List of Major Publications (those published after 1997 only) 

Motoko Shuto  

  (as of August 6, 2012)                                                                                        



Motoko Shuto, gPerceptions of the Japanese Occupation through the Indonesian Textbooksh (in Japanese) in Aiko Kurasawa ed., Japanese Occupation in Southeast Asian History, Tokyo: Waseda University Press, 1997, pp. 453-477.

Motoko Shuto, hNGOs in the ASEAN Countries: Dynamism and Prospecth (in Japanese) in H.Usui and M.Takase eds., Study of People Diplomacy, Tokyo: Sanichi Shobo, 1997, pp.197-221.

Motoko Shuto, gNon-Governmental Organizations in Southeast Asia and Japan: Organizing for Regional Democracy?h in Verena Blechinger and Jochen Legewie eds., Facing Asia: Japanfs Role in the Political and Economic Dynamism of Regional Cooperation, Munchen: Iudicium, 2000, pp.113-128.

Motoko Shuto, gCrisis in Indonesia and ASEANh( in S.Yamakage ed., ASEAN at the Crossroads , Tokyo: Japan Institute of International Affairs, 2001, pp.21-52.

Motoko Shuto,hEU and ASEANh (in Japanese) in T.Ueta ed., Europe and Asia in the 21st Century, Tokyo: Keiso Shobo, 2002, pp.53-81.

Motoko Shuto gInternational Assistance and the Tasks Ahead for State Buiding in East Timorh,

    Proceedings of the 2003 International Symposium, Unity in Diversity, Japanese Society of International Law, October, 2003, pp.439-452.

Motoko Shuto, gDiplomacy of Developing Counties in Globalizationh (in Japanese) in G. Kikkawa and Y.Kato eds., Trends of International Politics: Globalization and Transformation of the Westphalia State System , Kyoto: Nakanishiya, 2004, pp.224-246.

Motoko Shuto, gLabour Migration and Human Security in East and Southeast Asiah in Harald Kleinschmidt ed., Migration, Regional Integration and Human Security: The Formation and Maintenance of Transnational Spaces, Aldershot, UK: Ashgate, 2006, pp. 205 - 224.

Motoko Shuto, Ma. Rosario Piquero-Ballescas and Benjamin San Jose, The Civil Society Project: the Philippine Report, University of Tsukuba,2007.

Motoko Shuto ed., Southeast and South Asian Diasporas, Tokyo: Akashi-Shoten, 2010.

Motoko Shuto " East Timor: New Factors and Challenges in Creating Sovereignty", in Y.Murakai et al., eds. Enduring States in the Face of Challenges from Within and Without, Kyoto: Kyoto University Press, 2011, pp.203-219.

Motoko Shuto, gAceh and Papuah(in Japanese) in S.Yamakage and T.Hirose eds., Nanbu Asia(Southern Asia), Kyoto: Mineruva, 2011, pp.17-35.

Motoko Shuto, gCivil Society in Asia and International Relationsh in K. Goto et al., eds., Modern and Contemporary History of East Asia, vol. 10, Tokyo: Iwanami-Shoten, 2011, pp. 354-374.

Motoko Shuto, gTowards ASEAN Socio-Cultural Communityh (in Japanese) in S. Yamakage ed., New ASEAN Regional Community, Chiba: JETR and Institute of Developing Economies, 2011, pp. 111-138.



Motoko Shuto, gIndonesia and ASEANh (in Japanese), International Affairs, vol.472, Tokyo: JIIA, 1999, pp.31-43.

Motoko Shuto, gNational Human Rights Commissions and Civil Society in Southeast Asiah (in

 Japanese), Leviathan, Vol. 31, 2002, pp.63-89.@@

Motoko Shuto, gASEAN Security Community and Agenda for Conflict Preventionh (in

 Japanese),Journal of International Political Economy, Vo. 15, University of Tsukuba, 2005,


Motoko Shuto, gEast Timor and Paradox of Peace Buildingg (in Japanese), International Affairs, Vol.564, Tokyo: JIIA, 2007, pp.23-33.

Motoko Shuto, gASEAN and Civil Societyh (in Japanese), in Aji-Ken World Trend, No.170, Institute of

 Developing Economies (IDE), 2009, pp.20-23.

Motoko Shuto, hASEAN Socio-Cultural Community: Institutional Dynamics and Implicationsh, ASEAN

 Study Group Report, The Japan Institute of International Affair, March 2010, pp.48-60.@

Motoko Shuto, gChinese Aid in IndonesiaFthe cases of the Suramadu Bridge project and the post-disaster

 reconstruction aid in Acehh (in Japanese), Area Studies, Masterfs Program in International Area

 Studies, Vol.33, 2012, pp. 1-30.

Motoko Shuto, gCauses of Conflict in Papuah (in Japanese), Indonesia Newsletter, No.79, Japan

 Indonesia NGO Network (JANNI), 2012, pp.2-11.



Motoko Shuto, "Re-evaluations of the Japanese Occupation, Perceptions of the Occupation: A Comparison of Textbooks in Indonesia and Japan and its Political Background", Garden Hotel, Singapore, December 14-16, 1995.

Motoko Shuto, hTransnational Network of NGOs in ASEAN Countriesh, the spring conference of the Japan Association of International Relations, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, May 18, 1996. 

Motoko Shuto, gHuman Rights in Asia: Thematic Situation and Problemsh, the spring conference of

 Peace Studies Association of Japan, Kitakyushu University, Fukuoka, June 14, 1997.  

Motoko Shuto "Human Rights NGOs in Southeast Asia and Japan's Approaches to Democratization",

 International Studies Association(ISA) : Minneapolis Hilton, March 18,1998.

Motoko Shuto "Nationalism and the Cold War in Asia" Tokyo Colloquium on Political Interactions

between Asia and Europe during the Twentieth Century: University of Tsukuba, September 12,


Motoko Shuto gAsian Studies in Japan: Trends and Prospectsh, The second Joint Symposium of the

  Korean Association of International Studies (KAIS) and the Japan Association of International

 Relations(JAIR): Chuo University, September 12,1999.

Motoko Shuto, gIslam in Indonesiah, International conference on Islam and Civil Society: Messages from

  Southeast Asia, Ito-city, Shizuoka, November 5-6. 1999. 

Motoko Shuto,hRegime transition in Indonesia and the role of NGOsh, Peace Studies Association of

  Japan, Rissyo University, Tokyo, November 14, 2001.  

Motoko Shuto gChanging Concepts of Sovereignty and New Agendas of Regionalism in East Asia in the

 Era of Globalizationh, in Globalization and Regional Cooperation in East Asia, School of

 International Studies, Peking University,Beijing, April 5-6, 2001.

Motoko Shuto gLabor Migration State Policies and Regional Cooperation in Southeast and East Asiah, DESK(German European Studies at Komaba) Symposium on International Migration, University of Tokyo, Komaba, September 25-27, 2002.   

Motoko Shuto, gInternational Cooperation and its agenda in the State-Building Process of East Timorh, Japanese Society of International Law, Nagoya University, October 12, 2003.

Motoko Shuto, gEvolving Regional Identity and Institutionalization of Human Security in East Asiah, Tokyo Conference@CHIR 2004, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, September 17, 2004. (Session II :Search for Regional Identities in Asia)

Motoko Shutoh ASEAN Security Community: its vision and agenda for conflict preventionh, The Japan Association of International Relations, Awaji-Yumebutai International Congress Center, Awaji, October 17, 2004.

Motoko Shuto,hEast Timor: New Factors and Challenges of Creating Sovereigntyh, the 10th International Symposium of the Joint research Project on State, Nation and Ethnic Relations (The Japan Center for Area Studies, National Museum of Ethnology), Komaba Campus, University of Tokyo, January 13-15,2006. 

Motoko Shuto, gAgenda for Conflict Resolution: the Case of Aceh from Perspectives of Particularity and Universalityh, Graduate School of International cooperation, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, February 19, 2007.

Motoko Shuto, gEmerging Regionalism in East Asia: Prospects and Problemsh, Universitat Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, April 20, 2007.   

Motoko Shuto, gRecent Studies and Public Policy on Labor Migration: the case of Japanh, NEAT Working Group on Labour Migration, Hotel Nikko Kuala Lumpur, 5-6 December, 2007.

Motoko Shuto, gNew Policy trends on TKI and agenda for regional governanceh, Center for Integrated Area Studies, Kyoto University, Kyoto, July 19, 2008. 

Motoko Shuto. hTKI in East Asia and Agenda for Regional Governance of Labor Migrationh, (Panel 4), the 5th International Symposium of Journal Antropologi Indonesia, at University of Lambung Mangkurat, Banjarmasin, July 25, 2008 

Motoko Shuto, hInternational Labor Migration in East Asia and Agenda for New Regional Normsh , Japan Academy of Koeki Studies, Waseda University, September 6, 2008.

Motoko Shuto, gThe ASEAN Charter and Agenda for ASEAN Communityh, International Association of Asian Community, University of Tsukuba, Tokyo, May 31, 2009.

Motoko Shuto,hAsian Identities in Globalizationh, Asian Identities: Trends in a Globalized World Conference, Srinakharinwirot University, at Imperial Queenfs Park Hotel, Bangkok, 10 February, 2011.

Motoko Shuto, gTransnational Labor Migration and Regional Governance in East Asiah, Association for Asian Studies & International Convention of Asian Scholars, Hawaifi Convention Center, Honolulu,  April 1, 2011.

Motoko Shuto, gChinese Aid to Indonesia: the Suramadu Bridge Project and the School Reconstruction Grant Aid in Acehh, the 7th Annual Conference of the Asian Studies Association of Hong Kong, , Hong Kong Shue Yang University. Hong Kong, March 2, 2012.

Motoko Shuto, gEstablishment of Asian Cultural Archives for the Enhancement of Cultural Exchange in East Asia: the Case of Japanh, Network of East Asian Thank Tanks (NEAT) Working Group on Enhancement of Cultural Exchange in East Asiah, Seoul Garden Hotel, Korea,  July 7, 2012,

Academic Associations

  The Japan Association of International Relations

  Japanese Society of International Law 

  Japan Association for Asian Studies

  Japan Association for Comparative Politics

  Peace Studies Association of Japan

  Japan Academy of Koeki Studies

  Association for Asian Studies (USA)


International Research Project (in the past five years) 

2006 April -2009 March: Director and Coordinator of the Grant for Scientific Research (KAKEN) by the Government of Japan (Japan Society for the Promotion of Sciences: JSPS) , gComparative Analysis of Transnational Labour Migration and Immigration Policy in East Asiah ) , Motoko Shuto ed., gTransnational Labor Migration and Regional Order in East Asiah (2000, June)

2008 April -2011 March: Director and Coordinator of the Grant for Scientific Research (KAKEN) by Japan Society for the Promotion of Sciences: JSPS) , gComparative Analysis of Chinese Aid from the Recipients Perspectivesh  

2012 July-2013 July, Co-Chair of Study Group on ASEAN Social and Cultural Community, ASEAN-Japan Strategic Partnership program, funded by the Japan-ASEAN Integration Fund (JAIF).


                             Motoko Shuto