Affiliated Scholars


Affiliated scholars supported by RIIPA. Their research results will be presented at IPSEF. 


Aleksandra Babovic, Ph.D.

Affiliated Scholar

Associate Professor, Osaka University
 Kobe University (Ph.D.)

International Politics


Melba Falck, Ph.D.

Affiliated Scholar
Professor, University Of Colima

University Of Colima (Ph.D.)

International Economy/Japan-India Economic Relations

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Sana Hashimi, Ph.D.

Affiliated Scholar

Jawaharlal Nehru University (Ph.D.)

Indian Foreign Policy/India-East Asia Relations

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Nam Chang-hee, Ph.D.

Affiliated Scholar

Professor, Inha University

University of Kansas (Ph.D.)

Security/Japan-Korea Relations


Bahadir Pehlivanturk, Ph.D.

Affiliated Scholar

Professor, TOBB University of Economics and Technology

Kyoto University (Ph.D.)

Japan-Turkey Relations/Turkish Diplomacy


Debora Simoes, Ph.D.

Affiliated Scholar

Diplomat (EU Delegation to Portugal)

Kobe University (Ph.D.)
Japan-Europe Relations

Luis Tome, Ph.D.

Affiliated Scholar

Professor, Autonomous University of Lisbon

University of Coimbra (Ph.D.)

​Security/ International politics/ European Diplomacy


Shahana Thankachan, MA

Affiliated Scholar

Jawaharlal Nehru University ABD

Japan-India Relations

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