MATSUDA Yasuhiro,

Reseach Topics

 

Research Theme : Politics and Foreign Relations in China and Taiwan, Cross-Strait Relations


Yasuhiro Matsuda is Associate Professor of the Institute for Advanced
Studies on Asia (Previously Institute of Oriental Culture) of the
University of Tokyo. He spent sixteen years in the National Institute
for Defense Studies, Japan Defense Agency/Ministry of Defense, as
Assistant or Senior Research Fellow. In 2008, he moved to the
Institute of Oriental Culture of the University of Tokyo. He received
his Ph.D. in Graduate School of Law at Keio University, in Tokyo. In
the meantime, he has served as a visiting research fellow at the
Consulate-General of Japan in Hong Kong (1994-96), Asia-Pacific Center
for Security Studies or APCSS in Hawaii (2000), the Henry L. Stimson
Center in Washington, DC (2000), Division of Strategic and
International Studies, Taiwan Research Institute in Taipei (2001),
US-Asia Institute in Washington, DC (2006), and Center for Japanese
Studies, Fudan University in Shanghai (2007). He is specializing in
political and diplomatic history of Asia, politics and foreign
relations in the PRC and Taiwan, and the Cross-Strait Relations.

Biography

Teaching

Research Achivements

    Edited Books

  • Limaye, Satu P. and Yasuhiro Matsuda, eds. Domestic Determinants and Security Policy-Making in East Asia: The National Institute for Defense Studies and Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies,Honolulu, 2002. [Link]
  • Articles and Book Chapters

  • Matsuda, Yasuhiro. "“Cross-Strait Relations under the Ma Ying-jeou Administration: From Economic to Political Dependence?”."The Journal of Contemporary China Studies: Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS), 4, no. 2 2015.9: P3-P35. [Link]
  • Matsuda, Yasuhiro. "“How to Understand China’s Assertiveness since 2009: Hypotheses and Policy Implications,”." Strategic Japan: New Approaches to Foreign Policy and the U.S.-Japan Alliance,. Edited by Michael J. Green and Zack Cooper: Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield,, 2014.10 : 7-33. [Link]
  • Matsuda, Yasuhiro. "“How to Understand China’s Assertiveness since 2009: Hypotheses and Policy Implications,”."Working Paper for Strategic Japan Project: Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) 2014.4. [Link]
  • Matsuda, Yasuhiro. "“Japan-Taiwan Relations under DPJ and KMT Administrations in International Context,” “Summary and Conclusion: Japanese Papers,”." Ocean Policy Research Foundation and Prospect Foundation, Japan and Taiwan in a New Era:Possible Effects and Influences towards Its Relationship: Ocean Policy Research Foundation,, 2013.: 118-136.
  • Matsuda, Yasuhiro. "“Understanding Japan’s Strategy toward China,”." China’s Domestic Politics and Foreign Policies and Major Countries’ Stategies toward China. Edited by Jung-Ho Bae and Jae H. Ku eds: Seol: Korea Institute for National Unification (KINU), 2012.12 : 365-391. [Link]
  • Matsuda, Yasuhiro. "“Engagement and Hedging: Japan’s Strategy toward China,”."SAIS Review XXXII, no. 2 2012.: 109-119.
  • Matsuda, Yasuhiro. "“Taiwan’s Partisan Politics and Its Impact on U.S.-Taiwanese Relations,”."『社會科學研究(東京大学社会科学研究所紀要)』 63, no. 3・4 2011.12: 73-94. [Link]
  • Gerald Curtis, Ryosei Kokubun, and Wang Jisi eds. "Getting the Triangle Straight: Managing China-Japan-US Relations." “Taiwan in the China-Japan-US Triangle”: Japan Center for International Exchange, 2010.11 : 123-143. [Link]
  • 松田康博. ""Taiwan in the China-Japan-US Triangle"." Getting the Triangle Straight: Managing China-Japan-US Relations. Edited by Gerald Curtis, Ryosei Kokubun and Wang Jisi: New York: Japan Center for International Exchange, 2010.11 : 123-143. [Link]
  • Matsuda, Yasuhiro. "“The Prospect of China Up to 2020: A View from Japan,”." Bridging Strategic Asia: The Rise of India in East Asia and the Implications for the U.S.-Japan Alliance, Washington, D.C.. Edited by Derek J. Mitchell: Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), February, 2009,, 2009.: 37-57.
  • Matsuda, Yasuhiro. "The Prospect of China Up to 2020: A View from Japan." Bridging Strategic Asia: The Rise of India in East Asia and the Implications for the U.S.-Japan Alliance. Edited by Derek J. Mitchell. Washington, D.C.: Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), 2009.: 1-16. [Link]
  • Matsuda, Yasuhiro. "The Prospect of China Up to 2020: A View from Japan." Bridging Strategic Asia: The Rise of India in East Asia and the Implications for the U.S.-Japan Alliance. Edited by Derek J. Mitchell. Washington, D.C.: Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), 2009.: 1-16. [Link]
  • 松田康博. "「第2章 大陸と台湾の一党独裁システム」." 『シリーズ20世紀中国史3―グローバル化と中国―』. Edited by 飯島渉・久保亨・村田雄二郎: 東京大学出版会, 2009.: 37-57. (in Japanese)
  • Matsuda, Yasuhiro. "Diplomatic Rise or Transformation?: Assessing China’s Diplomatic Power and Influence in the 21st Century.", MA, USA: Paper for Presentation at a Workshop on Assessing China’s Rise : Power and Influence in the 21st Century, MIT Faculty Club, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2009.
  • Matsuda, Yasuhiro. "Diplomatic Rise or Transformation?: Assessing China’s Diplomatic Power and Influence in the 21st Century."Workshop on Assessing China’s Rise : Power and Influence in the 21st Century, MIT Faculty Club, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2009.1.
  • Matsuda, Yasuhiro. "Security Relations between Japan and the PRC in the Post-Cold War Era." Sino-Japanese Relations: The Need for Conflict Prevention and Management. Edited by Niklas Swanström and Ryosei Kokubun. Newcaltle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008.: 66-93. [Link]
  • Matsuda, Yasuhiro. "Security Relations between Japan and the PRC in the Post-Cold War Era." Sino-Japanese Relations: The Need for Conflict Prevention and Management. Edited by Niklas Swanström and Ryosei Kokubun. Newcaltle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008.: 66-93. [Link]
  • Matsuda, Yasuhiro. "Domestic Political Determinants of China’s External Behavior."China’s Rise and Its Limitations: China at the Crossroads, Proceedings of the NIDS International Symposium on Security Affairs, Tokyo: National Insitute for Defense Studies 2007.12: 33-57. [Link]
  • Matsuda, Yasuhiro. "Domestic Political Determinants of China’s External Behavior."China’s Rise and Its Limitations: China at the Crossroads, Proceedings of the NIDS International Symposium on Security Affairs, Tokyo: National Insitute for Defense Studies 2007.: 33-57. [Link]
  • Matsuda, Yasuhiro. "New Developments in Japan-China-Taiwan Relations in the Post-Cold War Period: Japan as “a Reactive Balancer.", Beijing: Paper for Workshop on Japan, Taiwan and Security Environment in Asia, Held by Harvard University Asia Center, Henry L. Stimson Center and the Kennedy School at Harvard : 2007.
  • Matsuda, Yasuhiro. "”An Essay on China’s Military Diplomacy: Examination of Intentions in Foreign Strategy,”."NIDS Security Reports, no. 7 2006.12. [Link]
  • Matsuda, Yasuhiro. "Structural Changes in Japan-China Relations: A Japanese Perspective."Proceedings of the International Conference on China and the Emerging Asian Century, Islamabad, Pakistan: Organised by Institute of Strategic Studies (ISS) in Collaboration with Hanns Seidel Foundation 2005.: 156-167.
  • Book Reviews

  • Matsuda, Yasuhiro. "”Domestic Political Determinants of China’s External Behavior,”."China at the Crossroads, Proceedings of the NIDS International Symposium on Security Affairs: Tokyo: National Insitute for Defense Studies, (2007.12): 33-57. [Link]
  • Conference Proceedings

  • Matsuda, Yasuhiro. "“Foreign Relations of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army: An Analysis Based on Series of China’s Defense White Paper,”." Presented at the Paper Presented for An Off-the Record Workshop on China’s Foreign Relations and Role in Regional Security, Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C.,, February 11 2013.
  • Matsuda, Yasuhiro. "“Foreign Relations of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army: An Analysis Based on Series of China’s Defense White Paper,”." Presented at the Paper Presented for An Off-the Record Workshop on China’s Foreign Relations and Role in Regional Security, Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C.,, February 11 2013.
  • Matsuda, Yasuhiro. "“New Developments in Japan-China-Taiwan Relations in the Post-Cold War Period: Japan as “a Reactive Balancer,”." Presented at the Paper for Workshop on Japan, Taiwan and Security Environment in Asia, Harvard University Asia Center, Henry L. Stimson Center and the Kennedy School at Harvard, Beijing, October 19 2007.
  • Matsuda, Yasuhiro. "“Diplomatic Rise or Transformation?: Assessing China’s Diplomatic Power and Influence in the 21st Century,”." Presented at the Paper for Workshop on Japan, Taiwan and Security Environment in Asia, Harvard University Asia Center, Henry L. Stimson Center and the Kennedy School at Harvard, Beijing, October 19 2007.
  • Matsuda, Yasuhiro. ""Security Relations between Japan and the PRC: Implications for Regional Security and Taiwan Conundrum,"." Presented at the The need for conflict management and conflict prevention in Sino-Japanese relations, The Silk Road Studies Program and Keio University Global Security Research Institute, Tokyo,, March 9 2007.
  • Matsuda, Yasuhiro. "“Security Relations between Japan and the PRC: Past, Present, and Prospects,”." Presented at the Paper Presentation at a seminar co-organized by The National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS), co-organized by The National Institute for Defense Studies (NIDS), June 30 2006.
  • Matsuda, Yasuhiro. "Taiwan’s Roles in the Structural Changes of Japan-China Relations: Substance and Image of Japan’s Taiwan Policy,." Presented at the Annual Meeting of Association for Asian Studies (AAS), San Francisco Marriott Hotel, San Francisco, CA, USA, April 9 2006.
  • Matsuda, Yasuhiro. "Taiwan’s Presidential Election in 2004: Its Impact on the PRC-Taiwan Relations." Presented at the the European Association of Taiwan Studies Conference, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, April 18 2004.
  • Newspaper

  • Li, Tor Ching. "Japan, Taiwan Poised for New Era in Ties." The Straits Times May 3 2016, News analysis. [Link]
  • Matsuda, Yasuhiro. "Japan-Taiwan Relations in the New DPP Era." Asia Pacific Bulletin(East West Center) February 11 2016, No. 334. [Link]
  • Matsuda, Yasuhiro 「Japan-Taiwan Relations in the New DPP Era」 『Asia Pacific Bulletin(East West Center)』 2016.2.11 、No. 334. [Link]
  • Clavel, Teru. "“In an Age of Global Terrorism, What Do We Tell the Children"." The Japan Times November 26 2015. [Link]

Contact

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