Associate Professor at Department of Advanced Social and International Studies, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the University of Tokyo (tenured)
Deputy Director of Global Studies Initiative (GSI), Institute for Advanced Global Studies, the University of Tokyo
Ph.D. (Politics and International Studies), University of Cambridge, 2016
MA (Advanced Social and International Studies), the University of Tokyo, 2009
BA (Liberal Arts), the University of Tokyo, 2007
|April 2019 - Present||Associate Professor at Department of Advanced Social and International Studies, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the University of Tokyo|
|April 2018 - March 2019||Assistant Professor at Department of Advanced Social and International Studies, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the University of Tokyo|
|January 2018 - March 2018||Visiting Scholar at Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Cambridge|
|April 2016 - March 2018||Assistant Professor at Faculty of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University|
|October 2011 - March 2016||PhD Student at Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Cambridge, Christ's College|
|April 2009 - September 2011||Research Fellow (DC1) at Japan Society for the Promotion of Science|
History of Political Thought, History of International Thought, British Imperial Thought, Transatlantic Intellectual History, Pacific Intellectual History
British Political Thought in the Early 20th Century, Ideologies of Empire and International Order in Britan and Japan, History of International Relations (IR), Liberal Internationalism, New Liberalism, British Empire/Commonwealth, the League of Nations, Settler Colonialism, Race, Racial Justice, Archipelagic Postcolonialism in the Pacific
LIST OF PUBLICATIONS (SELECTED)
⚫ “Colonial Policy Studies in Japan: Racial Visions of Nan’yo, or the Early Creation of a
Global South,” International Affairs (100th anniversary issue: ‘Race and Imperialism in
International Relations: Theory and Practice’), Vol. 98, No. 1 (2022): 165-182.
⚫ The International Thought of Alfred Zimmern: Classicism, Zionism and the Shadow of Commonwealth (Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, 2021).
⚫ “The British Commonwealth as Liberal International Avatar: With the Spines of Burke,” History of European Ideas, Vol. 46, No. 5 (2020): 649-665.
⚫ “Zionist Internationalism? Alfred Zimmern’s Post-Racial Commonwealth,” Modern Intellectual History, Vol. 13, No. 3 (2016): 623-651.
⚫ “The Myth of the Commonwealth: A Genealogy of Settler Colonialism, Greater Britain and the Round Table Movement,” in The British World: Dimensions of Imperial Ties, ed. Mahito Takeuchi (Tokyo: Nihon Keizai Hyoron Sha, 2019), ch. 7: 199-228.
⚫ “A Transatlantic Resonance: The Theories of Multicultural Symbiosis of Alfred Zimmern and Horace Kallen,” Annals of the Society for the History of Social Thought, No. 41 (2017): 74-92.【Research Prize article】
⚫ “The Projects of Greater Britain and Classical Receptions: The Grecophile Thought of E.A. Freeman and Alfred Zimmern,” Japanese Journal of Political Thought, No. 17 (2017): 327-359.【Research Prize article】
⚫ “‘So They Gave Their Bodies to the Commonwealth’: Alfred Zimmern’s The Greek
Commonwealth and Imperial Republicanism,” Annuals of Japanese Political Science
Association, Vol 66, No. 1 (2015): 191-212.
⚫ “Alfred Zimmern’s Proposal for an International Welfare Society: A Conceptual Linkage Between the British Commonwealth, the League of Nations and the Trans-Atlantic Community,” International Politics, No. 168 (2012): 16-29.
⚫ “‘Well-being’ Beyond State Boundaries: The Interrelations of the Domestic and International Social Orders in L.T. Hobhouse’s Political Thought,” Annals of the Society for the History of Social Thought, No. 34 (2010): 104-121.
CONFERECE PRESENTATIONS (in English, SELECTED)
⚫ “Ecological Internationalism? Postcolonial and Archipelagic Visions of the Pacific,”
International Conference ‘Antiliberal Internationalism in the 20th Century: Beyond Left and Right?’ Amsterdam University (Netherlands), 11-13 January 2023 [scheduled].
⚫ “Europe, the British Commonwealth and Liberty in Interwar Britain: A Burkean Moment?” International Workshop ‘Britain as a Home of European Liberty in the 19th and 20th Centuries,’ the Centre for Political Thought, Durham University (UK), 16 September 2019.
⚫ “Pluralism Against Racism: A Transoceanic Intellectual History in the Early 20th Century,” International Conference ‘Intellectual History and International Relations: Japan and Anglo-World in the Early 20th Century,’ Waseda University and the University of Tokyo, 24 & 27 May 2019.【Conference organizer】
⚫ “Conceptualizing a British Commonwealth in Britain, the United States and Japan: Early 20th-Century Multinationalism,” International Symposium ‘Rethinking the Commonwealth of Nations,’ University of Aberdeen (UK), 8 June 2017.
⚫ “Traversing Time: E.A. Freeman, Alfred Zimmern and Classicizing the British Settler Empire,” 2016 Annual Conference of the British Scholar Society, 'Britain and the World,' King’s College London (UK), 24 June 2016.
⚫ “Christianity as a Deus ex Machina? Alfred Zimmern and the Moral Foundations of Atlanticism in the 1930s,” Interwar International Theory Workshop, Queens’ College, Cambridge (UK), 14 March 2015.
⚫ “Anglicizing and Globalizing the Athenian Empire: The Liberal-Imperial Imaginations of Curtis and Zimmern, 1910-1926,” POLIS Annual PhD Conference 'Crises, Challenges and Opportunities in Global Politics,’ Cambridge (UK), 6 June 2014.
⚫ “Theorising Global Cooperation: Alfred Zimmern's Proposal for a Multi-national Polity,” The 2013 Oxbridge Critical Exchange in Intellectual History ‘Rethinking Globalism and Foreignness,’ Oxford (UK), 7 June 2013.
LIST OF RESEARCH FUNDS
April 2020 - March 2023
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Grants-In-Aid for Scientific Research, Early-Career
Theme: “From Settler Colonialism to the Commonwealth: Towards a History of British Political Thought in a Post-Brexit Era”
April 2017 – March 2020
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Grants-In-Aid for Scientific Research, Early-Career (B)
Theme: “Transatlantic Intellectual History of Cultural Zionism: Ideological Origins of Multiculturalism”
October 2012 – September 2014
Levy-Plumb Fund for the Humanities, Christ’s College, Cambridge.
April 2009 – September 2011
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Grants-in-Aid for Research Fellows (DC1)
Theme: “British New Liberalism: Proposals for a Global Welfare Society”
⚫Early-Career Research Prize, the Japanese Society for the History of Social Thought, 2017
⚫Early-Career Research Prize, the Japanese Conference for the Study of Political Thought, 2017