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Takashi Saikawa, M.A.

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Takashi Saikawa, M.A.

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  • GPTS Student until August 2010

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About Takashi Saikawa

Takashi Saikawa studied Political Science and International Relations at Waseda University, Tokyo, where he received M.A. (Political Science). Before coming to Heidelberg, he launched his doctoral research project on the League of Nations at Waseda, while affiliated for a short period with the Institute of Modern History, Academia Sinica, Taipei, and L’Institut universitaire de hautes études internationales, Geneva. His main research interests include the history of international cultural exchange, the history of international organizations, and the modern intellectual histories of Japan and China.

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Curriculum vitae

September 2008 - the present    Ph.D. candidate in the Graduate Programme of Transcultural Studies, Cluster of Excellence ‘Asia and Europe in a Global Context’, Department of History, Faculty of Philosophy, Heidelberg University, Germany

September 2008    Visiting Student, L'Institut universitaire de hautes études internationales (Graduate Institute of International Studies), Geneva, Switzerland.

September 2007    Visiting Student, L’Institut universitaire de hautes études internationales (Graduate Institute of International Studies), Geneva, Switzerland.

April-May 2007    Visiting Student, Institute of Modern History, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Republic of China.

March 2005    M.A. in Political Science, summa cum laude, Graduate School of Political Science, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan

March 2002    B.A. in Political Science, Department of Economics and Political Science, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan

Selected publications

Articles

"1937년 지적협력 국내위원회 총회에서의 일본과 중국: 국민문화, 지역, 국제적 문맥" (Japan and China in the Second Conference of National Committees on Intellectual Co-operation in 1937: National Culture, Region and the International Context), the Northeast Asian History Foundation ed., The Historiography and Peace of East Asia: Society, Nation, and the World, Seoul, forthcoming 2011.

“From Intellectual Co-operation to International Cultural Exchange: Japan and China in the International Committee on Intellectual Cooperation”, Asian Regional Integration Review, Vol.1, April 2009, pp.83-91.

“国際文化交流のナショナリズム:戦前期日本における学芸協力事業を中心に” (Nationalism of International Cultural Exchange: The case of Japan’s Intellectual Co-operation with the League of Nations), Journal of Next Generation Asia Forum, No.1, March 2008, pp.11-30.

“国際連盟知的協力国際委員会と中国:戦間期国際文化交流における認識の転回” (China’s Challenge to the International Committee on Intellectual Co-operation: Transformation of the Idea of International Culture in the Interwar Period ”, Waseda Study of Politics and Public Law, Vol.85, August 2007, pp.211-245.

Conference papers

“National Culture, Region, and the World: Japan and China in the International Committee on Intellectual Co-operation in the 1930s”, the 2011 Annual Conference of the Association for Asian Studies (AAS), Honolulu, U.S.A., March 2011.

“1937年知的協力国内委員会総会における日本と中国:国民文化、地域、国際的文脈” (Japan and China in the Second Conference of National Committees on Intellectual Co-operation in 1937: National Culture, Region and the International Context), International Conference of the Forum of the Study of East Asian History, Northeast Asian History Foundation, Seoul, Korea, November 2010.

“From Intellectual Co-operation to International Cultural Exchange: Japan and China in the International Committee on Intellectual Co-operation, 1922-1939”, International Conference “Networks in Times of Transition: Toward a Transcultural History of International Organizations”, University of Heidelberg, October 2010.

Translation

Bill Sewell, “満洲国首都「新京」の脱構築” (Manchukuo’s ‘New Capital’ in Contemporary Perspectives), Ezra Vogel and Hirano Kenichiro eds., Society and Culture in China during the Sino-Japanese War, Tokyo: Keio University Press, 2010, pp. 291-327.

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