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Doctor in history from Sorbonne University, former Japanese government scholarship holder, recipient of the Shibusawa-Claudel Prize (32nd edition), Franck Michelin is Professor in the Department of International Economy at Teikyo University. His research focuses on the political, military, and economic history of contemporary Japan, as well as on international relations in East Asia. He regularly speaks in the French and Japanese media.


Current position

Professional experience


Teikyô University , Department of Economics - professor

Sciences Po Lyon - visiting professor (2019)

Doctorate in contemporary history , Paris-Sorbonne University

Paris-Sorbonne University , East Asian Institute, Franco-Japanese House - associate researcher

Meiji University - lecturer (2010-17)


University of Montreal, Center for East Asian Studies - Visiting Professor (2016)

Shibusawa-Claudel Prize (2015)

Ministry of Foreign Affairs , Cultural Service of the French Embassy in Japan - project manager (2005-2009)

DEA in Japanese Languages, Literatures and Societies , INALCO

Master of History , University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne

Former Japanese Government Fellow

Research incentive award from the French Academy of Overseas Sciences (2015)

University of Tsukuba - M aster of Conferences (2002-2005)

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