Dr. Hikaru Yamashita, from Japan, is a Visiting Fellow at the Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies.  He is a Fulbright Scholar and Senior Fellow at the National Institute for Defense Studies in Tokyo, Japan.  Yamashita received his Ph.D. in International Politics from University of Wales in Aberystwyth, United Kingdom, and his M.Sc. in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom.  Yamashita is the author of Humanitarian Space and International Politics: The Creation of Safe Areas (Ashgate, 2004).

The event was moderated by Professor Kimberly Marten.

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