Graduate School of Global Studies
Last Updated :2021/10/23

Researcher Profile and Settings

Research Areas

  • Humanities & social sciences/International relations

Association Memberships

  • Japan Association for Human Security Studies
  • Japan Association of Global Governance
  • Japan Association of International Relations ,

Committee Memberships

  • Governing Borad, 2020/12 - Today, Strengthening Human Rights and Peace Research and Education in ASEAN/Southeast Asia (SHAPE-SEA), Other
  • Auditor, 2020/04 - Today, Japan Association for Human Security Studies,,

Published Papers

  • The reality of protecting the Rohingya: an inherent limitation of the Responsibility to protect
    Yukiko Nishikawa
    Asian Security, 16(1)90 - 106, 20 Jan. 2020, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Development Cooperation for Post-Conflict Fragile States:A critical examination and future perspective
    Yukiko NISHIKAWA
    Journal of International Relations, (186)16-32 , 01 Feb. 2017, Japanese, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • State-building and Governance Assistance for the Post 2015 Development Agenda
    Yukiko Nishikawa
    Journal of International Development Studies, 23(1)87-102 , 01 Jun. 2014, Japanese, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • A missing standpoint in post-conflict statebuilding and challenges to the international community
    Yukiko Nishikawa
    International Politics, (174)27-40 , 01 Sep. 2013, Japanese, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • The ASEAN way and Asian regional security
    Politics and policy, 35(1)42-56 , Oct. 2007, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • East Timor: Unfinished Business
    Journal of Peace, Conflict, and Development, 35(1), Jan. 2003, English, Research paper (other academic)
  • Human Security in Southeast Asia: Viable Solution or Empty Slogan?
    Yukiko Nishikawa
    SECURITY DIALOGUE, SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD, 40(2)213 - 236, Apr. 2009, English, Research paper (scientific journal)


  • What does human security inform us during the COVID-19 pandemic?
    Hisae Nakanishi and Cohen Ada (eds) Cremation or Burial How to Make Epidemiological Public Good Religious Freedom Compatible in the Age of COVID
    Cremation or burial: how to make epidemiological public good and religious freedom compatible in the age of COVID-19, 9 - 19, Feb. 2021, English
  • The Principle of presumption of innocence In law and practices in Japan
    Sarah Biddulph, Yukiko Nishikawa, Nguyen Thi Que Anh, Vu Congress Giao, Bui Tien Dat (eds) The Presumption of Innocence, Hanoi: Hanoi National University
    The Presumption of Innocence, Hong Duc Publishing House, 15 - 36, Aug. 2020, English, Research paper, summary (international conference)
  • Japanese response to COVID-19: politics of emergency power, human rights and the rule of law
    Sarah Biddulph, Kathryn Taylor, Yukiko Nishikawa, Sebastien Lafrane, eds Law on, the, State of Emergency, School of Law, Vietnam National University, Hanoi Asian Law Centre, Melbourne Law School, The University of Melbourn
    Asian Law Center, Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne & School of Law, Vietnam National University, 28 - 49, Jun. 2020, English, Meeting report
  • Governance and Economic Development in Post-Conflict Countries: What Do 30 Post-Conflict Countries Inform Us?
    NISHIKAWA, Yukiko
    GSID Discussion Paper, 210, Apr. 2019, English
  • Saving the Stateless? Myanmar, the Rohingya and R2P
    NISHIKAWA, Yukiko
    Oxford Resarch Group, Mar. 2019, English, Article, review, commentary, editorial, etc. (other)
  • The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace
    Niger Young edited
    Intervention, humanitarian, Oxford University Press, Nov. 2010, Other

Books etc

  • International norms and local politics in Myanmar
    Routledge, Mar. 2022, Sole author, Scholarly book
  • The Rohingya Crisis: Global Governance for Human Rights Protection
    Clarence J. Dias, Ana-Lina Thoueille, Zineb Naini Nur-E-Jannat Amee and Mohammad Abdus Sabur (eds) Perspectives on Conflict-Transformation from Peace Activists, Scholars and Peacebuilders
    International Institute of Peace and Development Studies, Bangkok, Mar. 2021, Sole author, Chapter 2, English, Scholarly book
  • Political Sociology of Japanese Pacifism
    NISHIKAWA, Yukiko
    Routledge, Oct. 2018, Sole author, English, Scholarly book
  • The effect of global economy in contemporary world
    NISHIKAWA, Yukiko
    Routledge, Sep. 2016, Joint author
  • Human Security in Southeast Asia
    NISHIKAWA, Yukiko
    Routledge, Aug. 2010, Sole author, English, Scholarly book
  • Human Security in Asia: Emerging Issues and Challenges
    NISHIKAWA, Yukiko
    May 2008, Joint author
  • Japan's Changing Role in Humanitarian Crises
    NISHIKAWA, Yukiko
    Routledge, Oct. 2005, Sole author, English, Scholarly book

Conference Activities & Talks

  • Limitations of international constitutionalism to protect human rights in the Rohingya crisis
    Yukiko Nishikawa
    Association of Global Governance, 15 Nov. 2020, Oral presentation (general)
  • The Principle of presumption of innocence In law and practices in Japan
    Yukiko Nishikawa
    Online expert conference on the presumption of innocence, 24 Jul. 2020, Oral presentation (invited, special)
  • Japanese response to COVID-19: politics of emergency power, human rights and the rule of law
    Yukiko Nishikawa
    Laws on the state of emergency (online), 17 Jun. 2020, Oral presentation (general), School of Law, Vietnam National University, Hanoi Asian Law Centre, Melbourne Law School, The University of Melbourne, Online conference
  • Fundamental challenges for contemporary global constitutionalism
    NISHIKAWA, Yukiko
    New thinking on global constitutionalism, 06 Jul. 2019, English, Oral presentation (general)
  • Japanese Role for ASEAN's Development
    NISHIKAWA, Yukiko
    International Symposium on Asian Developnent Studies, 25 Oct. 2018, English, Oral presentation (invited, special)

Social Contribution

  • Lecturer, Lecturer, 愛・知・みらいフォーラム, 2020-Today
  • Expert consultant, Edit;Consultant;Report author, The ASEAN University Network- Human Rights Education, 2020-2021
  • Film coordinator, Other, E -Able Nagoya, 2019/11/09-2019/11/09, Other, General public
  • Peace building by women, Lecturer, E -Able Nagoya, 2016/10/27-2016/10/27, General public
  • Human cinema festival 2013 supported by AEON, Guest;Other, UNHCR Association, 2013/10/05-2013/10/05, General public

Teaching Experience

  • Conflict & peace
    Doshisha University
  • New perspective on human security
    Doshisha University
  • Security studies
    Nagoya University
  • Peacebuilding
    Nagoya University