Experts & Staff

Guibourg Delamotte

Visiting Fellow

Areas of expertise

Security and international relations in Asia, Japanese foreign and defense policies, Japanese internal politics and political system


English, French, Japanese


Dr. Guibourg Delamotte is a lecturer and associate professor of political science as well as a visiting policy fellow at ECFR.

Delamotte teaches international relations and Japanese politics at at Japanese studies department of the French Institute of Oriental Studies. She also lectures at Sciences Po Paris, and works as a Research Fellow at Inalco’s Centre d’études japonaises. From May to July 2010, she was NIDS Fellow at the National Institute of Defense Studies (Tokyo).

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