Sachiko Hirakawa

alt Name:

Sachiko Hirakawa

Academic Title: Assistant Professor
Affiliation: Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University
Departmental Position:  
Fields of Expertise:
  • Regionalism and Multilateralism in Asia
  • History of International Relations in East Asia
  • Sino-Japan Relations
  • Cross-strait Controversy

"Asian Regional Integration and Cross-straits Controversy," in International Relations, Vol. 158 (Dec, 2009)(in Japanese),

"Diplomatic Framework to Solve the Two-China Dilemma: Analyzing the Adaptation and Acceptance of the 'Japanese Formula'" in International Relations, Vol. 146. (Nov. 2006)(in Japanese),

"Portsmouth Denied: The Chinese attempt to attend" in Edited by David Wolff et al, The Russo-Japanese War in the Global Perspective: World War Zero II(U.K. Brill, 2007.)

Ongoing Research Projects

Study Series on  Asian Regional Integration

Publication project at Global Institute of Asian Regional Integration(GIARI), GSAPS, Waseda University.

Asian broader Regional History   

Research Project at Waseda University Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies


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Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University, Sodai-Nishi Waseda Bldg, 5F, Room 504,        1-21-1 Nishiwaseda, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 169-0051, Japan

TEL 81-3-5286-9717 (direct)
Personal Notes:

Sachiko Hirakawa is Associate Professor at the Center for International Education, Waseda University. She specializes in international politics of East Asia, Asian regional integration, and Sino-Japan relations. She received her B.A. in Economics from Waseda University, MALD from Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, USA, and Ph.D. in International Studies from Waseda University. Her recent publications include: Two-China Dilemma and Japanese Formula (in Japanese, Keiso Shobo, 2012), Historicizing Asian Regional Integration (co-ed, in Japanese, Keiso Shobo, 2012), ‘Southeast Asia in the Post-war Period’, in S. Amako et al. Regional Integration in East Asia (United Nations University Press, 2013).