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Oliviero Frattolillo, Dr

Associate Member

Contact information

Email:
olivierojap@yahoo.com

About Oliviero Frattolillo

Current Projects

  • Guest-Editor of the Journal of Cold War Studies (The MIT Press) – Harvard Project on Cold war Studies of the special issue on ‘Japan and the Cold War’;
  • Co-editor (with Antony Best) and author of the book: Japan and the Great War, Routledge, London-New York (in progress);
  • Author of the book: Japan’s Cold War. The Reassessment of a Paradigm, Routledge, London-New York (in progress);
  • Author of the book: Beyond Japan’s Foreign Aid Politics, United Nations University Press, Tokyo (in progress).

Membership of Editorial Boards

  • Asia Pacific Journal of Social Sciences;
  • Journal of International and Advanced Japanese Studies (Editorial referee);
  • Historical Processes and Peace Politics;
  • Journal of Foreign Language and Culture;
  • Il Giappone;
  • Storiadelmondo.

Membership of Professional Associations

  • AAIR (American Association of International Researchers)
  • ARIPD (American Research Institute for Policy Development)
  • IAO (Institut d’Asie Orientale – Lyon, France)
  • EAJS (European Association of Japanese Studies)
  • AISTUGIA (Italian Association of Japanese Studies)
  • Centre for Buddhist Studies, University of Naples “L’Orientale”
  • APHA (Association of Politics and History of Asia)
  • SISI (Italian Society of International Studies)

Curriculum vitae

Academic Studies, Degrees and Qualifications


From March 2014 National Scientific Qualification as Associate Professor in Asian International History

2008-2010 Postdoctoral Fellow University of Naples “L’Orientale” (UNIOR) Diplomatic History of East Asia  
                
2001-2004 Ph.D. in Asian Studies UNIOR, Naples (with distinction)

2002 Diploma in Japanese Language International Centre of Language and Culture, Naha, Okinawa - Japan

2000 Postgraduate Diploma in International Politics COCIS & University of Bologna (Italy)

1999 Bachelor of Science in Political Science Modern and Contemporary East Asia History and Politics UNIOR, Naples (Magna cum Laude)

Professional Appointments


2010-to date  Assistant Professor, Department  of Asian, African and Mediterranean Studies, UNIOR, Naples

2012-to date   Scientific Responsible for Students’ International Mobility (Faculty of Political Sciences), UNIOR, Naples

2009-to date   Lecturer, Department of Euro-American Studies, University of Roma Tre, Rome

2000–to date Research Fellow, CeSPI, Centre for Studies in International Politics, Rome

2009-2010 Temporary Research Associate, Department of Social Sciences, UNIOR, Naples

2006-2007 Lecturer, STOÀ (Istituto di Studi per la Direzione e la Gestione di Impresa), Ercolano

2008-2009 Lecturer, Italian Institute for Human Sciences (SUM), Director Umberto Eco, University Suor Orsola Benincasa, Naples

2004-2005 Instructor, Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2004 Research Fellow and Lecturer, Okinawa Kenritsu Geijutsu Daigaku (Okinawa University of Arts), Naha, Japan

2003-2008 Lecturer, Department of Social Sciences, UNIOR, Naples

2003 Research Fellow, I.L.O. - United Nations, Project ITENETS, University of Turin, Turin - Italy

2002 Research Fellow, CSER, Centre for Migrations Studies, Rome

Teaching and Supervision


2011- Undergraduate Class, History of International Relations of Asia and Africa, UNIOR, Naples

2009- Master Class, Modern and Contemporary International History of East Asia, University of Roma Tre, Rome

2008-2009 Doctoral Seminar, History of International Relations, SUM - Italian Institute for Human Sciences (Director Umberto Eco), University Suor Orsola Benincasa, Naples   

2008- Graduate Class, Political and Diplomatic History of East Asia, UNIOR, Naples

2004-2008 Undergraduate Class, International Relations, UNIOR, Naples

2006-2007 Master Class, International Relations, STOÀ (Istituto di Studi per la Direzione e la Gestione di Impresa), Ercolano

2005-2006 Master Class Tutorship, International Politics, STOÀ (Istituto di Studi per la Direzione e la Gestione di Impresa), Ercolano

2004-2005 Postgraduate Seminar, Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Rome

2003-2004 Graduate Class, Japanese Language for Social Sciences, UNIOR, Naples

2004 Graduate Class, Modern and Contemporary Political Philosophy, Okinawa University of Arts), Naha

2004 Graduate Class, Lectorate in Italian Language, Okinawa University of Arts), Naha

2000-2004 Undergraduate Seminar, Modern and Contemporary History of Japan, UNIOR, Naples

Visiting Fellowships


2014 Invited as Visiting Scholar, Centre for East Asia Studies, University of Madison-Wisconsin (USA)

2013 Invited as Visiting Scholar, School of International Politics and Economics, Aoyama Gakuin Daigaku (Aoyama University), Tokyo   

2012 Visiting Scholar, Department for Humanities, Nanzan University, Nagoya

2003-2004 Guest Researcher, Okinawa University of Arts, Naha

Grants and Awards


2014-2015 Granted by the Japan Foundation

2008-2010 Postdoctoral grant, Department of Social Sciences, UNIOR, Naples

2001-2004 Ph.D. scholarship, Department of Asian Studies, UNIOR, Naples    
 
2000 National Dissertation Award in the Japanese Studies, Alcantara Foundation

Selected publications

Japan Between East and West. The Search for an International Role during the Bipolar Era (in Italian : “Il Giappone tra Est e Ovest. La ricerca di un ruolo internazionale nell’era bipolare”), Franco Angeli, Rome March 2014 (in press);

Diplomacy in Japan-EU Relations. From the Cold War to the Post-Bipolar Era, Routledge, London-New York 2013;

“Sovereignty and Identity in EU-China-Japan Political Dialogue. A Theoretical Analysis”, Journal of Chinese Studies, Vol. 4, Autumn 2013;

“The EU and Japan: In Search of A Stronger Euro-Asia Leg of the Global System”, Aspenia online (The Aspen Institute in Rome), 04 July 2013;  

“Independent and Intervening Variables in Japan-China Diplomatic Dialogue (1952-1978)”, Journal of Asian Politics and History, Vol. 2, Spring 2013;

Watsuji Tetsurō e l’etica dell’inter-essere. La costruzione di una relazionalità intersoggettiva, Mimesis – Pensieri d’Oriente, Milano 2013;

“Beyond Japan’s Foreign ‘Aid Fatigue’. The Path from the Cold War Gaiatsu to the New Millennium Agenda”, Asia-Pacific Journal of Social Science,  Special Issue No. 3, December 2012;

Interwar Japan Beyond the West. The Search for a New Subjectivity in World History, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Cambridge 2012;

“L’APS giapponese negli anni della Guerra Fredda tra neomercantilismo e soft diplomacy”, Quaderni Asiatici, n. 100, 2012;

“Theoretical Divides in Japan-EU Diplomatic Dialogue. The path from the Cold War Era to the New Millennium”, Processi storici e politiche di pace, 2012;

“Mirroring Japan-EU Diplomatic Dialogue within ASEM”, Storiadelmondo, N. 69, Novembre 2012;

“A Standpoint in International History: South-East Asia’s Fūdosei in Watsuji Tetsurō’s Geocultural Appraisal”, Dialegesthai, 2012;

“Assessing the Construction of Japan-China Diplomatic Dialogue. Tokyo-Peking Political Relations during the Cold War (1954-1978)”, InStoria, N. 59, Novembre 2012;

“La dimensione transnazionale del fenomeno immigratorio in Giappone all’indomani dello Heisei boom  (1985-2000)”, InStoria, N. 48, Dicembre 2011;

“Watsuji Tetsurō e lo ‘spazio del Sé’. Frammenti odeporici della Campania negli anni Venti”, in S. De Maio, G. Borriello (eds.), Campania e Giappone: incontri e relazioni, Dipartimento Asia, Africa e Mediterraneo, Università degli Studi di Napoli “L’Orientale”, 2011;

“The Search for a New Cultural Identity in Interwar Japan. The Kyoto Paradigm Facing the Pacific War”, InStoria, N. 41, Maggio 2011;

O. Frattolillo, Rivoluzione, controrivoluzione e politica di potenza in Estremo Oriente (1950-1975), L’Orientale editrice, Napoli 2009 (co-author);  

“Itaria koji junrei. Bi to shisō no henreki”, Gengo bunka kenkyū, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Vol. 20, N. 2, Novembre 2008;

“Il mito infranto del paradiso kantiano”, Limes. Italian Journal of Geopolitics, N. 5, 2007, pp. 63-76 (translation from Japanese into Italian of Nihonkoku kenpō ni okeru hibusō heiwashugi no sekaishiteki imi. Genjō to kadai, Naitō M.);

Il Giappone e l’Occidente: dalla rivolta culturale al simposio sul «superamento della modernità», L’Orientale editrice, Napoli 2006;

Pellegrinaggio alle antiche chiese d’Italia, Palermo, L’EPOS, 2005 (translation from Japanese into Italian of Itaria koji junrei, Watsuji T.);

“Watsuji Tetsurō e l’esplorazione dell’‘altro’. Il viaggio in Italia come preludio a Fūdo”, in Pellegrinaggio alle antiche chiese d’Italia, L’EPOS, Palermo 2005;   

“Kindaika ni okeru Watsuji Tetsurō no kenkai”, Okinawa kenritsu geijutsu daigaku kiyō (Bullettin of the Okinawa Prefectural University of Arts), Naha, Japan, March 2005;

“La nozione di aidagara nel sistema etico di Watsuji Tetsurō: fūdosei come geocultura del milieu umano”, Il Giappone, 2004, Vol. XLIV;

Book review  of “I nuovi intoccabili. Perché abbiamo bisogno degli immigrati”, Nigel Harris, Studi Emigrazione, 2003, N. 149;

O. Frattolillo, I comuni italiani e la cooperazione internazionale, Serie speciale: Cooperazione internazionale e sviluppo locale, Laboratorio CeSPI, Rome 2001, N. 6 (co-author);

“Le nuove strategie e i nuovi modelli istituzionali della cooperazione allo sviluppo del Giappone: lo scenario post-guerra fredda”,  Afriche e Orienti, Summer 2000, N. 2.

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