SUZUKI Keiji, Professor
I specialize in the sociocultural history of ancient Japan. Along with dealing with the study of transportation and the study of historical records and engaging in literature-based research, I have also been kept busy in recent years traveling to various locations to investigate vistas, ruins, and relics.
Keywords: History, Mt. Tateyama


KUMAGAI Takayuki, Ph.D., Associate Professor
I specialize in the political history of medieval Japan. I am currently researching the Kamakura Bakufu's powers and Japanese mediebal documents. In addition, I am also interested in historical area studies.
Keywords: Mediebal Japanese History, Japanese History, Kamakura Bakufu


SAWADA Minoru, Professor
I specialize in the history of Central Asia and Xinjiang in the age of Islam. I am also conducting fieldwork on Islamic holy sites.
Keywords: Central Asia, Xinjiang, Islam


TOKUNAGA Yosuke, Professor
I am examining the characteristics of Chinese society, especially as it existed during the period of the Song and Yuan dynasties, from the perspective of the field of law. In particular one of the key themes that I am pursuing is an examination of the role that the control exerted over different ethnic groups played in enabling the law to be received and revised.


IRIE Koji, Ph.D., Associate Professor
I specialize in Swedish history, and currently I am researching the Great Northern War (1700-1721) from a social perspective.
I am also interested in the art and artists of the early modern period and in Scandinavian rock music.


MINAMI Yuzo, Ph.D., Associate Professor
I specialize in modern and contemporary French history. In particular, I am engaged in research into nationalism, fascism and anti-Semitism. I’m also interested in the relations between mass media and war, or between power and people.


TSUGIYAMA Jun, Professor
I specialize in archaeology and explore social transformation between the Yayoi period and the Kofun period as seen from pottery. I am also interested in various sites and artifacts during the Asuka and the Nara period.
Keywords: Archaeology, Yayoi period, Kofun periodPottery


TAKAHASHI Koji, Associate Professor
I specialize in Japanese archaeology and in the Kofun (tumulus) Period in particular. With a focus on this era, I am engaged in research on the production and distribution of jade ornament and interactions between Hokuriku and other Japan Sea coastal areas.
Keywords: Japanese Archaeology, Kofun Period, Long distance exchange of Jade ornaments

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