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Deputy Head, School of Humanities, Language & Global Studies, University of Central Lancashire

Dr Ed Griffith is Deputy Head of the School of Humanities, Language and Global Studies at UCLan. He has been course leader of the BA (Hons) Asia Pacific Studies and the MA International Relations. He received his PhD from the University of Leeds, writing his thesis on the Yasukuni Shrine issue in Sino-Japanese relations. His research focuses on East Asian international relations, with a particular emphasis on the complex relationship between China and Japan.


  • –present
    Senior Lecturer in Asia Pacific Studies, University of Central Lancashire


  • 2014 
    University of Leeds, PhD East Asian Studies