Dr Miwa Hirono defines a political concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast considers China's responsibility.
Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes.
Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education
Dr Miwa Hirono, School of Politics and International Relations
Dr Miwa Hirono is an RCUK Fellow at the Centre for International Crisis Management and Conflict Resolution at The University of Nottingham’s School of Politics and International Relations. She is also a Research Fellow at Nottingham’s China Policy Institute and has recently published Civilising Missions, a book on religious international NGOs in China.
She taught at the Department of International Relations at the Australian National University, where she was awarded a PhD in International Relations. Dr Hirono was a Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Anthropology and Ethnology at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in Beijing (2003-2004), and conducted extensive fieldwork throughout many provinces and autonomous regions in China.
Dr Hirono is interested in the role of NGOs from a Chinese and Japanese perspective. Particularly the role of transnational and local NGOs in peacekeeping and humanitarian operations in Southeast Asia and Africa.