JICA Ogata Research Institute



Research FellowFull-time

Educational Background

Ph.D. (East Asian Studies), University of Cambridge, May 2017
MA (International Affairs / Finance & Strategy / International Business), Sciences Po – Paris Institute of Political Studies, July 2007
Exchange student, Waseda University Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, September 2005-August 2006
Specialist (B.A. equivalent, International Relations), St. Petersburg State University, July 2005

Career Background

Research Fellow, Ogata Sadako Research Institute for Peace and Development, March 2020-present

Sessional Academic (lecturing, course coordination, tutoring, curriculum design, honours supervision), School of Political Science and International Studies, University of Queensland, Australia, June 2019-March 2020

Visiting Fellow, Griffith Asia Institute, Griffith University, Australia, April 2017-March 2020

Sessional Academic (lecturing, tutoring, marking), School of Government and International Relations, Griffith University, Australia, January-June 2019

Japan Foundation Visiting Fellow, Waseda University Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, November 2011-April 2012

Analyst, Natural Resources, Power and Infrastructure, Structured Commodity Finance, Calyon Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, London, October 2007-August 2009

Intern, Global Communications, Corporate Social Responsibility and Investor Relations, Nissan Motor Co. Ltd, Tokyo, September 2006-February 2007

Major Publications

Japan and the New Silk Road: Diplomacy, Development, and Connectivity, London: Routledge, 2020.
• Murashkin, Nikolay. La Cooperación Al Desarrollo De Japón: De Hacer Enmiendas a Establecer Programas. Revista de Fomento Social, no. 300 (octubre 8, 2021): 351-373.
• Murashkin, N.: “Not-So-New Silk Roads: Japan’s Foreign Policies on Asian Connectivity Infrastructure under the Radar,” Australian Journal of International Affairs, 72:5, pp.455-72, 2018.
• Lee J., Landau-Ward A., and Murashkin N.: “We’ve experienced that too”: Indonesian Support for Japan Following the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake,” New Zealand Journal of Asian Studies, 19:2, pp.55-72, 2017.
• Murashkin, N.: “Japanese involvement in Central Asia: an early inter-Asian post-neoliberal case?” Asian Journal of Social Science, 43:1-2, pp.50-79, 2015.
• Murashkin, N.: “Japanese foreign policy in Central Asia,” イスラム科学研究 No. 8, p.85-92, 2012.
(Book chapters)
• Murashkin N.: “Japan’s Value-Oriented and Resource Diplomacy in Central Asia: Before and After Belt and Road”, (Eds.) Jain P. and Lam P., Japan’s Foreign Policy in the Twenty-First Century: Continuity and Change. Rowman & Littlefield, pp.307-29, 2020.
• Murashkin N.: “The Belt and Road Initiative and Sino-Russo-Japanese relations,” (Eds.) De Cremer D., Zhang X., and McGuire J., Reflections on the Challenges of the Belt and Road Initiative, SAGE, pp.111-36, 2020.
• Murashkin N.: “Foreign policy of the Democratic Party of Japan’s cabinets in 2009-12” [in Russian], Japan: March 11, 2011. Results and Takeaways, Institute of Oriental Studies, pp.146-69, 2012.
(Policy papers)
• Murashkin N.: “Japan and Regional Connectivity in the Indo-Pacific: Changing Approach and the Impact of the Belt and Road Initiative,” (Eds.) Fukushima T. and Hall I., The Implication of Connectivity Agendas for Our Economic Well-Being and Our Security: Proceedings of the conference between the Center for Global Security, National Defense Academy and the Griffith Asia Institute, Griffith University held on November 12, 2018 in Yokosuka, Japan; Global Security Seminar Series No.4, p.45-54, Yokosuka, 2020.
• Japan and Central Asia: Do Diplomacy and Business Go Hand-in-Hand? French Institute of International Relations, policy paper, April 2019


European Association of Japanese Studies
International Studies Association
International Political Studies Association
Australasian Association for Communist and Post-Communist Studies
Australian Institute of International Affairs
Japanese Studies Association of Australia

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