Public lecture video by Institute of Contemporary Asian Studies (ICAS). This lecture was held on April 17, 2017. The speakers were Dr. Guibourg Delamotte, Associate Professor of Political Science at the French Institute of Oriental Studies (Inalco)’s Japanese studies department and Dr. Satoru Nagao, Research Fellow at the Institute for Future Engineering, Visiting Research Fellow at the Research Institute for Oriental Cultures at Gakushuin University, Research Fellow at the Japan Forum for Strategic Studies, and Lecturer at Aoyama-Gakuin and Komazawa universities.
Is Japan powerful? This is the question which this talk will address and is at the center of a volume to be published by Routledge this fall, edited by Professor Delamotte. In this book, many of Japan’s most prominent security experts discuss various aspects of Japanese power.