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Nishino Ryota

Nishino Ryota
Affiliation and department:
Job title: Desginated Assistant Professor
Other affiliations (1):
  • The University of the South Pacific 南太平洋大学  Discipline of History, School of Law and Social Sciences, 法学社会科学学科(歴史学)   Senior Lecturer 上級講師
Research field  (3): History - Japan ,  Literature - Japanese ,  Local studies
Research keywords  (7): media history ,  Memory studies ,  Pacific Islands ,  Modern East Asian history ,  Pacific War ,  Travel writing ,  20th century history
Research theme for competitive and other funds  (2):
  • 2014 - 2017 “Developing Korean awareness at University of the South Pacific”
  • 2012 - 2015 Japanese travel writing on the Pacific Islands
Papers (18):
  • 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
  • Nishino, Ryota. Cultural Identity and Textbooks in Japan: Japanese Ethnic and Cultural Nationalism in Middle-School History Textbooks. The Palgrave Handbook of Ethnicity. 2019
  • Nishino, Ryota. Better Late than Never? Mizuki Shigeru’s Trans-war Reflections on Journeys to New Britain Island. Japan Review. 2019. 32. 107-129
  • Ryota Nishino. Pacific Islanders Experience the Pacific War: Informants as Historians and Story Tellers. The Asia-Pacific Journal: JapanFocus. 2017
MISC (4):
  • 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. 2020. 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
  • Nishino, Ryota. Book review: Challenges to Japanese Edcation: Economics, Reform, and Human Rights. International perspectives on Education Reform. Pacific Affairs. 2011. 84. 1
Books (6):
  • 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
  • マーシャル、父の戦場 : ある日本兵の日記をめぐる歴史実践
    みずき書林 2018 ISBN:9784909710048
Lectures and oral presentations  (11):
  • 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)
  • 「旅する記憶-太平洋戦争の記憶と歴史認識」
    (「太平洋戦争の記憶と平和への道」 2019)
  • Two Japanese War Doctors on Two Islands in the Papua New Guinean Campaign of the Asia-Pacificc War
    (International Convention of Asia Scholars 2019)
Education (4):
  • 2003 - 2007 The University of Western Australia History
  • 2000 - 2000 Christchurch College of Education
  • 1999 - 1999 Rhodes University History
  • 1996 - 1998 Rhodes University History & Linguistics
Professional career (4):
  • PhD (The University of Western Australia)
  • BA Hons (Rhodes University, South Africa)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Rhodes University, South Africa)
  • Graduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning (Secondary) (Christchurch College of Education (New Zealand))
Work history (6):
  • 2021/08 - 現在 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
  • 2011/06 - 2012/05 Fiji National University Department of Geography and History Assistant Professor in History
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Awards (5):
  • 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
  • 2000/04 - Rhodes University Colours (for academic achievement)
Association Membership(s) (5):
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 ,  Pacific History Association
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