DAHLIA COLLADO SIMANGAN

Last Updated :2024/06/04

Affiliations, Positions
The IDEC Institute, Associate Professor
Web Site
E-mail
simanganhiroshima-u.ac.jp
Self-introduction
My research interests in peace and conflict studies include topics on peacebuilding, the United Nations, the peace-sustianability nexus, and international relations in the Anthropocene.

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2017/09/01, 2019/03/31, Kanagawa University, JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship for Research in Japan (nominated by United Nations University), JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow for Research in Japan
  • 2015/04, 2015/07, Columbia University, Visiting PhD Scholar
  • 2010/09, 2011/01, De La Salle University-College of Saint Benilde, Lecturer

Educational Backgrounds

  • Australian National University, Department of International Relations, Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs, PhD International Relations, Australia, 2012/08, 2017/07
  • International University of Japan, Graduate School of International Relations, MA International Relations, Japan, 2008/09, 2010/06
  • University of the Philippines, Department of Sociology, College of Arts and Social Sciences, BA Sociology, Philippines, 2002/06, 2006/04

Academic Degrees

  • PhD International Relations, Australian National University
  • MA International Relations, International University of Japan

Educational Activity

  • [Master's Program] Graduate School of Innovation and Practice for Smart Society :
  • [Master's Program] Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences : Division of Humanities and Social Sciences : International Peace and Co-existence Program
  • [Doctoral Program] Graduate School of Innovation and Practice for Smart Society :
  • [Doctoral Program] Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences : Division of Humanities and Social Sciences : International Peace and Co-existence Program

Research Fields

  • Social sciences;Politics;International relations

Research Keywords

  • International Relations Theory
  • peace
  • peacebuilding
  • United Nations
  • Anthropocene

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • Sydney Southeast Asia Centre, 2022
  • Planet Politics Institute, 2021
  • British International Studies Association, 2022
  • International Studies Association (ISA)
  • International Political Science Association (IPSA)
  • Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS)
  • Australian Political Studies Association (AusPSA)
  • Global Peacebuilding Association of Japan (GPAJ)

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Peace and Co-existence A
  2. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Intensive, Peace, Conflict, and the Environment
  3. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Special Study(April 2024 Master's Students) 
  4. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Special Study(October 2024 Master's Students)
  5. 2024, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Academic Year, Special Study(April 2024 Doctoral Students)
  6. 2024, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Academic Year, Special Study(October 2024 Doctoral Students)
  7. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Global Governance

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. ★, Beyond Indices of Peace and Sustainability: Everyday Perspectives from Nepal, Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice, 1-14, 20230809
  2. Book Review: Aid Imperium: United States Foreign Policy and Human Rights in Post-Cold War Southeast Asia, by Salvador Santino Fulo Regilme Jr, European Journal of East Asian Studies, 22(1), 87-95, 20230321
  3. ★, Positive peace and environmental sustainability: Local evidence from Afghanistan and Nepal, Environment and Security, 1-21, 20230729
  4. ★, The effect of information strategies on support for a peace agreement: An experimental study on the private sector in Afghanistan, Journal of International Development, 1-28, 20230720
  5. ★, How should IR deal with the "end of the world"? Existential anxieties and possibilities in the Anthropocene, Review of International Studies, 1-17, 20230619
  6. ★, Responsibility and agency in securitizing climate change in the Anthropocene, NEW PERSPECTIVES, 31(1), 11-17, 202303
  7. ★, A global analysis of interactions between peace and environmental sustainability, EARTH SYSTEM GOVERNANCE, 14(100152), 202212
  8. ★, Can the Liberal International Order Survive the Anthropocene? Three Propositions for Converging Peace and Survival, THE ANTHROPOCENE REVIEW, 9(1), 37-51, 20220401
  9. ★, Positive Peace Pillars and Sustainability Dimensions: An Analytical Framework, INTERNATIONAL STUDIES REVIEW, 23(4), 1884-1905, 20211201
  10. ★, Where is the Asia Pacific in mainstream international relations scholarship on the Anthropocene?, THE PACIFIC REVIEW, 34(5), 724-746, 20210903
  11. ★, Three Decades of Research on Climate Change and Peace: A Bibliometrics Analysis, SUSTAINABILITY SCIENCE, 16(4), 1079-1095, 20210831
  12. The sustainability–peace nexus: why is it important?, SUSTAINABILITY SCIENCE, 16(4), 1073-1077, 20210701
  13. ★, Climate-induced stressors to peace: A review of recent literature, ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 16(7), 073006, 20210629
  14. ★, Reflexive Peacebuilding: Lessons from the Anthropocene Discourse, GLOBAL SOCIETY, 35(4), 479-500, 20210618
  15. ★, A co-designed heuristic guide for investigating the peace-sustainability nexus in the context of global change, SUSTAINABILITY SCIENCE, 16, 1097-1109, 20210510
  16. ★, Oiling the Rigs of State-Building: A Political Settlements Analysis of Petroleum Revenue Management in Timor-Leste, ASIAN JOURNAL OF PEACEBUILDING, 9(1), 67-90, 20210501
  17. ★, Four propositions on integrated sustainability: toward a theoretical framework to understand the environment, peace, and sustainability nexus, SUSTAINABILITY SCIENCE, 16, 1125-1145, 20210310
  18. ★, The Literature Landscape on Peace-Sustainability Nexus: A Scientometric Analysis, Ambio, 50, 661-678, 20200926
  19. ★, A Case for a Normative Local Involvement in Post-Conflict Peacebuilding, INTERNATIONAL PEACEKEEPING, 27(1), 77-101, 20200101
  20. ★, Where is the Anthropocene? IR in a new geological epoch, INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS, 96(1), 211-224, 20200101
  21. ★, Situating the Asia Pacific in the age of the Anthropocene, AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS, 73(6), 564-584, 20191102
  22. ★, Exploring the link between mine action and transitional justice in Cambodia, GLOBAL CHANGE, PEACE & SECURITY, 31(2), 221-243, 20190504
  23. "Destroy and Kill 'the Left'": Duterte on Communist Insurgency in the Philippines with a Reflection on the Case of Suharto's Indonesia, JOURNAL OF GENOCIDE RESEARCH, 21(2), 214-226, 20190403
  24. Book Review: The Politics of the Anthropocene by John S. Dryzek and Jonathan Pickering, HUMAN ECOLOGY REVIEW, 25(2), 165-170, 20190101
  25. ★, When Hybridity Breeds Contempt: Negative Hybrid Peace in Cambodia, THIRD WORLD QUARTERLY, 39(8), 1525-1542, 20180803
  26. ★, Domino Effect of Negative Hybrid Peace in Kosovo's Peacebuilding, JOURNAL OF INTERVENTION AND STATEBUILDING, 12(1), 120-141, 20180102
  27. ★, Is the Philippine "War on Drugs" an Act of Genocide?, JOURNAL OF GENOCIDE RESEARCH, 20(1), 68-89, 20180102
  28. ★, A Detour in the Local Turn: Roadblocks in Timor-Leste's Post-Conflict Peacebuilding, ASIAN JOURNAL OF PEACEBUILDING, 5(2), 195-221, 20171101
  29. ★, The Pitfalls of Local Involvement: Justice and Reconciliation in Cambodia, Kosovo, and Timor-Leste, PEACEBUILDING, 5(3), 305-319, 20170104

Publications such as books

  1. 2023/01/31, Integrated Approaches to Peace and Sustainability, Springer Nature Singapore, 2023, 01, Scholarly Book, Joint editor, Ayyoob Sharifi, Dahlia Simangan, Shinji Kaneko (Editors), 978-981-19-7295-9
  2. 2022/12/01, Micro-evidence for Peacebuilding Theories and Policies, edited by Yuichi Kubota, BOOK CHAPTER: In the Eye of the Peacebuilder: International and Local Perceptions of Peacebuilding Success and Failure in Kosovo and Timor-Leste, Springer Nature Singapore, 2022, 12, Scholarly Book, Single work, 978-981-19-4762-9
  3. 2022/10/14, Research Handbook on International Law and Human Security, edited by Gerd Oberleitner, BOOK CHAPTER: Managing transition and building peace from a human security perspective, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2022, 10, Scholarly Book, Single work, 9781800376960
  4. 2022/10/12, Alternative Perspectives on Peacebuilding: Theories and Case Studies, edited by Mark S. Cogan and Hidekazu Sakai, BOOK CHAPTER: Peaces of the Puzzle: Mapping the Trajectories of Three Decades of Peacebuilding Scholarship, Palgrave, 2022, 10, Scholarly Book, Single work, 978-3-031-05755-7
  5. 2022/06/17, Human Rights at Risk: Global Governance, American Power, and the Future of Dignity, edited by Salvador Santino F. Regilme and Irene Hadiprayitno, BOOK CHAPTER: Challenging the Legal Boundaries of Genocide: The War on Drugs in the Philippines, Rutgers University Press, 2022, 06, Scholarly Book, Single work, English, 9781978828421
  6. 2021/05/30, The Palgrave Handbook of Positive Peace, edited by Katerina Standish et al., BOOK CHAPTER: Environmental Sustainability: The Missing Pillar of Positive Peace, Scholarly Book, Joint work, English, Ayyoob Sharifi, Dahlia Simangan, 978-981-15-3877-3
  7. 2021/04/21, International Relations in the Anthropocene: New Actors, New Agencies and New Approaches, edited by David Chandler, Franziska Müller, and Delf Rothe, BOOK CHAPTER: Disrupting the Universality of the Anthropocene with Perspectives from the Asia Pacific, Scholarly Book, Single work, English, 978-3-030-53013-6
  8. 2021/04/07, Operationalisation of Hybrid Peacebuilding in Asia: From Theory to Practice, edited by Yuji Uesugi et al., BOOK CHAPTER: Bridging Gaps: From a Descriptive to a Practical Mid-Space Actor Typology?, Scholarly Book, Joint work, English, Anna Deekeling, Dahlia Simangan, 978-3-030-67757-2
  9. 2019/05/01, International Peacebuilding and Local Involvement: A Liberal Renaissance?, Scholarly Book, Single work, English, 9780367024123, 190

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Local dynamics of positive peace and environmental sustainability, Srinjoy Bose, 10th Oceanic Conference on International Studies, 2023/07/06, Without Invitation, English, University of Melbourne, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
  2. Positive Peace and Environmental Sustainability, 2023/05/29, With Invitation, English, International University of Japan
  3. Various presentations/engagements at Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology, 1. How to Publish: Trends and Opportunities 2. Book Launch: International Peacebuilding and Local Involvement 3. Human Rights Week 2022 4. Keynote Speech: 21st Graduate Research Colloquium, 2022/12, With Invitation, English
  4. Peaceful and just transitions in the Anthropocene, Visayas Regional Forum on the Economy and Environment, 2022/11/04, With Invitation, English
  5. Positive Peace and Environmental Sustainability: Local Dynamics in Conflict-Affected Societies, NERPS Webinar Series on Peace and Sustainability in the Context of Global Change and Grenoble Ecole de Management Workshop, 2022/10/18, With Invitation, English
  6. Japan's contribution to peacebuilding in Marawi City, Japan in the Global Governance of Peacebuilding, 2022/07/30, With Invitation, English
  7. Post-growth peacebuilding: greening or greenwashing peace?, British International Studies Association, 2022/06/14, Without Invitation, English
  8. Sustainable peace and peaceful sustainability in conflict-affected societies, Sustainability Research & Innovation Congress, 2022/06/20, Without Invitation, English
  9. Researching Peace and Sustainability, International Studies Association Annual Convention, 2022/03/28, Without Invitation, English
  10. Urban peacebuilding in Marawi City, Philippines: People, Places, and Practices, International Studies Association Annual Convention, 2022/03/28, Without Invitation, English
  11. Sustainable Peace and Peaceful Sustainability in Conflict-Affected Societies, Hiroshima International Conference on Peace and Sustainability, 2022/03/01, Without Invitation, English, NERPS
  12. Peacebuilding for the Anthropocene: Agency, Time, and Space, 2022/02/07, With Invitation, English, University of Manchester
  13. Disrupting the Universality of the Anthropocene, Philippine International Studies Organization Virtual Conference, 2021/11/06, With Invitation, English
  14. Hiroshima in the Anthropocene: Agency, Temporality, and Spatiality of Peacebuilding, 2021/09/20, Without Invitation, English, Australian Political Studies Association
  15. The Evolution of Peacebuilding, New Era University, 2021/06/25, With Invitation, English
  16. International Peacebuilding in Post-Conflict Societies, National Defence College of the Philippines, 2021/06/14, With Invitation, English
  17. Peace and Sustainability in the Anthropocene: Implications for Post-conflict Peacebuilding, Florian Krampe, Mirai 2.0 Research and Innovation Week, 2021/06/07, Without Invitation, English
  18. Peacebuilding: The Liberal, the Local, and the ASEAN Way, 2021/04/08, With Invitation, English, De La Salle Universiy, Manila
  19. Peace and Sustainability in the Anthropocene: Implications for Post-conflict Peacebuilding, International Studies Association Annual Convention, 2021/04/06, Without Invitation, English
  20. Oiling the Rigs of State-Building: A Political Settlements Analysis of Petroleum Revenue Management in Timor-Leste, 9th Biennial Oceanic Conference on International Studies, 2020/12/10, With Invitation, English
  21. Reflexive Agency, Time, and Space in Peacebuilding in the Anthropocene, Annual State-of-Peacebuilding (StoP) Conference, War and Peace After the Human: Scrutinising the Conditions, Implications, and Consequences of Posthuman Armed Conflict, 2019/12/10, With Invitation, English, Austrian Study Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution, Schlaining Castle
  22. Peace and Sustainability Initiative at Hiroshima University, 2019 Future Earth Asia International Symposium: Social-Ecological Health in Asia, 2019/11/13, With Invitation, English, Seoul National University Asia Center, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea
  23. Peace in the Age of the Anthropocene, Australian Political Science Association Annual Conference: Shifting Identities, Political Change, and the Idea of the 'Nation', 2019/09/22, Without Invitation, English, Australian Political Science Association, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia, other
  24. Reflexive Peacebuilding: Lessons from the Anthropocene Discourse, Workshop on Restructuring the Architecture of International Peacebuilding, 2019/09/11, With Invitation, English, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan, preprint
  25. Where is the Anthropocene? A Systematic Review of Regional Perspectives in International Relations Scholarship, International Political Association RC44 International Conference, Global Risk, Security and Ethnicity, 2019/08/11, Without Invitation, English, International Political Science Association (IPSA) RC44, Nagasaki University, Japan, published
  26. Where is the Asia Pacific in the International Relations Scholarship on the Anthropocene? A Systematic Literature Review, International Studies Association (ISA) Asia-Pacific Conference: Asia-Pacific and World Order: Security, Economics, Identity and Beyond, 2019/07/04, Without Invitation, English, ISA, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, other
  27. The Local Turn in Peacebuilding: From Theory to Practice, 2019/02/20, With Invitation, English, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, other
  28. Mine Action and Transitional Justice in Cambodia, 2018/12/04, With Invitation, English, Kanagawa University, Kanagawa, Japan
  29. Situating the Asia Pacific in the Anthropocene, IDAS International Conference: Transformation and Challenges in the Asia Pacific: The Next Decade and Beyond, 2018/11/22, Without Invitation, English, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan, published
  30. International and Local Perceptions of Success and Failure in United Nations Peacebuilding Missions, International Political Science Association (IPSA) World Congress: Borders and Margins, 2018/07/21, Without Invitation, English, IPSA, Brisbane, Australia, other
  31. Liberal Peacebuilding in Cambodia, 2018/06/29, With Invitation, English, Musashi University, Musashi University, Tokyo, Japan
  32. Saving Liberal Peacebuilding Once Again?, 2018/04/27, With Invitation, English, International University of Japan, International University of Japan, Niigata, Japan
  33. Healing a Wounded Past: Justice and Reconciliation in Post-conflict Societies, International Studies Association (ISA) 57th Annual Convention: Exploring Peace, 2016/03/16, Without Invitation, English, ISA, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, published
  34. The Responsibility to Rebuild Security in Post-Conflict Societies through UN Transitional Administrations, Asia-Pacific Peace Research Association (APPRA) 2015 Conference, Pathways Towards Just Peace: Reinventing Security, Justice and Democracy in Asia-Pacific, 2015/10/09, Without Invitation, English, APPRA, Kathmandu, Nepal, published
  35. The Responsibility to Rebuild Security in Post-Conflict Societies: Cambodia, Kosovo, and Timor-Leste in Retrospect, Australian Political Studies Association Annual Conference (AusPSA): The Future of Politics and Political Science, 2015/09/28, Without Invitation, English, AusPSA, University of Canberra, Australia
  36. The Responsibility to Rebuild Security in Post-Conflict Societies through UN Transitional Administrations, Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS) 2015 Annual Meeting: The UN at 70: Guaranteeing Security and Justice, 2015/06/11, Without Invitation, English, ACUNS, The Hague, The Netherlands

Awards

  1. 2019, Pete Hay Early Career Researcher Prize in Environmental Politics and Policy, Australian Political Studies Association
  2. 2019, Deborah Gerner Grant for Professional Development, International Studies Association
  3. 2017, Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Grant-in-Aid for JSPS Fellows
  4. 2015, Dissertation Fellowship Award, Academic Council on the United Nations System
  5. 2015, Best Graduate Student Poster, Australian Political Studies Association
  6. 2008, Matsushita International Foundation Scholarship, Matsushita International Foundation
  7. 2015, Australian National University Vice-Chancellor Travel Grant, Australian National University
  8. 2012, Australian National University University Research Scholarship (International), Australian National University
  9. 2012, Australian National University Higher Degree Research Merit Scholarship, Australian National University

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. Open Research Area (ORA) 7, Citizen Inclusion in Power-Sharing Settlements (INCLUSIVEPEACE), 2022/10, 2026
  2. KAKENHI(Grant-in-Aid for Early-Career Scientists), Urban Sites of Peace and Conflict in Marawi City in Mindanao, Philippines: Just Another Brick in the Wall?, 2021, 2022
  3. Research Grant, Positive Peace and Environmental Sustainability in the Philippines, 2021, 2022
  4. Female Researchers Specific Joint Research Grant, Sustainable Peace and Peaceful Sustainability in Conflict-Affected Societies, 2021, 2021
  5. Hiroshima University Award for Encouraging Female Researchers, Urban Peacebuilding in Marawi: People, Places, and Practices

Social Activities

History as Committee Members

  1. Advisory Board Member, Review of Socio-Economic Research and Development Studies, 2020
  2. Editorial Board Member, Environment and Security, 2023
  3. Co-editor, Sage Business Cases: Economic Peace, 2023
  4. Assistant Editor, Peacebuilding, 2020
  5. Jury Member, 2022, HGB Global Science Prize on Peace and Ecology in the Anthropocene
  6. Member of the Board of Directors, 2021/04/01, 2022/03/31, Global Peacebuilding Association of Japan
  7. International advisor, 2019, 2021, EU-funded Cooperative Harmonize Action Model to Stop Polarisation in Our Nations (CHAMPIONs)

Organizing Academic Conferences, etc.

  1. NERPS 2023 Conference, Co-chair, 2022/04, 2023/03
  2. Research Workshop: Local Environmental Peacebuilding in Nepal, 2023/04, 2023/04
  3. Hiroshima International Conference on Peace and Sustainability, Co-chair, 2022/