iSO-KU's staff and contact information

Director

Professor Yasuyuki Kono

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Professor Yasuyuki Kono is Kyoto University's Vice-President for International Strategy, and Director of iSO-KU, formerly Director of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies (2014–2018).

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Vice Directors

Professor Yukari Mitsuhashi

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Professor Yukari Mitsuhashi is the Vice-Director of iSO-KU. Her main responsibilities include enhancing the University's international profile through planning, coordinating, and implementing its strategy for internationalization — both at home and abroad — and providing support in the University's diplomatic response. She is in charge of overseeing the University's international initiatives, especially those related to Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.

Contact information:

  • Email: mitsuhashi.yukari.6w*kyoto-u.ac.jp (replace * with @)
  • Tel: (075)753-5721

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Dr Junji Yamamoto

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Dr Junji Yamamoto is iSO-KU's Administrative Director; he is mainly responsible for international affairs management, strategy, and other matters related to the International Strategy Office. He also is in charge of overseeing the University's activities, above all those related to East Asian countries on the strategic plan.

Contact information:

  • Email: yamamoto.junji.7r*kyoto-u.ac.jp (replace * with @)
  • Tel: (075) 753-5744

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Members (Program-Specific Senior Lecturers)

Dr Fernando Palacio

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Dr Palacio is a Program-Specific Senior Lecturer at iSO-KU. His main responsibilities relate to the design and development of university-wide policy on internationalization, promotion of internal synergies among the different organizations within the University, and support for iSO-KU's efforts to maintain an inclusive university. He is in charge of overseeing the University's activities in Southeast Asia. His responsibilities also relate to the promotion of University Social Responsibility.

Contact information:

  • Email: palacio.fernando.4c*kyoto-u.ac.jp (replace * with @)
  • Tel: (075) 753-5062

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Dr Paola Sanoni

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Dr Sanoni is a Program-Specific Senior Lecturer at iSO-KU. Her main responsibilities relate to the design and implementation of measures for promoting the University's internationalization, attending diplomatic response, and supporting activities to promote an inclusive university. She is in charge of domestic and international liaison affairs and the University's institutional relations in the Americas and Oceania.

Contact information:

  • Email: sanoni.paola.7n*kyoto-u.ac.jp (replace * with @)
  • Tel: (075) 753-5044

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Ms Mariko Adachi

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Ms Adachi is a Program-Specific Senior Lecturer at iSO-KU. Her main responsibilities relate to the design and development of the internationalization of Kyoto University in multilateral cooperation. She is in charge of promoting risk prevention and management of international fieldwork, and summarizing the contents of activities at the Faculties and Graduate Schools for publication on the web. She also has a role in supporting the oversight of the University's Overseas Centers and contributing to the formation of an inclusive campus.

Contact information:

  • Email: adachi.mariko.3c*kyoto-u.ac.jp (replace * with @)
  • Tel: (075) 753-5745

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