Research Assistants and Student Interns
John Lee Candelaria (2020-present)
John Lee Candelaria is a Ph.D. student at the Graduate School for International Development and Cooperation, Hiroshima University. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in History from the University of the Philippines. His dissertation project investigates the dynamics of state memorialization of war through monuments and memorials in Southeast Asia in the twentieth century. He conducts research on Philippine and Southeast Asian history, politics, heritage, and international relations. Lee provides research assistance to the NERPS project on Sustainable Peace and Peaceful Sustainability in Conflict-Affected Societies.
Rahmatika Dewi (Apr 2021-present)
Rahmatika Dewi is a doctoral student at the International Education Development Program of Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Hiroshima University. She holds a master’s degree in Educational Development at Hiroshima University. Her research interests include job sustainability especially in the digitalization and Industry 4.0 era, skills for the future of work, higher education institutions (HEIs) and industries nexus, and HEIs curriculum reforms. Her research is situated in Indonesia. She assists in social media management and information dissemination of NERPS activities.
Past Students Interns and Research Assistants
Rebeca Tabosa (2020-2021)
Rebeca Tabosa is an MSc. student of Environment and Sustainable Development at the Bartlett Development Planning Unit, University College London. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Architecture and Urbanism from the Federal University of Paraiba, and a masters degree in Urban Management and Development from the Institute for Housing and Urban Studies, Erasmus University Rotterdam. She previously worked as an intern at UN Habitat Regional Office for Asian and the Pacific in Japan. She is currently interested in developing her master thesis about climate change adaptation and resilience in a Latin America context. Rebecca provides research assistance to the NERPS project on Sustainable Peace and Peaceful Sustainability in Conflict-Affected Societies.
Kai Kagitani (Apr 2021-Mar 2022)
Kai Kagitani is studying Anthropology at the International Peace and Co-existence Program of Hiroshima University’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences as a second-year master’s student. His supervisors are Prof. Koki Seki and Dr. Moe Nakazora. His research topic is the possibility of coexistence between skateboarders and non-skateboarders in street spaces. He is in the process of conducting his fieldwork at the park in Hiroshima city by focusing on skateboarders and non-skateboarders’ practices and how they are sharing the space through their commonality. He assists in collecting SDGs-related activities at Hiroshima University.
Mika Sakai (2019-2020)
Mika Sakai was a master’s student at the Department of Biosphere Science at Hiroshima University. Her major was Agricultural Economics, and her research was about good agricultural practices on tropical fruits in Thailand. She traveled to Thailand for a five-month fieldwork and visited the big productions areas of durian. She assisted in collecting and disseminating information about the SDGs-related activities of Hiroshima University.