Democracy and Human Rights Program
【GGR Brown Bag Lunch Seminar】History of the Refugee Regime
DateJune 30th, 2023 (Fri.)
PlaceKunitachi Campus, Hitotsubashi University
Event Outline

We are delighted to announce that we will hold the 17th GGR Brown Bag Lunch Seminar. Anybody who pre-register are welcome to join the event.


Title History of the refugee regime
Speaker Osamu Arakaki (Professor, College of Liberal Arts, International Christian University)
Date/Time  June 30th, 2023 (Fri.), 12:30-13:30
Venue Kunitachi Campus, Hitotsubashi University (Location will be notified after pre-registration)
Language Japanese


【Lecture Introduction】
Osamu Arakaki

Osamu Arakaki is a professor at International Christian University (ICU), and an expert of international law and international relations. He received a PhD in Law from Victoria University of Wellington, an MA in Political Science from the University of Toronto. Before he began serving at ICU, he was an associate legal officer at UNHCR, junior professional officer at JICA, visiting fellow at Harvard Law School, visiting associate professor at the University of Tokyo, professor at Kansai Gaidai University, and professor at Hiroshima City University. His main works include Fridtjof Nansen (Taro Jiro sha Editus, 2022); Infectious Diseases Drifting Through Time: Genealogy of International Law and Global Issues (Keio University Press, 2021); Refugee Law and Practice in Japan (Ashgate, 2008); The Oxford Handbook of International Refugee Law (chapter contribution/co-author, Oxford University Press); and Statelessness Conventions and Japanese Laws: Convergence and Divergence (UNHCR Representation in Japan, 2015).