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March 18, 2013
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"The Changing Security Environment in Asia and the Pacific:
Perspectives from International Law"
Lecture by Professor Shinya Murase, Sophia University, Member of United Nations International Law Commission
[ April 9, 2013 ]
Date & Time: Tuesday, April 9th, 7:00-9:00pm

Venue: Columbia Law School, William and June Warren Hall, Feldberg Space--Lobby
1125 Amsterdam Ave.
New York, NY 10025
The cross street is West 115th Street and Amsterdam Avenue.
Subway: Take the 1 train to the 116th Street/ Columbia University stop. Walk east across campus 1 block to Amsterdam. Walk south 1 block.


Professional Background:
1993-Present: Professor, Jochi (Sophia) University Faculty of Law
1995: Visiting Professor, Columbia Law School
1998-2004: Judge, Administrative Tribunal, Asian Development Bank
2009-Present: Member, UN International Law Commission

1967: B.A. from International Christian University, Tokyo.
1969: LL.M from University of Tokyo Graduate School of Law
1972: S.J.D. from University of Tokyo Graduate School of Law

Other Activities:
(2004-Present) Member and Acting Chair of the Committee on a Future Framework for Addressing Climate Change of the Industrial Structure Council, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) of Japan
(2007-2008; 2013-Present) Member of the Prime Minister's Advisory Panel on the Legal Problems concerning National Security
(2007-Present) Member of the Headquarters Council for the Research Activities of the Antarctic Area, Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Technology (MEXT) of Japan
(2008-Present) Chair, Committee on the Legal Principles relating to Climate Change, International Law Association

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