SETA Makoto

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SETA Makoto
Yokohama City University
International College of Arts and Sciences Global Cooperation and Area Studies Graduate School of Urban Social and Cultural Studies Department of Urban Social and Cultural Studies
Job title
Associate Professor
Ph.D. in Law(Waseda University), Master of Laws(London School of Economics and Political Science)

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2019
Associate Professor, School of International Liberal Arts, Yokohama City University
Aug 2015
Adjunct Researcher, Institute of Maritime Law, Waseda University
Apr 2015
Mar 2019
Associate Professor, International College of Arts and Sciences, Yokohama City University
Apr 2013
Mar 2015
Research Associate, Institute of Comparative Law, Waseda University


Apr 2010
Mar 2015
Ph.D. in Law, Graduate School of Law, Waseda University
Apr 2007
Mar 2010
Master of Laws, Graduate School of Law, Waseda University
Oct 2007
Sep 2008
Public International Law, Graduate School, Division of Law, London School of Economics and Political Science
Apr 2003
Mar 2007
Faculty of Laws, Waseda University

Published Papers

The Legitimacy of the International Seabed Authority and the Way it Accepts the Involvement of Non-State Actors in Governing the Area
SETA Makoto
Transforming the Ocean Law by Requirement of the Marine Environment Conservation   329-342   Apr 2019   [Invited]
SETA Makoto
Journal of Waseda Institute of the Policy of Social Safety   10 49-71   Jan 2019
SETA Makoto
Review of European, Comparative and International Environmental Law   28(3) 304-313   Nov 2019   [Refereed]
SETA Makoto
Maritime Areas: Control and Prevention of Illegal Traffics at Sea   115-129   Oct 2016   [Invited]
SETA Makoto
Historical Origins of International Criminal Law   IV 339-366   Nov 2015


Methodological Considerations for Marine Environment Conservation for Deep Sea Mining
Nozomi Aoki, Koichi Yoshida, Makoto Seta, Kenji Shimoyama, Yasuhiko Kagami, Tomoko Kakee, Tatsuya Nakada, Yukie Shibata, Hiroyuki Matsuda, Yoshiyuki Nakamura
Journal of Japan Society of Ocean Policy   9 108-120   Nov 2019   [Refereed][Invited]
SETA Makoto
The Bulletin of Yokohama City University (Social Science)   70(2) 279-305   Mar 2019
Book Review, The Challenges to International Law and the Law of the Sea in the 21st Century
SETA Makoto
Japanese Yearbook of International Law   61 346-351   Feb 2019   [Invited]
SETA Makoto
Proceedings of the 11th Meeting of the Port-city Universities League (PUL)   234-242   Sep 2017   [Invited]
SETA Makoto
Japanese Society of International Law, Expert Comment, No. 2016-13      Dec 2016   [Invited]

Books etc

Toward the Overseas Expansion of Seabed Mineral Resources Exploration and Development Industry
SETA Makoto (Part:Joint Work)
Oct 2018   ISBN:978-4-901833-43-1
Toward the Development of the Seabed Resources in Conformity with Conservation of Marine Environment
SETA Makoto (Part:Joint Work)
Jul 2018   ISBN:978-4-901833-38-7
Report on the Obligations of States under Article 74(3) and 83(3) of UNCLOS in respect of Undelimited Maritime Areas
Jill Barrett, Naomi Burke, Callum Musto, David H. Anderson, Robin Churchill, Kentaro Nishimoto, SETA Makoto (Part:Joint Work)
British Institute of International and Comparative Law   Jul 2016   ISBN:978-1-905221-68-4
International Law for the Ocean Governance
SETA Makoto
Sanseido   Mar 2016   ISBN:978-4-385-31396-2

Conference Activities & Talks

The Plausibility Requirement in the Obligation of Restraint under Articles 74(3) and 83(3) of the UNCLOS [Invited]
SETA Makoto
Canadian-Japanese Exchange on the Law of the Sea   6 Dec 2019   Marine & Environmental Law Institute Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University
SETA Makoto
DILA 30th Anniversary International Conference   15 Oct 2019   Development of International Law in Asia
International Humanitarian Law and the UNCLOS: Another Tale of Kerch Strait Incident? [Invited]
SETA Makoto
The 8th Sino-Japanese Workshop on the Law of the Sea   11 Sep 2019   China Institute for Marine Affairs
SETA Makoto
Comparative Procedure in State-to-State Disputes   29 May 2019   Grotius Center for International Legal Studies

Research Grants & Projects

Development of Legal of the Sea through International Organizations
Japan Society of Promotion of Science: Grant A
Project Year: Apr 2019 - Mar 2024    Investigator(s): UEKI Toshiya
Reconsideration of “the Rule of Law” for the Legal Order for the Ocean
Japan Society of Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists
Project Year: Apr 2019 - Mar 2022    Investigator(s): SETA Makoto
Legal Framework to Prevent International Terrorism
Japan Society of Promotion of Science: Grant C
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Mar 2021    Investigator(s): MINAKAWA Makoto
Role of Private Standards under the International Law of the Sea: In the Case of ISO Standards
Inamori Foundation: Grant Program
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Mar 2020    Investigator(s): SETA Makoto
Deep-Sea Resource Exploration and Environment Protection Study
Cabinet Office: Cross-ministerial Strategic Innovation Promotion Program
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): NAKAMURA Yoshiyuki