KATSUJI NARA

Last Updated :2022/07/01

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Associate Professor
E-mail
knarahiroshima-u.ac.jp
Self-introduction
I study about Meiji Restoration and the world view of people in those days. Especially, my strong fields are the thought of opening country in Tokugawa Shogunate, Confucianism at Shoheiko, the world view of anti-alienism, the figure of Kogi thought, democracy at Bakumatsu Period, Meta history about Meiji Restoration, and so on.

Basic Information

Academic Degrees

  • Ritsumeikan University
  • Ritsumeikan University

Educational Activity

  • [Bachelor Degree Program] School of Letters : Humane Studies : History
  • [Master's Program] Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences : Division of Humanities and Social Sciences : Humanities Program
  • [Doctoral Program] Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences : Division of Humanities and Social Sciences : Humanities Program

Research Fields

  • Humanities;History;Japanese history

Research Keywords

  • Meiji Restoration
  • Neo Confucianism
  • Treaty
  • Antibarbarism
  • Kōgi

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Practicum in Museum Studies1(University Museum)
  2. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Practicum in Museum Studies1(University Museum)
  3. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students
  4. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Introduction to Japanese History
  5. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, The Study on Japanese Modern History A
  6. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, The Study on Japanese Modern History C
  7. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, The Criticism of Japanese Historical Social System A
  8. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, The Criticism of Japanese Historical Social System B
  9. 2022, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Practice in Japanese History A
  10. 2022, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Practice in Japanese History B
  11. 2022, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Particular Study of the Areas History A
  12. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Particular Study of the Areas History B
  13. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Guidance on Graduation Thesis B
  14. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Graduation Thesis
  15. 2022, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Guidance on Graduation Thesis A
  16. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, History of Japan
  17. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Practical Study of Documents on Japanese History
  18. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Practical Study of Japanese History
  19. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Analytical Study of Sources of Modern Japanese History A
  20. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Study of Society and Culture in Modern Japan A
  21. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Special Research
  22. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Special Research
  23. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 2Term, Special Research
  24. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 4Term, Special Research
  25. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Practicum in Museum Studies1(University Museum)
  26. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Intensive, Practicum in Museum Studies1(University Museum)
  27. 2022, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 1Term, Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students
  28. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Introduction to Japanese History
  29. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, The Study on Japanese Modern History A
  30. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, The Study on Japanese Modern History C
  31. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, The Criticism of Japanese Historical Social System A
  32. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, The Criticism of Japanese Historical Social System B
  33. 2022, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Practice in Japanese History A
  34. 2022, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Practice in Japanese History B
  35. 2022, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Particular Study of the Areas History A
  36. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Particular Study of the Areas History B
  37. 2022, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Guidance on Graduation Thesis A
  38. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Guidance on Graduation Thesis B
  39. 2022, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Graduation Thesis
  40. 2022, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, History of Japan
  41. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Practical Study of Documents on Japanese History
  42. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Practical Study of Japanese History
  43. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Analytical Study of Sources of Modern Japanese History A
  44. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Study of Society and Culture in Modern Japan A
  45. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Special Research
  46. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Special Research
  47. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 2Term, Special Research
  48. 2022, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , 4Term, Special Research

Research Activities

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. The thoughts about Confucianism and Westernization in Shishin, NARA Katsuji, 2021/06/05, With Invitation, Japanese, online
  2. "Aizawa Seishisai's thought of order in the Bakumatsu Period:through the analysis of mails to his nephew", EAJS Japan 2th conference, 2016/09, Without Invitation, Japanese, EAJS Japan, Japan, Kobe University
  3. "Koga Tōan's worldview and his decsiples", Cluster of excellence ASIA AND EUROPE IN A GLOBAL CONTEXT "Global History and the Meiji Restoration", 2015, With Invitation, English, Cluster of excellence ASIA AND EUROPE IN A GLOBAL CONTEXT, Heidelberg Unniversity
  4. "Japan and world order in "Long 19th Century"", 14th EAJS International Conference in Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2014, Without Invitation, Japanese, EAJS, Ljubljana University

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. The research of the Japanese colonial period by constructing the system of transnational archives, 2016/07, 2019/03

Social Activities

Other Social Contributions

  1. Humanity Solutions to Address the Conflicts and Public Good of Global Society:Japanese studies, Hanyang University BKPlus Japanese research special team Hiroshima University Comparative Japanese project research center, 2019/10/19, 2019/10/19, Hiroshima University Social Sciences Campus B157, Organizing Member, Meeting or assembly, Researchesrs