Yiftach Govreen

Yiftach Govreen

PhD Student
Yiftach Govreen

In 2011, he earned his MA in Political Science at the University of the Ryukus, Okinawa. Since 2011 he is a PhD student at the Department of International Relations, at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. In 2014 he joined the ERC project "JudgingHistories: Experience, Judgement, and Representation of World War II in an Age of Globalization". For his Bachelor degree he studied at the Department for East Asian Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Research Project

"Island of War, Island of Peace: The Memory of WWII in Okinawa."

Research Interests

U.S.-Japan relations

Okinawan culture and history

Asian sphere of WWII