Hideki Kuwajima

Last Updated :2019/03/01

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, ., Professor
E-mail
kuwajimahiroshima-u.ac.jp

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2000/04/01, 2004/03/31, Osaka Institute of Technology, Faculty of Engineering, Lecturer
  • 2001/04/01, 2004/03/31, Konan University, Faculty of Letters, Lecturer
  • 2001/04/01, 2004/03/31, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science(JSPS), Research Fellow
  • 2001/04/01, 2008/03/31, Konan University, Konan Institute of Human Science, Visiting Research Fellow
  • 2001/07/23, 2002/03/31, Kyoto University of Art and Design, Course of Science of Art, Lecturer (Summer Intensive Schooling)
  • 2003/04/01, 2004/03/31, Osaka Institute of Technology, Faculty of Intellectual Property, Lecturer
  • 2004/04/01, 2006/03/31, Hiroshima University, Faculty of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Associate Professor (Aesthetics and Art Philosophy)
  • 2006/04/01, 2007/03/31, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Associate Professor (Aesthetetics and Art Philosophy)
  • 2007/04/01, 2016/01/31, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Associate Professor (Aesthetics and Art Philosophy)
  • 2010/10/01, 2011/03/31, Shimane University., Faculty of Law and Literature, Lecturer (Intensive Lectures: February)
  • 2011/04/01, 2012/03/31, The University of Dublin、 Ireland, Department of History、 Trinity College Dublin, Visiting Research Associate
  • 2012/04/01, 2013/03/31, Osaka University., Graduate School of Letters and Faculty of Letters, Lecturer (Intensive Lectures: December)
  • 2016/02/01, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Professor
  • 2017/10/01, 2018/03/31, Kyoto University, Graduate School of Economics, Lecturer
  • 2016/04/01, 2018/03/31, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Assistant of the Dean (International Exchange)

Educational Backgrounds

  • Osaka University, Faculty of Letters, Aesthetics, Japan, 1989/04, 1993/03
  • Osaka University, Graduate School of Letters, Aesthetics, Japan, 1994/04, 1996/03
  • Osaka University, Graduate School of Letters, Aesthetics, Japan, 1996/04, 2001/03

Academic Degrees

  • B.A., March 1993, Osaka University
  • M. A., March 1996, Osaka University
  • Ph.D., March 2004, Osaka University

Research Fields

  • Humanities;Art studies;Aesthetics and studies on art
  • Humanities;Art studies;Art at large
  • Humanities;Philosophy;History of thought

Research Keywords

  • Aesthetics of the Sublime
  • Edmund Burke and His Cultural Background: History of the !8th Century Britain and Ireland
  • Geo-Aesthetics, or Aesthetics on Nature
  • Aesthetics on the Image of Landscape, or Nostalgia
  • Philosophy on the HIROSHIMA Representation
  • Irish Cinema and Irish Art Culture
  • Aesthetics of the Celtic Culture

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • The International Association for Aesthetics (IAA), 2000
  • The International Society for Eighteenth-century Studies (ISECS), 2003
  • ICDHS, 2002
  • Japanese Society for Aesthetics, 1991
  • Japanese Society for British Philosophy, 1994
  • The Japanese Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, 1996
  • The Japan-Ireland Society, 2004
  • The Society for Ethno-Arts, 2009
  • Hiroshima Society for Science of Arts, 1997
  • The Hiroishima-Ireland Fellowship, 2009
  • The Society for Literary Art, 2000
  • The Japanese Society for British Idealism, 2006
  • Machikaneyama Society for Science of Arts (Osaka University), 1991
  • The Society for Human Culture, 2006

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2018, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Communication IB
  2. 2018, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 4Term, Communication IIB
  3. 2018, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, Philosophy of Sensibility
  4. 2018, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Science of ArtA
  5. 2018, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 4Term, Science of ArtB
  6. 2018, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Research Tutorial IB
  7. 2018, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Seminar in Art and Culture
  8. 2018, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Philosophy of Creating Culture
  9. 2018, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Seminar in Integrated Arts and Sciences
  10. 2018, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Seminar in Integrated Arts and Sciences
  11. 2018, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Special Study on Humanities and Science of Art
  12. 2018, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Aesthetics, Philosophy of the Beautiful

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. (Author: Hideki KUWAJIMA) "Georg Simmels Untersuchung ueber das Erhabene von den Alpen:Warum kann man die Alpen als ein Motiv zu den bildenden Kuensten nicht ansehen ?", 217-227, 200303
  2. (Author: Hideki KUWAJIMA)"Double Bias in Adopting Burke's Aesthetics: The Meiji Constitution and its Influence"(by Hideki Kuwajima), 89-96, 200403
  3. (Author: Hideki KUWAJIMA) "Aesthetics of Geology in Modern Painters: Ruskin reading the Mountain Landscapes", 105-126, 200412
  4. (Author: Hideki KUWAJIMA) “Landscape Aesthetics on the Sacred Island “Miyajima” in Hiroshima: In Terms of the Sublime, Grace, and the Picturesque”, Studies In Human Sciences: Bulletin of the Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, 1, 10, 59-69, 201512
  5. (Author: Hideki KUWAJIMA) “A Catholic Painter James Barry and the Portrait of Wounded Ireland: the Colonial Sublime or ‘Celtic’ Sublime”, Final Book of the 7th International Conference of Eastern Aesthetics, Yeungnam University, Korea, 2015 (publishing soon)
  6. Abstract: Single Author: " Edmund Burke and His Patron Porcelain Manufacturer of the 1770s in Bristol: Richard Champion and the "Burke Service" ", Abstract Book "Aesthetics and Mass Culture": 2016 20th International Congress of Aesthetics(published by 2016 ICA Secritariat, Department of Aesthetics, Seoul National University), 254-254, 201607

Publications such as books

  1. 2008/05, Singular Author: Suko no Bigaku (Aesthetics of the Sublime), Tokyo: Kodansha., Kodansha, 2008, 05, 日本語, Hideki KUWAJIMA, 978-4-06-258413-5, 254, 254
  2. 2012/12, (Co-author: with Yassushi HANDA, Tetsuo YAMAORI, Zubin MEHTA and others) Mighty Silence: Images of Destruction; The Great 2011 Earthquake and Tsunami of East Japan and Fukushima.(Collaboration Text by Hideki Kuwajima; Photographs of the Sublime: Y. Handa's great work, pp. 45-48.), Milano: Skira editore, 2012, 12, 9788857215570, 261
  3. 2016/09/10, Single Author: Sei to Shi no Keruto Bigaku: Airu-rando Eiga ni yomu Yoroppa-bunka no Kosou (in English: Aesthetics of the Irish-Celtic concerning the LIfe and Death: the Older Layer of European Culture in Irish Films), Hosei University Press, 2016, 09, Hideki KUWAJIMA, 978-4-588-41031-4, 266, 266
  4. 2017/08/10, (Co-Authors and Joint-Editors) Burke Dokuhon: 'Hoshushugi-no-Chichi' saikou no Tameni (Edmund Burke Readers: Rethinking the 'Father of Conservativism'), Kyoto: Showado, 2017, 08, 日本語, (Joint-Editors and Co-Authors) Nobuhiko Nakazawa and Hideki Kuwajima, (Other Co-Authors): Hajime Inuzuka, Masami Majima, Chihiro Kariya, Sora Sato, Kiyoshi Tachikawa, Kazunori Takahashi, Yoshinori Doi, Toshio Tsunoda., 978-4-8122-1626-2, 314, 314, Chapter 4: 'The Sublime, Taste, and Imagination'(pp. 92-112), Chapter 5: 'Burke's Irish Connections'(pp. 113-141)
  5. 2018/06/15, Sekai-rekishi-taikei, Airurando-shi (History of Ireland), edited by Itaru UENO, Arisa MORI, and Shunsuke KATSUTA., Tokyo: Yamakawa Shuppansha, 2018, 06, 日本語, 978-4-634-46206-9, 487, 224-228
  6. 2019/01/31, "The Beautiful and the Sublime"(Hideki KUWAJIMA), in: History of Social Thought (Encyclopaedia), edited by the Society for History of Social Thought, Tokyo: Maruzen, January 2019, pp. 260-261., 2019, 01, 日本語, 978-4-621-30341-2, 856, 260-261

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. “Double Bias in Adopting Burke's Aesthetics:The Meiji Constitution and its Influence”, Hideki KUWAJIMA, The 15th International Congress of Aesthetics, 2001, 2001/08/29, Without Invitation, Internatinal Association for Aesthetics, The University of Tokyo, Kanda University of International Studies, Makuhari, Japan
  2. “Edmund Burke's Aesthetics as Anti-Ocularcentrism:A Connection between Sublime and Grace in Terms of the Tactile Sensation”, Hideki KUWAJIMA, Conference on Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art, supported by British Society of Aesthetics and Mind Association, (Warwick, UK, May 10-11, 2002), 2002/05/11, Without Invitation, British Society of Aesthetics and Mind Association, The University of Warwick, UK
  3. “Aesthetics of Geology in Modern Painters: Ruskin reading the Mountain Landscapes”, Hideki KUWAJIMA, The 3rd International Conference of Eastern Aesthetics, 2004/02/23, Without Invitation, The Korean University of Arts(KNUA) , Seoul, Korea, The Korean University of Arts(KNUA) , Seoul, Korea
  4. “Landscape Aesthetics on the Sacred Island “Miyajima” in Hiroshima: In Terms of the Sublime, Grace, and Picturesque", Hideki KUWAJIMA, Seminar of the Institute of Irish Japan Studies, University College Cork., 2012/03/08, With Invitation, Graham Parkes, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
  5. “A Catholic Painter James Barry and the Portrait of the Wounded Ireland in the 18th Century: the Colonial or ‘Celtic’ Sublime”, Hideki KUWAJIMA, The 7th International Conference of Eastern Aesthetics, 2014/07/08, Without Invitation, Yeungnam University, Korea, Yeungnam University, Gyeongsan, Korea
  6. " Edmund Burke and His Patron Porcelain Manufacturer of the 1770s in Bristol: Richard Champion and the "Burke Service" ", Hideki KUWAJIMA, The 20th International Congress of Aesthetics, 2016, 2016/07/25, Without Invitation, International Association for Aesthetics), The Korean Society of Aesthetics , Seoul National University, Seoul National University,Seoul, Korea
  7. "Lafcadio Hearn's 'Celtic Lullaby' and Irish Metamorphosis Aesthetics", Hideki KUWAJIMA, Hiroshima Philosophy Forum #2, 2017/08/04, Without Invitation, The Setouchi Society of Philosophy (Organizer: Kengo MIYAZONO), Hiroshima University (HIgashi-hiroshima Campus)
  8. ” Lafcadio Hearn's 'Celtic Lullaby' and the Resonance of Irish Aesthetics: From his Essay "By the Japanese Sea" ", Hideki KUWAJIMA, UCD HI Seminar Series (celebrating the 60th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations between Japan and Ireland), organized by Japan Group at Humanities Institute, University College Dublin (supported by Embassy of Japan in Ireland), 2017/09/14, With Invitation, University College Dublin(UCD), Japan Group (supported by Embassy of Japan in Ireland), Univeristy College Dublin (Belfield Campus), Ireland.
  9. "The Invented Images of Edmund Burke: Cover-up/Deletion/Exaggeration in His Biographies and Portraits", Hideki KUWAJIMA, Symposium "Re-inventing Ireland"(Fuyuji TAMIGAWA, Tadashi YAMAMOTO, Hideki KUWAJIMA, and Toru SATO), 2018/11/25, Without Invitation, Japan-Ireland Society, Aoyamagakuin University, Tokyo

Awards

  1. 2011年06月, Prize (Honorable Mentions), The 2nd Japan-EU English Haiku Contest, EU and Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan
  2. 2017年04月22日, The 14th Award of the Society for Ethno-Arts (Shigenobu KIMURA Award), The Society for Ethno-Arts, Academic Prize for Publishing a Book

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. KAKENHI, 2001/04, 2004/03
  2. KAKENHI, 2001/04, 2003/03
  3. KAKENHI, 2001/04, 2002/03
  4. KAKENHI, On the significance of'Geidoh'or traditional Japanese view of artistic practice in the contemporary context, especially in the case of Japan, 2003, 2006
  5. KAKENHI, Logic and technique for affarming the world-integrative international research from the position of clinical philosophy and comparative philosophy, 2004, 2007
  6. KAKENHI, A Speculative Fieldwork on the Edmund Burke's Aesthetics of the Sublime in Relation to the Cultural Climate in Ireland, 2006, 2008
  7. KAKENHI, 2012, 2014
  8. KAKENHI, 2015/04, 2018/03
  9. Research Grants, 2016: Grant for Interdisciplinary Collaborative Research in Humanities and Social Sciences, 2016/06, 2017/05
  10. Research Grants, 2017: Grant for Interdisciplinary Collaborative Research in Humanities and Social Sciences, 2017/06, 2018/05

Social Activities

History as Committee Members

  1. KAKENHI Committee 2015 (2nd Stage: Philosophy), 2015/01, 2015/12, JSPS
  2. KAKENHI Committee(2nd Stage: Philosophy), 2016, 2016/01, 2016/12, JSPS
  3. a Commissioner of the Proposal Judge on the New Art Museum Building in Higashi-hiroshima City, 2016/05, 2017/03, The Board of Education in Higashi-hiroshima City

Organizing Academic Conferences, etc.

  1. 2004/08, 2004/08
  2. 2006/06, 2006/06
  3. 2010/02, 2010/02
  4. 2014/02, 2014/02
  5. 2015/03, 2015/03
  6. 2016/03, 2016/03
  7. 2016/07, 2016/07
  8. (日本)美学会, 2018/03, 2018/03
  9. 2018/03, 2018/03

History as Peer Reviews of Academic Papers

  1. 2013, Aesthetics (Japanese Society for Aesthetics ed.), Referee, 1