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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


Academic Papers 【 display / non-display

  • A history and prospect of the question of independence of Western Sahara, Akihisa Matsuno, SEKAI,(924) 206-213, 2019.09, Review Papers(In Japanese)

  • Memoricide of Nakba - Politics of Scenery and Memory, Akihisa Matsuno,46(8) 105-113, 2018.04, Other(In Japanese)

  • Social exclusion in Indonesia: political maneuvers that endanger national integrity, Akihisa Matsuno,(5) 107-124, 2018.03,, Papers(In Japanese)

  • Western Sahara: the structure of a "deadlock" and a prospect of breakthrough, Akihisa Matsuno, Asia Peacebuilding Initiatives (Online), 2018.02, Review Papers(In Japanese)

  • 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

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  • Other, A Narrow Bridge: Japan and the Netherlands from 1600, Akihisa Matsuno, Yumi Sugahara, 2020.03

  • 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

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Awards 【 display / non-display

  • 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


Conference management 【 display / non-display

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