The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan

KOBAYASHI, Amane

KUDO, Hiroki

Research Fellow, JIME Center

Fields of Study:Politics and Economy of Libya and the North African Countries, Security and Terrorism in the North Africa and the Sahara-Sahel Region, Energy Geopolitics

2017-present

 Research Fellow, JIME Center, IEEJ

2016-2017 Junior Visiting Fellow, Japan Institute of International Affairs
2015-2016

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

2014-2015

Research Fellow, University of Nairobi, Kenya

2013-2016

Research Assistant, Global Environmental System Leaders Program, Keio University

2013-2014

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

2011-2013

 Senior Researcher, Keio Research Institute at SFC

2011

 M.A. in Media and Governance, Keio University, Japan

2009

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

Publications:
・ "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)
・ "Post-conflict Libya as the 'Destination' and 'Transit Hub' for Migration", Journals of Middle Eastern Studies, Vol.528, January 2017. (in Japanese)
・ "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)
・ " '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)
・ "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)
・ "New Libya’s General National Election and Future Prospect After the Qadhafi Regime", Journals of Middle Eastern Studies, Vol.515, October 2012. (in Japanese)

Academic Professional Career
2018-present       Adjunct Lecturer, Toyo Eiwa University, Japan
2018-present       Adjunct Lecturer, Seikei University, Japan
Contact information
amane.kobayashi@jime.ieej.or.jp