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Conflict, response to conflict, media, agenda-setting

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Organization 【 display / non-display

  • 2007.12.01 - 2010.09.30, Global Collaboration Center, Assistant Professor

  • 2010.10.01 - , Department of International Public Policy, Osaka School of International Public Policy, Associate Professor

Education 【 display / non-display

Osaka University Graduate School, Division of International Studies  Completed 2002.03

Employment Record 【 display / non-display

AMDA Cambodia (NGO), Adviser 2002.08 - 2004.06
AMDA Zambia (NGO), Country Representative/Adviser 2004.07 - 2007.10
Zambian Open University Part-time Lecturer 2006.12 - 2007.10
Osaka University Global Collaboration Center (GLOCOL) Assistant Professor 2007.11 - 2010.09
Associate Professor, Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP), Osaka University 2010.10 -

Research topics 【 display / non-display

  • Conflict, response to conflict, media, agenda-setting
    International relations


Academic Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Coverage of peacekeeping in the DRC in the New York Times, Virgil Hawkins,Peacekeeping and Peace Enforcement in Southern Africa (Lusaka, Zambia), 2012.09, International Conference(Non Proceeding)

  • An overview of peace and security in southern Africa, Virgil Hawkins, Southern African Peace and Security Studies,Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 1-13, 2012.09, Review Papers

  • Why Zimbabwe? Singling out 'one of the world's worst' regimes, Virgil Hawkins,International Studies Association (San Diego, USA), 2012.04, International Conference(Non Proceeding)

  • Terrorism and news of Africa: Post-9/11 coverage in the New York Times, Virgil Hawkins, Journal of African Media Studies,Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 13-25 , 2012.04, Papers

  • Why Darfur (and why not the D.R. Congo)? Tracing a conflict's rise from obscurity, Virgil Hawkins, 国際公共政策研究,第16巻 第2号 27-41, 2012.03, Papers

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Books 【 display / non-display

  • Special, 'Peace process or just peace deal? The media's failure to cover peace' in Shaw et al (eds.), Expanding Peace Journalism: Comparative and Critical Approaches (Chapter), Virgil Hawkins, Sydney University Press, ISBN, 9781920899707, 2012.01

  • Special, 'Creating a groundswell or getting on the bandwagon? Celebrities, the media and distant conflict' in Transnational Celebrity Activism in Global Politics: Changing the World, Liza Tsaliki, Christos Frangonikolopoulos, Asteris Huliaras (eds), Intellect, ISBN, 978-1-84150-349-3, 2011.06

  • Other, 'Examples of Recent Practices of the UN Security Council According to the Note by the President (S/2006/507)', Research Institute for Peace and Security (Commissioned Research, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan), Masataka NAKAUCHI, Satoshi YAMAMOTO, Naozumi KUROKAMI, Virgil Hawkins, Ikuyo HASUO, Shinichi YAMAMOTO, Research Institute for Peace and Security, 2009.01

  • Special, Stealth Conflicts: How the World's Worst Violence is Ignored, Virgil Hawkins, Ashgate, ISBN, 978-0-7546-7506-8, 2008.10

  • Textbook, Conflict in Africa and the Outside World, Virgil Hawkins, Zambian Open University, 2006.12

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Media report 【 display / non-display

  • 'Why do some conflicts get more coverage than others', New Internationalist, 2012.09

  • 'Africa deve ser mais proactive' (Africa must be more proactive), Noticias, 2012.03


Lecture / Exhibition 【 display / non-display

  • Eduardo Mondlane University (Mozambique) lecture, Western media coverage of Africa, 2012.03

  • University of the Free State lecture, Western media coverage of the Inter-Congolese Dialogue, 2012.02

  • One World Festival, The mass media and Africa, 2012.02

Conference management 【 display / non-display

  • International Conference, Peacekeeping and Peace Enforcement in Southern Africa (Zambia), Coordinator, 2012.09

  • International Conference, Mediation and Peacemaking in Southern Africa (Zambia), Coordinator, 2011.09


Other activities 【 display / non-display

  • Global News View (GNV), 2016.09 -

  • UN Security Council Resolution Database, 2016.03 -

  • Centre for Engagement on African Peace and Security (CEAPS), 2014.04 -

  • Southern African Centre for Collaboration on Peace and Security (SACCPS), 2011.04 -