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International Politics, Conflict Studies, Peacebuilding, East Timor, Indonesia


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  • 2007.10.01 - , Department of Comparative Public Policy, Osaka School of International Public Policy, Professor

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Tokyo University of Foreign Studies .  Completed Master of Arts 1982.03

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National Language Research Institute, guest researcher 1982.04 - 1983.03
Osaka University of Foreign Studies, assistant 1983.04 - 1985.12
Osaka University of Foreign Studies, lecturer 1986.01 - 1990.12
Osaka University of Foreign Studies, associate professor 1991.01 - 2003.12

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  • the problem of the past in Indonesia

  • peace building in East Timor

  • Evolutionary process of conflict, Peacebuilding and democratic system
    International relations-related

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  • Peace Studies Association of Japan

  • Japan Society for Southeast Asian Studies

  • Japan Association for Asian Studies

  • The Japan Association of International Relations


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  • Genocide and Political Groups, Akihisa Matsuno,Seminar Jalan Berkeadilan bagi Penyintas: Memahami Genosida '65-66 dan Sesudahnya/ Kampus APMD Yogyakarta, 2017.04, Conference Report / Oral Presentation

  • The Human Rights Violations Related with 1965 Purge and Post-Suharto Transitional Justice in Indonesia, Akihisa Matsuno,Southeast Asian Studies Conference 2015/ Kyoto International Conferene Center, 2015.12, Conference Report / Oral Presentation

  • The crime of politicide: the question of intent in the systematic destruction of the Sukarno's support base, Akihisa Matsuno,Indonesia Council Open Conference 2015/ Deakin University, Australia, 2015.07, Conference Report / Oral Presentation

  • Xenophobic, Racist and Sexist Expressions in Japan - Ignorance, Naivety and the Question of Intention, Akihisa Matsuno,Symposium on Racism and Intolerance in Europe and Asia – Challenges and Policies/ University of Groningen, 2015.06, Conference Report / Oral Presentation

  • Democracy-building, Political Dialogue and Social Capital in Timor-Leste's Transition to Independence, Akihisa Matsuno, Critical Journal of Social Sciences,104, pp. 83-100, 2014.09,, Papers

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  • Special, "West Papua and the changing nature of self-determination" Comprehending West Papua / Peter King, Jim Elmslie and Camelia Webb-Gannon, Akihisa Matsuno, Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Sydney, 2011.11

  • Special, "Stability and Democracy in Post-Conflict East Timor"Still Under Construction: Regional Organisations' Capacities for Conflict Prevention/Herbert Wulf, Akihisa Matsuno, Institute for Development and Peace, ISBN, 0941-4967, 2009.02

  • Special, "The UN Transitional Administration and Democracy Building in Timor-Leste" Democratic Governance in Timor-Leste, Akihisa Matsuno, Charles Darwin University, 2008.10

  • Special, Peace Building in Conflict Areas, Hideaki Shiroyama et al., Toshindo Publishing, ISBN, 978-4-88713-781-3, 2007.10

  • Special, A History of the Independence of East Timor, Akihisa Matsuno, The Waseda University Press, 2002.12

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  • Order of Timor-Leste, Akihisa Matsuno, President of Timor-Leste, 2015.09

Media report 【 display / non-display

  • East Timor: Slow Progress, NHK World, 2012.05


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  • International Conference, New Directions in Research on Cold War Politicide, Organizer and facilitaor, 2014.06