Research Institute for Humanity and Nature

Staff Profile

NameUYAR, Aysun
AffiliationDivision of Coordination, Centre for Coordination, Promotion and Communication, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature
PositionAssistant Professor
Arrival day2010年1月1日
Leaving the office day 
Year of Birth1980
Academic CareerB.Sc., Department of International Relations, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey (2001)
M.Sc., Institute of Social Sciences, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey (2004)
Ph.D., Graduate School of East Asian Studies, Yamaguchi University, Yamaguchi, Japan (2008)
Professional CareerResearch assistant, Department of International Relations, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey (2001-2005)
Project assistant, Graduate School of East Asian Studies, Yamaguchi University, Japan (2005-2008)
Post-doc research fellow, Afrasian Centre for Peace and Development Studies, Ryukoku University, Kyoto, Japan (2008-2010)
Part-time lecturer, Faculty of Intercultural Communication, Ryukoku University (2009-)
Part-time lecturer, Faculty of Social Studies, Doshisha University (2010-)
Part-time lecturer, Institute for International Education, Doshisha University (2011-)
Higher DegreesPh.D. (Yamaguchi University, 2008), Yamaguchi, Japan
M.Sc. (Middle East Technical University, 2004), Ankara, Turkey
B.Sc. (Middle East Technical University, 2001), Ankara, Turkey
Fields of SpecializationInternational Relations
International Political Economy,
Regionalism, Regional Integration
Academic Society MembershipsInternational Studies Association (ISA)
International Political Science Association (IPSA)
The Japan Association of International Relations (JAIR)
Japan Association for Asian Studies (JAAS)
European Association for Japanese Studies (EAJS)
Association for the Study of Political Society (ASPOS)
Japan-Turkey Friendship Association
AwardsThe First Prize (Paper Contest), Institute for International Monetary Affairs (2005)
Yamaguchi University President Award (2008)

 

Books

【Chapters/Sections】

Aysun Uyar, 2011,10 Japonya’nın Entegre Çevre Çalışmalarında Kadın Araştırmacıların Rolü (The Role of Women Researchers in Japan’s Integrated Environmental Studies). A. Mete Tuncoku (ed.) Toplumsal Gelişmede Türk ve Japon Kadınının Eğitimi (Women’s Education in Turkey and Japan for Social Development). Ankara: Pozitif Matbaa, pp.229-247. (in Turkish)

Aysun Uyar and Tosei Sano 2011,06 Minami Ajia, Chuo Ajiato Nihonno Kouryu (Japan’s Interaction with West and Central Asia). Matsubara Hiroshi, Sudou Mamoru, Sano Tosei (ed.) Bunka Kouryuno Eria Sutadi-zu (Area Studies of Cultural Interaction). Minerva, Kyoto, pp.213-243. (in Japanese)  http://www.minervashobo.co.jp/book/b86707.html

Aysun Uyar, 2011,05 21.Yüzyılda Türkiye ve Japonya İlişkileri: Karşılıklı İşbirliğinde Stratejik Kültürel Etkileşme (Turkey and Japan Relations in the 21st Century: Stratejic Cultural Interaction in Bilateral Cooperation). Yelda Demirag and Ozlen Celebi (ed.) 21. Yüzyılda Türk Dış Politikası: Son On Yıl (Turkish Foreign Policy in the 21st Century: The Last Ten Years). Palme Yayinevi (Turkey), Ankara, pp.303-322. (in Turkish)  http://www.eserkitap.com/PALME---TURK-DIS-POLITIKASI-SON-ON-YIL---YELDA-DEMIRAG---OZLEN-CELEBI_u_r_n_11375.htm

Aysun Uyar, 2010,03 Tounan Ajiani okeru Roudou Idouno Tousei-Chikikeizairenkei Kyouteiwo Tojite (Governance of Labour Migration through Regional Economic Partnership Agreement Mechanisms in Southeast Asia). Pauline Kent and Kitahara Atsushi (ed.) Afrasia Sousyo 2-Funsou Kaiketsu-Gurobaruka-Chiiki-Bunka (Afrasia Series 2-Conflict Resolution, Globalisation, Region, Culture). Minerva, Kyoto, pp.157-178. (in Japanese)

【Translations / Joint Translations】

Aysun Uyar, 2011,09 “Takeshita Ken, Kindaikano Yukue to Nihon Fashizumu: Hasimoto Kingorou no Atatyuruku zouwo Tegakaritoshite (Haşimoto Kingorou’nun Atatürk İmajı’na İstinâden Japon Faşizmi ve Modernizasyonun Seyri)”. A. Mete Tuncoku. Japon Araştırmacıların Gözünden Türkiye Sempozyumu,[ Ankara: Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart Üniversitesi Yayınları (ISBN:978-605-4222-13-1) pp.29-36. (in Turkish) Translation of Takeshita Ken .

Editing

【Editing / Co-editing】

Pauline Kent, Ma. Reinaruth D. Carlos, Aysun Uyar and Shincha Park (ed.) 2012 "Policy Dialogue and Governance of Migration: Comparative Cases from Europe and Asia-Pacific". Research Series, 1. Ryukoku University Afrasia Centre,

Ma. Reinaruth D. Carlos, Ruben Caragay and Aysun Uyar (ed.) 2010,03 "The Migration of Filipino Careworkers to Japan Under the JPEPA Learning from the Indonesian Experience and Initial Responses of the Philippine Society, Proceedings of the 2nd Philippines-Japan Conference on Migration". Afrasia Research Series, 10. Ryukoku University Afrasia Centre,

Tsuyoshi Kato and Aysun Uyar (ed.) 2009,12 "The Question of Poverty and Development in Conflict and Conflict Resolution". Afrasia Symposium Series, 4. Afrasian Centre for Peace and Development Studies, Ryukoku University, Kyoto, 278pp.

Hisashi Nakamura, Yoshio Kawamura, Shiro Sato, Shinya Ishizaka and Aysun Uyar (ed.) 2009,01 "Resources under Stress: Sustainability of the Local Community in Asia and Africa". Afrasia Symposium Series, 3. Afrasian Centre for Peace and Development Studies, Ryukoku University, Kyoto, 340pp.

Takeshi Hamashita, Pauline Kent, Ayako Iwatani and Aysun Uyar (ed.) 2008,03 "Changing Identities and Networks in the Globalising World: Negotiation, Conflict Prevention and Conflict Resolution in Everyday Life". Afrasia Symposium Series, 2. Afrasian Centre for Peace and Development Studies, Ryukoku University, Kyoto, 301pp.

Papers

【Original Articles】

Aysun Uyar, 2012,11 “Anticipating Regional Environmental Cooperation: From International Relations to Integrated Environmental and Interdisciplinary Perspectives". Japanese Review of Political Society 1:61-72. (in Japanese) (reviewed).

Aysun Uyar, 2010,03 "Political Configuration of Thailand’s Free Trade Agreements within the Framework of Southeast Asian Regional Economic Cooperation". Afrasia Working Paper Series(43):20pp.

Aysun Uyar, 2007,11 "An Approach to Promote Regional Economic Co-operation in Asia: Asymmetric Functionality". Ritsumeikan Journal of Asia Pacific Studies 23:41-58. (reviewed).

Noriatsu Matsui and Aysun Uyar, 2006,12 "Loose Functional Integration in Northeast Asia: The Northeast Asian Development Bank". GSEAS Working Paper 06-02 (Yamaguchi University):30pp.

Aysun Uyar 2006,10 "Japan’s Changing Perception towards the Preferential Trade Agreements in Southeast Asia". TAPACAY–The Turkish Yearbook of Asia-Pacific Studies 1:21-35. (reviewed).

Aysun Uyar 2005,12 "What Should be done to Promote Regional Economic Cooperation in Asia?". GSEAS Working Paper 05-02 (Yamaguchi University):13pp.

Aysun Uyar 2004,11 "ASEAN and China: Different Aspects of the Economic Co-operation". EIAS Briefing Paper (European Institute for Asian Studies).

【Review Articles】

(Newsletter) Aysun Uyar, 2012,10 “Introduction of RIHN and GEC-Japan Platform”. JSPS San Francisco Office Newsletter 27:8.

(Newsletter) Aysun Uyar, 2012,04 “2011nendo EPM Benkyoukaino katsudoni tsuite (Activities of EPM Study Meeting in 2011 Academic Year)”. RIHN Humanity and Nature Newsletter 36:10-11. (in Japanese)  http://www.chikyu.ac.jp/archive/newsletter/pdf/newsletter_36.pdf

(Newsletter) Aysun Uyar, 2013,01. RIHN News, No.6 .  http://www.chikyu.ac.jp/archive/RIHN_News/RIHN_News_06.pdf

(Media) Aysun Uyar, 2012,10 “Torukono sakanashoku jijyou (Turkish Fish Cuisine)”. VESTA 88:21-24. (in Japanese)  http://www.syokubunka.or.jp/publish/vesta/detail/post-58.html

(Newsletter) Aysun Uyar, 2012,10. RIHN News, No.5 .  http://www.chikyu.ac.jp/archive/RIHN_News/RIHN_News_05.pdf

(Newsletter) Aysun Uyar, 2012,07. RIHN News, No.4 .  http://www.chikyu.ac.jp/archive/RIHN_News/RIHN_News_04.pdf

(Newsletter) Aysun Uyar, 2012,04. RIHN News, No.3 .  http://www.chikyu.ac.jp/archive/RIHN_News/RIHN_News_02_01.pdf

(Newsletter) Aysun Uyar, 2012,02. RIHN News, No.2 .  http://www.chikyu.ac.jp/archive/RIHN_News/RIHN_News_01_02.pdf

(Newsletter) Aysun Uyar, 2011,10. RIHN News, No.1 .  http://www.chikyu.ac.jp/archive/RIHN_News/RIHN_News_01_01.pdf

(Newsletter) Aysun Uyar, 2011,04 “EPM Benkyoukaino katsudoni tsuite (About Activities of EPM Study Meeting)”. RIHN Humanity and Nature 31:18-19. (in Japanese)

(Newsletter) Aysun Uyar and Kengo Hayashi, 2010,08 “Sekaiwo Megutte ‘Chikyu Kankyogaku’no Houkouto Kadaiwo Mikiwameru (Looking at the Direction and Issues of ‘Global Environmental Studies’ in the World)”. RIHN Humanity and Nature 27:2-4. (in Japanese)

(Book review) Aysun Uyar, 2008,12 “Foreign Policy Making and Power Sharing in the Philippines and Japan”. Globalization, Democratization and Asian Leadership: Power Sharing, Foreign Policy and Society in the Philippines and Japan, by Vincent Kelly Pollard. Hants: Ashgate Publishing Ltd. 2004, 203 pp. TAPACAY–The Turkish Yearbook of Asia-Pacific Studies 3.

(Newsletter) Aysun Uyar, 2008,10 International Relations Studies in Turkey: METU IR Conference (Newsletter). JAIR Newsletter 117: 10 (The Japan Association of International Relations). (in Japanese)

(Book review) Aysun Uyar, 2008,08 Regional Trade Agreements in Asia, by Tran van Hoa and Charles Harvie (eds.), Cheltenham (UK) and Northampton (USA): Edwar Elgar. 2008. 284 pp. East Asia Integration Studies.

(Newsletter) Aysun Uyar, 2003,10 Europe’s Evolving Policy Objectives in Central Asia. EurAsia Bulletin 7(10-11): 15 (European Institute for Asian Studies).

Research Presentations

【Oral Presentation】

Aysun Uyar, (Seminar) Future Direction of Environmental Policy Studies at RIHN. 20th EPM Study Group, 2013.02.26, RIHN, Kyoto.

Joerg Balsiger and Aysun Uyar, (Conference paper) Comparative Analysis of European and East Asian Regional Environmental Governance . Tokyo Conference on Earth System Governance, 2013.01.28-2013.01.31, Tokyo.

Joerg Balsiger and Aysun Uyar, (Organization, Chair, Wrap-up) Comparing Regional Environmental Governance in East Asia and Europe (EE-REG) Workshop. , 2013.01.24-2013.01.25, RIHN, Kyoto.  http://www.reg-observatory.org/events/eereg/eereg_index.php

Müge Kınacıoğlu and Aysun Uyar, (Conference paper) Changing Concept of Human Security from Traditional to Environmental one along Socio-ecological Boundaries. BRIT XII Conference, 2012.11.13-2012.11.16, Fukuoka.

Aysun Uyar, (Conference paper) Shifting Boundaries of Regionalism: Environmental Encounters of the East Asian Regional Economic Cooperation. IPSA 22nd World Congress of Political Science, 2012.07.08-2012.07.12, Madrid, Spain.

Aysun Uyar, (Seminar) International Environmental Politics of Rio+20: Where are we heading from now on?. 16th EPM Study Group, 2012.07.06, RIHN, Kyoto. (in Japanese)

Aysun Uyar, (Panelist) Report on the East Asian Environmental Security: Calling for a Transboundary Solution Workshop. 11th RIHN Regional Seminar “Environmental Security of East Asia”, 2012.06.10, Kyushu University, Fukuoka. (in Japanese)

Aysun Uyar, Environmental Regionalism in Regionalizing and Participating East Asia. International Conference of Environmental Governance in China, 2012.06.02-2012.06.03, Beijing, China.

Makoto Taniguchi and Aysun Uyar, (Conference paper) Global Environmental Chang-Japan Initiative for Sustainability Development and Environmental Research in Asia. Planet under Pressure Conference, 2012.03.26-2012.03.29, London, UK.

Aysun Uyar, (Conference paper) Regional Environmental Cooperation from the Perspective of International Relations: Functional Cooperation for Environment. The 2nd ASPOS Conference, 2011.09.18-2011.09.19, Doshisha University, Kyoto. (in Japanese)

Aysun Uyar, (Conference paper) Rage of Environmental Regionalism in East Asia: Japan’s Prospective Regional-Economic Partnership Agreements. 13th International Conference of EAJS, 2011.08.24-2011.08.28, Tallinn, Estonia.

Aysun Uyar, (Conference paper) Environmental Regionalism in Southeast Asia: Green Encounter of the ASEAN Community. WISC-Third Global International Studies Conference, 2011.08.17-2011.08.20, Porto, Portugal.

Aysun Uyar, (Conference paper) Changing Dynamics of Human Security: From International Relations to Environmental Human Security. IAFOR-ACSEE, 2011.06.03-2011.06.05, Japan, Osaka.

Aysun Uyar, (Conference paper) Considering Environment Assertion of Preferential Trade Agreements in East Asia. ISA-International Studies Association Convention, 2011.03.16-2011.03.19, Montreal, Canada.

Aysun Uyar, (Seminar) Regionalism and Environmental Governance: The Case of East Asian Regional Economic Cooperation. The 165th Danwakai Seminar, 2010.11.30, RIHN, Kyoto. (in Japanese)

Aysun Uyar, (Conference paper) Environment Aspect of Free Trade Agreements in East Asia: Any Hope for Potential China-Japan-Korea Free Trade Agreement?. International Conference on Social Sciences, 2010.10.08-2010.10.09, Izmir, Turkey.

Aysun Uyar, (Conference paper) Women Researchers in Japan`s Integrated Environmental Studies. International Symposim on Women`s Education in Turkey and Japan for Social Development, 2010.10.06-2010.10.07, Canakkale, Turkey.

Aysun Uyar, (Seminar) Agenda Setting for the Environmental Policy Making Studies in RIHN. EPM Study Group, 2010.09.30, RIHN, Kyoto. (in Japanese)

Aysun Uyar, (Conference paper) Regional Trade Agreements in East Asia: Searching for New Regional Mechanisms for Environmental Issues. Seventh Pan-European Conference on International Relations, 2010.09.09-2010.09.11, Stockholm, Sweden.

Aysun Uyar, (Workshop) Regional Research Cooperation on Water Management in Cities:Comparative Analysis of Regional Actors and Frameworks of the EU and East Asian Experiences. The Second Japan Water Forum-Danish Water Forum Water and Climate Workshop, 2010.09.09, Stockholm, Sweden.

Aysun Uyar, (Conference paper) Governance of Regional Labour Migration in Southeast Asia: ASEAN Free Trade Area. ICAS6 (International Institute for Asian Studies and Chungnam National University), 2009.08.06-2009.08.09, Daejeon, South Korea.

Aysun Uyar, (Workshop) Environmental Apprehension of Turkey’s Accession to the EU: ‘Water and Agriculture’ Aspect. HEAR-MET Workshop, 2009.07.16, RIHN, Kyoto.

Aysun Uyar, (Workshop) Culture and Conflict. The Second Research Meeting of Afrasia Group 3 (Afrasian Centre for Peace and Development Studies, Ryukoku University), 2009.06.27, Kyoto.

Aysun Uyar, (Workshop) Conflict: From the Perspective of International Political Economy. Afrasia General Research Meeting (Afrasian Centre for Peace and Development Studies, Ryukoku University), 2009.02.27, Kyoto. (in Japanese)

Aysun Uyar, (Conference paper) ‘Reginalisation Networks’ of Japan in East Asia: From the Experience of Japan’s Economic Partnership Agreements. The 50th International Studies Association Convention (ISA), 2009.02.12-2009.02.14, New York City, USA.

Aysun Uyar, (Conference paper) Regionalism in East Asia: A New Path for Japan as a Hegemonic Pretender?. The Seventh METU Conference on International Relations (METU), 2008.06.18-2008.06.20, Ankara,Turkey.

Aysun Uyar, (Conference paper) Political Economic Analysis of Economic Partnership Agreements within Japanese Foreign Policy Making. Graduation Seminar (Yamaguchi University), 2008.03.17, Yamaguchi, Japan.

Aysun Uyar, (Conference paper) Preferetial Trade Agreements of Japan: Implications for Japan-East Asia Economic Relations. Asian Studies Conference Japan (Meiji Gakuin University), 2007.06.23-2007.06.24, Tokyo, Japan.

Aysun Uyar, (Conference paper) Political Economic Evaluation of Japan’s Economic Partnership Agreements. Inaugural Conference of JSA-ASEAN (National University of Singapore), 2006.10.12-2006.10.14, Singapore.

Aysun Uyar, (Conference paper) Chinese and Japanese Economic Attitudes towards ASEAN. ICAS4 (International Institute for Asian Studies and Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences), 2005.08.20-2005.08.24, Shanghai, China.

Aysun Uyar, (Conference paper) Changing Perception of Japan towards the Bilateral Trade Agreements in Southeast Asia. The 15th Biennial Conference of the Asian Studies Association of Australia (The Australian National University), 2004.06.29-2004.07.02, Canberra, Australia.

Aysun Uyar, (Conference paper) ‘Decline’ Paradigm of the Silk Road. I. International Silk Road Symposium, 2003.06.25-2003.06.27, Tbilisi, Georgia.

Aysun Uyar, (Conference paper) Transformation of Chinese Foreign Policy. The First METU International Conference on International Relations (METU), 2002.07.03-2002.07.05, Ankara, Turkey.

【Poster Presentation】

Aysun Uyar, Environmental Regionalism` within Global Change and Sustainability Development of Asia. Planet under Pressure Conference, 2011.03.26-2011.03.29, London, UK.

【Invited Lecture / Honorary Lecture / Panelist】

(Adjunct lecturer) "Japan and Asia" (2011 April~present) and “International Cooperation Policy” (2012 April~present). Doshisha University, Institute for Liberal Arts, , .

(Adjunct lecturer) "Introduction to International Politics”. Ryukoku University, Faculty of Intercultural Communication, (2010 April~present), , . (in Japanese)

(Commentator) Governance of International Migration: Perspectives of Sending Countries. University of Philippines Third World Studies Center – Afrasia Center Joint Seminar, 2013.02.04, Manila, Philippines.

(Participant) . ICSU ROAP Asia-Pacific Workshop, 2012.11.21-2012.11.23, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

(Chair) Panel I: Women Moving: Micro-Level Case Studies of Migrant Women. The Second Afrasian International Symposium, 2012.11.17-2012.11.18, Ryukoku University, Kyoto.

(Adjunct lecturer) "Special Issues in Social Studies I: Turkish Foreign Policy" (2010 April-2012 September). Doshisha University, Faculty of Social Studies, , . (in Japanese)

(Commentator) . Panel on “Reflecting on Asian Perspectives on R2P ”, Doshisha Second International Conference on Humanitarian Intervention, 2012.06.24-2012.06.25, Doshisha University, Kyoto.

(Participant) . Rio+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development, 2012.06.12-2012.06.18, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

(Workshop coordinator) “East Asian Environmental Security: Calling for a Transboundary Solution". RIHN-Kyushu University Research Institute for East Asian Environments Joint Workshop, 2012.05.19-2012.05.20, Kyushu University, Fukuoka.

(Lecturer) “International Cooperation on Environment and Disaster Prevention: Examples from Tohoku Disasters". Doshisha University JENESYS Program, 2012.05.14, Kyoto.

(Opinion) Aysun Uyar, ORSAM Water Research Program, Expert`s Opinion. , April 2012, .  http://www.orsam.org.tr/tr/SuKaynaklari/uzmangorusugoster.aspx?ID=518

(Panel organizing committee member) . Planet under Pressure Conference, 2012.03.26-2012.02.29, London, UK.

(Boot organizer) RIHN Booth . The 6th World Water Forum, 2012.03.12-2012.03.17, Marseille, France.

(Steering committee member/Chair) . Boğaziçi University-Ryukoku University Afrasian Research Center First International Workshop, 2012.03.02-2012.03.03, Istanbul, Turkey.

(MC) . The Third Kyoto Earth Forum Special Session, 2012.02.13, KICC, Kyoto.

(Host country steering committee member) . The 5th Belmont Forum, 2012.01.17-2012.01.18, RIHN, Kyoto.

(Lecturer) "International Environmental Politics". Doshisha University “Stay in Kyoto” Program, 2012.01.13, Doshisha University, Kyoto.

(Lecturer) International Relations and Global Environmental Issues. Gate to Global Environmental Studies, Hokuryo High School-RIHN Lecture Series, 2011.11.22, RIHN, Kyoto. (in Japanese)

(Steering committee member) . STS Forum-RCC Meeting, 2011.10.01, RIHN, Kyoto.

(Research project member) Environmental Regionalism: Practice of EU’s Regional Environmental Policies. RIHN Director-General Special Research Fund, RIHN, 2011.09.01-2012.03.31, .

(Research project member) Research into the Possibilities of Establishing Multicultural Societies in the Asia Pacific Region: Conflict, Negotiation, and Migration. Afrasia Research Center, Ryukoku University, 2011.07.15-2014.03.31, .

(MC) . 10th RIHN Forum, 2011.07.03, KICC, Kyoto. (in Japanese)

(Lecturer) Global Environmental Politics and International Relations. Doshisha University ILA-RIHN Visit, 2011.07.01, RIHN, Kyoto.

(Lecturer) Global Environmental Issues within International Relations . Concepts of Environmental Systems Course, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Doshisha University, 2011.05.27, Kyoto, Japan. (in Japanese)

(MC) . The 10th Anniversary Symposium of RIHN, 2011.04.20, KICC, Kyoto. (in Japanese)

(Media appearance) News-Haberler. BBC Turkish Radio, 2011.03.11, . (in Turkish)

(MC) . The Second Kyoto Earth Forum Special Session, 2011.02.12, KICC, Kyoto. (in Japanese)

(Steering committee member) . RIHN Open House, 2011, RIHN, Kyoto. (in Japanese)

(Boot organizer) RIHN Booth. SIWI-World Water Week, 2010.09.05-2010.09.11, Stockholm, Sweden.

(MC) . The 1st RIHN Kids Seminar, 2010.08.23, RIHN, Kyoto. (in Japanese)

(Lecturer) Integrated Environmental Studies at RIHN. Doshisha University Graduate School of Global Studies-RIHN Visit, 2010.08.09, RIHN, Kyoto.

(Organizing committee member/presenter) Japan-Germany Workshop on Integrated Environmental Studies. Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, 2010.03.14-2010.03.15, Potsdam, Germany.

(Research project member) Research on Environmental Diplomacy of the European Union. Mitsui Fund for Environment, Directed by Yonemoto Shohei, the University of Tokyo, 2010.02.15-2011.03.31, .

(MC) . The First Kyoto Earth Forum Special Session, 2010.02.13, KICC, Kyoto. (in Japanese)

(Organizer) . EPM Study Group, 2010, RIHN, Kyoto. (in Japanese)

(Chair) Economic Development and Environment Issue in India. The 36th RIHN Public Seminar, 2009.12.18, RIHN, Kyoto.

(Secretary general) "The Question of Poverty and Development in Conflict and Conflict Resolution". The Fourth Afrasian International Symposium,, 2009.11.15-2009.11.16, Afrasian Centre for Peace and Development Studies, Ryukoku University, Kyoto.

(Media appearance) News-Haberler. BBC Turkish Radio, 2009.09.16, . (in Turkish)

(Lecturer) Contemporary Islam and Issues (Teachers` Certificate Seminars). Faculty of Intercultural Communication, Ryukoku University, 2009.07.30, Seta. (in Japanese)

(Steering Committee member) Asahi-University Partners Symposium, "Who Cares? Foreign Health Care Workers in Japan". Ryukoku University-Asahi Sinbun Osaka Head Office, 2009.06.20, Ryukoku University, Kyoto. (in Japanese)

(Participant) . The 5th World Water Forum, 2009.03.16-2009.03.22, Istanbul, Turkey.

(Presenter) Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) as Japan’s Recitation of Regional Cooperation in East Asia. Kansai Law-Politics Young Researchers Meeting, 2008.09.28, Kyoto.

(Invited panelist) What Should be Done to Promote Economic Cooperation in Asia. Institute for International Monetary Affairs (IIMA), 2005.12.16, Tokyo.

(Invited panelist) ASEAN and Asia in the 21st Century and the New Regionalism. Public Symposium (The 9th Global Youth Exchange Program, MOFA), 2003.01.31, Tokyo, Japan.