Name: NAKAYAMA Taisho
Year of Birth: 1980
Degree: Doctor of Agricultural Science (Kyoto University, Japan, Mar 23, 2010)
Lecturer, Kushiro Public University of Economics (April 2019-)
Assistant Professor, Center for Southeast Asian Stuides, Kyoto University (Jaunuary 2017-March 2019)
Assistant Professor, Center for Integrated Area Studies, Kyoto University (April 2015-December 2016)
Research Fellow of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Slavic-Eurasia Research Center, Hokkaido University (April 2012 – March 2015)
GCOE researcher, the Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto University (April 2010 – March 2012)

Doctoral thesis:
A Study on National Identity Specific to Peripheries in Agricultural Development and Colonial Society of Karafuto,
Doctoral thesis of Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Kyoto University, Mar 23, 2010. (Japanese)

Subarctic Colony Karafuto,
Kyoto: Kyoto University Press, Mar 31, 2014. (Japanese)

Remaining Japanese in Sakhalin and Post-war Japan:
Post-war History in the Japan-Soviet Borderland,
Tokyo: Kokusai Shoin, Feb 28, 2019. (Japanese) (English Summary)

Papers in Academic Journals:
“The relationship between Natural Environment Differences and Reproduction of National Identity in Peripheries:
The Deveolpment of the Argument on the Staple Food Problem among Political-cultural Elites in Karafuto,”
Soshioroji, vol. 53. No. 2, Oct 31, 2008, pp.55-72. (Japanese) (English Summary)

“The Modern Imperial Institution of Japan for the Colonial Agricultural Administration of Karafuto:
The Relationship between the Examplary Farmer Campaign of Karafuto and the Ceremony of the Showa Emperor,”
Journal of Rural Studies, Oct 31, 2009, pp. 1-12. (Japanese) (English Summary)

“Agriculture and Rural Community in a Social and Familial Crisis:
The Case of Abandoned Rural Community and Invisible People in the Postwar Settlement in Shin-Nopporo, Japan,”
Asian Rural Sociology, IV(II), Sep 2010, pp531-544. (English) (English Summary)

“Technology and Ideology of Saghalien Central Experiment Station:
Imperial Science in Colonial Development of Karafuto during 1930s,”
The Journal of Agricultural History, No. 45, Mar 2011, pp. 53-64. (Japanese) (English Summary)

“Transfiguration and Disorganization of the Colonial Society of Karafuto:
Migration and Movements of Sakhalin after WWII,”
The Annual Review of Migration Studies, vol.18, Mar 2012, pp. 101-119. (Japanese) (English Summary)

“Saghalien Central Experiment Station (Karafuto-cho Chuo-Shikenjo) under the Wartime Regime:
Imperial Science in Karafuto Colonial Society after 1937,”
The Journal of Agricultural History, No.47, Mar 2013, pp. 70-81. (Japanese) (English Summary)

“Returning from Sakhalin to Japan in the Cold War:
‘The second Repatriation from Karafuto’ after Soviet-Japanese Joint Declaration of 1956,”
The Annual Review of Migration Studies, vol.20, Mar 2014, pp. 3-15. (Japanese) (English Summary)

“Co-existence from the Base of Society of Sakhalin Koreans in Karafuto, Sakhalin and South Korea,”
Japan Border Review, No.5, Mar 2015, pp.1-27.  (Japanese) (English Summary)

Ethnic Minorities and Agricultural Resources in Karafuto : the Rural Sociological History of the Multiethnic Society in Sakhalin under Japanese Administration,
Journal of the History of Hokkaido and Tôhoku regions of Japan, (11), June 2018, pp.77-90. (Japanese)

Agricultural Institutes in Taiwan and Karafuto under the Japanese Empire,
Nihon Taiwan Gakkaihou, (20), July 2018, pp.45-56. (Japanese)

Paper in Book (English)
“Japanese Society on Karafuto,”
in ed. Svetlana Paichadze, Philip A. Seaton, Voices from the Shifting Russo-Japanese Border: Karafuto / Sakhalin, Oxon: Routledge, February 22nd 2015, pp.19-41.

Conferences (English)
“A Colonial History of Food in Karafuto,”
The VIII International Conference of the East-Asian Agricultural History “Transformation of Agriculture and Rural Communities in East-Asia in the Process of Modernization”, Fr.19- Sun. 21 September 2008. Minami Kyushu University, Miyazaki, Japan.

“Migration from and to Karafuto/Sakhalin Island evoked by the collapse of the Japanese empire,”
The 7th East Asian Sociologist Network Conference. Social Transformation of East Asian Societies in the midst of Crisis. Session1: Colonial Memories in Postwar Japan: Experiences of Former Japanese Settlers in the Asia-Pacific Region, 2009.10.8, Seijo University, Japan.

“Agriculture and Rural Community in a Social and Familial Crises:
The Case of Abandoned Rural Community and Invisible People in the Post-War Settlement in Shin-Nopporo, Japan,”
Asia Rural Sociology Association (ARSA) 4th International Conference, Sep 10, 2010, Bicol University, Legazpi City, Philippines.

“One Home, Two Empires, Three Nations:
Japanese and Korean Repatriation from Karafuto and Persistence in Sakhalin,”
Association for Asian Studies & International Convention of Asia Scholars, April 2, 2011, Hawaii Convention Center, USA.

“Exile to Motherland and Exile to Hometown :
Repatriating from Karafuto and Remaining in Sakhalin”

Session 1-13, The XII International Scientific Meeting on Border Regions in Transition November 13, 2012 Fukuoka, Japan.

“From Karafuto to Sakhalin and Home :
Repatriation in Historical Context,”
International Symposium Migrants and Returnees in Eurasia, February 11, 2013, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan.

“Borderland People at the Edge of Eurasia:
Sakhalin Island and Changing Border,”
Panel 22 Mobility Makes the Heart Grow Fonder?: Migration, Repatriation, and Border Crossing Phenomena in Eurasia, Association for Borderlands Studies Annual Conference 2013 at Western Social Science Association 55th Annual Conference, Grand Hyatt, Denver, Colorado, USA, April 12th 2013.

“Japanese and Koreans on Sakhalin Island:
Border Changes and Ethnic Relationships,”
Session B-1 Border-crossing and Ethnicity, East Asian Anthropological Association 2013 ‘Cultural Realms and Boundaries Crossing,’ Xiamen University, People’s Republic of China, November 15 2013.

“Land or People?:
The Organization of Japanese Repatriates from Sakhalin (Karafuto) and the Remaining Japanese and Koreans of Sakhalin,”
Panel 43 Transborder Challenges: Realities and Construction, Association for Borderlands Studies Annual Conference 2015 at Western Social Science Association 57th Annual Conference, Marriot Portland Downtown Waterfront, Portland, Oregon, USA, April 11th 2015.

“Where have the Subarctic Engineers of Karafuto Gone?: Engineers at the Saghalien Central Experiment Station in the Postwar,”
Session 22: Postwar Transitions across New Borders: Economic and Political Activities of Repatriates in Postwar Japan (Organizer/Chair: Jonathan Bull, Hokkaido University),
The Nineteenth Asian Studies Conference Japan (ASCJ), June 20, 2015, Meiji Gakuin University, Japan.

“Between Koreans and Japanese in Sakhalin Island, a Borderland of East Asia,”
Session1-6 ‘For Whom the Bell Tolls?’: Migration, Diaspora and Border Crossing Phenomena in East Asia (Chair: Naomi CHI, Hokkaido Univ), The World Congress for Korean Politics and Society 2015, August 25, 2015, Hotel Hyundai, Gyeongju, Republic of Korea.

last up-dated: March 10, 2020