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International Law, Law of Armed Conflict(International Humanitarian Law), International Criminal Law

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  • 2008.04.01 - , Department of International Public Policy, Osaka School of International Public Policy, Professor

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Kyoto University Faculty of Law  Graduated 1982.03
Kyoto University Graduate School, Division of Law  Completed 1984.03
Kyoto University Graduate School, Division of Law  Accomplished credits for doctoral program 1987.03

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Research Associate 1986.04 - 1987.03
Lecturer 1987.04 - 1989.03
Associate Professor 1989.04 - 1997.03
Fulbright Visiting Scholar, Columbia University School of Law 1992.07 - 1994.04
Associate Professor, School of International Relations, National Defense Academy 1997.04 - 1998.03
Professor, School of International Relations, National Defense Academy 1998.04 - 2008.03
Dean, School of International Relations, National Defense Academy 2002.04 - 2004.03
Dean, Graduate School of Comprehensive Security Studies, National Defense Academy 2006.04 - 2008.03
Professor,Graduate School of International Public Policy Osaka University 2008.04 -

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  • International Law

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  • Japanese Society of World Law

  • Japanese Society of International Law


Academic Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Law Enforcement Activities at Sea and International Armed Conflict, Akira Mayama, (Conference Paper) 国際会議, 2018.03, International Conference(Non Proceeding)

  • The Constitutional Limitation on the Exercise of the Right of Collective Self-Defense: Minesweeping in Foreign Territorial Waters and Close-in Logistical Support for Belligerents, 真山 全, Japanese Yearbook of International Law,Vol.60, 2018.03, Papers

  • International Legal Order in the East Asian Region and Japan's Dilemma: China's Naval Expansion and its Legal Implication, Akira MAYAMA, Japan Maritime Self-Deense Force Command and Staff College Review,pp.2-12, 2017.06, Papers(In Japanese)

  • Combat Losses of Nuclear-Powered Warships: Contamination, Collateral Damage and the Law, Akira MAYMA, U.S. Naval War College International Law Studies,Vol.93, pp.132-156, 2017.03, Papers

  • Enhancing Maritime Security and Japanese Dilemma(comment), Akira MAYAMA,20th Asia-Pacific Naval College Seminar/海上自衛隊幹部学校, 2017.02, Other(In Japanese)

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  • Textbook, Visual Text International Law, Nobuyuki KATO, Akira MAYAMA et al., Yuhikaku Co, ISBN, 978-4-641-04678-8, 2017.05

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  • China-Japan Civil Dialogue on Airspace Safety , CCTV News Dialogue(China), 2016.03


Outside Activity Management 【 display / non-display

  • Academic society, Japanese Society of International Law, Editor-in-Chief, 2016.06 - 2018.06

  • Academic society, World Law Association, 2015.04 -


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  • Legal Advices to the Royal Thai Naval Strategic Studies Centre , 2017.06