Name Tomonori MIZUSHIMA
Academic post Professor
Faculty of appointment GSL+CALE
Office 410
Phone 2346
Degrees LLD, Kyoto University, 2008; LLM, University of London (London School of Economics and Political Science), 1999; LLM, Kyoto University, 1995; LLB, University of Tokyo, 1993
Office hours By appointment via email

Publications in English

'The Significance of the Recent Enactment of Japan's Sovereign Immunity Act in the New Age of Globalization', Andrew Byrnes et al (eds), New Challenges for International Law in a Globalised World (Brill, forthcoming)

'Denying Foreign State Immunity on the Grounds of the Unavailability of Alternative Means', The Modern Law Review, Vol 71, No 5, pp 734-752 (2008)

'Foreign State Immunity in Japanese Courts at the Beginning of the Twenty-First Century', The Japanese Annual of International Law, No 50, pp 99-123 (2007)

Publications in Japanese

'Recognition of States in the Context of Foreign State Immunity', Takeo Matsuda et al (eds), Thoughts and Structure of Modern International Law: Festschrift in Honour of Professor Yoshiro Matsui's 70th Birthday, Vol 1, pp 161-179 (2012)

'The Relationship between International Crimes and Diplomatic Immunity from the Viewpoint of International Law', Kokusai Mondai [International Affairs], No 592, pp 28-37 (2010)

'A Myth of the Restriction of Foreign State Immunity under International Law', Kokusaiho Gaiko Zassi [The Journal of International Law and Diplomacy], Vol 107, No 3, pp 352-374 and p 459 (English summary) (2008)

• Readings recommended to prospective applicants: Malcolm Evans (ed), International Law (3rd ed, Oxford University Press, 2010)

Research interests Jurisdictional Immunity of Foreign States; International Economic Law; International Labour Law

Associate Professor of International Law, Nagoya University, 2007-

Associate Professor of International Law, Kobe Gakuin University, 2006-2007

Research Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (Graduate School of Law, Nagoya University), 2004-2006

Research Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (Graduate School of Law, Kyoto University), 2002-2004


American Society of International Law

British Institute of International and Comparative Law

Japanese Association of International Human Rights Law

Japanese Assoiation of World Law

Japanese Society of International Law

Readings recommended to prospective applicants Malcolm Evans (ed.), International Law (2nd edn, Oxford University Press, 2006)
Preparation suggestions for prospective applicants Applicants are encouraged to read the above textbook.