The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan

KOBAYASHI, Amane

KUDO, Hiroki

Research Fellow, JIME Center

Fields of Study:Politics, Economy and Energy Geopolitics of the MENA Countries Focusing on Libya, Regional Security and Terrorism in the Sahel-Sahara Region

2009

B.A. in Policy Management, Keio University, Japan

2011  M.A. in Media and Governance, Keio University, Japan
2011-2013

 Senior Researcher, Keio Research Institute at SFC

2013-2014

Advisory Expert, Development Assistance Project for Post-conflict Libya, Japan International Cooperation Agency

2013-2016

Research Assistant, Global Environmental System Leaders Program, Keio University

2014-2015

Research Fellow, University of Nairobi, Kenya

2015-2016

Research Intern, Energy and National Security Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies, the U.S.

2015

Ph.D. Candidate, Graduate School of Media and Governance, Keio University, Japan 

2016-Present

Junior Visiting Fellow, Japan Institute of International Affairs, Japan

2017-Present

 Research Fellow, JIME Center, IEEJ

Papers:
1. "Libya's Geopolitical Risk and Trends of Violent Extremist Organizations: Focusing on the 'Ungoverned Spaces' in the Sahara Region", Masayuki Yamauchi, eds., Geopolitics of the Middle East and the Islamic State, Asahi Shimbun Publications, pp119-146, February 2017. (in Japanese)
2. "Post-conflict Libya as the 'Destination' and 'Transit Hub' for Migration", Journals of Middle Eastern Studies, Vol.528, January 2017. (in Japanese)
3. "Islamic Extremist Organizations in Libya", Radical Islamist Research Report, the Japan Institute of International Affairs, April 2017. (in Japanese)
4. "Middle East and North Africa Political Risk Assessment: Implications of Sustained Low Oil Prices", RW Political Risk Newsletter, Vol.12, Issue 1, Robert Wray PLLC. (Co-authored with Guy Caruso)
5. "Intertwined' Security Destabilization: Inter-regional Flow of Combatants from Libya to the 'Islamic State'", Journals of Middle Eastern Studies, Vol.522, January 2016. (in Japanese)
6. "Challenges for State-building and Economic and Industrial Development of Post-conflict Libya", Africa, The Africa Society of Japan, Spring 2014, pp28-33, March 2014. (in Japanese)
7. "New Libya’s General National Election and Future Prospect After the Qadhafi Regime", Journals of Middle Eastern Studies, Vol.515, October 2012. (in Japanese)