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Nishino Ryota

Nishino Ryota
Affiliation and department:
Job title: Associtate Professor
Research field  (3): History - Japan ,  Literature - Japanese ,  Local studies
Research keywords  (6): Memory studies ,  Pacific Islands ,  Modern East Asian history ,  Pacific War ,  Travel writing ,  20th century history
Research theme for competitive and other funds  (3):
  • 2020 - 2025 A Historical Study of Global Migration, Flora and Fauna Exchange of Modern Japanese Period
  • 2014 - 2017 “Developing Korean awareness at University of the South Pacific”
  • 2012 - 2015 Japanese travel writing on the Pacific Islands
Papers (20):
  • Ryota Nishino. War, Trauma, and Humanity in a Japanese Veteran’s New Guinea War Memoir: Ogawa Masatsugu’s “Island of Death” (1969). The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus. 2022
  • Ryota Nishino. Re-examining Asia-Pacific War Memories: Grief, Narratives, and Memorials. The Asia-Pacific Journal Japan Focus. 2022
  • Travelling memories: war memoirs and travelogues of the southern Pacific campaigns of Asia-Pacific War - memory and historical consciousness. Peace Studies. 2020. 30. 1. 55-82
  • Ryota Nishino. Pacific War Battle Sites through the Eyes of Japanese Travel Writers: Vicarious Consumer Travel and Emotional Performance in Travelogues. History and Memory. 2020. 32. 2. 146-175
  • Ryota Nishino. Cultural Identity and Textbooks in Japan: Japanese Ethnic and Cultural Nationalism in Middle-School History Textbooks. The Palgrave Handbook of Ethnicity. 2019
MISC (6):
  • Ryōta Nishino. Beyond Zero-Sum Geopolitics: Asia-Pacific and the Shadows of the Asia-Pacific War. Critical Asian Studies, Commentary, Online, https://doi.org/10.52698/CPDW4488. 2022
  • NISHINO Ryōta. Japanese Studies from the South Pacific : Present and Future Prospects as Seen from the University of the South Pacific. JAPANESE STUDIES AROUND THE WORLD. 2022. 28-35
  • Ryota Nishino. Traveling Memories: Travel, War and Sightseeing in the Pacific Islands). Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival 2019, AM/NES I A: Forgotten Archipelago of Oceania. 2019. 42-43
  • Ryota Nishino. Toward a Future of Travel Writing and History : Collecting, Researching, and Reflecting on Southwestern Pacific Islanders' Experiences of the Pacific War. Japanese Studies Down Under : History, Politics, Literature and Art. 2018. 171-180
  • New Zealand Asian, Studies Society International ConferenceMassey University. White-washing and Brain-washing: A Comparative Study of the Narrative Strategies and Descriptions of the Russo-Japanese War in Japanese and Russian History Textbooks, ca. 1997-2010. Proceedings of the 19th New Zealand Asian Studies Society International Conference. 2011. 157-164
Books (7):
  • Japanese Perceptions of Papua New Guinea War, Travel and the Reimagining of History
    Bloomsbury Academic 2022 ISBN:9781350139008
  • Transpacific Vision: Connected Histories of the Pacific across North and South
    Lexington Books 2021
  • Japanese studies : perspectives from the Pacific rim
    2021 ISBN:9784910171005
  • Pacific insularity : imaginary geography of insular spaces in the Pacific
    Rikkyo University Press,Maruzen-Yushodo [distributor] 2021 ISBN:9784901988384
  • 太平洋諸島の歴史を知るための60章 : 日本とのかかわり
    明石書店 2019 ISBN:9784750349091
Lectures and oral presentations  (23):
  • 'Doing history' in documentaries? Testimonies and memory in 'Nyūginia ni chitta 16-man no seishun' (dir. Ushiyama Junichi)
    (Joint research forum at the National Museum of Ethnology 2022)
  • Professional Development session: Academic writing
    (Graduate School of Law, Nagoya University 2022)
  • War, trauma and humanity in a Japanese veteran’s New Guinea war memoir: Ogawa Masatsugu’s Shi-no-shima Nyūginia (1969)
    (Re-examining Asia-Pacific War Memories: Towards a cross-textual global dialogue 2020)
  • 太平洋戦争の記憶と追体験:南太平洋諸島を中心に
  • 「旅する記憶」太平洋戦争の記憶と追体験:パプアニューギニア戦線を中心に
    (第332回日文研フォーラム 2019)
Education (1):
  • 2003 - 2007 The University of Western Australia Faulty of Arts History
Professional career (1):
  • PhD (The University of Western Australia)
Work history (8):
  • 2023/04 - 現在 Meijo University Faculty of Business Management Department of International Business Management Associtate Professor
  • 2021/08 - 2023/03 Nagoya University Graduate School of Law Desginated Assistant Professor
  • 2020/04 - 2021/07 International Research Center for Japanese Studies International Research Center for Japanese Studies Visiting research fellow
  • 2012/07 - 2021/07 The University of the South Pacific School of Law and Social Sciences Senior Lecturer
  • 2019/04 - 2020/03 International Research Center for Japanese Studies International Research Center for Japanese Studies Visiting Research Fellow
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Committee career (2):
  • 2022/04 - 2023/03 Nagoya University, Graduate School of Law International Student Committee (2022 Academic Year)
  • 2022/04 - 2023/03 Nagoya University, Graduate School of Law Academic Writing Working Group (English programme)
Awards (6):
  • 2004/04 - The Georg Eckert Institute of International Schoolbook Research Research scholarship
  • 2003/04 - The University of Western Australia Convocation Post Graduate Travel Award for 2004
  • 2003/03 - The University of Western Australia University Postgraduate Award)(International Student)
  • 2003/03 - The University of Western Australia International Postgraduate Research Scholarship
  • 2000/08 - Massey University, New Zealand Teacher Trainee Scholarship
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Association Membership(s) (4):
Sietar Japan 異文化コミュニュケーション学会 ,  Japanese Society for Oceanic Studies ,  British Association of Japanese Studies ,  European Assciation of Japanese Studies
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