Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University


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YAMAGATA Tatsufumi

YAMAGATA Tatsufumi


Director, Ritsumeikan Center for Asia Pacific Studies


The Ritsumeikan Center for Asia Pacific Studies (RCAPS) aims to be a center of excellence for Asia Pacific Studies, supporting faculty research within the university while strengthening networks with researchers and research organizations around the globe. In addition to holding the annual Asia Pacific Conference, RCAPS also publishes the Ritsumeikan Journal of Asia Pacific Studies, the APU Journal of Language Research, and issues the online Working Paper Series. Whether you are an APU student, faculty, or staff member, or a member of another institution, we hope you will make use of the resources RCAPS has to offer.