Prof. Maswadi Rauf, MA
Prof. Maswadi Rauf, MA( Universitas Indonesia )

Prof. Maswadi Rauf is an expert in political science. In his expertise, he has served as Chairman of the Commission Research Committee of the Central Association of Political Science (AIPI). He graduated in 1972 in political science at FISIP UI, in 1975 earned his Master’s degree at Georgetown University (Washinton DC, USA), and earned his Doctorate degree in 1974 1981 in FISIP UI with Thesis “Political Comunication and Political Partition in Bali”.

The most scholarly works he has published and published are Indonesia and Political Communications, Gramedia, Jakarta, 1993, Co-Editor with Mappa Nasrun. Development of Political Science in Indonesia, Ghalia, Jakarta, 1983, with Miriam Budiarjo. Then research on Youth and Elections in, LIPI, 1992-1993 and Consensus and Political Conflict, A Theoretical Trip of 2002.

Prof. Takashi Siraishi, Ph.D
Prof. Takashi Siraishi, Ph.DPresident of IDE Jetro, Emeritus Professor of National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Professor of International Relations, Ritsumeikan University, Japan

Shiraishi Takashi, born in 1950 in Ehime, has taught at the University of Tokyo (1979-1987), Cornell University (1987-98), Kyoto University (1996-2005), and National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) in Tokyo (2005-2009). He served as Executive Member, Council for Science and Technology Policy (CSTP), Cabinet Office (2009-2012), and President, GRIPS (2011-2017). He currently serves as President, Institute of Developing Economies-JETRO (since 2007) and Ritsumeikan University Professor (since 2017).

Some of his publications:

  • An Age in Motion: Popular Radicalism in Java 1912-1926 (Ithaca, Cornell University Press,1990, Ohira Masayoshi Asia Pacific Award)
  • Indonesia: Kokka to Seiji (Government and Politics in Indonesia, Tokyo: Libroport, 1992, Suntory Academic Award)
  • Asia (jointly edited with Peter J. Katzenstain, Ithaca, Cornell University Press,1997)
  • Beyond Japan: The Dynamics of East Asian Regionalism (jointly edited with Peter J. Katzenstain, Ithaca, Cornell University Press, 2006)
  • How is China changing East Asia? (in collaboration with Hau, Caroline, Chuokoron-Shinsha, 2012)
  • Kaiyo Ajia vs. Tairiku Ajia (Maritime Asia vs. Mainland Asia, Kyoto: Minerva, 2016)