NAKAI Ryo

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Name
NAKAI Ryo
E-mail
stebuklastoki.waseda.jp
URL
http://www.geocities.jp/stebuklas0311/indexen.html
Affiliation
The University of Kitakyushu
Section
Department of Policy Studies
Job title
Associate Professor
Degree
Dr. of Politifcal Science(Waseda University)
Research funding number
10546328
Twitter ID
@rnakai88
ORCID ID
0000-0002-9623-0112

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Oct 2016
 - 
Today
Associate Professor, Department of Policy Studies, The University of Kitakyushu
 
Apr 2014
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Sep 2016
Assistant Professor, College of Law and Politics, Rikkyo University (St. Paul)
 
Apr 2012
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Mar 2014
Research Associate, Waseda University, Faculty of Poli-Sci. and Econ.
 
Apr 2010
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Mar 2012
Research Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
 
Apr 2009
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Mar 2010
Research Associate, Waseda University, Faculty of Poli-Sci. and Econ (GLOPEII)
 
Oct 2008
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Mar 2009
Analyst, Intelligence and Analysis Service, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
 
2015
 - 
Today
Collaborative Researcher (honorary), Slavic(-Eurasian) Resrach Center, Hokkaido University
 
2014
 - 
2016
Adjunct Lecture, School of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University
 
2014
 - 
2016
Adjunct Lecturer, Faculty of Law, Rissho University
 

Committee Memberships

 
Oct 2018
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Today
Japanese Political Science Association,  International Exchange Commitee (Taiwan)
 
Jun 2018
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Today
Japan Association for Comparative Politics,  Board
 
Jul 2016
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Today
International Political Science Association, RC14 (Politics and Ethnicity),  Board
 
2017
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Today
Journal of Baltic Studies  International Advisory Board
 
Jun 2016
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Jun 2017
Japan Association for Comparative Politics  Editorial board
 
Jun 2015
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Jun 2016
Japan Association for Comparative Politics  Convenor
 
May 2015
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May 2017
Japanese Association of Electoral Studies  Editorial board
 

Published Papers

 
NAKAI Ryo
The Annuals of Japanese Political Science Association   2018-II 127-151   Mar 2019   [Invited]
This article argues the introduction of internet voting in Estonia as a political outcome in which nationalist and liberal political parties played key roles, and nation-wide ID system with post-Soviet context was important. The re-voting scheme a...
Rise of Outsiders in Estonia and Latvia Municipal Elections in 2017: Radical Rightist and Reformist Populist
NAKAI, Ryo
Kitakyushu Shiritsu Daigaku Hou-Sei Ronshu: Journal of Law and Political Science   46(1/2) 95-105   Dec 2018
Ryo NAKAI
Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism   18(3) 262-280   Dec 2018   [Refereed]
This research focuses on how elections affect national pride, one of the core components of an individual's sense of nationalism. Recent studies have found that elections can be crucial moments in enhancing nationalistic sentiment. I conducted an ...
"Attitudes toward Visible Migrants in the Baltic States: An Empirical Analysis with Social Survey Data"
NAKAI Ryo
Journal of Law and Political Science (Kitakyushu Shiritsu Daigaku Hou-Sei Ronshu)   45(3/4) 131-148   Mar 2018
"Is Solidarity a Long Way Off? Explaining Divergent National Positions towards Refugee-Sharing in the midst of the EU's Refugee Crisis,"
TAKEDA, Ken, and Ryo NAKAI
Journal of Inter-Regional Studies: Regional and Global Perspectives   1(1) 74-93   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Two Types of Anti-immigrant Sentiments in Europe: Empirical Analysis of Racism and Xenophobia
NAKAI Ryo
Leviathan   (62) 48-70   Apr 2018   [Invited]
CIANETTI, Licia and Ryo NAKAI
Problems of Post-Communism   64(5) 276-290   Sep 2017   [Refereed]
"Explaining the Fate of Ethnic Minority Parties: An Analysis across Seventeen Post-Communist Countries,"
NAKAI, Ryo
Journal of Law and Political Science (Kitakyushu Shiritsu Daigaku Hou-Sei Ronshu)   44(3/4) 1-26   Mar 2017
YASUI, Kiyotaka and Ryo NAKAI
Japanese Journal of Political Science   17(2) 168-189   Jun 2016   [Refereed]
This paper explores the time-inconsistency problem of audience costs in international disputes. The nature of democracy makes it difficult for leaders to back down from earlier diplomatic positions in an international dispute, out of fear of domes...
「難民の分担をめぐる欧州諸国の世論分析-欧州懐疑要因の検討」(Europeans’ Attitudes towards Sharing Asylum-Seekers: An Analysis of the Effects of Euroscepticism)
NAKAI Ryo, and Ken TAKEDA
International Relations   (190) 49-64   Jan 2018   [Refereed]
「バルト諸国におけるカリーニングラード認識の差異と変化:報道内容分析による接近」(Differences and Changes of Public Perception for Kaliningrad in the Baltic States: Contents Analysis of Media Reports)
NAKAI Ryo
Russian Eurasian economy & society   2017/12(1023) 2-16   Dec 2017   [Invited]
"ラトヴィアのバブル経済崩壊と格差の政治的起源"(Political Origin of Economic Babble and Inequality in Latvia: As an Extreme Example of Political Economy in Central and Eastern European EU countries)"
NAKAI Ryo
RIKKYO HOGAKU St.Paul's Review of Law and Politics   (94) 42-79   Dec 2016   [Refereed]
"安定政党システム下での腐敗認識と新党台頭(Rise of New Party, Corruption Perception, and Stable Party System: Osaka Ishin no Kai as an Example)"
NAKAI Ryo
Leviathan   (59) 106-130   Oct 2016   [Invited]
NAKAI Ryo
Ajiken World Trend   2016-9(251)    Aug 2016   [Invited]
"東欧の民主化と民族問題(Democratization and Ethnopolitics in Central and Eastern Europe: An perspectives for political liberalization in Asia)"
NAKAI, Ryo
Waseda Asia Review   (18) 78-81   Feb 2016   [Invited]
HIGASHIJIMA, Masaaki and Ryo NAKAI
Studies in Comparative International Development   51(2) 124-146   Jun 2016   [Refereed]
NAKAI Ryo
Journal on Ethnopolitics and Minority Issues in Europe   13(1) 57-85   Jun 2014   [Refereed]
"中東欧新興民主主義国の投票規定要因 (Determinant Factors of Voting Participation in Central and Eastern Europe: An Analysis of Individual-level Data)"
NAKAI Ryo
Japanese Journal of Electoral Studies   30(1) 113-127   Jun 2014   [Refereed]
NAKAI Ryo
Doctoral Dissertation, Graduate School of Political Science, Waseda Unviersity      Dec 2012   [Refereed]

Books etc

 
Europeanization and Minority Political Agency: Lessons from Central and Eastern Europe
Zsuzsa Csergö, Ada-Charlotte Regelmann (Part:Contributor, Critical Trust in European Institutions (with Licia Cienatti))
Routledge   Aug 2018   ISBN:9781138614406
ラトヴィアを知るための47章 (47 Chapters to Understand Latvia)
SHIMA, Sonoko (Part:Contributor, "ch.34 Constitutions" "ch.35 Elections and Party Systems" "ch36. Domestic Politics and Diplomacy" "column 13 Politicians" [trans.] "ch.27 Latvia's Society" "ch.37 Economic History of Latvia" "ch.44 Latvia as a EU member state")
Akashi Publishing   Jun 2016   ISBN:4750343617
OKABE, Midori ed. (Part:Contributor, "リトアニア・ラトヴィア:東欧のE(Im)migration問題の極端例として (Ch.10 Lithuania and Latvia: Extreme Cases of E(Im)migration Issues in CEE Countries)")
Horitsu Bunkasha   Apr 2016   ISBN:4589037734
G. Sandri, A. Seddone, & F. Venturino (Part:Contributor, Chap 6. Democratic Party Leadership Selection in Japan and Taiwan [with Yohei Narita & Keiichi Kubo])
Ashgate   Sep 2015   ISBN:9781472450388
民主政治はなぜ「大統領制化」するのか [Translation] The Presidentialization of Politics: A Comparative Study of Modern Democracies
Poguntke T. & P. Webb eds. / Masahiro IWASAKI ed. trans (Part:Joint Translation, WEBB, Paul, and Thomas POGUNTKE "The Presidentialization of Contemporary Democratic Politics: Evidence, Causes, and Consequences,")
Minerva Shobo   May 2014   ISBN:4623070387
Keiichi KUBO and Masaru KOHNO (eds.) (Part:Contributor, Chap 4. Democratic Party Competition and Ethnopolitics: Statistical Analysis in 10 CEE Countries.)
Keiso Shobo   Mar 2013   ISBN:432630216X
KOMORI, Hiromi ed. (Part:Contributor, Ch.26 "Political Institutions and Party System of Estonia")
Akashi Publishing   Dec 2012   ISBN:4750337374
政治経済学の新潮流 (New Tide of Political-Economics)
Hideki KONISHI ed. (Part:Contributor, Political Competitions and Acquisition of Nationalities: Model Analysis and Case Studies)
Keiso Shobo   Mar 2012   ISBN:4326302097
せめぎあう構造と制度:体制変動の諸相 (Structures and Institutions in Interaction: Various Faces of Regime Changes)
ITO, Takayuki ed. (Part:Contributor, ch.6 Party Systems and Russian-speaking Minority Issues in the Baltic States: Similar Structure, Similar Institutions, and Different Result)
Seibunsha   2008   ISBN:9784901404020

Conference Activities & Talks

 
NAKAI, Ryo and Timofey AGARIN
Diversity and Democratic Governance: Legacies of the Past, Present Challenges, and Future Directions? Conference organised by the RC14 Politics and Ethnicity,   12 Jun 2019   IPSA RC14
AGARIN, Timofey and Ryo NAKAI
Diversity and Democratic Governance: Legacies of the Past, Present Challenges, and Future Directions? Conference organised by the RC14 Politics and Ethnicity   12 Jun 2019   IPSA RC14
"Variety of Political Participation and Trust for Democracy among Ethnic Minorities: A Comparative Analysis of Central and Eastern Europe "
NAKAI Ryo
第4回 Japanese Consortium for Political Science   Mar 2019   
"Electoral Proximity and National Pride Evidence from Monthly Survey in a Multiethnic Society Latvia" [Invited]
NAKAI Ryo
2018 Annual Conference of Taiwanese Political Science Association(2018年台灣政治學會年會)   10 Nov 2018   
NAKAI Ryo
Roundtable discussion "Latvian Parliamentary Elections 2018"   16 Oct 2018   Institute for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Uppsala University
NAKAI Ryo
BIM-KAKEN joint workshop Dynamics of Refugees and Perception toward their Integration   18 Sep 2018   Berliner Institut für empirische Integrations- und Migrationsforschung, Humbordt Univeristy
NAKAI Ryo
25th World Congress of Political Science, International Political Science Association   Jul 2018   
"Ethnic Federalism and National Identity"
NAKAI Ryo
Workshop, Japanese Consortium for Political Science   1 Mar 2018   
NAKAI Ryo
International Conference - West-European Politics in 2017   11 Jan 2018   

Misc

 
(Book Review):Grigore Pop-Eleches and Joshua A. Tucker, Communism's Shadow: Historical Legacies and Contemporary Political Attitudes
NAKAI Ryo
Ajia Keizai   59(4) 89-91   Dec 2018   [Invited]
(Information Materials) Votes and Proceedings in Estonian Parliament (Riigikogu) for the Introduction of Internet Voting
NAKAI, Ryo
Kitakyushu Shiritu Daigaku Hou-Sei Ronshu: Journal of Law and Political Science   46(1/2) 107-144   Dec 2018
Ryo NAKAI
Who Governs Europe      Oct 2018   [Invited]
Latvia had a general election on 6 October 2018. The results awarded seats in the Saeima, the parliament of the Republic of Latvia, to seven parties including three newcomers. Some notable aspects of the election include the following: the current...
HIGASHIJIMA, Masaaki & Ryo NAKAI
EUI Max Weber Programme Newsletter   (10)    Feb 2016

Works

 
[Chair] "Electoral Mobilisation and Political Parties" & "Diversity Accommodation" Conference organised by the RC14 Politics and Ethnicity
NAKAI, Ryo   The Others   Jun 2019
[Discussant] Panel "Russia-Central & Eastern Europe" 2018 General Conference, The Japan Association of International Relations
NAKAI Ryo   The Others   Nov 2018
[Chair] "Non-Ethnic Mobilization in Divided Societies" 25th World Congress of Political Science, RC14.23, Brisbane, Australia (Jul 25, 2018)
NAKAI Ryo   The Others   Jul 2018
NAKAI Ryo   Database   Dec 2014
[Discussant]「自由論題: 選挙制度・投票行動研究の最新動向」,日本政治学会,2018年度大会
NAKAI Ryo   The Others   Oct 2018
[[Discussant]]"Populism against populism: Emmanuel Macron’s centrist victory in the 2017 French presidential election," International Conference - West-European Politics in 2017
Ryo NAKAI   The Others   Jan 2018
[[Commentator]] "The 'Quadratic Nexus' Revisited: Minorities and Diversity in Contemporary Europe through the Lens of Ethnic Autonomy." (Prof. David Smith), CHIR-JAPAN
Ryo NAKAI   The Others   Nov 2017
[Discussant] "デモクラシーへの多様な接近法" Annual Meeting of Japan Association of Political Science
NAKAI Ryo   The Others   Sep 2017
[Chair] "Baltics beyond Borders: Contemporary Diasporas and Transnationalism of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania " The 12th Conference on Baltic Studies in Europe (AABS)
Ryo NAKAI   The Others   Jun 2017
[Chair] 「宗派・移民・民族政策の国内政治過程」 Annual Meeting, Japan Association of Comparative Politics
NAKAI Ryo   The Others   Jun 2016

Education

 
Sep 2008
 - 
Dec 2012
(Doctoral Course), Graduate School of Political Science, Waseda University
 

Research Areas

 
 

Awards & Honors

 
2011
Pirmajā Latviešu valodas runas konkursā Japānā, 1st place (1. vieta), Embassy of Latvia in Japan
Winner: NAKAI Ryo (Nakai Rjo)
 
2008
Total Exemption from repayment of JASSO scholarship-loan with outstanding results.
 

Research Grants & Projects

 
JSPS: Grants-in-Aids for Scientific Research (B)
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Mar 2022    Investigator(s): Takeshi ITO
JSPS: Grants-in-Aids for Scientific Research (B)
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Mar 2021    Investigator(s): Kohei IMAI
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aids for Young Scientists (B)
Project Year: Apr 2017 - Mar 2020    Investigator(s): NAKAI Ryo
JSPS: Grants-in-Aids for Scientific Reserach (B)
Project Year: Apr 2017 - Mar 2020    Investigator(s): KUME, Ikuo
JSPS: Grants-in-Aids for Scientific Reserach (A)
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): ONISHI, Yutaka
JSPS: Grants-in-Aids for Scientific Research(C)
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2018    Investigator(s): KOMORI, Hiromi
JSPS: Grants-in-Aids for Scientific Research (B)
Project Year: Apr 2014 - Mar 2017    Investigator(s): OGAWA, Ariyoshi
Electoral mobilizations and change of political awareness in the new democracies.
JSPS: Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B)
Project Year: Apr 2013 - Mar 2017    Investigator(s): NAKAI, Ryo
Party politics and economic issue in the Baltic States (and CEE countries)
MEXT: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas
Project Year: Apr 2014 - Mar 2016    Investigator(s): NAKAI, Ryo
Comparative Analysis of Intra-Party Democracy in New Democracies
Waseda University: Grant for Special Research Projects
Project Year: Apr 2013 - Mar 2014    Investigator(s): NAKAI, Ryo
Micro-data Analysis about Voting Behavior in Central and Eastern European Countries
Waseda University: Grant for Special Research Project
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2013    Investigator(s): NAKAI Ryo
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for JSPS Fellows
Project Year: Apr 2010 - Mar 2012    Investigator(s): NAKAI Ryo
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (Start-up)
Project Year: Apr 2009 - Mar 2010    Investigator(s): NAKAI, Ryo

Social Contribution

 
Translation (Cooporation)
[Contribution, Others]  CAITO (Meta cluster for attracting the Japanese tourism, ERDF Interreg Central Baltic)  「Go Rural」  Jul 2017
JICA Kyushu General Orientation: Politics and Administration of Japan
[Lecturer]  2017
Electoral Systems in the Baltic States
[Informant]  Ministry of Internal Affairs, Branch of Eletions  Apr 2016