SUZUKI Hitoshi

SUZUKI Hitoshi

Inter-disciplinary Studies Center・Chief Senior Researcher

Research Field:
Area Studies and Geo-politics, Iran and Afghanistan

Education / Research Experience

Education:
Graduated from the University of Tokyo, College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Liberal Arts, Area Studies Division, Asian Studies., March 1983
Completed the University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Division of Area Studies [Master of Arts]., April 1986
Received the degree of Ph.D. (Area Studies) from the University of Tokyo., October 2008
Professional Career:
Institute of Developing Economies, April 1986 (up to date)
Visiting Fellow at Cultural Studies and Research Institute, Tehran., October 1989 to October 1991
Senior Visiting Fellow at Payām-e Nūr University, Tehran., October 1999 to October 2001
Senior Visiting Fellow at SOAS, London University, London., June 2015 to June 2016


Major Works

IN ENGLISH
  • "Post-Arab Spring Political Changes in the Middle East and Japan’s Response: Searching for a New Axis of the System",The Middle East Turmoil and Japanese Response: For a Sustainable Regional Peacekeeping System (IDE-JETRO,March 2013,pp.xi-xvi; pp.36-53).
  • "Introduction," Soleyman Soltanian,A Study on Kurdish Movements for the Independence of Kurdistan in the Year of 1946,in Kurdish (Toyo Bunko,March 2013,pp.1-9).
  • "A Critical Review of Opinion Polls relating to Iranian Voting Intentions: Problems of Research Methodology as applied to Complex Societies," IDE-JETRO,Discussion Paper No.231,March 2010.
  • "The Shaping of Rusta-shahrs and the Emergence of Self-Governance in the Post-Revolutionary Rural Societies of Iran," Tsugitaka Sato (ed),Development of Parliamentalism in the Modern Islamic World (Toyo Bunko,2009).
  • "Book Review: GOTO Akira,State and Rural Society in the Middle East: Villages in the Light of Modern Iranian History," AJAMES,No.19-1,2003.
  • "A Note on the Jan.20,1891 Akhtar Article concerning the Persian Tobacco Concession," AJAMES ,No.1,1986.
  • The Nature of the State in Afghanistan and Its Relations with Neighboring Countries (IDE-JETRO,Discussion Paper No.72,August 2006).
  • Structural Changes and Formation of Rusta-shahr in Post-Revolutionary Rural Society in Iran (IDE-JETRO,Discussion Paper No.19,December 2004): Persian final version in Iran-nameh forthcoming.
  • "Book Review: GOTO Akira,State and Rural Society in the Middle East: Villages in the Light of Modern Iranian History," AJAMES,No.19-1,2003.
  • "A Note on the Jan.20,1891 Akhtar Article concerning the Persian Tobacco Concession," AJAMES,No.1,1986.
IN JAPANESE

Other Information

Membership of Academic Societies

AIS, JAMES, SNESJ, AISJ, Collegium Mediterranistarum

Since the beginning of 2011, we are conducting a series of policy proposal research on the Middle East. Along with this, we are now regularly publishing a Japenese-Engilish web-magazine Middle East Review.


URL of Middle East Review

http://www.ide.go.jp/Japanese/Publish/Periodicals/Me_review.html

E-mail

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