Ivan Gonzalez Pujol

Ivan Gonzalez Pujol received a PhD. from the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya. He is a researcher at Senshu University (Japan) and an adjunct professor on East Asia International Relations at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (Spain). 

Against the Locals: Japanese Persistence in Maintaining US Bases in Okinawa

Under the influence of China and Japan, Okinawa developed as a vassal kingdom (Ryukyu Kingdom) until late XIX century, when the new Japanese Empire...

Rallies and Riots, the New Normal in Catalonia

After two years of tense calm, on Monday 14th of October the Spanish Supreme Court found the former pro-independence Catalan leaders guilty of sedition. Since then,...

On the Revision of the Article 9 of the Constitution of Japan

Amending the article 9 of the Constitution of Japan has been a never-ending story in Japanese politics. The article 9 is the basic principle of the...

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