JOHN LEE CANDELARIA

Last Updated :2024/07/03

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Assistant Professor
Web Site
E-mail
leecandelariahiroshima-u.ac.jp
Self-introduction
I am a historian and peace studies scholar specializing in the memories of conflict, disasters, and events of mass human suffering.

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2014/08, 2016/07, University of the Philippines Los Baños, Department of Social Sciences, Assistant Professor

Educational Backgrounds

  • Hiroshima University, Peace and Coexistence Program, Doctor of Philosophy, Japan, 2019, 2022
  • University of the Philippines Diliman, Department of History, Master of Arts in History, Philippines, 2008, 2014
  • University of the Philippines Diliman, Department of History, Bachelor of Arts in History, Philippines, 2004, 2008

Academic Degrees

  • Master of Arts (History), University of the Philippines Diliman
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Hiroshima University

Research Fields

  • Social sciences;Politics;International relations
  • Humanities;History;History of Asia and Africa

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • ICOMOS International Scientific Committee on Fortifications and Military Heritage, 2022
  • International Council on Monuments and Sites, 2021
  • Philippine Political Science Association, 2023

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, Visualization of War
  2. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Peace and Co-existence A
  3. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Peace and Co-existence B
  4. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Politics of Conflict and Memory

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. ★, The Filipino comfort women on YouTube: Emotions, advocacy, and war memories in a transnational digital space, Memory Studies, 20240610
  2. ★, Duterte's transactionalist foreign policy and the COVID-19 crisis in the Philippines, Asian Politics & Policy, 16(1), 113-129, 20240110
  3. Local Dynamics of Positive Peace and Environmental Sustainability: Evidence from Afghanistan and Nepal, Environment and Security, 1(3-4), 142-162, 20230729
  4. ★, A critical analysis of selected global sustainability assessment frameworks: Toward integrated approaches to peace and sustainability, World Development Perspectives, 32(100539), 202312
  5. The Politics of Asia-Pacific War Memorialization in Thailand's Victory Monument and the Philippines' Shrine of Valor, Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus, 21(10), 20230916
  6. ★, The credible commitment problem in the mediation of the Mindanao peace processes, 1975–2014, Philippine Political Science Journal, 42(3), 181-207, 2021
  7. A global analysis of interactions between peace and environmental sustainability, Earth System Governance, 14, 202212
  8. ★, Dainty hands do useful work: Depicting Filipino women in Japanese wartime propaganda, Plaridel: A Philippine Journal of Communication, Media, and Society, 18(1), 111-145, 2021
  9. ★, Mediating civil conflicts in Southeast Asia: Lessons from Aceh and Mindanao, Journal of ASEAN Studies, 8(2), 111-127, 2020
  10. Images of militarism and modernity in Japanese wartime propaganda in the Tribune, Southeast Asian Media Studies Journal, 3(2), 51-76, 2021
  11. Pagkakakilanlan, pagdurusa, at pagbangon: Bagyong Reming (2006) sa alaala ng Anislag Resettlement Community ng Daraga, Albay, Saliksik E-Journal, 5(1), 226-248, 2016

Publications such as books

  1. 2023, Pandemic, politics, and a fairer society in Southeast Asia: A Malaysian perspective, Civil-military relations and the securitisation of the COVID-19 crisis in the Philippines and Malaysia, 2023, Scholarly Book, Joint work, English, John Lee Candelaria, Fernan Talamayan
  2. 2021, A Course Module for Readings in Philippine History, A Course Module for Readings in Philippine History, Philippine History, 2021, Textbook, Joint work, English, John Lee Candelaria, Veronica Alporha, Ayshia Kunting, 9786210424133, 352
  3. 2018, Readings in Philippine History, Readings in Philippine History, 2018, Textbook, Joint work, English, John Lee Candelaria, Veronica C. Alporha, 9789712386657
  4. 2015, Seskisentenaryo: Mga Akda tungkol kay Rizal, 150 Questions on Jose Rizal, 2015, Scholarly Book, Single work, Filipino
  5. 2008, Kaalaman at Pamamaraan sa Pagtuturo ng Kasaysayan, Pagbabasa at Pagsusuri ng Pangkasaysayang Komiks bilang Pantulong sa Pagtuturo, 2008, Scholarly Book, Single work, Filipino
  6. 2008, Knowledge and Techniques in Teaching History, Scholarly Book, Joint editor, Filipino, Atoy M. Navarro, Alvin D. Campomanes, John Lee P. Candelaria, 9789719197546

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. The Filipino comfort women on YouTube: Emotions, advocacy, and war memories in a transnational digital space, The 28th Annual Philippine Studies Forum in Japan, 2023/09/03, Without Invitation, English, Philippine Studies Group in Japan, Miyagi Gakuin Women's University
  2. Lies etched in stone: The Marcos war myth and war memorialization in postwar Philippines, 2023 AAS-in-Asia Conference, 2023/06/23, Without Invitation, English, Association for Asian Studies, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, South Korea
  3. Heroes and victims in the state memorialization of the Pacific War in the Philippines, Philippine Political Science Association International Conference 2023, 2023/06/07, Without Invitation, English, Philippine Political Science Association, Iloilo City, Philippines
  4. Duterte's Transactionalist Foreign Policy and the COVID-19 Pandemic, The 5th Philippine Studies Conference in Japan (PSCJ), 2022/11/27, Without Invitation, English, Annual Philippine Studies Forum in Japan (APSFJ), Tokyo University, Japan
  5. Building walls and healing hearts: Memorializing the COVID-19 Pandemic, The 1st Hiroshima International Conference on Peace and Sustainability, 2022/03/02, Without Invitation, English, Network for Research on Peace and Sustainability, Hiroshima University, Japan
  6. The Pandemic as War in Southeast Asia: The Military's Role in the COVID-19 Response of the Philippines and Malaysia, The 7th International Conference on International Relations and Development (ICIRD7), 2022/07/23, Without Invitation, English, ICIRD Knowledge Network, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
  7. Physically absent but virtually present: Experiences of Filipino migrants in Japan during the COVID-19 pandemic, Japan Studies Association of Southeast Asia (JSA-ASEAN) 7th Biennial International e-Conference, 2021/12/16, Without Invitation, English, Japan Studies Association of Southeast Asia Asian Center, University of the Philippines Diliman, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines (online)
  8. Heritage, politics, and war in Southeast Asia: World War II memorialization in Thailand and the Philippines, The 11th European Association for Southeast Asian Studies Conference, 2021/09/08, Without Invitation, English, European Association for Southeast Asian Studies, Palacký University, Olomouc, Czech Republic (Online)
  9. Memorializing war in Thailand and the Philippines, The 12th International Convention of Asia Scholars, 2021/08/27, Without Invitation, English, International Convention of Asia Scholars, Kyoto Seika University, International Institute for Asian Studies, Kyoto, Japan (online)
  10. States and stones: Memorializing war through heritage in Southeast Asia, The 16th Singapore Graduate Forum on Southeast Asian Studies, 2021/07/13, Without Invitation, English, Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore, National University of Singapore (Online)
  11. Of bells, bronze, and bygones: Political artifacts of Duterte's foreign policy, The 8th Nottingham Postgraduate Conference in Politics and International Relations, 2021/06/18, Without Invitation, English, University of Nottingham, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom (Online)
  12. Can the ASEAN mediate intrastate conflicts? Lessons from Aceh and Bangsamoro, 2021/02/26, Without Invitation, English, Center for International Law, National University of Singapore, National University of Singapore (online)
  13. W(h)ither ASEAN Centrality? Effects of Duterte's foreign policy on the ASEAN, The 6th Lemkin Reunion, 2020/07/03, With Invitation, English, Shattuck Center, School for Public Policy, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary (Online)
  14. The politics of Pacific War memorialization in Thailand's Victory Monument and the Philippines' Shrine of Valor, Contesting Memorial Spaces in the Asia-Pacific, 2020/11/07, Without Invitation, English, Kyushu University, Kyushu University, Fukuoka
  15. The politics of Pacific War memorialization in Thailand's Victory Monument and the Philippines' Shrine of Valor, ENITS & ENITAS Research Presentation, 2020/08/27, With Invitation, Japanese, Institute of Thai Studies, Chulalongkorn University, Online
  16. Can ASEAN mediate intrastate conflicts? Lessons from Aceh and Bangsamoro, SEASIA Biennial Conference 2019, 2019/12/05, Without Invitation, English, SEASIA Consortium, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
  17. Mediating conflicts in Southeast Asia: Lessons from Aceh and Mindanao, The 17th Asia Pacific Conference, 2019/11/30, Without Invitation, English, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Oita, Japan
  18. The Credible Commitment Problem in the Mindanao Conflict, 1975 to 2014, The 6th International Conference on International Relations and Development (ICIRD6), 2019/10/23, Without Invitation, Japanese, ICIRD Knowledge Network, Mae Fahluang University, Chiangrai, Thailand
  19. Can the ASEAN mediate intrastate conflicts? Lessons from Aceh and Bangsamoro, Wenzao International Conference on Southeast Asian Studies, 2019/10/19, Without Invitation, English, Wenzao Ursuline University of Languages, Wenzao Ursuline University of Languages, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
  20. Accelerating climate action in the ASEAN: Challenges and mitigation opportunities for a high-risk region, The 10th European Association for Southeast Asian Studies Conference, 2019/09/13, Without Invitation, English, European Association for Southeast Asian Studies, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
  21. Third-Party Mediation of the Mindanao Peace Processes, The 8th National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) Student Conference, 2019/09/03, Without Invitation, English, The National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), The National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)
  22. Japanese supremacy and modernity in the Tribune during the Pacific War, 1942-1944, The 24th Young Scholars Conference on Philippine Studies in Japan, 2019/06/22, Without Invitation, English, Annual Philippine Studies Forum in Japan, Nagoya University

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. Grant-in-Aid for Early-Career Scientists, Diverging national and digital war commemoration in the Philippines, 2024, 2026
  2. The Empowering Network for International Thai and ASEAN Studies (ENITAS), The politics of Pacific War memorialization in Thailand's Victory Monument and the Philippines' Shrine of Valor, 2020, 2021

Social Activities

Other Social Contributions

  1. War memorialization in the Philippines, Realms of Memory Podcast, Realms of Memory, TV or radio appearance, TV or radio program, General

History as Peer Reviews of Academic Papers

  1. 2023, Cogent Social Sciences, Others, Reviewer, 1
  2. 2023, Philippine Studies: Historical and Ethnographic Viewpoints, Others, Reviewer, 1
  3. 2023, World Development Sustainability, Others, Reviewer, 1
  4. 2021, Saliksik E-journal, Others, Reviewer, 1