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Ian Nish

AKA Ian Hill Nish

Born: 3-Jun-1926
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Scholar

Nationality: Scotland
Executive summary: Japanese Foreign Policy specialist

Wife: Rona Margaret Speirs (m. 29-Dec-1965, two daughters)

    University: BA, University of Edinburgh
    University: MA, University of Edinburgh (1950)
    University: School of Oriental and African Studies
    Professor: University of Sydney (1957-62)
    Professor: International History, London School of Economics (1962-91)

    British Association for Japanese Studies
    European Association for Japanese Studies President (1985-88)
    Japan Society
    Commander of the British Empire

Author of books:
A Short History of Japan (1968, history)
Alliance in Decline: A Study in Anglo-Japanese Relations, 1908-23 (1972, international affairs)
The Origins of the Russo-Japanese War (1985, history)
Japan's Struggle with Internationalism: Japan, China, and the League of Nations, 1931-3 (1993, international affairs)
Japanese Foreign Policy 1869-1942: Kasumigaseki to Miyakezaka (2002, international affairs)
Japanese Foreign Policy in the Interwar Period (2002, international affairs)

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