Organization

Steering Committee

TERM:April 1, 2020 ~March 31, 2022

The steering committee is comprised of the director, associate director, secretary general, and chief research fellows, and discusses and handles the day-to-day issues that arise in the management of the Center, and organizes agendas to be submitted to the researchers committee.

OGUMA Makoto

Position Director
Joint Research Projects Joint Research and Compilation Project on Multilingual Version of Pictopedia of Everyday Life in Medieval Japan
The Reorganization of Religious Services and the Establishment of Japanese Shrines in the Border Areas of Imperial Japan
Affiliation Graduate School of History and Folklore Studies
Title Professor
Discipline Folklore
OGUMA Makoto

KUMAGAI Kensuke

Position Associate Director, In charge of editing
Joint Research Projects 20th-Century European Popular Culture as Seen through the Media and the Body
Affiliation Course in European and American Languages and Cultures, Graduate School of Foreign Languages
Title Professor
Discipline French culture and literature
KUMAGAI Kensuke

SHIITADA Atsushi

Position Secretary General, In charge of General Research Administration, Editing
Joint Research Projects The Reorganization of Religious Services and the Establishment of Japanese Shrines in the Border Areas of Imperial Japan
Affiliation Graduate School of History and Folklore Studies
Title Professor
Discipline Modern Japanese History, History of Ryukyu
SHIITADA Atsushi

SON An Suk

Position Chief Research Fellow, In charge of Academic Exchange
Joint Research Projects Research on the Development of Cities and Architecture in the Open Ports (International Settlements and Foreign Concessions) of East Asia
Affiliation Course of Chinese Language and Culture, Graduate School of Foreign Languages
Title Professor
Discipline Modern Chinese History
SON An Suk

OKAWA Hiromu

Position Chief Research Fellow, In charge of Study Meeting
Joint Research Projects Research on Wartime Japan’s Propaganda Kamishibai (Paper Theater)
Affiliation Graduate School of History and Folklore Studies
Title Associate Professor
Discipline Japanese History
OKAWA Hiromu

NAKABAYASHI Hirokazu

Position  
Joint research projects Research on People’s Lives and Customs in Early Modern and Modern China
Affiliation Department of Cross-Cultural Studies, Faculty of Cross-Cultural and Japanese Studies
Title Associate Professor
Discipline History of Chinese Society and Economy
MORIZUMI Tetsuya

Researchers Committee

The researchers committee is comprised of the researchers of the Center and functions as its core, deliberating and making decisions on the following items related to the management of the center.

Administrative Office

To conduct administrative tasks for this Center, an office has been established, and takes over the tasks formerly undertaken by the administration office of the COE Program.