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Director, NTNU Japan Program (since2005). Specializes in Japanese foreign and security policies, East Asian international politics, including regional security multilateralism, Japanese domestic politics, and Japanese and East Asian approaches to renewable energy.

Vitenskapelig, faglig og kunstnerisk arbeid

Et utvalg av nyere tidsskriftspublikasjoner, kunstneriske produksjoner, bok, inklusiv bokdeler og rapport-del. Se alle publikasjoner i databasen



  • Berkofsky, Axel; Hughes, Christopher W; Midford, Paul; Söderberg, Marie. (2019) The EU-Japan Partnership in the Shadow of China, the crisis of liberalism. Routledge. 2019. ISBN 978081539798-4.
  • Vosse, Wilhelm; Midford, Paul. (2018) Japan's new security partnerships. Manchester University Press. 2018. ISBN 9781526123121.
  • Eldridge, Robert D.; Midford, Paul. (2017) The Japanes Ground Self-Defense Force, Search for Legitimacy. Palgrave Macmillan. 2017. ISBN 978-1-137-56531-0.
  • Midford, Paul; Saito, Yayoi; Campbell, John; Edvardsen, Unni. (2014) Eldercare Policies in Japan and Scandinavia - Aging Societies East and West. Palgrave Macmillan. 2014. ISBN 978-1-137-40262-2.
  • Moe, Espen; Midford, Paul. (2014) The Political Economy of Renewable Energy and Energy Security: Common Challenges and National Responses in Japan, China and Northern Europe. Palgrave Macmillan. 2014. ISBN 9781137338860.
  • Midford, Paul. (2011) Rethinking Japanese Public Opinion and Security: From Pacifism to Realism?. Stanford University Press. 2011. ISBN 9780804772174.
  • Eldridge, Robert; Midford, Paul. (2008) Japanese Public Opinion and the War on Terrorism. Palgrave Macmillan. 2008. ISBN 0230606431.

Del av bok/rapport

  • Midford, Paul. (2019) Abe's pro-active pacifism and values diplomacy: implications for EU-Japan political and security cooperation. The EU-Japan Partnership in the Shadow of China, the crisis of liberalism.
  • Midford, Paul. (2019) Japan’s Emerging Soft Power in East Asia? Taiwan as a Crucial Case. Japan’s Future and a New Meiji Transformation.
  • Midford, Paul. (2019) The Influence of Public Opinion on Foreign Policy in Asia: The Case of Japan. The SAGE Handbook of Asian Foreign Policy.
  • Söderberg, Marie; Berkofsky, Axel; Hughes, Christopher W; Midford, Paul. (2019) Conclusions: the way forward. The EU-Japan Partnership in the Shadow of China, the crisis of liberalism.