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Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
College of Asia Pacific Studies
Job title
Assistant Professor
Ph.D(Kyoto University), LL.B.(Kyoto University)


Apr 2013
Mar 2018
Graduate School of Advanced Integrated Studies in Human Survivability, Kyoto University
Apr 2008
Mar 2013
Faculty of Laws, Kyoto University

Published Papers

The Human Right to Water within Global Trends and the Regulation of Water Services Privatization: Developing an Approach to “the Boundaries between International and Domestic Law
Kobe Annals of Law and Politics   (32) 223-243   2018
Is Investment Arbitration Inimical to the Human Right to Water?: The Re-examination of Arbitral Decisions on Water Services
Miharu Hirano & Shotaro Hamamoto
Julien Chaisse ed. Charting the Water Regulatory Future: Issues, Challenges and Directions   145-166   2017
Public Participation in the Global Regulatory Governance of Water Services: Global Administrative Law Perspective on the Inspection Panel of the World Bank and Amicus Curiae in Investment Arbitration
Utilities Policy   43(3) 21-31   2016   [Refereed]

Conference Activities & Talks

Normative Interactions between SDG 6 and the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation
World Water Congress   19 Sep 2018   International Water Association
In Quest of Legitimate Global Water Governance: Examining the World Bank and Investment Arbitration through the Lens of Global Administrative Law
The First International Conference on Redrafting Water Governance   8 Oct 2015   

Research Grants & Projects

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for JSPS Fellows
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Mar 2021
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for JSPS Fellows
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2018