Publications

(Last update: April 26, 2013)

1. REFEREED PUBLICATIONS

Books

Tiberghien, Yves eds. 2013. Leadership in Global Institution Building: Minerva’s Rule. Palgrave Studies in European Union Politics Series. London and New York: Palgrave McMillan.

Tiberghien, Yves. 2012. L’Asie, le G20, et le future du Monde. Paris: Presses de Science Po. Collection Nouveaux Debats. [Book cover here]

Tiberghien, Yves. 2007. Entrepreneurial States: Reforming Corporate Governance in France, Japan, and Korea. Cornell Studies in Political Economy (directed by Peter Katzenstein). Ithaca and London : Cornell University Press.

 

Books in progress

Tiberghien, Yves. The Global Battle over the Governance of Genetically-Engineered Food. (status: Submitted for review).

Tiberghien, Yves. China’s Role in Global Governance: G20, Climate Change, and Food Security. (status: Submitted for review).

 

Journal articles

Tiberghien, Yves. 2011. “La Chine face au grand jeu du G20 et de la gouvernance mondiale.” Revue Internationale de Politique Comparee. 18, no. 3: 95-122.

Tiberghien, Yves. 2011. “The political Consequences of Inequality in Japan.” Journal of Social Science (『社会科学研究』) 62, no. 1 (February): 77-99.

Tiberghien, Yves. 2010. “The Puzzling 2010 Diaoyutai/Senkaku Crisis:Centrifugal Domestic Politics, Shifting Balance of Power, and Weak Regional Institutionalization.” Harvard Asia Quarterly. Special Issue on Maritime Asia. Harvard University: Harvard Asia Center. Winter 2010. Volume XII, No. 3 & 4. Pp 70-78.

Tiberghien, Yves. 2009. "Transitional Competitive Governance and Agenda-Setting in the EU: the Battle over the Regulation of GMOs since the mid-1990s." Journal of European Integration. 31. 3 (May 2009): 389-407.

Tiberghien, Yves and Miranda Schreurs. "High Noon in Japan: Kyoto Protocol Politics and the Power of a Symbol." Global Environmental Politics. 7.4 (November, 2007): 70 - 91. [Lead author, 60% contribution]

Schreurs , Miranda and Yves Tiberghien. "Multi-Level: Explaining European Union Leadership in Climate Change Mitigation." Global Environmental Politics. 7.4 (November, 2007): 19 - 46. [contribution to article: 50%]

Tiberghien, Yves. "Idéologie néolibérale et entreprenariat politique au Japon (Neo-Liberal Ideology and Political Entrepreneurship in Japan)." Critique Internationale. 32 (Juillet-Septembre 2006): 153 - 171.

Tiberghien, Yves. "The Battle for the Global Governance of Genetically Modified Organisms: the Roles of the European Union, Japan, Korea, and China in a Comparative Context." Les Etudes du CERI. 124 .March (2006).

Tiberghien, Yves. "Navigating the Path of Least Resistance: Financial Deregulation and the Origins of the Japanese Crisis." Journal of East Asian Studies. 5 (August 2005): 427 - 464.

Garon, Sheldon, Junko Kato, T.J. Pempel, Richard J. Samuels and Yves Tiberghien. "Roundtable on Richard J.Samuels, Machiavelli’s Children: Leaders and their Legacies in Italy and Japan." Journal of East Asian Studies. 6: (Spring 2006): 1 - 29. [contribution: 20%, 1/5 of article per author]

Tiberghien, Yves. "State Mediation of Global Financial Forces: Different Paths of Structural Reforms in Japan and South Korea."Journal of East Asian Studies. 2.2 (2002): 103 - 141.

Chapters

Tiberghien, Yves. 2012. “The Global Economic Crisis and Politics of Regime Change in Japan” in Nancy Bermeo and Jonas Pontusson, eds. Coping with Crisis: Government Reactions to the Great Recession. New York: Russell Sage Foundation. Pp. 261-286.

Tiberghien, Yves. 2012. “The global battle over the governance of agricultural biotechnology: the roles of Japan, Korea, and China” in Michael Howlett and David Laycock, eds. Regulating Next Generation Agri-Food Biotechnologies: Lessons from European, North American and Asian Experiences. London: Routledge (series: Genetics and Society), Pp. 111-125.

Tiberghien, Yves. 2011. “Chapter 4: Kakusa mondai to seito tairitsu (the impact of inequality on party politics)” in Nobuhiro Hiwatari and Jun Saito, eds. Political Parties in Disarray: The Causes and Conquences of the LDP’s Fall from Power.” Tokyo: University of Tokyo Press. Pp. 97-114.

Tiberghien, Yves. 2011. “Chapitre 1 : Quels équilibres entre Etat et marché au Japon après vingt ans de déréglementation ? (what is the new equilibrium between State and market in Japan after twenty years of deregulation?). In Sebastien Lechevalier, ed. Capitalismes et néolibéralisme: Leçons japonaises. Paris: Presses de Sciences Po.

Tiberghien, Yves. 2011. ”Comment Comprendre l’echec de la politique climatique europeenne” in Annuaire Français de Relations Internationales (AFRI). Volume XII (2011).  Pp. 549-560.

Schreurs, Miranda and Yves Tiberghien. 2010. “Multi-Level Reinforcement: Explaining European Union Leadership in Climate Change Mitigation,” in Harrison, Kathryn and Lisa Sundstrom eds, Global Commons, Domestic Decisions: The Comparative Politics of Climate Change. Boston: MIT Press. Pp 22-66.

Tiberghien, Yves and Miranda Schreurs. 2010. “High Noon in Japan: Embedded Symbolism and post-2001 Kyoto Protocol Politics.” in Harrison, Kathryn and Lisa Sundstrom eds, Global Commons, Domestic Decisions: The Comparative Politics of Climate Change. Boston: MIT Press. Pp. 139-168.

Tiberghien, Yves. 2007. "Europe: Turning Against Agricultural Biotechnology in the Late 1990s". The Gene Revolution: GM Crops and Unequal Development. Ed. Sakiko Fukuda-Parr. London: Earthscan Publication, 51 - 69.

Tiberghien, Yves. 2006. "Global Investors, Bureaucratic Leadership, and Legislative Agenda: The Battle for Japanese Corporate Reforms, 1996-2002". From Crisis to Opportunity: Financial Globalization and East Asian Capitalism. Ed. Jongryn Mo and Daniel Okimoto. Washington, DC. The Walter Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center: Brookings, 41 - 83.

Tiberghien, Yves. 2003. "Continuité au Japon et Transformation en Corée: Analyse Politique de Deux Parcours Divergents". In Jean Marie Bouissou, Diana Hochraich, and Christian Milleli eds. Les Economies Asiatiques : de la Crise au Rebond ? Collection Recherches Internationales du CERI. Paris : Editions Karthala. pp. 301-325 (Chapter 13).

Conference Proceedings (for all: only abstract refereed)

Tiberghien, Yves. 2011. “The Political Response to the Inequality Problem In Japan since 2006.” Presented at the Annual Convention of the Association of Asian Studies (AAS), Honolulu, April 2.

Tiberghien, Yves. 2009. “Globalization, Inequality, and Political Realignment: The Emerging Clash Between Structural Reforms and Rising Inequalities in Japan.” Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Toronto, September 4.

Tiberghien, Yves. 2008. “The Entrepreneurial State and Democratic Accountability: Living with the Political Consequences of Structural Reforms in France and Japan.” Presented at the Annual Convention of the Council on European studies (CES). Chicago, Il, March 7.

Tiberghien, Yves and Marko Papic. “Poker Games over GMO Approvals in the EU Council: Explaining How Countries Vote in the Council of Minister.” Presented at the Annual Convention of the Council on European studies (CES). Chicago, Il (March 7). [contribution: 75%, lead author with graduate student]

Tiberghien, Yves and Marko Papic. "Crisis of Democratic Governance and Centrifugal Forces in the EU: The Struggle between Periphery and Center over the Governance of Genetically-Modified Organisms". Annual Meeting of the Canadian Political Science Association, York University. Jun, 2006. [contribution: 60%, lead author with graduate student]

Tiberghien, Yves. "Political Entrepreneurs and Structural Reforms in Post-1996 Japan: A Political Analysis of Corporate Governance Reforms". Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association. Washington, DC. Sep, 2006.

Tiberghien, Yves. "Civil Society as a Trigger for Institutional Change? A Political Analysis of Biotech Regulations and Kyoto Protocol Implementation in Japan". Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association. Washington, DC. 2005.

Tiberghien, Yves. "Global Forces, Political Mediation, and the Fragmentation of Corporate Governance Patterns: the Cases of France, Japan, and Korea". Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association. Chicago, United States. 2004.

Starrs, Sean and Yves Tiberghien. "The EU as Global Trouble-Maker in Chief: a Political Analysis of EU Regulations and EU Global Leadership in the Field of Genetically Modified Organisms ". Council of European Studies Annual Convention. Chicago, United States. 2004. [contribution: 75%, lead author with graduate student]

Tiberghien, Yves. "The Politics of Ill-Supervised Financial Deregulation: A Reinterpretation of the Japanese Financial Bubble ". International Studies Association Annual Convention. 2004.

Tiberghien, Yves. "EU Mediation of Global Finance vs National Corporate-Labor Coalitions: The Mighty Battle over the Takeover Directive, 1989-2003 ". Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association. Philadelphia, United States. 2003.

Tiberghien, Yves. "Veto Players, Financial Globalization, and Policy-Making: A Political Analysis of the Pathway of Structural Reforms in Japan, 1993-2002 ". Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association. Philadelphia, United States. 2003.

Tiberghien, Yves. "Political Mediation of Financial Forces: The Politics of Structural Reforms in Japan and South Korea". International Studies Association Annual Convention. New Orleans, United States. 2002.

Other – Reviewed Reports and Working Papers

Tiberghien, Yves. 2012. “Toward a New Japanese Role at the G20 Leaders Summit.” G20 Debriefing for Digital20 Global Summitry Project, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto.

Tiberghien, Yves. 2011. “East Asian Politics and the Great G20 Game: Convergence and Divergence in Chinese, Korean, and Japanese Approaches.” EAI Working Paper.

Tiberghien, Yves, 2011. “Post G20 Seoul Summit Meeting and East Asia.” EAI Issue Briefing No. MASI 2011-04. August 16. [reviewed and discussed as Special Feature in the International Relations and Security Network of ETH Zurich]

Tiberghien, Yves, 2011. “Real Advances for Global Governance at the Cannes G20 - In spite of the Euro Saga.” G20 Debriefing for Digital20 Global Summitry Project, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto.

Tiberghien Yves, 2011. “G20 and the Five Asian Powers.” Asia-Pacific Memo, UBC, IAR.

Tiberghien Yves, 2011. “A New Japanese Voice at the G20,” Asia-Pacific Memo, UBC, IAR.

Tiberghien Yves, 2011. “Strategic Games around Free Trade Agreements in the Asia-Pacific.” Telos, Paris.

Tiberghien, Yves. 2010. “The Global Governance of Biotechnology: Mediating Chinese and Canadian Interests.” Reviewed report written for the CIC Canada-China Project titled “Cooperation on Issues of Global Concerns.”

Wood, Fiona, and Tiberghien, Yves eds. 2009. Fiona Q. Wood and Yves Tiberghien, editors. Driving Innovations through Business, Education, and Social Entrepreneurship, Conference Report. Business Forum of Japan: Tokyo.

Tiberghien, Yves. 2009. “Empowering Entrepreneurs and Innovators: Toward a New Role for the State.” In Fiona Q. Wood and Yves Tiberghien, editors. Driving Innovations through Business, Education, and Social Entrepreneurship, Conference Report. Business Forum of Japan: Tokyo.

Tiberghien, Yves. 2005. “Agriculture Biotechnology Policy-Making in the EU, Japan, Korea, Chinese Taipei, and Australia: The Balance between National Politics and Global Trade Commitments”. Report Written the Project on “Building Capacity on Trade and Biotechnology Policymaking” directed by the International Center for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD) and led by Professor David Vogel. ICTSD: Geneva, Switzerland (November).

 

2. NON-REFEREED PUBLICATIONS

Journal Articles

Tiberghien, Yves. 2013. “亚太整合:中国成关键 (Asia-Pacific Integration: China is the Key). In China Reform (中国改革), Caixin’s Monthly Magazine. Special article as guest author. March 1. Pp 108-110.

Tiberghien, Yves. 2012. “Misunderstandings, miscommuncation, and mis-signaling: Senkakus through Chinese Eyes.” Tokyo and Washington DC: The Oriental Economist (edited by Richard Katz). December. Pp 6-8.

Tiberghien, Yves. 2012. “The Diaoyu/Senkaku Dispute: Analyzing the Chinese Perspective.” Canada-Asia Agenda. Vancouver: Asia-Pacific Foundation of Canada. October.

Tiberghien, Yves. 2010. “The Global Governance of Biotechnology: Mediating Chinese and Canadian Interests.” CIC China Papers. No. 13. July.

Tiberghien, Yves. 2010. “Regime Change and Green Shift in Tokyo.” Asia Program Report No.144 (“The Politics and Policies of Climate Change in Northeast Asian Democracies, edited by Bryce Wakefield. pp 5-13. Washington DC: Woodrow Wilson Center, Washington DC.)

Tiberghien, Yves, Elena Feditchkina, and Nicolas Anderson. 2010. “Increasing Reliance on Biological Control: Addressing the Challenge of Coordination.” 40-page report to Genome BC as concluding output for Genome BC grant in cooperation with Brian Ellis (Associate Director, Michael Smith Lab, UBC).

Tiberghien, Yves. 2005. “OGM, le Sud fait sauter les tabous”, in Alternatives Internationales, Hors Série-December 2005 (published in partnership with CERI-Science Po). Paris: pp.46-47.

Tiberghien, Yves. 2004. "L'Etat Japonais en Question: Rééquilibrages au Centre". AGIR. (March 2004): 15 - 22.

Tiberghien, Yves. 2003. "Japan is Changing: Significant Reforms and New Debates in Post-1996". Canada in Asia Series on Foreign Policy Dialogue.

Chapters

Tiberghien, Yves. 2011. “The Global Governance of Biotechnology: Mediating Chinese and Canadian Interests.” Chapter 19 in Pitman B. Potter and Thomas Adams, eds. Issues in Canada-China Relations.” Toronto: Canada International Council. Pp. 320-332.

Tiberghien, Yves. 2010. “Regime Change and Green Shift in Tokyo.” Asia Program Report No.144 (“The Politics and Policies of Climate Change in Northeast Asian Democracies, edited by Bryce Wakefield. pp 5-13. Washington DC: Woodrow Wilson Center, Washington DC.)

Tiberghien, Yves. 2009. “Empowering Entrepreneurs and Innovators: Toward a New Role for the State.” In Fiona Q. Wood and Yves Tiberghien, eds. Driving Innovations through Business, Education, and Social Entrepreneurship, Conference Report. Business Forum of Japan: Tokyo.

Tiberghien, Yves. 2005. "De l'arrivée des bateaux noirs à l'insubmersible alliance?: Les Relations Nippo-Américains de 1854 a 2004 (From the Arrival of Black Ships to the insibmerible alliance: US-Japan Relations from 1854-2004)". In Sabouret, Jean-Francois, ed. La Dynamique du Japon (1854-2004). Paris: Editions Saint-Simon. Pp 123-133.

Tiberghien, Yves. 2003. "Kokusai shihon ido: kokusai shihon ido to kokunai seiji." Akusesu Kokusai Seiji Keizai. Tokyo: Nihon Keizei Hyoronsha.

Other – Book Reviews

Tiberghien, Yves. 2011. Review of: Steinfeld, Edward. 2010. Playing Our Game: Why China’s Rise Doesn’t Threaten the West, Oxford University Press. Journal of East Asian Studies, Issue 11-2. Spring 2011.

Tiberghien, Yves. 2010. Review of: Huang, Yasheng. 2008.Capitalism with Chinese Characteristics: Entrepreneurship and the State, Cambridge University Press. Journal of East Asian Studies. Issue 10-1. Winter 2010.

Tiberghien, Yves. 2005. Review of: Amyx, Jennifer. 2005. Japan’s Financial Crisis, Princeton University Press. Perspectives on Politics.

Tiberghien, Yves. Winter 2005. Review of: Samuels, Richard . Machiavelli’s Children. Pacific Affairs. (Winter 2005).

Tiberghien, Yves. 2004."Quand les Sumos Apprennent à Danser". 2004. Pacific Affairs. 77(3).

Tiberghien, Yves. 2003. "Political Business in East Asia". 2003. Pacific Affairs. 76(3).

Tiberghien, Yves. 2001. “Banking on Stability: Japan and the Cross-Pacific Dynamics of International Financial Crisis Management.” Journal of East Asian Studies. Summer 2(2):198-200.

 

3. JOURNAL ARTICLES AND BOOK CHAPTERS IN PROGRESS

Tiberghien, Yves. “The Global Battle over the Governance of Scientific Innovation: Genetically-Engineered Food Between Economic Interests and Democratic Governance.”

Tiberghien, Yves. “Norms Entrepreneurs and Agenda-Setting in Japan: the Struggle over the Governance of Genetically-Engineered Food.”

Tiberghien, Yves. “Representation without Institution: The Surprising Outcome of the Conflict of Genetically-Modified Food in China.”

4. INVITED PRESENTATIONS AND CONFERENCE PAPERS

In 2013

“China in 2013: Economic and Environmental Opportunities and Challenges.” UBC IAR Workshop on       the Great Chinese Leadership Transition. March 29.

“Global Governance and G20: Process and Prospects.” Presentation at the Shanghai Academy of Social     Sciences. March 22.

“Leadership Change in Korea: What Could Mean for the Korea-Japan Relation, Asia, and the World?”         UBC IAR Workshop on the Korean Election. February 28.

“Abenomics and the New Trajectory of Japan’s Economy: Fiscal Policy, BOJ, TPP, and Energy.” UBC IAR Workshop on the 2012 Japanese Election. January 23

“Leadership Changes in China, Japan, and Korea: What do they Mean for Asia and the World.” Presentation to the HEC and Stanford Alumni Associations (Pole Globalization HEC). Paris, France. February 5.

“La montée en puissance de l’Asie et son impact pour les stratégies européennes.” Colloque “l’Asie en 2013” -HEC Eurasia Institute, Paris, France. February 5.

In 2012

“How is China Facing the Challenge of Global Economic and Environmental Governance?” East China      Normal University, Shanghai, China. UBC-ECNU Joint Research Core Group on China in the Modern World. November 9.

“Dangerous Fault Lines: Euro Crisis, Political Legitimacy, and the Grave Risks for European           Democracy.” Peking University, School of International Studies, Seminar Presentation, September 19.

“Global Governance at a Critical Juncture: China's Role in the G20 Great Game.” East China University     of Political Science and Law (ECUPL), Shanghai, Political Science Institute (PSI), September 16.

“The G20 at a Critical Juncture: Parsing Asian Roles and the Changing Balance of Power – Report from       the field.” Ottawa: DFAIT, China Section Briefing. May 1.

In 2011

“The G20 at a Critical Juncture: Parsing Asian Roles and the Changing Balance of Power.” UBC, Seminar at the Institute of Asian Research. November 28.

“Dangerous Fault Lines: Euro Crisis, Political Legitimacy, and the Grave Risks for European Democracy.” UBC presentation (sponsored by the Institute of European Studies, the dept of political science, the Liu Center, and the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions). November 24.

“Comment réguler les risques systémiques : la gouvernance mondiale dans la tourmente.” Science Po, Séminaire du CSO (Centre de sociologie des organisations), Paris. November 17.

“La bataille pour une nouvelle gouvernance economique mondiale: quels sont les rôles joués par la Chine, le Japon et la Corée au G20?” Séminaire de la Fondation France-Japon de l’EHESS. November 17.

“Did the G20 Cannes Summit Result in a New Balance of Power?” HEC Alumni Presentation. Pôle HEC Globalisation and Stanford Club of European Leaders, Paris, Cercle Foch. November 16.

“Les avancées du G20 de Cannes : évaluation générale et rôle des pays asiatiques.” Presentation at the French National Assembly, Commission des Affaires Européennes, Paris, France. November 8.

“G20 and the Global Development Agenda: Paradigm Shift or Paradigm Clash?” Tsinghua University School of Public Policy and Management. 3rd International Conference on Public Policy & Management, Beijing, China. October 24.

“Governing Systemic Risk and Exceptional Crises: Lessons from Japan as Crisis Pioneer.” Todai Forum at Science Po, Paris. October 18.

“The Human Paradox and the Challenge of Global Governance.” Concluding Speech at the Stanford 120th Anniversary Celebration in Paris, France (organized by the Stanford Club of European Leaders). September 29.

“Governing Systemic Risk and Exceptional Crises: Japan's Policy Response to the March 2011 Disaster.” Lester B. Pearson United World College of the Pacific, Victoria, BC. September 20.

“East Asian Politics and the Great G20 Game: Convergence and Divergence in Chinese, Korean, and Japanese Approaches.” Keio University, Tokyo, Japan. Research Seminar. July 13.

“Power Shifts and Global Governance: the Roles of Japan and China in the G20 and Climate Change.” Keio University, Tokyo, Japan. Public Lecture. July 13.

“The Great G20 Game: what roles for China and Japan in global economic governance reforms?” Tokyo University, School of Public Policy (東京大学公共政策大学院). Faculty and Graduate Student Seminar. July 12, Tokyo, Japan.

“Power Shifts and Power Games in the G20: What do China and Japan want from global governance?” Public Lecture. London School of Economics (LSE), London, UK, June 20.

“Global Governance at a Critical Juncture: Power Shifts and Power Games in the G20.” Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan (Institute of European and American Studies), June 15.

“Global Governance at a Critical Juncture: China's Role in the G20 Great Game.” National Chengchi University, Taiwan. IIR Symposium on International Studies. June 10.

“East Asian Politics and the Great G20 Game: Convergence and Divergence in Chinese, Korean, and Japanese Approaches.” East Asia Institute (EAI), Seoul, Korea. Expert Seminar. June 7.

“Global Governance at a Critical Juncture: Power Shifts and Power Games in the G20.” Tsinghua University, Beijing. School of Public Policy and Management (SPPM). May 27.

“G20 and Global Governance.” Peking University, School of International Studies (SIS), Faculty Seminar. May 27.

“Governing Systemic Risk and Exceptional Crises: Japan's Policy Response to the March 2011 Disaster.” Fudan University (US Research Center), Shanghai, China. May 18.

“What does China Expect from Global Economic and Environmental Governance?: WTO, G20, GMOs, and Climate Change in a Broader Perspective.” Nanjing-Hopkins Center. Nanjing, China. May 16.

“G20 and Global Economic Governance Reform.” Peking University Public Lecture, School of International Studies. May 12.

“Super Growth Cycle and Historic Rebalancing of Power in the Asia-Pacific: Underlying Economic Forces, Opportunities, and Risks.” National Chengchi University, Taiwan. Conference Presentation “Living with Giants”, May 5.

“Explaining Chinese Preferences and Actions in Global Climate Governance.” Institute of International Relations (IIR) of National Chengchi University (NCCU), Taiwan. April 19.

“Global Governance at a Critical Juncture: Power Shifts and Power Games in the G20.” National Taiwan University Lecture (Taipei, Taiwan), April 13.

“The French Constitutional Council (Conseil Constitutionnel) (and other French specificities). National Taipei University. March 14.

“The Exemplarity and Limits of the EU Climate Change Policy.” Science Po, Paris (Centre des Etudes Europeennes). February 17.

“De Séoul à Paris (ou Cannes): Les attentes des pays asiatiques sur l’échiquier du G20 en 2011.” Audition Assemblée Nationale (Commission des Affaires Européennes). Paris, France.  February 17.

“Quel rôle tiendra la Chine dans la nouvelle gouvernance mondiale ?” Conférence de l’ANAJ-IHEDN. Ecole Militaire, Paris, France. February 16.

“De Séoul à Paris (ou Nice): Les attentes des pays asiatiques sur l’échiquier du G20 en 2011.” As part of public workshop organized by Asia Centre, Comment mobiliser l'Asie au G20 ?” Auditorium Musée Guimet, Paris, France. February 7.

“Global Economic Governance in Transition: 転換期の世界経済ガバナンス A Political Economy Analysis and Questions for Japan政治経済分析と日本へのクエスチョン. RIETI Brown Bag Lunch Seminar, METI (Ministry of Trade, Economy and Industry of Japan), Tokyo, Japan. January 17.

In 2010

“When economic interests and democratic governance collide: The origins of the global divergence in GMO regulations between the US, the EU, Japan, Korea, and China.” National Chengchi University, Taiwan. School of Public Policy. December 10.

“Global Power Shifts and G20: A Geopolitical Analysis at the Time of the Seoul Summit.” East Asian Institute, Seoul. The 12th Smart Talk Forum. November 16.

“What does China Expect from Global Economic and Environmental Governance?: WTO, G20, GMOs, and Climate Change in a Broader Perspective.” Korea University. Dept of Political Science, 16th Colloquium. November 16.

“What does China Expect from Global Economic and Environmental Governance?:
WTO, G20, GMOs, and Climate Change in a Broader Perspective.” Stanford University, California. Stanford China Program Series. The Walter Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center. October 11.

“What does China Expect from Global Economic and Environmental Governance?: WTO, G20, GMOs, and Climate Change in a Broader Perspective.” University of California, Berkeley. Institute of International Studies [MIRTH Seminar]. October 4.

“The Global Battle over the Governance of Agricultural Biotechnology: The roles of Japan, Korea, and China.” Tsinghua University, Beijing. Workshop on the “Governance of Food Safety.” September 18.

“Economic Transformation and Political Fog: Japan in a Comparative Asian Perspective.” Singapore, Suntec Center. Harvard Project in Asia-Pacific International Relations (HPAIR) Conference – Domestic Transitions. August 24.

“The Political Consequences of Inequality in Japan(格差問題と政治変動). Tokyo University, Tokyo. Paper Prepared for presentation at the conference “A Perfect Tectonic Shift?: Structural Developments, Koizumi Reforms, and the Collapse of the LDP.” August 19-20.

“The Global battle over the Governance of Agricultural Biotechnology: The roles of Japan, Korea, and China.” Brocher Foundation Symposium organized by SFU and UBC in Geneva, Switzerland. July 8.

“The Copenhagen Paradoxes: Climate Change, EU Normative Leadership, and EU-China Engagement.” Presented at the Seminar of the Center for European Studies at Science Po, Paris. July 4.

“The Rising Inequalities in Japan: A Political Economy Approach.” Seminaire de la Fondation France-Japon de l’EHESS, Dans le cadre du séminaire economie politique du changement institutionnel (EPCI) organisé par PSE et MSE (Université Paris1) Maison des Sciences Economiques, Paris, France (May 27).

“Global Financial Crisis and Regime Change in Japan: CME Reforms, Rising Inequality, and the Turn Toward Social Democracy in 2009.” Princeton University,  New Jersey. March 27-28. Conference on Comparative Responses to the Economic Crisis in Advanced Industrial States

“Will China Rule the World by 2030?: The Rise of China, the Dilemma of Hegemonic Transition, and the Future Peace of the World”. Pearson College, Victoria, BC, March 22.

“Regime Change in Tokyo?: Promises, Stakes, and Realities of the Revolutionary Hatoyama Administration.” Japan Foundation, Toronto. Feb 10.

In 2009

“Explaining China’s Preferences in Global Economic and Environmental Governance: Deliberative Participation and the Case of Genetically Modified Food Regulations.” Tsinghua University, School of Public Policy and Management, Beijing, China. Dec 17.

“Entrepreneurial States and the Corporate Restructuring Dilemma: Japan in a Comparative Context.” National Chengchi University, Dept of Political Science, Taipei, Dec 8.

“Regime Change and Green Shift in Tokyo: Climate Change Politics in Japan on the Eve of Copenhagen.” Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington DC, “Northeast Asia on the Path to Copenhagen” Conference. Nov 17.

“Is Japan Turning European?: Inertia and Change in Japan’s Climate Change Politics.” School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Washington DC, Edwin Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies (with comments from Dr. Kent Calder). Nov 16.

“Is Japan Turning European?: Inertia and Change in Japan.” Institute of European Studies, UBC, “Post-Kyoto Strategies Compared,” Oct 31.

“Japan Political Update: Political Earthquake in Tokyo.” Canada-Japan Society of British Columbia & Canada International Council (CIC). Vancouver. Oct 7.

“The Week After: Toward a Great Transformation in Japan?” UBC, Center for Japanese Research. September 9.

“Representation without Institutions?: The Puzzle of GMO Governance in China (and Hong Kong).” Hong Kong University, Faculty of Law, July 9.

“La stratégie post- Kyoto de l'Union européenne (the post-EU strategy of the EU).” Science Po Paris, European Center Invited Talk, June 5.

“The Role of the EU in the Global Battle over the Governance of Agriculture Biotechnology.” Free University of Berlin. Canada-Europe Transatlantic Dialogue, SSHRC EU Cluster, June 3.

“The EU's Role in the Battle to Reshape Global Governance.” Free University of Berlin. Canada-Europe Transatlantic Dialogue, SSHRC EU Cluster, June 2.

“Representation without Institutions?: The Puzzle of GMO Governance in China (and Hong Kong).” Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Dept of Social Sciences, May 6.

“Japan’s Response to Global Economic and Environmental Challenges: Grounds for Partnership with Canada.” University of Toronto. Canada and Japan After 80 Years of Bilateral Relations. March 13.

“A Crisis of Global Governance and Coordination: Geopolitical Perpective on the Financial Crisis.” Simon Fraser University, March 6.

In 2008

“Global Hopes, Global Realities: the International Dimension of President Obama’s Election.” UBC Center for US Studies and Faculty of Arts, Panel on the US Election. November 5.

“Elusive Governance: the EU’s Growing Role in Solving the Global Financial Crisis.” UBC, Institute for European Studies. Panel on the EU and the Global Financial Crisis. October 28.

“Elusive Governance: Finance as the Achilles’ Heel of the Global Economy.” UBC Faculty of Arts. Panel on the Global Financial Crisis. October 21.

“Representation Without Institutions?: the Puzzle of China’s GMO Governance in the Global Context.” French Center for Research on Contemporary China (CEFC), Hong Kong, China. May 22.

“Genetically-Engineered Food and the Democratic Governance Dilemma: Understanding the EU’s Turn Against GMOs in a Global Context.” University of Washington, Seattle. EU Center. April 15.

“Civil Society and Political Agenda-Capture: the Battle over Genetically-Engineered Food in Japan”. University of Washington, Seattle. Japan Studies Program (Jackson School of International Studies). April 14.

In 2007

“GMOs in the Eye of the Storm; Life Sciences, Society, and Global Politics.” UBC. Presentation in APSC 261 (Applied Science Course for Engineering Students). October 30.

“Civil Society and Political Agenda-Capture; the Battle over Genetically-Engineered Food in Japan.” UBC. Center for Japanese Research Seminar.  October 19.

“The Politics of Global Divergence: GMOs and the Transatlantic Divide in a Global Context.” University of Victoria, Victoria, BC. Conference on “Agriculture Policy Changes: Canada, EU, and the World Trade Organization” (September 14).

“The Global Battle over Agriculture Biotechnology.” Simon Fraser University. Political Science Department. May 31.

“The Global Battle over Agriculture Biotechnoloyg”. Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies, UBC.  Luncheon Talk for Associates of the Institute. April 11.

“The Global Battle over the Governance of Genetically-Engineered Food.” Liu Center for Global Issues, UBC. March 16

“The EU as Global Precautionary Power: the Battle over the Governance of Genetically-Modified Food.” UBC Law School, Guest lecture.  March 6.

“The Global Battle over Genetically-Modifed Food.” UBC School of Journalism. March 5.

“The Global Battle over Genetically-Modified Food.” UBC Student Environment Centre Conference, “Seeds for Change” (January 20).

In 2006

“Multilevel Competitive Regionalism in East Asia: is it Sustainable?”. Institut d’Etudes Politiques (Science Po), Centre d’Etudes en Relations Internatinales (CERI), Comparative Project on Political Economy (December 20).

“A Clash of Two Regulatory Paradigms: The Battle over Genetically-Modified Organisms in Japan”. Harvard University, Reischauer Institute, the Contemporary Japanese Politics Study Group (March 1).

“Civil Society Mobilization, Regional Coalitions, and Political Agenda Capture: the Battle over the Governance of Genetically-Modified Organisms in Japan in a Comparative Context”. Universite of Tokyo, Institute for Social Science, The Contemporary Japan Group (January 26).

“The Battle for Global GMO Governance: the Roles of Europe, Japan, Korea, Australia, and China in a Comparative Context”. Universite de Geneve, Faculte de Droit (January 9).     

In 2005

“Geopolitique des OGM: Roles de l’Union Europeenne et du Japon dans la Bataille pour la Gouvernance Globale”. Institut d’Etudes Politiques (Science Po), Centre d’Etudes en Relations Internatinales (CERI), (April 19).

“Financial Globalization, Political Entrepreneurs, and the Reform of the Social Contract: Japanese Corporate Reforms in Comparative Context”. Harvard University, Contemporary Japanese Political Studies Group, (March 10).

“Of Hares and Tortoises: Financial Globalization and Corporate Governance Reforms, in Japan, France, and Korea”. Stanford University, co-sponsored by the Department of Political Science and Institute for International Studies, (February 18).

In 2004

“The Invisible Hand?: The State and Corporate Governance Reforms.” University of California at San Diego. Workshop on “Comparative Corporate Governance in the Pacific Region” organized by Peter Gourevitch (October 22/23).

"Convergence Patterns in Corporate Governance and Financial Regulations: A Comparative Perspective on Recent Reforms in the EU and Japan.” Workshop on EU-Japan-Canada Convergence at UBC, May.

“Japan’s Response to Domestic and Foreign Terrorism.” Lester Pearson College of the Pacific, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

“The EU as Global Trouble-Maker in Chief: A Political Analysis of EU Regulations and EU Global Leadership in the Field of Genetically-Modified Organisms.” Institute of European Studies: Transformation of Europe Series, University of British Columbia.

“The Great WTO Battle over the Future of Biotechnology: EU vs US, Canada, and Argentina on the Issue of Genetically Modified Organisms.” Political Science Students Association, University of British Columbia.

In 2003

“Reflections on the Outcome of the Nov. 9 Lower House Election: Toward a Brave New Japan?” Vancouver Mokuyokai Society and Vancouver Canada-Japan Society.

“Global Investors, Mediating State, and Corporate Reforms Convergence: A Comparative Study of Japan, Korea, and France.” Research Seminar Series at the Centre d’Etudes et de Recherches Internationales (CERI), Institut des Etudes Politiques de Paris, France.

“Le Choc Nissan et la Transformation de l’Economie Japonaise: Perspectives Comparatives.” Institut National des Langues Orientales (INALCO), Université Paris Dauphine.

“Quelle Reponse du Japon a sa Crise Economique?” Institut des Etudes Politiques de Lille, France.

“Global Investors, Mediating State, and Corporate Reforms Convergence: A Comparative Perspective on the Covert Jospin Reforms in France.” Max Planck Institute for Social Sciences, Cologne, Germany.

“Japon-Coree: Analyse Politique de Deux Parcours Divergents.” Centre d’Etudes et de Recherches Internationales, Institut des Etudes Politiques de Paris, France, on East Asian Capitalism and Globalization,  “apres la crise. les economies asiatiques face aux defis de la mondialisation.”

“Global Investors, Mediating State, and Corporate Reform Convergence: A Comparative Study of Japan, Korea, and France.” Weatherhead Center for International Affairs and Korea Center,  Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA.

“Policy-Making in the Era of Financial Globalization: The Battle for Japanese Corporate Reforms.” Department of Political Science, Graduate Seminar on Japanese Politics. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA.

“The Nissan Shock and the Transformation of the Japanese Political Economy.” Wharton. School of Business and Center for East Asian Studies, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. 

“Japan Is Changing!: Significant Reforms and New Debates in Post-1996 Japan: The Implications for Canada?” Roundtable on the Foreign Policy Dialogue and Canada-Asia Relations, Ottawa Congress Centre, Ottawa, March 27, 2003. Organized by: Asia Pacific Foundation and the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT).    

In 2002

“Japan and South Korea: Corporate Governance in Transition, 1997-2001.” Graduate Seminar on East Asian Political Economy, Stanford University, USA.

“Reflections on the French Elections in 2002. ”Transformation of Europe Series, Institute of European Studies, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

“Earthquake in the Washington Consensus: What is So Controversial in Joseph Stiglitz's Globalization and Its Discontents?” Seminar Series of the Institute of International Relations, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

“The Clash Between Global Investors, Vested Interests, and Voters: Structural Reforms and the Crisis of Political Mediation in Post-1995 Japan.” Workshop on Crisis of Democratic Governance in East Asia, Organized by: Department of Political Science, Korea University and Institute of International Relations, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan.

In 2001

“Mobilizing Civil Society Against Financial Globalization in France and East Asia: Does It Matter Yet?” GERSI Workshop, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

“États Dirigistes et Globalisation Financière : Politique et Restructuration Industrielle au Japon, en France et en Corée du Sud." Research Workshop, Université de Montreal, Montreal, Canada.

In 2000

“The Politics of Economic Structural Reforms in Japan Since 1995: What Explains the Sudden Acceleration of the Reform Process?” Visiting Scholars Workshop, Ministry of Finance, Tokyo, Japan.

 

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