Kazuo Tomozawa

Last Updated :2017/11/01

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Letters, ., Professor
E-mail
tomozawahiroshima-u.ac.jp
Other Contact Details
Japan
TEL : (+81)82-424-6654 FAX : (+81)82-424-0320
Self-introduction
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Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2006/04/01, Hiroshima University, Professor
  • 1999/04/01, 2005/03/31, Hiroshima University, Associate Professor
  • 1994/10/01, 1999/03/31, Okayama University, Lecturer
  • 1990/04/01, 1994/09/30, Tohoku University, Research Assistant

Educational Backgrounds

  • Hiroshima University, Graduate School, Division of Letters, Geography, Japan, 1988/04, 1990/03
  • Hiroshima University, Faculty of Literature, Geography, Japan, 1982/04, 1986/03

Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D., Hiroshima University
  • Master of Arts, Hiroshima University

Educational Activity

  • School of Letters:Humane Studies, Graduate School of Letters:Humane Studies, Graduate School of Letters:Humane Studies

In Charge of Primary Major Programs

  • Geography, Archaeology and Cultural Properties

Research Fields

  • Humanities;Human geography;Human geography

Research Keywords

  • Economic Geography
  • Industrialization
  • Learning
  • Automobile Industry
  • India
  • Industrial Agglomuation

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • The Association of Japanese Geographers, 1986/04
  • The Japan Association of Economic Geographers, 1986/04
  • The Human Geographical Society of Japan, 1986/04
  • The Japanese Society of Geographical Sciences, 1982/04
  • The Japanese Association for South Asian Countries, 1990/04
  • The Tohoku Geographicla Association, 1990/04

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2017, Liberal Arts Education Program1, First Semester, Introduction to Geography, Archaeology, and Cultural Heritage
  2. 2017, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Research Tutorial IB
  3. 2017, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Introduction to Geography
  4. 2017, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Introduction to Human Geography
  5. 2017, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Lecture on Socio-economic Region
  6. 2017, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Information Processing in Human Geography
  7. 2017, Undergraduate Education, OutOfTerm(1st), Geographical Field Work
  8. 2017, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Exercise for Geographical Field Work
  9. 2017, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Seminar in Human Geography
  10. 2017, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Seminar in Graduation Thesis on Geography A
  11. 2017, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Special Seminar in Geography A
  12. 2017, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Special Seminar in Geography B
  13. 2017, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Guidance on Graduation Thesis A
  14. 2017, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Guidance on Graduation Thesis B
  15. 2017, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Graduation Thesis
  16. 2017, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Graduation Thesis
  17. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Introduction to Geo-Environmental Studies
  18. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , OutOfTerm(2nd), Special Lecture on Human Geography A
  19. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Advanced Seminar in Human Geography A
  20. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Seminar in Global Economic Geography A
  21. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Geography of Contemporary India
  22. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Advanced Geographical Field Work
  23. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Advanced Exercise for Geographical Field Work
  24. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Special Research Tutorial I (Geo-Environmental Studies)
  25. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Special Research Tutorial I (Geo-Environmental Studies)
  26. 2017, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Special Research Tutorial II (Geo-Environmental Studies)
  27. 2017, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Special Research Tutorial II (Geo-Environmental Studies)

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Development and Spatial Dynamism of the Automobile Component Industry in India, Journal of Urban and Regional Studies on Contemporary India, 3(1), 11-27, 201607
  2. Industrialization and Informalization : the Contractual Labor Market of the Automobile Industry in the National Capital Region of Delhi, Annals of the Japan Association of Economic Geographers, 62(2), 71-86, 20160630
  3. Inclusive Growth in India and How Economic Geography Tackles it, The International Seminar of Geography between Hiroshima University and University of Delhi 'Promoting Economic Geography Studies on "Inclusive Development" in Contemporary India, 150-167, 20161223
  4. The Frontier of the Expanding Industrial Agglomeration in the National Capital Region of Delhi: Industrial Development in Alwar District, Rajasthan, especially Focusing on the Japanese- Exclusive Industrial Estate of Neemrana, Journal of Urban and Regional Studies on Contemporary India, 2(1), 13-25, 201507
  5. Comparative study focusing on two industrial agglomerations in the Indian automobile manufacturing sector: the National Capital Region of Delhi and Uttarakhand, Contemporary India, 4, 23-52, 20140228
  6. Establishment of a Japanese-owned Automobile Company in India and Construction of Its Production System : Principally Focusing on Toyota Kirloskar Motor, 77(9), 628-646, 20040801
  7. From Production Systems to Learning Systems-Research Trend of Industrial Geography in Europe and America in the 1990s-, Annals of the association of economic geographers, 46(4), 323-336, 20001201
  8. Industrial Location and Structure of Manufacturing Labor Force in a Peripheral Region--The Case of Middle-South Kyushu, GEOGRAPHICAL REVIEW OF JAPAN, 62(4), 289-310, 19890401
  9. Newly developed industrial estate and labor market in India ; a case study of Pithampur industrial growth center in Madhya Pradesh, 52, 68-69, 199710
  10. Establishment of a Japanese-owned Automobile Company in India and Construction of Its Production System : Principally Focusing on Toyota Kirloskar Motor, Geographical review of Japan, 77(9), 628-646, 20040801
  11. Evolution of the IC industry and Production Trends atWafer Fabricating Factories in the Chugoku-Shikoku Region, Journal of economics, Kumamoto-Gakuen University, 8(1), 143-160, 200202
  12. Report on the Symposium "Regional Development in Developing Countries and Geography", Annual report of Research Center for Regional Geography, 8, 149-151, 199903
  13. Socio-economic Change of a Banjara Village Naharkheda in Vindhya Range, Annual report of Research Center for Regional Geography, 2, 163-190, 199203
  14. Rural-Uraban Interaction and Process of Underdevelopment Based on Forest Economy in Tribal Village-Gadher, Madhya Pradesh, India, Annual report of Research Center for Regional Geography, 2, 191-226, 199203
  15. Evolution of Automobile Industry in India : Principally through the Survey of Japan-India Joint Ventures, Annals of the Association of Economic Geographers, 37(4), 313-333, 19911231
  16. Location of Japanese-Owned Car Assembly Plants in the United Kingdom, Quarterly journal of geography, 46(2), 85-106, 1994
  17. Evolution of the Automobile Industry in Asian Countries : Principally Focusing on Southeast Asia and India(The Industrialization and Metropolitan Development in Asia : for Primary Dialogue between South and Southeast Asian Studies), Annual report of Research Center for Regional Geography, 12, 9-32, 20030331
  18. Growth of 'Externally Controlled Industries' and Structure of the Local Labor Market in a Peripheral Region : the Case of Amakusa Region, Kumamoto Prefecture, Annals of the Association of Economic Geographers, 35(3), 201-220, 19890930
  19. From Production Systems to Learning Systems : Research Trend of Industrial Geography in Europe and America in the 1990s(Special Issue:Spatial Implication of Information Technology), Annals of the Association of Economic Geographers, 46(4), 323-336, 20001231
  20. The Growth of Manufacturing Industry and the Structural Change of Labor Force in Higashi-hiroshima City, Hiroshima Metropolitan Region, Geographical sciences, 42(1), 13-29, 198701
  21. Evolution of the staffing industry in Japan, The Hiroshima University studies, Graduate School of Letters, 64, 95-112, 20041224
  22. Evolution of University Start-ups under Knowledge Based Economy : Focusing on Chugoku-Shikoku Region in Japan(Symposium: Knowledge, Learning and Geography), Geographical sciences, 63(3), 174-184, 20080728
  23. Strategy for developing industry and locating factories in an economically backward state of India: focusing on an "industrial belt" in Uttarakhand, 68, 57-76[含 英語文要旨], 200812
  24. Recent Technolgical Innovation in the Japanese Automotive Indus-try and its Spatial Implications for the Kyushu-Yamaguchi Area in Sothwestern Japan, The science reports of the Tohoku University. 7th series, Geography, 42(1), 1-19, 199206
  25. Dynamics of the Indian Automobile Industry: Recent Growth and Location, 3(1), 135-144, 19980114
  26. Spatial Dynamism of Indian Automobile Components Industry during Rapid Growth of First Decade of 2000s, 2, 17-33, 201203
  27. Comparative Study Focusing on Two Industrial Agglomerations in the Indian Automobile Manufacturing Sector: The National Capital Region of Delhi and Uttarakhand, 4, 23-52, 201402
  28. Industrial Location and Structure of Manufacturing Labor Force in a Peripheral Region, Geographical review of Japan, Series B., 62(4), 289-310, 1989
  29. Spatial Dynamism of the Indian Automobile Industry in the Rapid Growth Period of the 2000s, 1, 1-17, 201103
  30. Spatial Characteristics of Business Startups in Japan, 1-7, 2015

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Inclusive Growth in India and How Economic Geography Tackles it, TOMOZAWA Kazuo, The Bilateral Seminar: Promoting Economic Geography Studies on 'Inclusive Growth' in Contemporary India, 2016/12/23, Without Invitation, The Center for Contemporary India Studies at Hiroshima University, Hiroshima University (Higashihiroshima City)
  2. Has the Indian Automobile Industry Achieved 'Inclusive Development' of Employment? :Focusing on Contract-Based Workers in the State of Haryana, Tomozawa Kazuo, 7th INDAS International Conference, 2015/12/19, Without Invitation, Osaka

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. Bilateral Program, Promoting Economic Geography Studies on 'Inclusive Growth' in Contemporary India, 2016, 2016
  2. KAKENHI, 2014, 2017