Research Results at a Glance


The list below compiles the research outputs and events from ArCS II project (by its members and collaborators*) and those from other projects (mainly by PCRC members and with their initiatives), in chronological order and in their original languages.


  • March 2021

    Presentation

    Rachael Lorna Johnstone*, Akiho Shibata, March 30, 2021. Polar Law. Iceland-Japan Joint Seminar on Arctic Research, Online.


  • March 2021

    Presentation

    Kentaro Nishimoto, March 26, 2020. The BBNJ agreement and the implementation of ecosystem-based management in the Central Arctic Ocean. Arctic Science Summit Week 2021. Online.


  • March 2021

    Presentation (poster)

    Kie Abe, Akiho Shibata, Hiroyuki Enomoto, March 19-26, 2021. Connecting policy, law and science for better decision-making for the Arctic: Arctic Council, IPCC, Arctic Science Agreement, and ASM-3. Arctic Science Summit Week 2021. Online.


  • March 2021

    Press Release

    ロマン・シュファール*, 幡谷咲子*, 稲垣治. 2021年3月26日. ArCS II国際法制度課題ブリーフィングペーパー・シリーズ第3号「日本の北極域関与に関する評価と今後の展望」を発刊. 神戸大学大学院国際協力研究科極域協力研究センター.


  • March 2021

    Briefing Paper

    ロマン・シュファール*, 幡谷咲子*, 稲垣治, リンジィ・アーサー, 2021. 日本の北極域関与に関する評価と今後の展望 - ArCSの成果を踏まえた若手研究者からの示唆. ArCS II国際法制度課題ブリーフィングペーパー・シリーズ. 第3号J. ArCS II/Int’l Law/BPS/03/J/PB (2021/3). 1-5.


  • March 2021

    Press Release

    阿部紀恵, セイタ・ロンパネン*, 豊島淳子, 柴田明穂. 2021年3月24日. ArCS II国際法制度課題からブリーフィングペーパー・シリーズを発刊. ArCS II 国際法制度課題.


  • March 2021

    Press Release

    Kie Abe, Seita Romppanen*, Junko Toyoshima, Akiho Shibata. March 24, 2021. ArCS II International Law Research Program published its first Briefing Paper Series on Arctic marine plastic problems. ArCS II International Law Research Program.


  • March 2021

    Briefing Paper

    阿部紀恵, セイタ・ロンパネン*, 豊島淳子, 柴田明穂,2021. 北極域の海洋プラスチック問題:国際法と海洋科学の共同研究の必要性. ArCS II国際法制度課題ブリーフィングペーパー・シリーズ. 第2号J. ArCS II/Int’l Law/BPS/02/J/FS (2021/3).1-9.


  • March 2021

    Edited book

    浅田正彦, 桐山孝信, 小畑郁, 柴田明穂他編, 2021. ベーシック条約集2021年版. 東信堂, 1377頁.


  • March 2021

    Seminar/Event

    2021年3月15日.第1回ArCS II国際法制度課題研究会.オンライン.主催者:柴田明穂西本健太郎小坂田裕子.


  • March 2021

    Presentation

    西本健太郎, 2021年3月15日.BBNJ新協定と中央北極海の生態系アプローチに基づく管理.第1回ArCS II国際法制度課題研究会.オンライン.


  • March 2021

    Research Paper

    柴田明穂, 2021.南極条約体制における管轄権:将来の対応に向けた前提的考察. 岡山大学法学会雑誌, 第70巻3-4号. 433-462.


  • March 2021

    Presentation

    岡松 暁子, 2021年3月1日. 国際公法(海洋法と国際紛争の平和的解決). JICA研修. オンライン.


  • February 2021

    Briefing Paper

    Kie Abe, Seita Romppanen*, Junko Toyoshima, Akiho Shibata,2021. Arctic marine plastic problems: Potential collaborative research between international law and marine sciences. ArCS II International Law Briefing Paper Series, No.1 (E) (February 2021) Fact Sheet ArCS II/Int’l Law/BPS/01/E/FS (2021/2). 1-9.


  • February 2021

    Conference Report

    Zia Madani*,2021. Emerging legal, policy and scientific issues in the Antarctic. The Polar Journal, vol.10. Online.


  • February, 2021

    Conference Report

    Gustavo Ramirez Bushheister*,2021. Antarctic science-policy interface: A way forward. The Polar Journal, vol.10. Online.


  • January 2021

    Seminar/Event

    2021年1月28日.第10回南極をめぐる科学と国際動向を考える研究会.オンライン. 主催者: 柴田明穂, 伊村智


  • January 2021

    Presentation

    Dalee Sambo Dorough*, January 20, 2021. Maintaining the Integrity of Inuit: Climate Change and Indigenous Human Rights. The 4th Seminar of the Panel on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in the Arctic, Online.


  • January 2021

    Seminar/Event

    January 20, 2021. 4th Seminar of the Panel on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in the Arctic. Online. Convenor:Yuko Osakada.


  • January 2021

    Press Release

    柴田 明穂, ロマン・シュファール*.2021年1月13日. 北極資源開発をめぐる学際的研究成果. 神戸大学.


  • December 2020

    Edited Journal

    Romain Chuffart* and Akiho Shibata, guest editors, 2020. Special Issue (collection) on International Law for Sustainability in Arctic Resource Development. Polar Record, vol.56.


  • December 2020

    Peer-Reviewed Paper

    Romain Chuffart*, Sakiko Hataya*, Osamu Inagaki, and Lindsay Arthur, 2020. Assessing Japan’s Arctic Engagement during the ArCS Project (2015–2020). Yearbook of Polar Law, Volume 12. 328–348.


  • December 2020

    Peer-Reviewed Paper

    Sakiko Hataya*, 2020. Chinese Kulun Antarctic Station and AMSA proposal. Yearbook of Polar Law, Vol.12. 75-86.


  • December 2020

    Peer-Reviewed Paper

    Osamu Inagaki, 2020. DROMALAN and International Law. Yearbook of Polar Law, Vol.12. 61-74.


  • December 2020

    Peer-Reviewed Paper

    Akiho Shibata and Romian Chuffart*, 2020. Sustainability as an integrative principle: The role of international law in Arctic resource development. Polar Record, vol.56. 1-9.


  • December 2020

    Conference Report

    Mami Furuhata, 2020. Conference Report of the 13th Polar Law Symposium Special Online Session. Current Developments in Arctic Law, Vol.8. 60-64.


  • December 2020

    Presentation

    Tanja Joona*, December 9, 2020. Arctic Justice: Introduction to JUSTNORTH. 3rd Seminar of the Panel on the Rights of Arctic Indigenous peoples. Online.


  • December 2020

    Seminar/Event

    December 9, 2020. 3rd Seminar of the Panel on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in the Arctic Second Session. Online. Convenor: Yuko Osakada.


  • November 2020

    Research Paper

    柴田明穂, 2020. 南極の環境保護と日本. 浅田正彦他編『現代国際法の潮流I』. 東信堂, 476-489.


  • November 2020

    Seminar/Event

    November 9-30, 2020. 13th Polar Law Symposium. Online. Convenor and Planning Committee members: Akiho Shibata, Hiroshi Enomoto, Kentaro Nishimoto, Yuko Osakada, Mami Furuhata, Osamu Inagaki, Zia Madani*, Nikolas Sellheim*.


  • November 2020

    Presentation

    Rachael Lorna Johnstone*, November 9-30. Colonisation and Decolonisation at the Poles. The 13th Polar Law Symposium, Online.


  • November 2020

    Seminar/Event

    November 27, 2020. Seminar on Legal Monitoring of the Investment Projects in the Indigenous Lands, 13th Polar Law Symposium. Online. Convenors: Osamu Inagaki, Mami Furuhata, etc.


  • November 2020

    Seminar/Event

    November 26, 2020. Open Lecture: ‘Plastic Arctic’- How does law deal with the emerging threat of Arctic plastic pollution? 13th Polar Law Symposium. Online. Convenors: Akiho Shibata, Kentaro Nishimoto, Yuko Osakada.


  • November 2020

    Seminar/Event

    November 25, 2020. Seminar on Polar Inter-legality: Arctic Indigenous Communities and Antarctic Icebergs as Subjects of Negative and Positive Inter-legality, 13th Polar Law Symposium. Online. Convenors: Osamu Inagaki, Mami Furuhata, etc.


  • November 2020

    Seminar/Event

    November 24, 2020. Seminar on Recent Developments of International Environmental Law in the Polar Regions, 13th Polar Law Symposium. Online. Convenors: Zia Madani*, Mami Furuhata, Akiho Shibata.


  • November 2020

    Seminar/Event

    November 23, 2020. Seminar on the Legal Framework for Arctic Ocean Governance, 13th Polar Law Symposium. Online. Convenor: Kentaro Nishimoto.


  • November 2020

    Presentation

    Makoto Seta, November 23, 2020. Harmonization or Collision: The Relationship between Science and Experience in the Arctic Ocean. Seminar on the Legal Framework for Arctic Ocean Governance, 13th Polar Law Symposium. Online.


  • November 2020

    Seminar/Event

    November 19, 2020. Seminar on Antarctic Governance: Interfaces between Law and Science? 13th Polar Law Symposium. Online. Convenors: Zia Madani*, Mami Furuhata, Akiho Shibata.


  • November 2020

    Seminar/Event

    November 18, 2020. Seminar on Tackling Sustainable Development Challenges in Arctic Shipping, 13th Polar Law Symposium. Online. Convenor: Kentaro Nishimoto.


  • November 2020

    Seminar/Event

    November 17, 2020. Seminar on Polar Regions, International Law and Areas beyond National Jurisdiction, 13th Polar Law Symposium. Online. Convenors: Zia Madani*, Mami Furuhata, Akiho Shibata.


  • November 2020

    Presentation

    Alexander Sergunin*, November 16, 2020. The Politics of Russian Arctic Shipping: The interplay of security/geopolitical and legal factors, Seminar on the Regulation of the Northern Sea Route, the 13th Polar Law Symposium, Online.


  • November 2020

    Seminar/Event

    November 16, 2020. The Regulation of the Northern Sea Route, 13th Polar Law Symposium. Online. Convenors: Kentaro Nishimoto.


  • November 2020

    Presentation

    Yurika Ishii. November 16, 2020. Comments on the Regulation of the Northern Sea Route. Seminar on the Regulation of the Northern Sea Route, 13th Polar Law Symposium. Online.


  • November 2020

    Seminar/Event

    November 13, 2020. Arctic Sciences and International Law, 13th Polar Law Symposium. Convenors: Akiho Shibata, Hiroyuki Enomoto.


  • November 2020

    Presentation

    Tomohiko Kobayashi. November 13, 2020. Role of International Trade and Investment Rules to Promote Operation of Unmanned Surface Vessels in the Arctic Ocean. Seminar on Arctic Sciences and International Law, 13th Polar Law Symposium. Online.


  • November 2020

    Seminar/Event

    November 12, 2020. Seminar on Arctic Science Cooperation Agreement: Implications for Asian countries and their scientists, 13th Polar Law Symposium. Online. Convenor: Akiho Shibata, Hiroyuki Enomoto.


  • November 2020

    Presentation

    Han Liu*, Akiho Shibata, KyongSa Ri*. November 12, 2020. Arctic Science Cooperation Agreement: Implications for Asian countries and their scientists. Seminar on Arctic Science Cooperation Agreement, 13th Polar Law Symposium. Online.


  • November 2020

    Seminar/Event

    November 11, 2020. Seminar on Antarctic policy-science interface: A way forward, 13th Polar Law Symposium. Online. Convenors: Akiho Shibata, Hiroyuki Enomoto.


  • November 2020

    Seminar/Event

    November 10, 2020. The Polluter-pays Principle in a Transboundary Context – the Case of Arctic Ocean Continental Shelf Oil Production, 13th Polar Law Symposium. Online. Convenors: Akiho Shibata, Kentaro Nishimoto, Yuko Osakada.


  • November 2020

    Presentation

    Kanako Uzawa*, November 4, 2020. People of the North: Ainu in Japan and Sami in Norway. 2nd Seminar of the Panel on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in the Arctic, 13th Polar Law Symposium. Online.


  • November 2020

    Seminar/Event

    November 4, 2020. 2nd Seminar of the Panel on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in the Arctic, 13th Polar Law Symposium. Online. Convenor: Yuko Osakada.


  • October 2020

    Presentation

    柴田明穂, 2020年10月16日.「変化する世界の中の南極条約」2019年ロシア作業文書の分析. 第9回南極国際動向研究会. オンライン.


  • October 2020

    Seminar/Event

    2020年10月16日. 第9回南極をめぐる科学と国際動向を考える研究会. オンライン. 主催者:柴田明穂, 伊村智.


  • October 2020

    Seminar/Event

    October 15, 2020. Russia’s Energy Ambitions in the Arctic: Cooperation with Asia, 13th Polar Law Symposium. Online. Convenors: Osamu Inagaki, Mami Furuhata, etc.


  • October 2020

    Seminar/Event

    October 8, 2020. 1st Seminar of the Panel on the Rights of Indigenous People in the Arctic, 13th Polar Law Symposium. Online. Convenor: Yuko Osakada.


  • September 2020

    Seminar/Event

    2020年9月28日. 第8回南極をめぐる科学と国際動向を考える研究会. オンライン. 主催者:柴田明穂, 伊村智.


  • September 2020

    Peer-reviewed Paper

    Alexander Sergunin*, 2021. The Politics of Russian Arctic shipping: evolving security and geopolitical factors. Polar Journal vol. 10, 251-272.


  • September 2020

    Presentation

    Alexander Sergunin*. September 17, 2020. The Future of the Arctic Council: the Russian perspective. Seminar on the Future of the Arctic Council, 13th Polar Law Symposium. Online.


  • August 2020

    Column

    岡松暁子, 2020. 南極と北極をめぐる環境問題. ケースブック国際環境法, 東信堂, 137-138.


  • August 2020

    Seminar/Event

    柴田明穂, 西本健太郎. 2020年8月3日. 北極海航路を取り巻く国際法. 第10回北極海航路に係る産学官連携協議会. 東京.「招待」


  • July 2020

    Seminar/Event

    2020年7月31日. 第7回南極をめぐる科学と国際動向を考える研究会. オンライン. 主催者:柴田明穂, 伊村智.


  • April 2020

    Research Paper

    柴田明穂, 2020. 極域の環境保護. 西井正弘, 鶴田順編『国際環境法講義』.有信堂. 211-212.


  • April 2020

    Research Paper

    Daisuke Harada, 2020.Commentary: Behind the recent acceleration of the Arctic oil and gas development in Russia: Potential, ongoing projects and challenges. Polar Record, vol.56.1-8.


  • April 2020

    Research Paper

    Romain Chuffart* and Akiho Shibata, 2020. Editorial: International Law for Sustainability in Arctic Resource Development. Polar Record, vol.56. 1-2.


  • AY 2020 (April 2020〜March 2021)