Guibourg Delamotte

Professeure invitée 2023-2024

March 2024

A French and Australian dual citizen, Dr. Guibourg Delamotte is Senior Lecturer (MCF HDR, habilitated to supervise research) of Political science at the Japanese studies department of the French Institute of Oriental Studies (Inalco). She lectured at Sciences Po Paris for 7 years. She teaches International relations, Japanese politics and classes on Contemporary Japan. She is a Research Fellow at the French Research Institute on East Asia (IFRAE, CNRS). She is also a Distinguished Research Fellow of the Japan Forum on International Relations (JFIR) (June 2021-) and an Adjunct Fellow at the Institute for Contemporary Asian Studies (ICAS, Temple University Japan, Tokyo, since 2009). From October 2021 to Septembre 2022, she is a Guest Lecturer at the University of Tokyo, and an Invited Research Fellow of the Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology (RCAST, University of Tokyo). She was NIDS Fellow of the National Institute of Defense Studies (NIDS, Tokyo, 2010). She is a member of the Europe-Japan Advanced Research Network (EJARN, based in Stockholm School of Economics). Her “Habilitation to supervise research” (HDR, 2016), which she defended at Sciences Po, was on Japanese democracy. Her PhD dissertation (Ecole des Hautes études en sciences sociales), on Japanese defence policy (2007), received the Shibusawa-Claudel Award (2008). She graduated from the University of Oxford (M. Jur), Paris 2-Panthéon-Assas (M. Law), Inalco (Japanese), and Sciences Po Paris (BA, Masters in IR). She was international research student on a Lavoisier scholarship at the University of Tokyo’s School of Law and Politics in 2003-2004. She most recently edited (with J. Brown and R. Dujarric) The Abe Legacy. How Japan has been shaped by Abe Shinzô, Lexington, 2021; Géopolitique et géoéconomie du monde contemporain. Puissance et conflits (with C. Tellenne), La Découverte, 2021; Le Monde vu du Japon (CNRS ed., 2019) and Japan’s World Power. Assessment, vision and outlook (Routledge, 2017). Her Habilitation dissertation will be published by Ecole normale supérieure Publishing (La Démocratie japonaise, singulière et universelle, 2022) ; her PhD dissertation was published by Presses universitaires de France (La Politique de défense du Japon, 2010). Her publications also include contributions in books from various publishers (most recently: Diplomaties étrangères en mutation, ed. M. Vaïsse, Pédone, 2019) and articles in peer-reviewed journals – Annuaire français des relations internationales, Revue des deux mondes, Critique internationale, La Vie des idées, The HAPR, The KRIS, The APR and others.