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Yuka Kobayashi

Yuka Kobayashi

Lecturer/Assistant Professor

Lecturer/Assistant Professor

Dr Yuka Kobayashi (LL.B Kyoto, MPhil, DPhil Oxon) is Lecturer/Assistant Professor in China and International Politics at SOAS, University of London, and Visiting Research Professor at Nankai University (China). Prior to joining SOAS, she was a Junior Research Fellow at the University of Oxford. After receiving a LL.B. (specialisation in Public International Law) from Kyoto University, she studied Mandarin and Chinese International Politics at Nankai University and then obtained her M.Phil. and D.Phil. at the University of Oxford.

Her research interests include International Relations of China, International Law, Trade and Investment (Belt and Road Initiative/WTO/FDI), Human Rights and Climate Change/Energy. She has advised various governments, think-tanks and international organisations on these subjects. Kobayashi was an expert witness for the UK Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee on China and the International Economic Order.

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  • School of Oriental and African Studies, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG, United Kingdom