VISITING FELLOWS 2002
Ms. Brey SLOAN (U.S.A.) was Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army, Pentagon. Her research topic was "Constraints of Convenience: Changes in U.S.-Japan Bilateral Security Relations."
Ms. Ma PHAM Thi Thanh Binh (VIETNAM) was Researcher, Department of Developing Economies, Institute of World Economy. Her research topic was "Japanese Role in Vietnam's Economic Development in the Era of Renovation."
Ms. Ma Thu YIN (MYANMAR) was Assistant Lecturer, Department of International Relations, University of Yangon. Her research topic was "The Role of Japanese Non-Governmental Organizations in Myanmar (1995-2002)."
Dr. Tara KARTHA (INDIA) was Deputy Secretary, National Security Council Secretariat. His research topic was "Managing the Shift: Missile Defense and Japan's Options."
Mr. Craig Thompson (U.K.) was Senior Caseworker, Operations, Lord Chancellor's Department. His research topic was "The Changing Role of the Japanese Self-Defence Forces since 1976."
Mr. Ma Bayarkhuu DASHDORJ (MONGOLIA) was Counsellor, Department of Policy Planning, Monitoring & Information, Ministry of Foreign Affairs. His research topic was "Post-Communist Transition in the Asia-Pacific: Towards a New Political Order."
Mr. Ma Sisavath INPHACHANH (LAOS) was Desk Officer, South East Asia and Pacific, Ministry of Foreign Affairs. His research topic was "The Effectiveness of Japanese Grant Aid and Technical Assistance in the Social and Economic Development of the Lao People's Democratic Republic."
Dr. Xiaqin BAO (CHINA) was Lecturer, School of International Relations and Public Affairs, Fudan Univeristy. Her research topic was "Future Prospects for Sino-Japanese Relations, and Connections to Northeast Asian Security Issues"
Dr. Olga ROMANOVA (RUSSIA) was Assistant Professor, Department of International Relations and Political Science, Nizhny Novgorod Linguistic University. Her research topic was "National Interest Concept: Applying Theoretical Approaches to Foreign Policy in the Asia-Pacific Region."
Mr. Ma HOANG Khac Nam (VIETNAM) was Dean Assistant, Department of International Relations, Faculty of International Studies, College of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vietnam National University. His research topic was "Possibilities and Realities of Japan in the ASEAN +3 Process."
Dr. Julio TEEHANKEE (PHILIPPINES) was Associate Professor Chair, Political Science, De La Salle University. His research topic was "Rethinking Japan's Foreign