Sato Hiromi

Years of Stay at HYI

Aug 2019 to May 2020

University Affiliation

Hiromi Satoh is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Advanced International and Social Studies, the University of Tokyo. He also currently teaches International Organization as a part-time lecturer at Tokai University, Kanagawa, Japan. He received a B.A. (International Politics) from Aoyama Gakuin University and an M.A. (International Relations) from the University of Tokyo. He is now working on his Ph.D. dissertation about conditions for making the political effect of ethnicities maximum/minimum on their national self-determination under the international territorial administration. His research focuses on historical case studies: the UN-monitored plebiscites over the territorial disputes under the British and French trusteeship territories of Togo and Cameroons during 1955-1961. During his stay at the Harvard Center for African Studies as an HYI African Studies Training Program Fellow, he will be working on “Resonance between International Administration and Early Political Organization under the UN trusteeship territories in West Africa.“

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