofile


Kazuto Suzuki is Professor of Science and Technology Policy at the Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of Tokyo, Japan, and senior fellow of Asia Pacific Initiative (API), the independent policy think tank. He graduated Department of International Relations, Ritsumeikan University, and received PhD from Sussex European Institute, University of Sussex, England.

He has worked in the Fondation pour la recherche stratégique in Paris, France as assistant researcher and the Associate Professor at the University of Tsukuba from 2000 to 2008 and served as Professor of International Politics at Hokkaido University until 2020.

He served as an expert in the Panel of Experts for the Iranian Sanction Committee under the United Nations Security Council from 2013 to July 2015. He currently serves as the President of the Japan Association of International Security and Trade.

His research focuses on the conjunction of science/technology and international relations; subjects including space policy, non-proliferation, export control and sanctions.

His recent work includes Space and International Politics (2011, in Japanese, awarded Suntory Prize for Social Sciences and Humanities), Policy Logics and Institutions of European Space Collaboration (2003) and many others.

For more information and to register: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/european-integration-and-its-economic-statecraft-tickets-262415520887?aff=ebdsoporgprofile


This event is funded by the Embassy of Japan in Ireland.