KAWASHIMA TINKA DELAKORDA

Last Updated :2024/06/19

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Associate Professor or Lecturer
E-mail
tinka-delakordahiroshima-u.ac.jp

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2003/09, 2004/07, University of Ljubljana, Department of Asian Studies, Assistant Professor
  • 2006/11, 2010/06, University of Ljubljana, Department of Asian Studies, Assistant Professor
  • 2010/10, 2011/09, University of Ljubljana, Department of Asian Studies, Assistant Professor
  • 2012/10, 2015/03, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • 2015/04, 2018/03, Yamaguchi Prefectural University, Department of Intercultural Studies, Part-time lecturer

Educational Backgrounds

  • University of Tsukuba, Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Doctoral Program in Philosophy, Japan, 2005/04, 2013/03
  • University of Ljubljana, Department of Sociology, Sociology of religion, Slovenija, 2003/10, 2012/02
  • University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts, Department of Asian Studies, Slovenija, 1996/10, 2003/06

Academic Degrees

  • University of Tsukuba
  • University of Ljubljana

Educational Activity

  • [Bachelor Degree Program] School of Education : School Education : Elementary School Teacher Education
  • [Master's Program] Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences : Division of Educational Sciences : Educational Design for Teacher Educators Program
  • [Doctoral Program] Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences : Division of Educational Sciences : Educational Design for Teacher Educators Program

Research Fields

  • Social sciences;Education;Education
  • Humanities;Philosophy;Religious studies
  • Humanities;Philosophy;Tourism Studies
  • Humanities;Philosophy;Area studies
  • Humanities;Cultural anthropology;Cultural anthropology

Research Keywords

  • Contemporary Japanese society, popular religiosity, sacred sites, intangible cultural heritage, educational tourism, ethics.

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • Japanese Association for the Study of Religion and Society (JASRS), 2005/01
  • Japanese Association for the Study of Religion and Society (JASRS), 2005/01
  • International Society for the Sociology of Religion (ISSR), 2014/01
  • European Association for Japanese Studies (EAJS), 2013/01, 2013/01
  • The Japan Society for Intercultural Studies, 2017/12
  • Japan Association for International Student Education, 2017/07
  • The Japan Association for Language Teaching (JALT), 2017/08
  • The Japan Association for English Teaching in Elementary Schools, 2017/07

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 2Term, CommunicationIA
  2. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 3Term, Communication IIA
  3. 2024, Liberal Arts Education Program1, Intensive, Learning Hiroshima: Intercultural Fieldwork
  4. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Research Tutorial IIB
  5. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Introduction to Intercultural Communication
  6. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Year, Training in Observation of Global Education
  7. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Year, Planning and Guidance English Lecture
  8. 2024, Undergraduate Education, Year, Micro Teaching for Intercultural Education
  9. 2024, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Religious Culture and Ethics in Education
  10. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Special Lecture of Humanities and Social Sciences(English Class) Students enrolled before AY 2023
  11. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Special Lecture of Humanities and Social Sciences(English Class) Students enrolling in AY 2024 or later
  12. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Intensive, Practical Approach to Organizing Peace Education
  13. 2024, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Religious Culture in Public Education

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Steps for Inclusive Teaching: Intercultural Pedagogy Basics, 71-73, 20240325
  2. Trust in government moderates the association between fear of COVID-19 as well as empathic concern and preventive behaviour, Communications Psychology, 1(1), 1-16, 20231215
  3. Recognizing the Diversity that Constitutes Us: An Approach in Teacher Training Program, Intercultural Education Society of Japan (IESJ), 20230610
  4. ★, Global processes of anthropogenesis characterise the early Anthropocene in the Japanese Islands, HUMANITIES & SOCIAL SCIENCES COMMUNICATIONS, 9(1), 20220316
  5. Intercultural dialogues for multicultural education: On importance of religious self-awareness, Hiroshima Journal of School Education, 28, 69-73, 20220318
  6. The Intangibility of the Intangible in Cross-cultural Contexts: Assessing the Value Gaps in Heritage Protection, Journal of Interdisciplinary research in Human and Social Sciences (IFERI), Vol 11: Variability, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity, 135-152, 20220327
  7. ★, The Relationless Japanese Society and the Practices of Belonging during the COVID-19 Pandemic, ASIAN STUDIES-AZIJSKE STUDIJE, 10(1), 45-68, 20220119
  8. ★, The Authenticity of the Hidden Christians' Villages in Nagasaki: Issues in Evaluation of Cultural Landscapes, SUSTAINABILITY, 13(4387), 202104
  9. Teachers and Ethics: Developing religious self-awareness, Bulletin of the Graduate School of Education, Hiroshima University, 68, 91-97, 20191220
  10. ★, Contemporary Aspects of Populr Religiosity as Seen in Pilgrimage to Medjugorje, Journal of Religious Studies, 93(1), 125-145, 20190630
  11. Magical Elements in Japanese Religions Promoting Modern Consumer Ethics, Bulletin of the Graduate School of Education, Hiroshima University, Part II (Arts and Science Education)(vol.67), 327-333, 201812
  12. Landscape in Hirado revealing the secrets of Hidden Christians' life-world: National and global policies in cultural heritage protection, ANTHROPOLOGICAL NOTEBOOKS, 23(3), 87-107, 201712
  13. Potrošniška izbira religije v zgodnjemodernem obdobju Japonske, Razprave FF: Na stičišču mnogoterih svetov: azijske študije v Sloveniji, 277-295, 20160930
  14. The healing Jizō: Sōtō Zen Kōganji temple adapting to varying social conditions, Taiwan Journal of East Asian Studies, 13, 77-105, 20160601
  15. ★, Travel agencies and priests as spiritual leaders: The merits of collaboration, TOURIST STUDIES, 16(1), 40-56, 20160300
  16. ★, Ponovno ovrednotenje Webra na Japonskem in nekatera izhodišča za obravnavo religije v povezavi s potrošništvom, Asian Studies, 4, 247-263, 20160101
  17. Churches and Christian Sites in Nagasaki as a World Heritage, and Villages of Hidden Christians(Section 7,THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE SEVENTY-SECOND ANNUAL CONVENTION OF THE JAPANESE ASSOCIATION FOR RELIGIOUS STUDIES), Journal of religious studies, 87(0), 315-316, 2014
  18. Constructing the Sacred Place : A Case Study of Medjugorje(Section 13,THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE SIXTY-SEVENTH ANNUAL CONVENTION OF THE JAPANESE ASSOCIATION FOR RELIGIOUS STUDIES), Journal of religious studies, 82(4), 1315-1316, 2009
  19. Religious Revival after the Disintegration of the Former Yugoslavia and Pilgrimage to a Sacred Place : The Case of Medjugorje(Section 9,THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE SIXTY-SIXTH ANNUAL CONVENTION OF THE JAPANESE ASSOCIATION FOR RELIGIOUS STUDIES), Journal of religious studies, 81(4), 1189-1190, 2008

Publications such as books

  1. 2023/03, Dialogues on Religious Values Including an Instruction Manual for Educators, Dialogues on Religious Values Including an Instruction Manual for Educators, 2023, Textbook, Single work, J, 20
  2. 2022/02/08, 30 YEARS OF INDEPENDENT SLOVENIA Slovene and Japanese Perspectives, Introductory words, Embassy of Slovenia in Tokyo and Slovenian-Japanese Friendship Group, Tokyo, 2022, 2, Book(general), Contributor, 4
  3. 2021/06/05, Redesigning School Education in a Post COVID-19 Pandemic World, Slovenia's Case Study: Institutional and Organizational Approaches to Support Children and Teachers, Keisuisha, 2021, 06, Scholarly Book, Joint work, 日本語, 978-4863275621, 108, 5
  4. 2021/03, The covid-19 pandemic in Asia: traditional humanisms, modern alienation and the rhetorics of contemporary ideologies, The disconnected Japanese society and practices of belonging in times of the pandemic, Studia Humanitatis Asiatica Ljubljana: Znanstvena založba Filozofske fakultete, 2021, 03, Scholarly Book, Compilation, Slovenian, 978-961-06-0447-1. ISSN 2463-8900, 19, 45-64
  5. 2017, Nihonshiki Eigo kara Guroubaru Eigo he = From Japanese English to global Englishes, 2017, 1, Scholarly Book, Joint work, WATANABE, Katsuyoshi, ANKEI, Yuuji, NISHIDA, Kouichi, DELAKORDA KAWASHIMA, Tinka, TANAKA, Natsumi, WILSON, Amy, IWANO, Masako, 978-4-909137-01-2, 111
  6. 2017, Conflicts, Religion and Culture in Tourism, Pilgrimage, cultural landscape and tourism in the heritization of churches and Christian sites in Nagasaki., Pilgrimage, cultural landscape and tourism, Christian sites, Nagasaki, CABI, 2017, 2017, Scholarly Book, Single work, English, 978-1-78639-064-6, 176, 69-81
  7. 2016, Krepost kot temelj dobrega sosedstva : konfucijanstvo v sodobni Vzhodni Aziji, Ljubljana University Press, Faculty of Arts, 2016, Scholarly Book, Single Translation, Slovene, Jana S Rošker; Tinka Delakorda Kawashima; Klara Hrvatin; Gregor Obrez; Anže Sobočan; Andrej Ule; Mitja Saje, 9789612378189, 186, 39-52
  8. 2015/03, Religiosity and consumption in contemporary Japanese society, The book Religiosity and consumption in the contemporary Japanese society explores dilemmas regarding the effects of consumer culture on the secularization of religion. Religious studies theories are discussed from comparative perspectives., Religioznost in potrošništvo v sodobni japonski družbi, consumer society; consumption; cultural anthropology; ethnology; folk religiosity; history; Japan; religions; religiousness; rituals; secularization; society, Založba ZRC (Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts), 2015, March, Scholarly Book, Single work, Slovenian, Tinka DELAKORDA KAWASHIMA, 978-961-254-761-5, 288
  9. 2014, Pilgrimage and sacred places in Southeast Europe : history, religious tourism and contemporary trends, (Studies on South East Europe, vol. 14)., Current trends in behaviour of visitors to Medjugorje pilgrimage center : pilgrims and tourists as metaphors, LIT Verlag, 2014, 10, Scholarly Book, Single work, English, 978-3643905048, 232

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Toward inclusive childcare and education (Designated Discussant), The Chugoku-Shikoku Society for the Study of Education, 2023/11/25, With Invitation, Japanese, Hiroshima Universtiy, Hiroshima University School of Education
  2. Global Perspectives on the Atomic Bomb and Peace ​, Hiroshima Jogakuin Junior and Senior High School Panel Discussion for Peace Studies, 2024/02/17, With Invitation, Japanese, Hiroshima Jogakuin Junior and Senior High School, Hiroshima City
  3. Recognizing the Diversity that Constitutes Us: An Attempt in Teacher Training Programs, 44th Annual Conference of IESJ, 2023/06/10, Without Invitation, Japanese, Intercultural Education Society of Japan (IESJ), Tokyo Metropolitan University Minami-Osawa Campus, published
  4. Education Workshops for Multicultural Coexistence", Interactive and Peacebuilding Workshops for the Realization of a Multicultural Society, Interactive and Peacebuilding Workshops for the Realization of a Multicultural Society, 2023/01/22, With Invitation, Japanese, UNESCO Youth National Commission
  5. Moderator`s comments, Virtual Roundtable "30th Anniversary of Slovenian Independence from Japanese Perspective", 2021/06/24, With Invitation, English, Embassy of Slovenia in Tokyo and Slovenian-Japanese Friendship Group, Embassy of Slovenia in Tokyo
  6. Living with difference: A message from a CEDAR fellow, Webinar on "Living with Different Cultures" with Prof. Adam Seligman, 2021/03/08, With Invitation, English, Research Center for Diversity and Inclusion, Hiroshima university, Hiroshima University, published
  7. "Brezzvezna" japonska družba in prakse pripadanja v času pandemije, Online Symposium Vzhodna Azija: pandemija covid, etika globalnega humanizma in usoda kulturnih dediščin, 2021/03/05, With Invitation, other, Asian Studies Dept., Facutly of Arts, University of Ljubljana, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana
  8. Reframing Kakure Kirishitan's religious heritage as a landscape of multicultural coexistence, Contesting Memorial Spaces in the Asia-Pacific, 2020/01/17, Without Invitation, English, Kyushu University Border Studies, Fukuoka, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, published
  9. Multicultural understanding in teacher training: the importance of religious self-consciousness, The 94th Annual Meeting of the Japan Society for Moral Education How to cultivate creators of a peaceful society: Development of moral education that recognizes diverse values, 2019/11/09, With Invitation, Japanese, Japan Society for Moral Education, Hiroshima University, published
  10. Religion in public education: Are teachers aware of their religious knowledge?, Tinka DELAKORDA KAWASHIMA, The 3rd EAJS Japan Conference (The European Association for Japanese Studies), 2019/09/14, Without Invitation, English, The European Association for Japanese Studies, Tsukuba, Japan, published
  11. Interpretation of sacred places as UNESCO world heritage at Kasuga, Hirado, Japan, Tinka DELAKORDA KAWASHIMA, The Japan Society for Intercultural Studies, 2019/07/06, Without Invitation, Japanese, The 18th Congress of the Japan Society for Intercultural Studies, Nagasaki, Japan, published
  12. When the Christian Heritage becomes a Tourism Resource: Hirado Island in Nagasaki, The Japan Society for Intercultural Studies, 2018/07/08, Without Invitation, Japanese, The Japan Society for Intercultural Studies, Tama University, published
  13. Kirishitan samurai and the Christian heritage in Nagasaki, Bushido in transformation : Japanese warrior culture and martiality, 2017/08, With Invitation, English, Department of Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts, Ljubljana, National Museum, Ljubljana, Slovenia, published
  14. Christian heritage in the Japanese landscape, Movement and Landscape, 2016/09/15, Without Invitation, English, ZRC SAZU, WHC Shizuoka, Dvorana Zemljepisnega muzeja, ZRC SAZU, Ljubljana
  15. From Hidden Christians to sacred landscape : reframing Christian heritage in Japan, Routes, Landscape and Heritage, 2016/08/31, Without Invitation, English, Dvorana Zemljepisnega muzeja, ZRC SAZU, Ljubljana
  16. Kirisutoukyou junrei ni okeru baikaisha toshiteno tsuaa riidaa, Tou Ajia Shuukyou kenkyuu : genzai to mirai, 2016/02, Without Invitation, Japanese, Jeju University, Korea
  17. The impact of tourism on (Christian) sacred sites: Medjugorje and Nagasaki, 2015/12/22, With Invitation, Japanese, Dr. Okamoto Ryosuke, Media and Communication Research Institute, University of Hokkaido,, University of Hokkaido
  18. Renegotiating the importance of hidden Christians through the world heritage site nomination process, The 14th International Conference of the EAJS, 2014/08, Without Invitation, English, Department of Asian and African Studies, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana
  19. New pilgrimage routes for the promotion of churches and Christian sites in Nagasaki, Promoting and experiencing religious tourism and pilgrimage, 2014/06, Without Invitation, English, 6th Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage Expert Conference, Association for Tourism and Leisure Education (ATLAS), Veszprém, Hungary

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. JSPS Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C), An intercultural approach to diversity in teacher education: Engaging with different (non)negotiable values, 2023, 2027
  2. KAKEN, An intercultural approach to diversity in teacher education: Engaging with different (non)negotiable values, 2023, 2027
  3. JSPS, Religious education for intercultural understanding: Exploring class models for fostering self-awareness and engaging with difference, 2020, 2023
  4. KAKENHI(Grant-in-Aid for Early-Career Scientists), 2020, 2022

Social Activities

History as Committee Members

  1. Committee member, 2023/12, 2027, Expert panel on the "Hiroshima City Ordinance for the Promotion of Community Revitalization"

Organizing Academic Conferences, etc.

  1. Seeing them in us, Seeing us in them Living with immigrant workers in Higashi-Hiroshima, 2024/, 2024/
  2. Workshop for living with immigrant workers in our community, Higashi Hiroshima, 2024/, 2024/
  3. 'Rethinking Peace Education - on Difference, Categories and Group Belonging', 2023/08, 2023/08
  4. Exhibition Opening Ceremony "Her Adventurous Spirit: Transcending Boundaries with Alma M. Karlin", 2022/11, 2022/11
  5. Multidisciplinary Workshop Movement and Landscape, Organiser, 2016/09, 2016/09
  6. International Seminar Routes, Landscape and Heritage, Organiser, 2016/08, 2016/08
  7. The Comparative Analysis of Pilgrimage and Sacred Sites, Organiser, 2014/05, 2014/05
  8. Bushido in transformation : Japanese warrior culture and martiality, Organising committee member, 2017/08, 2017/08

Other Social Contributions

  1. Hiroshima G7 Junior Summit Conference (Interaction with high school students from the G7 diversity group, Hiroshima G7 Junior Summit Conference, Hiroshima Summit Prefectural Council, https://www.pref.hiroshima.lg.jp/site/hiroshima-summit/junior-summit-final.html, 2023/03/27, 2023/03/30, Others, Seminar or workshop, High school students
  2. Kako in zakaj je naraven proces staranja v zahodnih družbah postal tabu, VEČER Newspaper, VEČER, 2021/10/24, 2021/10/24, Interviewee, Newspaper or magazine

History as Peer Reviews of Academic Papers

  1. 2023, Worlds, Others, Reviewer, 1
  2. 2022, Asian Studies, Others, Reviewer, 1
  3. 2022, Joumal of Intemational Students Education, Others, Reviewer, 1
  4. 2021, Joumal of Intemational Students Education, Others, Reviewer, 1
  5. 2019, Joumal of Intemational Students Education, Others, reviewer, 2
  6. 2019, Tabula - Journal of the Faculty of Humanities, Pula University, Editor, reviewer, 1
  7. 2018, Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, Others, Reviewer, 1
  8. 2018, Tabula - Journal of the Faculty of Humanities, Others, Reviewer, 1
  9. 2017, Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, Others, Reviewer, 1
  10. 2017, Asian Studies, Others, Reviewer, 4
  11. 2016, Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, Others, Reviewer, 1