Applications sought for Japanese Fellow within Sasakawa Peace Foundation Project at Middle East Studies, SIAS

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The Sasakawa Peace Foundation (SPF) and Waseda University are currently recruiting for a Japanese fellow to take part in the third stage of an SPF-funded Oxford University research project (September 2018-September 2020).

The objectives of the project are:

  • to forge complementary expertise on three or more of the Islamic countries located in the Middle East (to date the project has covered Iran, Turkey and Egypt)
  • to develop research skills through cross-country teamwork
  • to contribute to building an intellectual platform for the studies of the Middle East
  • to foster closer academic ties between Japan and the UK at a wider scholarly and human level

For further details of the position available for the Japanese fellow, please see the Waseda University website: