Dr. Naoko Hashimoto

Email: n.hashimoto@sussex.ac.uk 

Website: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/profiles/363695



Naoko Hashimoto is currently a PhD candidate and an Associate Tutor at University of Sussex (as a Nippon Foundation International Fellow).  Her PhD thesis analyses reasons why non-immigration countries such as Japan accept refugees through resettlement, using political and international relations theories.  Naoko has more than a decade of practitioner experience on refugees and forced migration issues, as a staff member of UNHCR, IOM and the Government of Japan (Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Justice). She holds a Master of Studies in Forced Migration, Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford (as a Sir John Swire scholar), and LLM in International Human Rights Law from University of London (International Programme convened by Queen Mary and UCL).

Publications/recent projects:

  • ‘Refugee Resettlement as an Alternative to Asylum’, Refugee Survey Quarterly, Vol. 37, Issue 2, March 2018, pp.162-186
  • ‘Stratification of Rights and Entitlements among Refugees and Other Forced Migrants in Japan’, in S. Takahashi and A. Kihara-Hunt (eds.) Civil and Political Rights in Japan: Tribute to Sir Nigel Rodley, London: Routledge (forthcoming in March 2019)
  • Migration Policies in Asia, London: Sage (forthcoming in 2019) (four volumes of compilation of outstanding articles published in peer-reviewed academic journals, to be edited with other nine scholars)

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