MOMMA Rira

J-GLOBAL         Last updated: Aug 15, 2019 at 11:27
 
Avatar
Name
MOMMA Rira
E-mail
momma-rnids.go.jp
Affiliation
National Institute for Defense Studies
Section
China Division, Regional Studies Department
Job title
Head, China Division
Degree
Master(Area Studies)(University of Tsukuba)
Other affiliation
Takushoku University

Profile

first language: Japanese
good level: Chinese(mandarin)
basic level: English

Family status:
married,two boys(17 and 14)

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2017
 - 
Today
Head, ChinaDivision, Regional Studies Department, National Institute for Defense Studies, Ministry of Defense, Japan
 
Mar 2017
 - 
Apr 2017
Visiting Fellow, Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies: RUSI
 
Apr 2016
 - 
Mar 2017
Senior Research Fellow/ Professor, China Division, Regional Studies Department, National Institute for Defense Studies, Ministry of Defense, Japan
 
Apr 2008
 - 
Today
Guest Professor, International Security Studies Course, Graduate School of TAKUSHOKU University
 
Apr 2012
 - 
Mar 2016
Senior Research Fellow/ Professor, Northeast Division, Regional Studies Department, National Institute for Defense Studies, Ministry of Defense,Japan
 
Apr 2001
 - 
Mar 2012
Senior Textbook Analyst, Elementary and Secondary Education Bureau, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan
 
Apr 2005
 - 
Mar 2011
Lecturer (part-time), School of Political Science and Economics, MEIJI University
 
Apr 2008
 - 
Sep 2008
Lecturer (part-time), Faculty of Law, SENSHU University
 
Apr 2006
 - 
Mar 2007
Lecturer (part-time), Faculty of Language and Literature, OTSUMA Women's University
 
Apr 2002
 - 
Sep 2005
Lecturer (part-time), Faculty of International Studies, J. F. Oberlin University
 
Oct 2000
 - 
Mar 2001
Research Fellow, political department, Embassy of Japan in China
 
Aug 1997
 - 
Aug 2000
Research Fellow, Taipei Office, Interchange Association, Japan
 
Apr 1997
 - 
Jul 1997
Guest Resaerch Fellow, The KAZANKAI Foundation
 

Education

 
Apr 1993
 - 
Mar 1999
Division of History and Anthropology, Doctoral Course, Graduate School, University of TSUKUBA
 
Sep 1994
 - 
Jul 1996
Department of History, PEKING University (auditor)
 
Apr 1991
 - 
Mar 1993
East Asian Studies Course, Master Program in Area Studies, Graduate School, University of TSUKUBA
 
Sep 1989
 - 
Jun 1990
College of Chinese Language and Culture, NANKAI University (auditor)
 
Apr 1986
 - 
Mar 1991
Department of History, College of Arts, RIKKYO University
 

Published Papers

 
Foresight of the Japan-China Relation
MOMMA Rira
Intelligence Report   (125) pp.31-41.   Feb 2019   [Invited]
PLA's military operations in East China Sea
MOMMA Rira
Intelligence Reports   (63) pp.24-38.   Dec 2013   [Invited]
Analysis of the Security Situation in the Taiwan Strait (2012-2014)
MOMMA Rira
NIDS Journal of Defense and Security   16(1) pp.19-41.   Nov 2013   [Refereed]
This study examines the security situation in the Taiwan Strait from 2012 to 2014, using media news available on the Internet as the main source of information. Sections 1 and 2 shed light on the situation in Taiwan since Ma Ying-jeou’s ascendancy...
China's operations for SENKAKU Islands and Japan-China-Taiwan relations
MOMMA Rira
Intelligence Reports   (52) pp.44-54.   Jan 2013   [Invited]
China-Taiwan relations after the 17th party congress of the Communist Party of China
MOMMA Rira
Kaigai Jijo   56(2) pp.86-99.   2008   [Refereed][Invited]
A Note on Procedure for the Nationalist Party's Election of Presidential Candidates
MOMMA,Rira
China News Letter   (№144)    2000
The Study of Taiwan's National Defense Law
MOMMA,Rira
TOA(East Asia)   (№393)    2000
CCP Relations with the USSR and KMT in the Northeast during the Civil War Period
MOMMA,Rira
East Asian Area Studies   (No.1)    1994

Misc

 
Referendum about Entry into the Olympic Games under the name of Taiwan
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (No.618) pp.56-65.   Dec 2018   [Invited]
DPP's Uphill Battle for Local Elections
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (No.617) pp.54-63.   Nov 2018   [Invited]
Taiwan's Break Diplomatic Ties with El Salvador
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (No.616) pp.42-53.   Oct 2018   [Invited]
Reshuffle of the Lai Ching-te Cabinet
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (No.614) pp.56-67.   Aug 2018   [Invited]
Taiwan's difficult diplomatic environment
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (No.613) pp.52-61.   Jul 2018   [Invited]
Taiwan's Break Diplomatic Ties with Dominican Republic
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№612.) pp.56-65.   Jun 2018   [Invited]
Inauguration of Mr. LAI Ching-te as Premier, Executive Yuan
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№604.) pp.52-61.   Oct 2017   [Invited]
Panama' Establishment of Diplomatic Relations with China
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№601.) pp.56-66.   Jul 2017   [Invited]
Military Secrets Leakage Suspicion of the Former Commander of the Missile Command
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№600.) pp.58-65.   Jun 2017   [Invited]
Publication of Taiwan's New QDR
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№599.) pp.54-63.   May 2017   [Invited]
Taiwan's New Defense Strategy is "Resolute Defense, Multi-Domain Deterrence"
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№598.) pp.56-65.   Apr 2017   [Invited]
Trump administration maintains US traditional one China policy
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№597.) pp.60-70.   Mar 2017   [Invited]
China's pressures to President Tsai
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№596.) pp.64-75.   Feb 2017   [Invited]
Potential tension between US and China to Taiwan
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№595.) pp.56-68.   Jan 2017   [Invited]
Taiwan's expectation towards Trump Administration
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№594.) pp.56-63.   Dec 2016   [Invited]
Tsai’s active statements toward China-Taiwan relations
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№593.) pp.54-63.   Nov 2016   [Invited]
Will MND of Taiwan announce new military strategy in 2017 ?
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№592.) pp.56-66.   Oct 2016   [Invited]
Reinforcing DPP color in Governmental think tanks
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№591.) pp.60-69.   Sep 2016   [Invited]
Itu Aba is 'reef' - the impact of arbitration award
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№590.) pp.56-62.   Aug 2016   [Invited]
Tsai’s priorities - internal politics and economics
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№589) pp.52-62.   Jul 2016   [Invited]
President Ma takes a hard line toward Japan at the end of his term
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№588.) pp.52-57.   Jun 2016   [Invited]
Broken diplomatic truce:: the the restoration of diplomatic tie between China and Gambia
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№587.) pp.54-61.   May 2016   [Invited]
China's high pressure to Taiwan
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№586.) pp.58-66.   Apr 2016   [Invited]
Decline of KMT's power
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№585.) pp.58-66.   Mar 2016   [Invited]
DPP secures predominance in Presidential and Legislative election
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№583.) pp.56-65.   Jan 2016   [Invited]
MA-XI dialog in Singapore
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№582.) pp.54-67.   Dec 2015   [Invited]
Tsai Ing-wen maintains high approval rate
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№581.) pp.54-64.   Nov 2015   [Invited]
Meeting of the KMT-CPC leaders after six years of separation
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№576.) pp.60-69.   Jun 2015   [Invited]
Change of Secretary of the NSC and Minister of MND
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№573.) pp.58-68.   Mar 2015   [Invited]
Taiwan Military Affairs in 2014
MOMMA Rira
The Studies for Ground Warfare   pp.47-60.   Feb 2015   [Invited]
KMT lose in Integrated Local Election
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№571.) pp.60-70.   Jan 2015   [Invited]
Vincent Siew attends Beijing APEC as a special envoy of the Taiwan government
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№570.) pp.60-66.   Dec 2014   [Invited]
・Vincent Siew met general secretary XI Jinping.
・Did Taiwan treat as an undersized state ?
・President Obama referred to Taiwan at the meeting with president XI.
・Unofficial meeting of the ministers of MAC and TAOSC.
Resignation of deputy minister of MAC doubt for leak of official secrets
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№568.) pp.58-67.   Oct 2014   [Invited]
Large scale personnel changes in MND
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№567.) pp.58-68.   Sep 2014   [Invited]
Chinese cabinet minister's first visits to Taiwan
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№566.) pp.64-74.   Aug 2014   [Invited]
MAO Zedong, as a revolutionist and strategist
MOMMA Rira
HOYU(Friend of Phoenix)   40(2) pp.1-20.   Jul 2014   [Invited]
SEF and ARATS's 10th summit meeting
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№562.) pp.60-69.   Apr 2014   [Invited]
In retrospect the maneuvering between the ruling party and the opposition is accelerating for the integrated local election
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№560.) pp.58-66.   Feb 2014   [Invited]
Taiwan Military Affairs in 2013
MOMMA Rira
The Studies for Ground Warfare   pp.61-75.   Feb 2014   [Invited]
Crisis of the Taiwan's ‟ diplomatic truce ”
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№559.) pp.56-64.   Jan 2014   [Invited]
Sealing of the financial agreement between Taiwan and Singapore
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№558.) pp.52-62.   Dec 2013   [Invited]
Minister of MAC and Minister of TAOSC call their official titles each other
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№557.) pp.56-65.   Nov 2013   [Invited]
KMT divests Legislative Yuan president Wang Jing-pyng's party register
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№556.) pp.50-61.   Oct 2013   [Invited]
Ministers of the MND resign one after another
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№555.) pp.46-54.   Sep 2013   [Invited]
The sealing of the financial agreement between Taiwan and New Zealand
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№554.) pp.56-67.   Aug 2013   [Invited]
Attempted suicide of former president Chen Shui-bian
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№553.) pp.54-67.   Jul 2013   [Invited]
Taiwan-Philippine relations become tense
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№552.) pp.54-65.   Jun 2013   [Invited]
Conclusion of the fishery agreement between Japan and Taiwan
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№551.) pp.56-65.   May 2013   [Invited]
Ma Ying-jiou Administration does not associate with PRC in the Senkaku Dispute
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№550.) pp.50-60.   Apr 2013   [Invited]
Premier Chen's retirement and vice premier Chiang's promotion
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№549.) pp.50-62.   Mar 2013   [Invited]
Drastic reformation MND and national armed force's organizational structure
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№548.) pp.54-65.   Feb 2013   [Invited]
Recession of the Ma Ying-jiou's approval rate
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№547.) pp.56-65.   Jan 2013   [Invited]
20th anniversary of the 92 consensus
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№546.) pp.62-70.   Dec 2012   [Invited]
Hsieh Chang-ting's visit to China
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№545.) pp.62-73.   Nov 2012   [Invited]
China-Taiwan relations after the presidential election
MOMMA Rira
The Studies for Ground Warfare   pp.93-96.   May 2012   [Invited]
Formation of Sean Chen cabinet
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№537.) pp.54-66.   Mar 2012   [Invited]
F-16 Fighters of Taiwan AF will upgrade its performance
MOMMA Rira
East Asia   (№533.) pp.62-69.   Nov 2011   [Invited]
Influence of the ECFA towards to Taiwan
MOMMA Rira
KORYU   (№833.) pp.45-54.   Aug 2010   [Invited]
China and Taiwan's developing relations on the economy and trade
MOMMA Rira
KORYU   (№831.) pp.36-46.   Jun 2010   [Invited]
Minority riot in Urumqi
MOMMA Rira
KORYU   (№821.) pp.29-37.   Aug 2009   [Invited]
MND's first announce of the national defense report
MOMMA Rira
KORYU   (№817.) pp.46-49.   Apr 2009   [Invited]
Taiwan's BMD system, The Trend of The Taiwan Strait on Dec. 2007.
MOMMA, Rira
KORYU   (No.789.) 36-38   2008
President Chen Shuibian Inspected the Taiping Island & Dongsha Islands in one after another. The Trend of The Taiwan Strait on In the First Half of Feb. 2008.
MOMMA, Rira
KORYU   (No.792) 22-25   2008
Authority of Chief Secretary of National Security Council. The Trend of The Taiwan Strait on May 2008.
MOMMA, Rira
KORYU   (No.798) pp.41-45.   2008
The 7th Legislative Yuan Election Has Practically Started ! The Trend of The Taiwan Strait on Nov. 2007.
MOMMA,Rira
KORYU   (No.788.) 43-49   2007
Wartime Dipomacy at the Pacific War Period -Japan, Soviet Union, United States, China and Southeast Asia-
MOMMA,Rira
East Asian Area Studies   (No.4)    1997

Books etc

 
NIDS China Security Report 2017, Change in Continuity: The Dynamics of the China-Taiwan Relationship
MOMMA Rira (Part:Joint Work, introduction, Chapter 2 and 4, conclusions)
National Institute for Defense Studies   Feb 2017   ISBN:978-4-86482-047-9
East Asian Strategic Review 2014
National Institute for Defense Studies (Part:Joint Work, Chapter 3-1 China,)
The National Institute for Defense Studies   Mar 2016   ISBN:978-4-86482-015-8
Security of Taiwan
YASUDA Jun / MOMMA Rira ed. (Part:Joint Editor, chapter 2, chapter 3, chapter 5)
Keio University Press   Mar 2016   
Diversification of Roles in the PLA and PAP
MOMMA Rira (Part:Joint Work, introduction, chapter 1, chapter 2, conclusions)
National Institute for Defense Studies   Mar 2015   ISBN:978-4-86482-026-4
http://www.nids.mod.go.jp/publication/chinareport/pdf/china_report_EN_web_2014_A01.pdf
East Asian Strategic Review 2013
MOMMA Rira (Part:Joint Work, Chapter 5-1, 2, 4)
National Institute for Defense Studies   Mar 2013   ISBN:978-4-86482-004-2
Encyclopedia for Manchurian 20th century's history
KISHI Toshihiko ed. (Part:Contributor)
Yoshikawakobunkan   Nov 2012   
Japan-U.S. Alliance
TAKEUCHI Toshiro ed. (Part:Joint Work, Chapter 13)
Minerva Press   Nov 2011   ISBN:9784623061518
China, U.S. and International Security
Koyo Press   Jun 2010   ISBN:978-4-7710-2144-0
Encyclopedia for Modern Asia
HASEGAWA Hiroyuki ed. (Part:Contributor)
Bunshindo   Jul 2009   ISBN:978-4-8309-4649-3
Chinese Military Power
KAYAHARA Ikuo ed. (Part:Joint Work, Chapter 15 (Taiwan's future military power))
Soso-sha   Oct 2008   ISBN:978-4-88360-080-9
Security of China
ABE Jun'ichi ed. (Part:Joint Work, Chapter 4 : Chinese defense policies and military strategy)
Minerva Press   Jul 2007   ISBN:978-4-623-04859-5
Encyclopedia of Chinese Military
MOMMA Rira (Part:Contributor, all of the Taiwan topics)
Soso-sha   Nov 2006   ISBN:4-88360-067-XC3330
Strategic Surveys 7 MAO Zedong
MURAI Tomohide / MOMMA Rira (Part:Joint Editor)
Fuyo-shobo   Mar 2004   ISBN:4-8295-0308-4
Historical Development in the Chinese World
KYUKO SHOIN   Nov 2002   ISBN:9784762926754
Chinese Modern Historical Materials
NOGUCHI Tetsuro ed. (Part:Joint Work, Chapter 4 Establishment of PRC)
Hakutei-sha   May 2000   ISBN:4-89174-424-3
joint authorship with Mr. UENO Toshihiro

Teaching Experience

 
 

Research Grants & Projects

 
Study on Security in the East Asia
The Other Research Programs
Project Year: 1996   
History of People's Libelation Army
The Other Research Programs
Project Year: 1991