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Research Fellow Akiko YOSHIOKA

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Akiko YOSHIOKA

Board member, The Central Aisa and Caucasus Research Institute

[Research Themes]

Expertise

  • Russia's Far East strategy and Japan-Russo economic exchange

Profile

Education

  • 1994.3 Graduated from Aoyama Gakuin University School of International Politics and Economics

Career

  • 2016.4- Research Fellow, The Canon Institute for Global Studies
  • 2014.4-2016.2 Secretary in charge of policy to a Member of the House of Representatives
  • 2007.1-2014.3 Research Fellow / Executive Director, The Eurasia 21 Research Institute
  • 2005.4-2006.12 Research Associate, The Tokyo Foundation
  • 2002.6-2014.3 Member of the Secretariat (Secretary General since 2007), The Council on National Security Problems

Background

  • 1995.9-1998.6 Attended a graduate course of M.V.Lomonosov Moscow State University

Publications

  • Coauthor of "Tokyo and Moscow ? Will Chance to Improve Come Up Soon?", The Economic Research Institute for Northeast Asia(2013.7)
  • Coauthor of "Encyclopedia of Modern Asia", Bunshindo Publishing Corporation(2009)
  • "GULAG or Russian dream: Actual conditions of the North Korean workers under economic sanctions," Intelligence Report(2018.3)
  • “Japan-Russia Summit: Joint economic activities on the Four Northern Islands of increasing hardness,” delivered by Kyodo News Service, published in The Kochi Shimbun, etc.(2017.9)
  • Russian Far East Wavering Between Japan and China, Intelligence Report(2016.12)
  • Will the Far Eastern Development Cooperation Establish the Bridgehead to Solve the Territorial Issue?, Quarterly Report of Japan Forum for Strategic Studies(2016.10)
  • Japan Facing a Tough Time Because of the Development in the Northern Territories, Shushin(2011.9)
  • Sakhalin Factor Gaining in Importance, Kaikakusya(2011.5)
  • Hidden Pitfalls of the Prime Minister's Visit to Sakhalin, Syushin(2009.6)
  • A New Twist to the Northern Territories Issue, Kaikakusya(2008.10)
  • Construction Work is Under Way in the Islands of Nostalgia, Energy Review(2008.2)
  • Aspects of Resource Nationalism in Russia, Shushin(2007.7)
  • Sakhalin Factor in Japan-Russia Relations, "Nihonjin-no Chikara"(2005.11)

Papers

  • Russia's "Turn to the East" and ASEAN, Kaigai Jijo(2017.1)
  • "Russia's Local Policy and Its Economic Activities in the Far East", The Tokyo Foundation(2007.3)
  • "Kremlin and the Sakhalin", The Sasakawa Peace Foundation(2006.7)

Others

    【Conferences/Study groups】


  • A member of the Russian/CIS Study Group of the International Affairs Institute(2017.5-)
  • Served as a member of the Japan Council to Promote Northern Territories Exchange under the Northern Territories Issue Association(2011.4-2013.3)
  • Delivered a report on the Russian Far Eastern development, etc. as a member of the Russian Study Group of the International Affairs Institute(2010.4-2014.3)
  • Served as a member of the task force for the 30th Policy Recommendations "Nature of Russian State and Japan's Strategy towards Russia" by the Japan Forum on International Relations (JFIR)(2008.2)
  • Delivered a report on the human and cultural exchange between Japan and the Sakhalin at the 8th Sakhalin Forum, a conference between Japan and Russia(2005.8)