About Us

The Department of Occidental History at the University of Tokyo has a long tradition stretching back to its foundation in 1887. The Department is acknowledged as one of the largest and best Japanese institutions of this area, with 60 undergraduate students, 55 graduate students, and 7 full-time academic staff. Its expertise spans from the classical Greece, through the medieval and early modern periods to the modern Russia. Our undergraduate students go into a wide range of professions from broadcasting, publishing, teaching and accountancy, as well as to further study.


Faculty Members

  • TAKAYAMA, Hiroshi (Professor, BA Tokyo, MA Tokyo/Yale, PhD Yale)
  • Research Field: Comparative Study of Governmental Systems in Medieval Europe; Comparative Study of the Three Cultural Zones around the Mediterranean in the Middle Ages; Study of the Norman Kingdom of Sicily; Study of Cultural Interactions.
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  • HASHIBA, Yuzuru (Professor, BA Tokyo, MA Tokyo, PhD Tokyo)
  • Research Field: Constitution of Classical Athens, Public Sphere and Democratic Codes in the Ancient Greek Poleis.
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  • NAGAI, Nobuhito (Associate Professor, BA Osaka, MA Osaka, Ph.D. Paris-I)
  • Research Field: Politics and society in Paris (19-20th centuries); Catholicism in Modern France; Historical Consciousness and Political Culture in France
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  • KATSUTA, Shunsuke (Associate Professor, BA Tokyo, MA Tokyo, PhD Tokyo)
  • Research Field: Modern Irish History
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  • IKEDA, Yoshiro (Associate Professor, BA Tokyo, MA Tokyo, PhD Tokyo)
  • Research Field: Modern and Contemporary History of Russia
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  • ASHIBE Akira (Assistant Professor, BA Tokyo, MA Tokyo, PhD Tokyo)
  • Research Field: Modern and Contemporary History of Germany
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    Contanct

    Department of Occidental History, Graduate School of Humanities & Sociology, University of Tokyo,
    Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, (zip) 113-0033 , Japan.

    mail to: l_och at l.u-tokyo.ac.jp (Kindly use @ for at, and l for Letters)
    fax to: +81 3 5841 2689
    Phone to: +81 3 5841 3789

    Access

  • Hongo-sanchome Station. (Subway Marunouchi Line) 8 min. walk

  • Hongo-sanchome Station. (Subway Oedo Line) 6 min. walk

  • Yushima Station. or Nezu Station. (Subway Chiyoda Line) 8 min. walk

  • Todaimae Station. (Subway Namboku Line) 1 min. walk

  • Kasuga Station. (Subway Mita Line) 10 min. walk


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