The Legacy of Prime Minister Shinzō Abe and the Future of Japanese Politics
About the presentation:
After nearly eight consecutive years in power, Shinzō Abe resigned as prime minister in September 2020. He became the longest-serving prime minister in the history of Japan. This presentation will evaluate the success of the Abe administration in dealing with different complex domestic and international issues. Furthermore, this presentation will provide some insights into the challenges the new Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has inherited from his predecessor.
About Raymond Yamamoto:
Raymond Yamamoto is Associate Professor at Aarhus University, School of Culture and Society, Department of Global Studies. He was previously Adjunct Lecturer at Osaka University, and has spent many years in Japan researching Japan’s post-war foreign policy.