- Armament and disarmament
- Conflict, peace and security
- Peace and development
Dr. Fujishige is an Associate Researcher with SIPRI's Climate Change and Risk Programme and the Environment of Peace initiative, exploring the issues related to climate change, armed conflict and peacekeeping/peacebuilding with a special emphasis on Japan’s contribution to the field.
She is a professor at Department of International Politics, Aoyama Gakuin University in Tokyo. Previously, she also taught at Hosei University, Tokyo and other universities. Her familiarity includes UN and other international peace operations/peacebuilding and the security, conflict and development issues. She is an expert in Japan’s peacekeeping/peacebuilding policy and has widely published in the field. Along with the other authors, she has presided “Japan Peacekeeping Study Group,” consisting of more than 200 Japanese peacekeeping experts (e.g. diplomats and other government officials, military officers, UN officials, NGO workers as well as academics) for nearly 15 years. In 2016-2017, she also served as a visiting senior fellow at SOAS and as a visiting fellow at King’s College London.
United Nations peace operations; international peace operations; peacebuilding; security, conflict and development issues
Postgraduate Diploma in War Studies, King’s College London; M.Sc. in International Relations and Development Studies, London School of Economics and Political Science; Ph.D. in Political Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies.