UG Admissions Tutor (BA International Relations)
Academic Staff, SOAS China Institute
Academic Staff, Japan Research Centre
- Dr Yuka Kobayashi
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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) and Visiting Scholar at the World Trade Organizaton (WTO). 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.
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Dave, Bhavna and Kobayashi, Yuka (2018) 'China’s silk road economic belt initiative in Central Asia: economic and security implications'. Asia Europe Journal, (16) 3, pp 267-281.
Schroeder, Heike and Kobayashi, Yuka (2021) 'Climate change governance: Responding to an existential crisis'. In: Letcher, Trevor, (ed.), The Impacts of Climate Change A Comprehensive Study of Physical, Biophysical, Social, and Political Issues. Elsevier, pp 479-489.
Kobayashi, Yuka (2016) ''Renquan' - Chinese Human Rights: An' Import' from the West or a Chinese 'Export'?'. In: König, Lion and Chaudhuri, Bidisha, (eds.), The Politics of the Other in India and China: Western Concepts in Non-Western Contexts. Oxon; New York: Routledge, pp 179-192.
Kobayashi, Yuka (2015) 'India in Climate Change – the view from Japan via China'. In: Sullivan, Kate, (ed.), Competing Visions of India in World Politics: India’s Rise Beyond the West. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp 49-65.
Kobayashi, Yuka (2013) '“Creative compliance?” China’s compliance with the WTO—a case study of telecommunications services'. In: Zeng, Ka and Liang, Wei, (eds.), China and Global Trade Governance: China's First Decade in the World Trade Organization. Oxon; New York: Routledge, pp 103-125.
Kobayashi, Yuka (2007) 'The Impact of the World Trade Organization on China’s Trade Policy: A Case Study on the Telecommunications Sector'. In: Zeng, K., (ed.), China’s Foreign Trade Policy. The New Constituencies. London: Routledge, pp 143-166.
Kobayashi, Yuka (2005) 'The ‘Troubled Modernizer’: Three Decades of Chinese Environmental Policy and Diplomacy'. In: Harris, P. G., (ed.), Confronting Environmental Change in East and Southeast Asia: Eco-Politics, Foreign Policy, and Sustainable Development.. Tokyo: United Nations University Press and Earthscan, pp 87-101.
Kobayashi, Yuka (2003) 'Navigating Between "Luxury" and "Survival" Emissions : tensions in China's multilateral and bilateral climate change diplomacy'. In: Harris, Paul, (ed.), Global Warming and East Asia: The Domestic and International Politics of Climate Change. London; New York: Routledge, pp 86-108.
Kobayashi, Yuka and Sanchez, Amaia (2017) Minilateralism à la Chine: Strategic Responsibility in Climate Change and Global Finance. Kings College London: Lau China Institute Policy Paper Series; Vol 1. Issue 6.
Kobayashi, Yuka (2006) Rule of Law in China: Chinese Law and Business: The Impact of the World Trade Organization on the Chinese Legal System. Oxford: The Foundation for Law, Justice and Society; The Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford.
Kobayashi, Yuka (2018) 'US-China trade: China is building bridges with the world while the US puts up walls' The Conversation.
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