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Fumie Nakamura

Research Fellow

Main Fields of Research:

Transnational governance, governance of global commons, cross-border policy challenges, local governments as global governance actors, climate migration

Academic Career:

  • Since January 2021 Research Fellow in the Research Group MAGGI at MPIL
  • 2019 M.A. in Social Sciences, Cum Laude (Democracy and Governance), University of Tartu
    • M.A. Thesis "Roles and Meanings of Informality in Transnational Accountability: the EU Migration Crisis in the Realm of Transnational Municipal Networks"
  • 2014 M.A. in Literature (Cultural Sciences German Studies), Waseda University
  • 2005 B.A. with a Major in Communication Studies, University of California, Los Angeles​​​​​​​

Current Research Projects

Working Papers

  • The Multiplication of Authorities in Global Governance Institutions. A Research Agenda. Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law & International Law (MPIL) Research Paper No. 2022-06, 2022. doi: (with Janne Mende, Ruji Auethavornpipat, Marie Lohrum).


05 Jul 2023

Moving the Arena from Intergovernmental to Transnational? Climate Mobility through the Gaze of Transnational Actors

IMISCOE Annual Conference 2023

05 Sep 2023

Climate Mobility and Contested Concepts: Observing the Issue Development from the Transnational Perspective

ECPR General Conference 2023

12 Dec 2022

MPIL Monday round "What is climate migration?"

04 Apr 2022

MPIL Monday round "Cities and their role in European environmental governance in light of recent ECJ case law" with Moritz Vinken

Participation in Conferences at Home and Abroad

IMISCOE Annual Conference 2023, 03.07.2023 - 06.07.2023

ECPR General Conference 2023, Prague, 04.09.2023 - 08.09.2023



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