Madoka Futamura

Academic Programme Officer

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  • Madoka Futamura
    INSTITUTE:
    UNU-IAS
    OFFICE:
    UNU Center, 53-70, Jingumae 5-chome, Shibuya-ku 150-8925, Tokyo
    E-MAIL:
    futamura@unu.edu
    PHONE:
    +81 (0)3-5467-1262
    NATIONALITY:
    Japan

    Research Interests

    • International peace and security
    • Transitional justice
    • War crimes tribunals

    Education

    M.Sc., International Relations, London School of Economics and Political Science
    M.A., War Studies, King’s College London
    Ph.D., War Studies, King’s College London

    Appointments

    Visiting Research Fellow at War Crimes Research Group, King’s College London

    Biographical Statement

    Madoka Futamura was educated in Japan and the UK. She holds a Ph.D. in war studies from King’s College London, and also holds an M.Sc. in international relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a B.A. in law from Doshisha University (Kyoto, Japan). Before joining UNU in January 2008, she was a visiting research fellow with the War Crimes Research Group at King’s College London and taught courses related to international relations at Doshisha University. She has also received a RIPS-CGP Fellowship from the Research Institute for Peace and Security (Tokyo, Japan).

    Dr. Futamura’s research interests include multidisciplinary subject areas such as transitional justice, peacebuilding, international peace and security. Her works include: War Crimes Tribunals and Transitional Justice: The Tokyo Trial and the Nuremberg Legacy (Routledge, 2008); Dark Histories, Brighter Futures? The Balkans and Black Sea Region― European Union Frontiers, War Crimes and Confronting the Past [Special Issue for Journal of Southeast European and Black Sea Studies, Vol.7, No.3, 2007] (co-eds with James Gow).

    She has also contributed chapters for several books on human rights and international peace and security: ‘Transitional Justice in the Afghan Peacebuilding Process: The Potential and Limitations’ in Yuji Uesugi (ed.), Toward Bringing Stability in Afghanistan: A Review of the Peacebuilding Strategy, IPSHU English Research Report Series No.24 (2009); ‘Kokusai Hōteino Mokutekito Kinō: Nyurunberukuno Isanto Ikōkino Seigi no Kyōkun’ (Strategic Purposes of International War Crimes Trials: the Nuremberg Legacy and Lessons of Transitional Justice), in Toru Oga and Yoneyuki Sugita (eds.), Kokusaishakaino Igito Genkai: Riron, Shisō, Rekishi (Kokusai Shoin, 2008); ‘Adohokku Kokusai Keijisaibanshoto Posuto Reisenjidaino Kokusai Anzen Hoshō’ (International Criminal Tribunals and Post-Cold War International Peace and Security), in Ajia-Taiheiyō Jinken Jōhō Sentā, (ed.), Ajia-Taiheiyō Jinken Rebyu 2005 (Tokyo: Gendai Jinbunsha, 2005); and so on.

  • Peer-reviewed Books

    • War Crimes Tribunals and Transitional Justice: The Tokyo Trial and the Nuremburg Legacy (London: Routledge, 2008).

    Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

    • ‘Srebrenica Genocide and Genocide Studies’ (review article), Heiwa Kenkyu Vol.35 (2010).
    • ‘Workshop Report: Towards a Human Security Approach to Peacebuilding’, Journal of Peacebuilding and Development, Vol.5, No.2 (2010), pp.113-116. (co-authored with Edward Newman)
    • The Development of International Criminal Justice and the Role of the UN Security Council: The Case of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon [Kokusai keiji saibanno hattento anporino hataraki: Rebanon tokubetsuhouteino setsuritsunikansuru ichikousatsu]’, The Journal of International Security, Vol.37, No.3, 2009.
    • Law and the Changing Nature of International Security [Anzenhosho no henshitsu to ho], Special Edition of the Journal of International Security, Vol.37, No.3, 2009
    • (Co-eds with James Gow) Dark Histories, Brighter Futures? The Balkans, the Black Sea Region and War Crimes Legacy [Special Issue for Journal of South East European and Black Sea Studies, Vol. 7, No 3, 2007]
    • ‘Dark histories overcome? The legacy of war crimes and post-conflict peace and justice in the Balkans and the Black Sea region’, Journal of South East European and Black Sea Studies, Vol. 7, No 3, 2007, pp.509-515.
    • ‘Individual and Collective Guilt: Post-War Japan and the Tokyo War Crimes Tribunal’, The European Review: the Journal of the Academia Europaea, Vol.14, No.4 (2006), pp.471-483.
    • ‘International Criminal Tribunals and Post-Cold War International Peace and Security [Adohokku Kokusaikeijisaibansho to Posuto Reisenjidai no Kokusai Anzen Hosho]’ in Ajia-Taiheiyo Jinken Joho Senta (ed.), Ajia-Taiheiyo Jinken Rebyu 2005 (Tokyo: Gendai Jinbunsha, 2005).