Our intellectual interests are in political philosophy, international relations and comparative politics.

Some of our publications are:

A Philosophy of East Asian Community: Miki Kiyoshi’s Cooperative Communitarianism on the Scales of World History. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 2016 [Forthcoming]

“The Politics of and around the Kyoto School”. Chapter 8 in Yusa, Michiko (ed.) The Bloomsbury Research Handbook in Modern Japanese Philosophy. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2016 [Forthcoming]

“The Philosophy of the Kyoto School” Translation and commentary of Tosaka Jun (1932) “Kyōto Gakuha no tetsugaku”. Comparative and Continental Philosophy, Vol. 8, No.1, April 2016

“Japan and the Social Sciences: Behind the Headlines” Times Higher Education September 2015

“Educating ‘Bilingual’ Children in Spain and Denmark: Childhood Bilingualism as Opportunity or Constraint”. June 2015

“BBC English with an Accent: ‘African’ and ‘Asian’ Accents and the Translation of Culture in British Broadcasting” Meta: Journal of Translators, Vol. 57, No. 2, 2012

“Denmark’s invisible empire: The politics of translating the Danish constitutional order” in Epstein, Brett J. (ed.) Northern lights: Translation in the Nordic countries. Oxford: Peter Lang, 2009

“Freelancers and the crisis in British subtitling.” ITI Bulletin May 2007

“Lost in translation”, Stage, Screen & Radio, March 2007

Review of Erik Ringmar, The mechanics of modernity in Europe and East Asia: Institutional origins of social change and stagnation. Millennium: Review of International Studies, 36:1, 2008

“The Kyoto School, imperialism and post-white power”. Review article on David Williams, Defending Japan’s Pacific War: The Kyoto School philosophers and post-white power. in IIAS Newsletter, No. 1, 2006. Leiden: International Institute for Asian Studies

Review of Laura Hein, Reasonable men, powerful words: Political culture and expertise in twentieth-century Japan. in Millennium: Review of International Studies, Vol. 34, No. 3, 2006

The battle for the Congo: The assassination of Laurent Desiré Kabila and the evolving Congo Crisis. Special issue COPE  Newsletter. (Consortium on Political Emergencies) Agency for Co-operation and Research in Development: London, January 2001. (Co-authored and edited with Mercedes Lopez y Invarato)

“Post-cold war transformations of Japan’s international identity: Implications for regional ideological influence.” Chapter 6 in Söderberg, Marie & Ian Reader (eds.) Japanese influences and presences in Asia. Routledge: London, 1999 (Reprinted 2013)

“Peripheral concepts of world order in the age of high imperialism: Spanish, Japanese and US discourses of international politics and identity”, pp. 187-196 in Miguel Luque Talaván, Juan José Pacheco Onrubia, Fernando Palanco (eds.) 1898, España y el Pacífico: interpretación del pasado, realidad del presente. Madrid: AEEP, 1999

We also publish occasional articles on a wide range of topics, including translation and subtitling, at

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