Dr Hiromi Fujishige

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Dr. Fujishige is a professor at School of International Politics, Aoyama Gakuin University in Tokyo. Her familiarity incudes UN and other international peace operations/peacebuilding and the security, conflict and development issues. She is an expert in Japan’s peacekeeping/peacebuilding policy and has widely published in the field. Along with the other authors, she has presided “Japan Peacekeeping Study Group,” consisted of more than 200 Japanese peacekeeping experts (e.g. diplomats and the other government officials, the military officers, the UN officials, NGO workers as well as academics) for nearly 15 years.

She attended postgraduate schools at the University of London, receiving a postgraduate diploma in War Studies from King’s College London, a M.Sc. in International Relations and Development Studies from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and a Ph.D. in Political Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). Her recent publications are as follows: Hiromi Nagata Fujishige et al., Japan’s Peacekeeping at a Crossroads: Taking a Robust Stance or Remaining Hesitant?, Palgrave Macmillan/Springers, 2022, Open-access book. https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-030-88509-0; Hiromi Fujishige, Constructing a More Active Role: The Norm-Shift and the Rise of Activism in Japan’s Security Policy, Tokyo: Naigai Publisher, 2017.

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