À PROPOS Chercheurs associés Toru YOSHIDA


Doshisha University

Toru Yoshida is full professor of comparative politics at Doshisha University in Japan, Specialist on political science, french politics and comparative politics. After served at The Japan External Trade Organization, he owned his master and Ph.D degree at the Tokyo University (social science). Associate Professor of European politics in Hokkaido University from 2006 to 2021, he is also associate researcher at Fondation France-Japon (FFJ) EHESS in France.

Research theme: European politics in a comparative approach, the history of life and political parties in France

Personal website

Collaboration with FFJ

Associate researcher of the Theme 1

Toru Yoshida is associate researcher of the FFJ theme 1: Asian Capitalisms: Diversity and Institutional Change. Since 2010 he has regularly participated to FFJ events such as the round table “Why is Japan doing better than France against Covid-19?” in January 2021 and has written one of the first Research Statement on FFJ website. He also was a visiting professor at FFJ in February-March 2018. During this stay he gave a series of conferences about Japanese politics.

Research Statement Conference series