- Research field / main research area
- Chinese/Taiwanese diplomatic history, International relations in East Asia
Ph.D.in Literature from Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, the University of Tokyo in 2000
Professor, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the University of Tokyo, April 2015-present
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the University of Tokyo, October 2006-March 2015
Associate Professor, the Faculty of Law, Hokkaido University, March 1998-September 2006
・Frontier of China, Iwanami Shoten, 2017
・Ryosei Kokubun, Yoshihide Soeya, Akio Takahara, Shin Kawashima, Translated by Keith Krulak, Japan–China Relations in the Modern Era, Routledge, 2017
・China in the 21st Century, Chuokoron-Shinsha, 2016
・China Risk, Iwanami Shoten, 2015
・International Politics surrounding Modern China, Chuokoron Shinsha, 2014
・Groping for A Modern State: 1894-1925, Iwanami Shoten, 2010
・Formation of Chinese Modern Diplomacy, Nagoya University Press, 2004
Japan Association for Asian Studies, Japan Association of International Relations, Japan Association for Modern China Studies, Japanese Association of Modern East Asian History, Japanese Political Science Association, European Association for Japanese Studies, and so on.
His first book, the Formation of Chinese Modern Diplomacy (Nagoya University Press, 2004), was awarded the Suntory Academic Prize in 2004.