KANNO Kenji  Professor
Tokyo University of Science, Institute of Arts and Sciences, Kagurazaka Division, Institute of Arts and Sciences
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Refereed Papers(11) | Other Papers(26) | Publications(23) | Presentations(42)
Address 1-3 Kagurazaka, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-8601, Japan
TEL : +81-3-3260-4271
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Under-Graduate School
  • 1986, The University of Tokyo Faculty of Liberal Arts Liberal Arts (French studies) 
Graduate School
  • 1994, University of Paris X - Nanterre Graduate School, Division of Letters French modern literature Doctoral Degree
Postgraduate Qualification
  • University of Paris X - Nanterre PhD (French literature)
Research History
  • 1990-1994 Studies on Charles Peguy and the Dreyfus affair
    1994-2003 Studies on the images of Jews in French literature
    2003-2004 Studeis on the French Indochina (esp. Vietnam)
    2007 Studies on the Jews in Quebec, Canada
    2004-2008 Studies on the general history of anti-semitism
    2008-2010 Studies on the jewish religious opposition to zionism
    2010-2015 Studies on the cultural history of French Jews (from Middle Ages to the Present)
    2011-2015 Studies on the idea of "Desaster" in various cultural spheres from antiquity to modern time
    2013-2017 Studies on the history of French Catholic Missions in the North-West of Yunnan, China, and the Eastern Tibet.
    2015- Studies on the France's historical presence in the East Asia
    2016- Studies on the Indochinese migrants in Australia
    2016- Studies on Jewish refugees in Shanghai under the Japanese military rule
Employment History
  • 1994-1996 University of Tokyo, Institut of Human Sciences ( Section of French language and literature ), Assistant
    1995-1998 University of Hitotsubashi, Faculty of Law, Associate professor
    1998-2008 Tokyo Metropolitan University, Faculty of Human Sciences, Associate professor
    2002-2006 National Museum of Ethnology, Visiting Researcher
    2002-2010 Institue of Cultural Study, Chuo University, Visiting Researcher
    2003-2004 University of Social and Human Sciences of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (recipient of the Scholar Fellowship funded by the Ministry of National Eduction of Japan), Visiting Scholar
    2006-2010 CISMOR (Center for Interdisciplinary study of Monotheistic Religions), Doshisha University, Visiting Researcher
    2007- McGill University, Montreal, Canada, Visiting Professor
    2008- Tokyo University of Science, Faculty of Science & Technology, Professor
    2016- University of Melbourne, Australia, Visiting Professor
Research Keyword French and francophone studies; Jewish studies
Research Area
  • European literature (French and francophone studies)
Research Theme
  • (1) Study on the Jewish culture in France and francophone world (2) Study on the Jewish refugees in wartime Japan and Shanghai
Academic Awards Received
Academic Society Affiliations
  • 2008.6 - 2009.3.31

    Kyoto Society of Jewish thought advisor

  • 2005.10 - 2006.3

    The Japanese Society of French Language & Literature member of committee member

  • 1998.5 - 2000.5

    The Japanese Society of French Language & Literature Summer workshop committee member

Guest Professor
  • 2016.2.22 - 2016.8.22