Lauren Richardson

PhD candidate
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Biographical statement

Lauren Richardson is in the final throes of a doctoral dissertation tentatively entitled “Reshaping Japan-Korea Relations: Transnational Activist Networks and the Politics of Restitution.” As a graduate student, her research has centred on Northeast Asian politics with a particular focus on the “history problem.” Her previous theses have examined the Japanese history textbook controversy in the context of Sino-Japan and South Korea-Japan relations and also the ‘comfort women’ issue. Lauren’s current research agenda includes state-society relations, civil-military relations, redress for victims of war and colonialism, and Asia-Pacific security.

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