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INOUE Shōichi

INOUE Shōichi

  • Specialized Field(s)
    History of manners and customs
  • Current Research Themes
    My research traces the ways our lifestyles have changed under the impact of modernization. I try to shed light on phenomena that cannot be adequately treated by the usual social scientific explanations. This study seeks to identify unexpected aspects of modernity.
  • Keywords for Research
    Folkways, designs, cultural history of modern Japan
Education
  • 1978
    B.A., Kyoto University
  • 1980
    M. Eng., Kyoto University
Professional Experience
  • 1980
    Research Associate, Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University
  • 1987
    Assistant Professor, International Research Center for Japanese Studies
  • 2002
    Professor, International Research Center for Japanese Studies
  • 2013
    Professor, Deputy Director-General, International Research Center for Japanese Studies
  • 2016
    Professor, International Research Center for Japanese Studies
Current Research Themes (Movie)
Achievements
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Books
Articles
  • “The Roots of Ise Shrine and the Folk Architecture of Sulawesi,” Understanding Contemporary Japan, (International Symposium Proceedings 17), 2011
Awards
  • 1987.
    Suntory Prize For Special Sciences and Humanities