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The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus
In-depth critical analysis of the forces shaping the Asia-Pacific...and the world.
Geoffrey Gunn

A long time resident in Nagasaki (I live in what used to be called the "foreign settlement"), I teach "international relations" in the Faculty of Economics of Nagasaki University to mostly Japanese students. This is an old red brick establishment going back a hundred years which survived the atomic bombing though not the "black rain." I also teach courses on Japanese society to visiting North American students at Nagasaki Foreign Languages University, a somewhat different game. As an even longer term resident or sojourner in some Southeast Asian countries, I mostly write and comment about these countries for Japan Focus as well as in other publications. Needless to say, I spend a lot of time in the field. Recent trips have taken me back to Laos and Vietnam, with a cycle of earlier trips to Indonesia and East Timor. Perhaps reflecting my research interests (and my audiences), some of my books have recently entered Indonesian, Portuguese and Chinese translations (virtually nothing in Japanese if you follow my logic). One of my recent books takes a broader optic, namely, First Globalization: The Eurasian Exchange (1500-1800) [Roman & Littlefield, 2003]

Articles
ID Author Title
3864 Geoffrey Gunn
The Passing of Sihanouk: Monarchic Manipulation and the Search for Autonomy in the Kingdom of Cambodia  シアヌーク逝去ーーカンボジア王国における君主制操作と自治への模索
3658 Geoffrey Gunn
War Claims and Compensation: Franco-Vietnamese Contention over Japanese War Reparations and the Vietnam War 主張と賠償−−日本の戦争賠償金をめぐる仏・越論争とヴェトナム戦争
3483 Geoffrey Gunn
The Great Vietnamese Famine of 1944-45 Revisited  1944−45年ヴィエトナム大飢饉再訪
3338 Andre Vltchek, Geoffrey Gunn
The Re-emergence of Chinese in Jakarta  ジャカルタに再び出現する中国人
3302 Andre Vltchek, Geoffrey Gunn
In the Tropical Forests of Sumatra: Notes from Climate Change 'Ground Zero' スマトラの熱帯林にて−−気候変動の「爆心地」より
3270 Richard Tanter, David von Hippel, Geoffrey Gunn, Arabella Imhoff
Nuclear Power, Risk Management and Democratic Accountability in Indonesia: Volcanic, regulatory and financial risk in the Muria peninsula nuclear power proposal
3206 Geoffrey Gunn
Singapore: The Past in the Present
3137 Geoffrey Gunn
Origins of the American War in Vietnam: The OSS Role in Saigon in 1945
2865 Geoffrey Gunn, B McCartan
Chinese Dams and the Great Mekong Floods of 2008
2846 Geoffrey Gunn, Carmel Budiarjo
Closed Book or Open Book on Indonesia and Timor-Leste? The Commission of Truth and Friendship Report on 1999 HR Violations
2722 Geoffrey Gunn
The United Nations, the Peacebuilding Commission and the Future of East Timor
2696 Geoffrey Gunn
'Trophy Capitalism,' Jefrinomics, and Dynastic Travail in Brunei
2659 Geoffrey Gunn
Southeast Asia's Looming Nuclear Power Industry
2648 Geoffrey Gunn
Suharto Beyond the Grave: Indonesia and the World Appraise the Legacy
2549 Andre Vltchek, Geoffrey Gunn
Timor-Leste and Indonesia. Between a Rock and a Hard Place
2010 Geoffrey Gunn
Angkor and Beyond: the Asian tourism phenomenon
1666 Geoffrey Gunn
Japan-Indonesia Relations: New Opportunities, New tensions
1597 Geoffrey Gunn
Crimes against Humanity: Japanese Diplomacy, East Timor and the "Truth Commission"