Special Lecture: Gavan McCormack


"Disputed Territories: China, Japan, and the Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands".

Monday, May 13 2013, 6:00pm

Japanese Studies Department, Seminarroom 1 (JAP 1)

University Campus, Court 2, Entrance 2.4

This lecture looks at the evolution of the “Senkaku/Diaoyu problem” in the frame of Japan-China and US-Japan relations, considering the conflicting readings of the historical record, the relevant principles of international law, academic, media and civic constructions of the dispute, the US stake, the Okinawan stake, and the various formula that have been proposed to resolve it.

Gavan McCormack is emeritus professor in the Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University.

For more information, see the official announcement.