Giulio Pugliese is a lecturer in war studies at King's College London and a visiting scholar at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies in Tokyo.

Previously, Pugliese was assistant professor at Heidelberg University's Institute of Chinese Studies. He has also worked in Japan as an intern at Kyodo News; in Azuchi and Ōmihachiman City Hall, with the JET Programme; at the Mitsubishi Research Institute; and as a freelance translator. 

Pugliese is also a regular contributor to and member of the editorial board of Asia Maior, an Italian academic publication on current Asian affairs.

Last Updated: August 7, 2018