About Tatsushi Arai
Dr Tatsushi Arai is an scholar-practitioner of peace building and multi-track diplomacy with extensive international experience. Currently, he is a Professor of Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation at the School for International Training (SIT) Graduate Institute in Vermont, a Fellow of the Center for Peacemaking Practice at George Mason University's School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (S-CAR) in Virginia, and a Research Associate at the Toda Institute for Global Peace and Policy Research in Hawaii. Previously, Dr Arai taught international relations at the National University of Rwanda in the aftermath of the 1994 genocide.
As a trainer, mediator, and dialogue facilitator, he has designed and carried out a number of capacity-building workshops and dialogues on conflict, development, culture, and religion among political leaders, diplomats, civil society and religious leaders, military and peacekeeping professionals, and representatives of international organizations in diverse regions of the world. During the past decade, Dr Arai's activities have focused primarily on Asia (Central, South, East, and Southeast), the Middle East, sub-Sahara Africa, and the United States. He has also conducted field research in Europe. Dr Arai frequently serves as a consultant and adviser to United Nations agencies and non-governmental organizations.
Presentations in YouTube (8)
Journal Articles (16)
Lessons from the Swiss Experience of Nation-Building: Implications for Multi-National ...
Japanese Journal of European Studies (2016)
This article explores lessons from the contemporary Swiss experience of nation-building as well as their applicability to conflict-affected multi-national societies ...
Beyond Nuclear Disarmament: Conflict Transformation on the Korean Peninsula.
The Japanese Journal of Transcend: Conflict Transformation by Peaceful Means (2007)
This Japanese essay identifies the actors, motivations, and social forces that drive and sustain the deeply entrenched conflicts underlying the ...