Global Affairs Research Center(GARC)




    Chen, Ching-Chang. “‘Becoming Normal’: Making Sense of Japan’s Security Policy Transformation in the Wake of the Russo-Ukrainian War.” International Symposium Presentation, East-West Forum, National Chung Hsing University, July 2023.

    Chen, Ching-Chang. “How to Construct More Resilient Political Communities? An East Asian Medical Approach to Rethinking the State Body.” Conference Presentation, International Studies Association – Asia Pacific, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan, August 2023.

    Chen, Ching-Chang. “Why Is Relationality Inherently Embodied? An East Asian Medical Approach to Theorizing Relations.” Conference Presentation, Korean Political Science Association World Congress, Seoul, South Korea, July 2023.

    Saito, Fumihiko. “Possibilities and Limitations of Student Climate Assembly for Decarbonization in Japan.” Conference Presentation, 9th CIRIEC Conference on Social Economy, Seoul, South Korea, July 2023.

    ​Yamada, Naofumi. “How Can We Restore the Original Purpose of the Japan-South Korea ‘Comfort Women Issue’? An Attempt by Using the Idea of Engi in Mahāyāna Buddhism.” Conference Presentation, International Studies Association – Asia Pacific, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan, August 2023.

    ​Yamamoto, Andrei. “The Coloniality of Human Security: Japan’s Superior Self and Its Insecure Others.” Conference Presentation, International Studies Association – Asia Pacific, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan, August 2023.


    Agarwal, A., Chen, C.-C., Choi, S., Cruz, F. A., Hoo, C.-P., & Watanabe, A. (2022). Forum: Searching for a Global Solidarity: A Collective Auto-Ethnography of Early-Career Women Researchers in the Asia-Pacific. International Studies Perspectives.

    ​Blum, M. L., Conway, M., & Payne, R. K. (Eds.). (2022). Chapter 2. Nishi Honganji’s Responses during Japan’s Transition to Modernity. In Adding Flesh to Bones: Kiyozawa Manshi’s Seishinshugi in Modern Japanese Buddhist Thought (pp. 36–52). University of Hawaii Press.

    Chen, B., & Chen, C.-C. (2021). Rethinking China–Taiwan relations as a yin – yang imbalance: Political healing by Taiwanese Buddhist organisations. Third World Quarterly, 1–18.

    Chen, C.-C. (2022). These islands are ours: The social constructions of territorial disputes in Northeast Asia: by Alexander Bukh, Stanford University Press, 2020, 232 pages, Journal of Borderlands Studies, 37(3), 657–658.

    ​Hamanaka, S. (2020). The ground operation sent citizens into a frenzy: The rally around the flag effect during operation protective edge. Global Security: Health, Science and Policy, 5(1), 142–152.

    ​Hamanaka, S. (2021). ‘Rallying round the flag effect’ in Israel’s first COVID-19 wave. Israel Affairs, 27(4), 675–690.

    ​Iwata, M., & Nakanishi, N. (Eds.). (2020). Kindai Shinshū “josei kyōka” [Modern Shinshu “Instruction of Women”]. Sanninsha Publishing.

    ​Krickel-Choi, N. C., Chen, C.-C., & Bukh, A. (2022). Embodying the state differently in a Westphalian world: An ontological exit for the Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands dispute. Third World Quarterly, 1–19.

    ​Otani, Y. (2021). Tōshōdaiji dai ni jū hachi sei gyōzen daitoku goki kinen gyōzen kyōgaku no keisei to tenkai [Toshodai-ji Temple 28th Ginten Daitoku memorial service Formation and development of Ginten doctrine]. Gyōzen No Kegongaku to Ritsu Mune [Kegon Studies and Ritsu Buddhism], 35–70.

    Otani, Y. (2022a). Denkōji shozō shinshitsu bunken ganjou “ Shokai shuruizu” [Newly published literature in the collection of Denko-ji Temple Mototeru “Sekkai Kindu Zu”]. Indogaku Bukkyōgaku Kenkyū [Indian and Buddhist Studies], 70(2), 722–728.

    Otani, Y. (2022b). Ekkyō suru kairitsu mondō [cross-border precept question and answer]. Kōeki Zaidan Hōjin Bukkyō Bijutsu Kenkyū Ueno Kinen Zaidan Hōkokusho [Buddhist Art Research Ueno Memorial Foundation Report], 15–27.

    ​Otani, Y. (2022c). Higashiajia niokeru ni hyaku go jikkai no jissen ― nīde shiryō gen akira sen “ shokai shuruizu ” wo tsūjite [The Practice of the 250 Precepts in East Asia: Through the Newly Released Material, Gensho’s “Sekai Ryuzu Zu”]. In Kimata, G., & Chikamoto, K. (Eds.) “Shūkyō isan tekusutogaku no sōsei” tsutomu makoto shuppan [Creation of Religious Heritage Text Studies]. Bennsei Publishing.

    ​Otani, Y. (2022d). Tsubuke no haikei [Background of acceptance]. In Chikamoto, K. (Ed.) “Kotoba hotoke zuzō no kōkyō ― hōe girei to ākaivu ― ” tsutomu makoto shuppan [Symphony of Words, Hotoke, and Iconography: Pujas, Rituals and Archives] (pp. 241–258). Bensei Publishing.

    ​Saito, F. (2021). Jizoku kanōna kaihatsu niokeru no ibasho: “dare ichi nin torinokosanai” kaihatsu e no ōtō [A Place in Sustainable Development: A Response to ‘Leaving No One Behind’ Development]. Shunpusha.

    ​Shimizu, K. (2021). Buddhism and the Question of Relationality in International Relations. Uluslararasiiliskiler/ International Relations, 1–16.

    ​Shimizu, K. (2022a). The Kyoto school and international relations: Non-Western attempts for a new world order. Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.

    ​Shimizu, K. (2022b). A Non-Western Attempt at Hegemony: Lessons from the Second-Generation Kyoto School for International Pluralism and Its Discontents. Global Studies Quarterly, 2(4), ksac073.

    ​Shimizu, K., & Noro, S. (2021). Political healing and Mahāyāna Buddhist medicine: A critical engagement with contemporary international relations. Third World Quarterly, 1–16.

    ​Tomonaga Y. (2021). The Repatriation of Ancestral Remains and Secret / Sacred Objects to Indigenous Peoples in Australia. Journal of Australian Studies, 34, 39–53.

    ​Trownsell, T. A., Tickner, A. B., Querejazu, A., Reddekop, J., Shani, G., Shimizu, K., Behera, N. C., & Arian, A. (2021). Differing about Difference: Relational IR from around the World. International Studies Perspectives, 22(1), 25–64.

    ​Yamamoto, A. (2022). Conflict as imbalance: Political healing of and through emotions in Korea. Third World Quarterly, 1–18.

    ​Yamao, D., & Hamanaka, S. (2021). Political mobilization and its impact on voter turnout: A survey experiment in Iraq. Asian Journal of Comparative Politics, 6(4), 421–440.