This year our Russian Research Center celebrates the 10th anniversary.
In this period, 115 symposiums, conferences and seminars were organized, and 73 working papers including 2 special issues, 19 books and 131 journal articles regarding Russia were published by the researchers at our center.  
In commemoration of this, we are going to hold Hitotsubashi University Policy Forum “Putin's Russia under the Economic Sanctions”on January 19th, 2018 at TKP Tokyo-eki Yaesu Conference Center, Hall 7c.
Please click here to make the Pre-registration.
We look forward to your attendance at our forum and encourage you to forward this invitation to other colleagues you believe may be interested in attending.
With best regards,
Kazuhiro KUMO
Professor, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University 
Research Director of the RRC


We are pleased to invite you to attend the honorary lecture of Dr. Sass, the Director-General of European Association for Comparative Economic Studies (EACES), on December 11th, 2017 at Nihon University.
The Honorary Lecture of EACES's Director-General 
Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University/ Faculty of Economics, Nihon University/ Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University (co-host)
Time and Date: 18:30-20:00(Doors open at 18:00)December 11th, 2017
Honorary Lecturer: Dr. Magdolna Sass (Senior research fellow at Institute of Economics Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Professor of Corvinus University of Budapest)
Title of the Lecture:Post-Transition Multinationals: With Special Regard to Hungary
We would like to ask participants to register in advance by emailing to Prof. Ikemoto of the Faculty of Economics, Nihon University (  by December 5th. 



Working Papers (No. 72) was uploaded:

Professor Kazuhiro Kumo received the 2017 Academic Award from the Japan Consortium for Area Studies on his book titled Demography of Russia: From the Past to the Present published from the Palgrage Macmillan.

New Publication was updated:

Litvinenko, T. and K. Kumo, "Post-soviet period changes in resource utilization and their impact on population dynamics in chukotka autonomous okrug (Russia)", Geography, Environment, Sustainability (GES Journal), Vol.11, No 3, 2017, pp. 66-86. DOI-10.24057/2071-9388-2017-11-3-66-86.