Saya Kiba

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Saya Kiba
Faculty of International Communication
Job title
Associate Professor
Ph.D in Political Science(Kobe University), MA in Political Science(Kobe University)

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2018
Associate Professor, Faculty of International Communication, Komatsu University
May 2019
Sep 2019
Guest Scholar, Center of Military History and Social Sciences, Armed Forces of Germany
Sep 2017
Apr 2019
Subject Course Instructor, Kyoto Consortium for Japanese Studies
Apr 2015
Mar 2018
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Policy Studies, Doshisha University
May 2013
Mar 2015
Researcher/ Adviser, Poltiical Section, Embassy of Japan in Thailand
May 2012
Mar 2013
Program Officer, Japan Center for Conflict Prevention
Sep 2010
Feb 2012
Secretary, Office of Congressman Seiji Maehara
Mar 2010
Aug 2010
Visiting Research Fellow, Third World Studies Center, University of the Philippines
Oct 2009
Feb 2010
Research Fellow, Institute of Asian Studies, Chulalongkorn University
Mar 2006
Apr 2009
Researcher/ Adviser, Poltiical Section, Embassy of Japan in the Philippines
Mar 2003
Mar 2004
Visiting Research Fellow, Third World Studies Center, University of the Philippines


Apr 2005
Mar 2010
Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies, Kobe University
Apr 2002
Mar 2005
Major in Political Science, Graduate School, Faculty of Law, Doshisha University

Published Papers

Bearing soldiers’ deaths: Changing Communication between the Armed Forces and Society in the Philippines
Saya Kiba
Journal of International Cooperation Studies   27(1) 117-138   Jul 2019   [Refereed]
Parliamentary debate on Family Support Programs for the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF)
Saya Kiba
(1) 3-22   Mar 2019   [Refereed]
Oshima Kayoko, Kawakami Toshikazu, Kiba Saya
同志社政策科学研究 = Doshisha policy and managemant review   19(2) 71-92   Mar 2018
阿部茂行教授退職記念号退職記念論文(Articles in commemoration of the retirement of Professor Shigeyuki Abe)本稿は、2017年度に設置した政策学部の選択科目「政策トピックス20: 平和安全法制を学際的に考える」の講義内容をもとに、2015年に可決された平和安全法制(いわゆる安保法制)を、憲法、国際関係、立法過程、経済学、メディア研究などの多様な学問分野から論じる。本稿の目的は2つである。第一に、政策が立案され、法案として...
Saya Kiba
Liaison   IX(1) 14-17   2017   [Refereed]
The Military Component of Japan Disaster Relief Team: Analyses of Recent Civil-Military Coordination
Saya Kiba
SAREC Yearbook 2015   1-24   Dec 2015   [Refereed]
Saya Kiba
Japanese Studies Journal   31(2) 119-136   2014   [Refereed]
Identity and the Diversity of Political Behavior among the Urban Poor
Saya Kiba
Understanding Confluences and Contestations, Continuities and Changes: Towards Transforming Society and Empowering People   1-9   2012


Saya Kiba
PacNet   (92)    Dec 2016   [Refereed]
木場 紗綾
アジア経済 = Quarterly journal of Institute of Developing Economies Japan External Trade Organization   57(2) 96-100   Jun 2016
木場 紗綾
東南アジア研究   51(2) 331-334   Jan 2014

Books etc

Security Sector Reform: Modern Defense Force Philippines
Saya Kiba (Part:Contributor, Regional Cooperation on Civil-Military Coordination in Disaster Response – Crisis or Opportunity?)
Ateneo de Manila University and Working Group on Security Sector Reform (WGSSR)   2014   

Conference Activities & Talks

Non-Western Approach to Community Policing: How should the Western donors treat non-state armed groups in Community Policing in Southeast Asia?
Saya Kiba
16th Asia Pacific Conference   1 Dec 2018   
The Role of Parliament in Developing Family Support Programs for Japan Ground Self-Defense Forces [Invited]
Saya Kiba
Families, States, and Militaries: Changes in Relations and Conditions   15 Nov 2018   
Military Families and Disaster, not War: Family Support of the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force
Saya Kiba
Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society   20 Oct 2018   
Theory and Practice of Military and National Development in Asia
Saya Kiba
SEASIA, Consortium for Southeast Asian Studies in Asia   17 Dec 2017   
State donors and non-state donors approach to "legitimate" community policing
Saya Kiba
15th Asia Pacific Conference   Nov 2017   
Civil-military interaction as risk management- the case of Japan
Saya Kiba
Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society   Nov 2017   
菲律宾政府对贫困层毒品取缔一事的包容和排除 [Invited]
Saya Kiba
Past, Present and Future of the Welfare State   Aug 2017   
Military-NGO Confrontation in preparing Non-combatant Evacuation Operation after the New Security Legislation of Japan
Saya Kiba
European Research Group on Military and Society   Jun 2017   
Soldiers in national development in Thailand and the Philippines
Saya Kiba
14th Asia Pacific Conference   Nov 2016   
Challenges n Conduction Military Humanitarian Exercises n Foreign States:Japan’s Self-Defense Forces in Pacific Partnership in the Philippines
Saya Kiba
Association for Asian Studies (AAS) in Asia   24 Jun 2016   
“ Aid or Defence Cooperation?: Japan’s Defence Cooperation through the Capacity-Building Assistance and Other Initiatives in the Asia-Pacific Region” in Exploring the ‘Beyond Aid’ Agenda through Southeast Asia’s Rapidly Changing Development Landscape, Seo [Invited]
Saya Kiba
Exploring the ‘Beyond Aid’ Agenda through Southeast Asia’s Rapidly Changing Development Landscape   25 May 2016   
Japan’s ODA Fund to the NGOs: Assessing the Impacts on Projects/Programs [Invited]
Saya Kiba
The 4th International Conference on Magsaysay Awardees: Good Governance and Transformative Leadership   May 2016   
Challenges in conducting military humanitarian exercises in foreign states: Japan Self-Defense Forces in Pacific Partnership in the Philippines [Invited]
Saya Kiba
Tracing the Contours of a Rapidly Changing East Asia: Issues and Perspectives   Mar 2016   
Civil-military Coordination in Disaster Relief: Japan’s Experience [Invited]
Saya Kiba
Disaster Management Exercise 2015   Mar 2015   

Research Grants & Projects

Community Policing and Conflict Prevention
Ministry of Education, Japan: MEXT/JSPS Kakenhi
Project Year: Jul 2017 - Mar 2020    Investigator(s): Saya Kiba
Community Policing in Southeast Asia: Assessing the impact on community security and police reform
Toyota Foundation: Grants for Research Grant Program Fiscal 2016
Project Year: May 2017 - Apr 2019    Investigator(s): Saya Kiba
Ministry of Education, Japan: MEXT/JSPS Kakenhi
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Hideki Hayashida
Ministry of Education, Japan: MEXT/JSPS Kakenhi
Project Year: Apr 2014 - Mar 2017    Investigator(s): Saya Kiba
The Resona Foundation for Asia and Oceania: Grant for research on Asian and Oceanic countries and regions by young researchers at home and abroad (Research study grants)
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2016    Investigator(s): Saya Kiba
Comparative Analysis on Military-NGO Cooperation in Asia
Nippon Foundation: API Collaborative Grant
Project Year: Jun 2013 - May 2014    Investigator(s): Saya Kiba