Members and Themes of the Research Institute

Katsuhiko Yokoi, School of Commerce, Meiji University
(Director of the Research Institute for the History of Global Arms Transfer)

‘Global arms transfer and ‘self- reliance’ of the Indian aircraft industry in the Cold War years’
‘Historical study on the arms transfer into the Third-World countries and military assistance’

Isao Suto, School of Political Science and Economics, Meiji University
(Project Manager of the Research Institute for the History of Global Arms Transfer)

‘Disposition of surplus war property and U.S. international monetary and financial policy after WWII’

Tetsuya Sahara, School of Political Science and Economics, Meiji University

‘Underground networks of arms smuggling and human trafficking in the Middle East and the Balkans’

Shinichi Shirato, School of Global Japanese Studies, Meiji University

‘The munitions production and its industrialization by private companies for the total war system: The munitions industries mobilization and the changeover of production and distribution under the military priority’

Masahiko Akatsu, School of Political Science and Economics, Meiji University

‘Environmental and military engineering in 19th century Britain: Focusing on combustion technology and chemical weapons’

Tamara Enomoto, Organization for the Strategic Coordination of Research and Intellectual Properties, Meiji University

‘History of ideas and concepts surrounding arms control and disarmament’
‘Challenges and difficulties facing the implementation of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT)’
‘New policy issues in the area of arms control and disarmament: Drones, cyber technologies and other outstanding issues’

Tomoji Onozuka, Graduate School of Economics, University of Tokyo

‘The way to strategic bombing and ballistic missile through the naval disarmament in the interwar period from establishment of torpedo before the First World War’

Nobuo Tajima, Faculty of Law, Seijo University

‘An advance of German Lufthansa into east Asia and the Eurasia Aviation Cooperation in China’
‘Japan, Germany and the arms trade in China during the 1920s’

Kaori Takada, Faculty of Comparative Culture, Otsuma Women’s University

‘US military-civilian aviation policy making in the 1930s and 1940s’
‘The competition of US-German military-civilian aviation in Western Hemisphere: A study on aircraft and air transport industries’

Mahito Takeuchi, College of Commerce, Nihon University

‘Arms trade in Africa and the Brussels Conference (1889-1890): Why did Lord Salisbury introduce the arms trade regulation?’
‘Evangelicalism and British liberal imperialism in India: Charles Grant, T. B. Macaulay and the Indian civil service'

Shoichi Watanabe, Faculty of Letters, Tohoku Gakuin University

‘The British military aid policy in 1960s’
‘The military aids(arms) races of US,UK and USSR to India and Pakistan in the conflict periods of Indo-China and Indo-Pakistan’

Yuji Nishimuta, Graduate School of Economics, Kyoto University

‘Military-civilian dual use problem between the Two World Wars’

Jun Suzuki, Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, University of Tokyo

‘The formation of air service in the Imperial Japanese Army’
‘Arms transfers and the arsenals of the Imperial Japanese Army: From technology imports to arms exports’

Michiteru Nagamine, Emeritus Professor of Yokohama City University

‘Dynamic transformations of the German aircraft industry under the Treaty of Versailles: Prerequisites of the Nazi rearmament’

Takeshi Chida, Hiroshima International University

‘A study on the aircraft manufacturing system in the Imperial Japanese Navy’
‘Arms transfers and the engineering office of the Imperial Japanese Navy: with special reference to the history of Kure Naval Dockyard’

Bunji Nagura, Emeritus Professor of Dokkyo University

‘History of military-related industries and Japanese capitalism 1900-1930s: With the aim of comprehensive analyses’

Tomoari Matsunaga, Graduate School of International Social Science, Yokohama National University

‘The failure of the Geneva Disarmament Conference 1932-34’

Ken Kotani, College of Risk Management, Nihon University

‘The Preliminary Negotiations of the Second London Naval Conference’

Jun Fukushi, Faculty of Economics, Okayama University

‘The development of Canadian aircraft industry in the inter-war and post-war era’
‘The Liberal Party of Canada and British liberal imperialism’

Akifumi Morimoto, School of Commerce, Meiji University, College of Economics, Rikkyo University

‘Transformation of economic conflict and military balance in South East Asia during the wars’

Yuji Yamashita, College of Economics, Nihon University

‘Armored fighting vehicles exports from Britain to the world and the modernization of the backward countries' armies’
‘Standardization of aircraft and limit gauge system under the control of the Ministry of Munitions’

Hideyuki Shimotomai, Faculty of Economics, Keiai University

‘Transnational movement of the military engineers, scientists and workers’