|Yoshiaki Furuzawa's Official Website (in English)
Yoshiaki (Yoshi) Furuzawa is Associate Professor at Hiroshima City University
He works on peacebuilding, security sector reform, and memory and reconciliation.
Trained as an Africanist, he has conducted a field research in countries
like Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Cambodia,
Philippines (Mindanao), and Guyana (South America). He received his Ph.D
in Peace and Coexistance Studies from Hiroshima University (Japan), M.A.
in Conflict Resolution from University of Bradofrd (UK), and B.A. in International
Relations from University of Tsukuba (Japan).
Currently, he is a board member of the Japan Association for Human Security
Studies (Japanese academic association: 2018 to present) and Peacebuilders
(Japanese non-for-profit and non-governmental organization based in Hiroshima:
2014 to present). Previously, he was Assistant Professor at Kansai Gaidai
University (Japan: 2011-13), Deputy Secretary General of the Japan Association
for Human Security Studies (Japan: Oct 2011 - Sept 2015), program officer
of the Hiroshima Peacebuilders Center (HPC: 2014 to 2015), and a visiting
research fellow at the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, University
of St. Andrews (UK: Jan-Apr 2010)
His publications are mostly in Japanese, but some are in English. You can
find his brief on-line CV at the following link: http://researchmap.jp/yfuru/?lang=english
He teaches classes at the Faculty of International Studies (undergraduate)
and at the Graduate School of International Studies (both MA and PhD),
Hiroshima City University.
Starting from April 2018, he is taking both MA and PhD students for the
Graduate School of International Studies.
E-mail: yfuru (at) hiroshima-cu.ac.jp
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