Yoko Hirose

Yoko Hirose

Professor
Faculty of Policy Management
Graduate School of Media and Governance
Born1972
DegreesPh.D(Media and Governance, Keio University); M.A. (Laws, University of Tokyo);B.A.(Policy Management, Keio University)
Other Positions Currently HeldVisiting Scholar at the Aleksanteri Institute, University of Helsinki, Finland(2017.3-2018.3); Visiting Scholar at the Harriman Institute, Columbia University(2013.3-2014.3); Special Researcher at Slavic Research Center, Hokkaido University; Special Researcher at Center for Interdisciplinary Study of Monotheistic Religions (CISMOR), Doshisha University and so on
Short Biography*Education
1991-1995 Keio University, Faculty of Policy Management
(BA of Policy Management)
1995-1997 Graduate School of Law and Politics (Master Course),
The University of Tokyo (MA of Law)
1997-2001 Graduate School of Law and Politics (Doctor Course),
The University of Tokyo
2000-2001 Research in Azerbaijan as the Akino Memorial Fellow of
United Nations University
2006 Ph.D in Media and Governance (Keio University)

*Award Winning
1994 SFC Award (Keio University)
1995 Award for the graduating at the head of the faculty (Keio University)
2009 Special Award, 21st Asia-Pacific Award (in Japan), for
Yoko HIROSE, The Caucasus: The Cross Road of the International Politics,
Shueisya, 2008. (in Japanese)

*Scholarship
1991-1995 Keio University (For the excellent grades)
1991-2000 Takenaka Ikurikai, scholarship society.
1995-2000 The Japan Scholarship Society
2000-2001 The first Akino Memorial Fellow of United Nations University

*Work Experience
<Main Position>
2001-2002 Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
2002-2005 Assistant Professor at KEIO University, Faculty of Policy Management
2005-2006 Senior Lecturer at Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (TUFS), Graduate School of Area and Culture Studies, Program of Peace and Conflict Studies
2005-2006 Senior Lecturer at Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (TUFS), Graduate School of Area and Culture Studies, Program of Peace and Conflict Studies
2006-2008 Associate Professor at Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (TUFS), Graduate School of Area and Culture Studies, Program of Peace and Conflict Studies
2008-2010 Associate Professor at University of Shizuoka, Faculty of International Relations
2010- Associate Professor at KEIO University, Faculty of Policy Management

<Part-time and so on>
2004-2005  Part-time lecturer at Tokyo University of Foreign Studies,
Graduate School of Area and Culture Studies
2005-2006 Part-time lecturer at KEIO University, Faculty of Policy Management
2004  Special Researcher at Nagoya University,
Graduate School of International Development
2004-2007 Special Researcher at The National Museum of Ethnology
2005- Special Researcher at Slavic Research Center, Hokkaido University
2008-2009 Visiting Associate Professor at Slavic Research Center, Hokkaido
University
2010 Part-time lecturer at Sophia University, Faculty of Foreign Language
2010- Special Researcher at Center for Interdisciplinary Study of Monotheistic Religions (CISMOR), Doshisha University
2013−2014 Visiting Scholar at The Harriman Institute, Columbia University
Areas of ExpertiseInternational Politics, Comparative Politics, Political Development Studies, The Transcaucasus Area Studies
Courses TaughtACADEMIC PROJECT,SEMINAR
Affiliations* The Japanese Association for Russian and East European Studies (Board of directors)
* The Japan Association of International Relations (member of Academic Promotion Committee)
* Japanese Society of International Law
* Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES)
Selected Publications1) Books
・Yoko HIROSE, The former USSR and Conflicts: The geopolitics concerning Oil, Nations, and Terror, Keio University Press, 2005. (in Japanese)
・Yoko HIROSE, Russia: Super Power with Strong Authorities and Uneasiness ~ Brightness and Darkness viewing from the former USSR states, Kobunsya, 2008. (in Japanese)
・Yoko HIROSE, The Caucasus: The Cross Road of the International Politics, Shueisya, 2008. (in Japanese)
→ Award Winning Work : Special Award, 21st Asia-Pacific Award , 2009.
・Yoko HIROSE, Russia: The troubled big power in the multipolarized world, Aschii, 2011. (in Japanese)
・Yoko HIROSE, The Unrecognized States in the World without Hegemony, NHK Publication, 2014 (in Japanese).
・Yoko Hirose, Azerbaijan: The land of fire which is active in the crossroad of the civilizations, Gunzosya, 2016 (in Japanese).
・Yoko HIROSE et al, The 60 Chapters for the knowing Caucasus, Akashi shoten, 2006. (in Japanese)
・Coauthor, The condition of the Ethnic Coexisting, Waseda University Press, 2001. (in Japanese)
・Coauthor, The Policy and Governance, Tokai University Press, 2003. (in Japanese)
・Coauthor, The New tendency of the International Situation after 9.11 and Russian Diplomacy, JIIA, 2003. (in Japanese)
・Coauthor, The Policy manegement, Toyo Keizai, 2003. (in Japanese)
・Coauthor, The Newest works of the Policy Management, Keio University Press, 2003. (in Japanese)
・Coauthor, CIS: Reconstitution of the former USSR, Kokusai shoin, 2004. (in Japanese)
・Coauthor, Encyclopedia on the Central Eurasia, Heibonsya, 2005. (in Japanese)
・Coauthor, International Visions: The Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict over Karabakh from history to future peace prospects, Azerbaijan: Visions of Azerbaijan, 2007. (in English)
・Coauthor, Peace-building from the Conflict Area, Toshindo, 2007. (in Japanese)
・Coauthor, The Oil,Gas and Russian Economy, Hokkaido University Press, 2008. (in Japanese)
・Coauthor, The Peace-building in the era of the “War against terror,” Toshindo, 2008. (in Japanese)
・Coauthor, The Caucasus with Varieties and Possibilities, Hokkaido University Press, 2008. (in Japanese)
・Coauthor, The Almanac on the Chinese affairs 2009, The China institute, 2009. (in Japanese)
・Coauthor, The Chechnya, Hakusuisha, 2009. (in Japanese)
・Coauthor, The Almanac on the Chinese affairs 2010, The China institute, 2010. (in Japanese)
・Coauthor, Genocide and the modern World, Bensei shuppan, 2011. (in Japanese)
・Coauthor, Russia and the expanded EU, Minerva, 2011. (in Japanese)
・Coauthor, The Almanac on the Chinese affairs 2010, The China institute, 2011. (in Japanese)
・Coauthor, The Almanac on the Chinese affairs 2011, The China institute, 2012. (in Japanese)

2) Main Articles
* I have about 80 articles, however I think it is too much to write all of them. So, I selected most important articles.
・Yoko HIROSE, The birth and prospects of GUUAM: Problems of the member states and Russian Factors, Russian Studies, Vol.31, 2000. (In Japanese)
・Yoko HIROSE ”Resolving Nagorno-Karabakh ? Can It Be Done?,” Azerbaijan International, Vol.9, No.1, Spring 2001. (in English)
・Yoko HIROSE, Peace Management of the South Caucasus: Focusing on the “Caucasus Four,” Slavic Research Center, Research Series Vol. 83 (Peace Management Problem on CIS, 2002. (In Japanese)
・Yoko HIROSE, Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict: Focusing on the effect of ending Cold War and Making Peace, Syakai kagaku kenkyu Vol. 55, 2004. (In Japanese)
・Yoko HIROSE, The birth and changing of the Azerbaijani Authoritarianism, International Politics, Vol. 138, 2004. (In Japanese)
・Yoko HIROSE, The Hereditary Authority of the Azerbaijani Authoritarianism, The Foreign Affairs, Vol. 53, No.5, 2005. (In Japanese)
・Yoko HIROSE, The Unrecognized States and the Tasks of Regional Stabilization, Kokusai hou gaikou zasshi, Vol. 104, No.2, 2005. (In Japanese)
・Yoko HIROSE, The political and economic effects by BTC Pipeline for the South Caucasus, International Development Studies Forum, Vol. 31, 2006. (In Japanese)
・Yoko HIROSE, "Aspects of Genocide in Azerbaijan," Comparative Genocide Studies, Vol.2, 2005/2006. (in English)
・Yoko HIROSE, “The New Tendencies of CIS: Focusing on the Change of the President and International Situations,” Russia and NIS Research Monthly Magazine, June 2008. (In Japanese)
・Yoko HIROSE, “Azerbaijan – a Regional Hub,” Visions of Azerbaijan, Volume 3.2, Spring 2008, pp.4-9. (in English)
・Yoko HIROSE, “The situation of the Caucasus after the Russia-Georgian war,” ” Russia and NIS Research Monthly Magazine, September 2008. (In Japanese)
・Yoko HIROSE, “Why ‘The frozen conflict’ became the hot war?: to search of the essence of the Russia-Georgian War,” Jiji Top Confidential, November 2008. (In Japanese)
・Yoko HIROSE, “To Understand the Russia-Georgian War: The problem of the unrecognized states in the former USSR,” The Diplomatic Forum, January 2009. (In Japanese)
・Yoko HIROSE, “The situation of the Caucasus: the people who are called as “the noble barbarians’, Subaru, February 2009.
・Yoko HIROSE, “The problem of the unrecognized states in the Caucasus: the background of the Russia-Georgian War and the movement of the peace-building,” Kokusai-Josei, February 2009. (In Japanese)
・Yoko HIROSE, “The ‘new cold war’’ and the perspectives of the Russia-U.S. relations,” International Problems, March 2009. (In Japanese)
・Yoko HIROSE, “The Russia-Georgian War from the view point of the Caucasus region,” The economy of the Russia and Eurasia, March 2009. (In Japanese)
・Yoko HIROSE, “The present situation of the conflicts and the perspectives of the peace in the former USSR,” Neppu, March 2009. (In Japanese)
・Yoko HIROSE, “The Georgian War: the background and the world after the war,” Forum of the Gakushi-kai, May 2009. (In Japanese)
・Yoko HIROSE, “The international relations of the Iran, Russia and the Caucasus,” Resaeach of the Middle East, October 2009. (In Japanese)
・Yoko HIROSE, “The movement after the Russia-Georgian War: the new movement and the unchangeable reality,” Kokusai-josei, February 2009.(In Japanese)
・"The former USSR states fear the second 'Colored Revolution'," Area Studies, Vol.12、No.1(2012)(In Japanese)
・“Complex perspectives on Nagorno Karabakh: from comparative views between the Azerbaijanis and the Armenians,”Research Papers of the International Scientific Conference: The Place and Role of Caucasian Albania in the History of Azerbaijan and Caucasus, Baku, 2012.(In English)
・"Political prospects of Georgia after the parliamentary election," Kokusai-Josei, Vol.83, (February 2013). (In Japanese)
・"Russian strategy for the Syria problem -- Geopolitic aim and limits," Chito-Kenkyu, Vol.Ⅲ、No.516 (2012).(In Japanese)
・"The ideal and reality of the Eurasian integration," 『The present and future of the regional integration, 2012 (In Japanese).
・Yoko HIROSE, "Case of the Russia-Georgia War, Georgia, and Azerbaijan From 2008 to Early 2012," International Relations and Diplomacy, 2/ 1, 2014: 1-15.
・"Russian calculation on Sochi Olimpic," Economist, Special Edition (28 January 2014), (In Japanese)
・Yoko Hirose and Grazvydas 2014. Analyzing the Upsurge of Violence and Mediation in the Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict. Stability: International Journal of Security and Development 3(1):23、pp.1-18, DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.5334/sta.du
・Yoko Hirose, “Japan-Russia Relations: Toward a Peace Treaty and Beyond”, Yuki Tatsumi ed., Japan’s Global Diplomacy: Views from Next Generation, Washington DC, Stimson Center, March 2015.
・Yoko HIROSE, “Unrecognized States in the Former USSR and Kosovo: A Focus on Standing Armies,” Open Journal of Political Science, Vol.6 No.1, 2016, pp.67-82.
・Yoko HIROSE, “The Complexity of Nationalism in Azerbaijan,” International Journal of Social Science Studies, Vol. 4, No. 5, May 2016, pp.136-149.
・Yoko HIROSE, "Unrecognized States, the Children of Empire," Asteion, Vol.084, 2016, pp.67-84.

3) Main English Presentations at the International Conferences
* Besides I have so many Japanese presentations in Japan. Here are the English presentations only.
・Yoko HIROSE. “The prospects of the BSEC and the role of Japan: from the point of view of Caucasian research,” presented at The JAPAN-WIDER BLACK SEA AREA DIALOGUE "Peace and Prosperity in the Wider Black Sea Area and the Role of Japan," at The Global Forum of Japan (GFJ), Tokyo, Japan, 28 November 2005. (in English)
・Yoko HIROSE. “Discovering one's own culture through interacting with others' ," presented at The Forth Seminar: Dialogue among Civilizations between Japan and the Islamic World "Diversity in Human Society," (Ministry of Higher Education University Tunis El Manar, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Republic of Tunisia, and The Ben Ali Chair for the Dialogue of Civilizations and Religious organize, and co-supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Bahrain) at Abou Nawas Hotel, Tunis, Tunisia, 13-14 January 2006. (in English)
・Yoko HIROSE. “Azerbaijan and Nagorno-Karabakh: Focusing on the Political Perspective,” presented at the international workshop: Russia as a Regional Power: Its International Status and the Elections in 2007-2008 at Slavic Research Center of Hokkaido University, 22-23 February 2007. (in English)
・Yoko HIROSE. “The task of functional cooperation in the Black Sea Region,” presented at The Second JAPAN- BLACK SEA AREA DIALOGUE“ Japan and Black Sea Area in the Rapidly Changing World," at The Conference Room of the Japan Foundation, Tokyo, Japan, 21 November 2007. (in English)
・Yoko HIROSE. “ ‘Westernization’ or modernization on an indigenous basis? : Focusing on the Japanese case and the former USSR countries’ cases,” presented at “the International Forum: EXPANDING THE ROLE OF WOMEN IN CROSS-CULTURAL DIALOGUE (Section 3: National Consciousness as a Shield against Turning People into “Particles of Globalization”), Baku, Azerbaijan, 10-11 June, 2008. (in English)
・Yoko HIROSE. “Unrecognized States in the Macro-regional Context of the Black Sea Rims,” AAASS(American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies) 2008 Convention, Session: 10-45 “The Wider Black Sea-Caspian Region: Powers, Players and Stakes,” at the Marriott Hotel, U.S.A, Philadelphia, 21 November 2008. (In English)
・Yoko HIROSE. “Future Perspective of Japan-Black Sea Area Cooperation,” presented at The Third JAPAN- BLACK SEA AREA DIALOGUE “Session Ⅲ: “Future Perspective of Japan-Black Sea Area Cooperation," at International House of Japan, Tokyo, Japan, 27 January 2010. (in English)
・Yoko HIROSE.“The Unrecognized States in the Former USSR and Kosovo: Focusing on the Legacies of 'Empires'”, AAASS(American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies) a panel for the 45th Annual Convention of the ASEEES(Boston Marriott Copley Place in Boston, MA, USA, 2013年11月21-24日)(In English)
・Yoko Hirose, Press conference at FCCJ "The escalating crisis in Ukraine and Japan-Russia relations" By Ihor Kahrchenko (Ambassador of Ukraine to Japan);Yoko Hirose (Associate Professor of Keio University);James D.J. Brown(Assistant Professor of Temple University, Japan Campus) Thursday, June 12, 2014, 15:00 - 16:30 at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Japan (in English)【http://www.jcc.co.jp/movie/fccj20140612.html
・Yoko Hirose, “Japan-Russia Relations”presented at The Stimson Center [East Asia Program:Japan’s Global Diplomacy: Views From The Next Generation(http://www.stimson.org/research-pages/japans-global-diplomacy-views-from-the-next-generation/)] (Closed workshop), The Stimson Center, 1111 19th Street, NW, 12th Floor, Washington DC, 20036, USA, September 8, 2014, 14:00-15:30 (in English).
・Yoko HIROSE.“Japan-Russia Relations: Tokyo’s Balancing Act”presented at The Stimson Center [East Asia Program:Japan’s Global Diplomacy: Views From The Next Generation(http://www.stimson.org/research-pages/japans-global-diplomacy-views-from-the-next-generation/)], The Stimson Center, 1111 19th Street, NW, 12th Floor, Washington DC, 20036, USA, September 9, 2014, 12:00-1:30 p.m. (in English).
https://vimeo.com/105893208
・Yoko Hirose, “Japan’s Global Diplomacy: Views From The Next Generation,”
[http://www.stimson.org/events/japans-global-diplomacy-views-from-the-next-generation/] at The Stimson Center (The Stimson Center, 1211 Connecticut Ave NW, 8th Floor, Washington, DC), Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 14:00-16:00 (in English)
http://www.stimson.org/video/japans-global-diplomacy-views-from-the-next-generation/


4) Remarks
I wrote so many essays for many media and I have many serials for the newspaper and the web site of the top magazine. In addition, I appear on the many media such as TV, Radio, Newspapers, Magazines and so on as the specialist of the Caucasus. In addition, I have 2 serials in the web site on Asahi Web Ronza and Wedge Infinity in Japanese.
Message to StudentsI hope you will make use of all things you would study at SFC and lead not only Japan, but also the world, and build the bright future as the "Overseas Students from the future". I am so happy if I would help you for your dreams and visions.
Project Web Pagehttp://web.sfc.keio.ac.jp/~hiyoko/
Home Pagehttp://web.sfc.keio.ac.jp/~hiyoko/
Contact Information5322 Endo Fujisawa, Kanagawa 252-0882 Japan
Keio University Shonan Fujisawa Campus
hiyoko [ at ] sfc.keio.ac.jp
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NoteOn sabbatical leave during the 2017 academic year