Gaku Moriguchi

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Gaku Moriguchi

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Sep 2018
Part-time Lecturer, Faculty of Interational Agriculture and Food Studies, Tokyo University of Agriculture
Apr 2017
Mar 2019
Part-time Lecturer, Department of Political Science, Faculty of Law, Gakushuin University
Sep 2015
Mar 2017
Part-time Lecturer, Faculty of International Studies, Utsunomiya University
Apr 2012
Mar 2019
Part-time Lecturer, Toyo University
Mar 2008
Mar 2010
External Consultant, Grants for Grassroots, Human Security Projects, Embassy of Japan in Uganda


Sep 2000
Jul 2002
Department of Social Anthropology, School for Social Science and Economics, Univesity of Manchester
Apr 1994
Jul 1995
Department of Sociology, Lancaster University
Apr 1992
Mar 1997
Major in Archaeology and Ethnology, Department of History, Faculty of Letters, Keio University

Published Papers

Can Women Dance?
Gaku Moriguchi
Japanese Journal of Cultural Anthropology   83(2) 213-232   Sep 2018   [Refereed][Invited]
City Politics: Case-studies of Three Riots in Kampala, Republic of Uganda, 2007-2011
Gaku Moriguchi
(21) 17-34   Mar 2018
The Invention of Aid: A Case Study of the Japanese NGO Project in Emergeny Programme, in Turkana, Kenya
Gaku Moriguchi
Journal of Regional Development Studies   (19) 91-105   Mar 2016
Report on National Election in Uganda, 2012: Musevenis's Strategy and Neoliberal Economic Boom
Gaku Moriguchi
World Trend, Institute of Developmetn Economics   188 40-43   May 2011   [Refereed][Invited]
Tropical Medicine and Colonial Urban Sanitation: The Historical Formation of Colonial Kampala
Gaku Moriguchi
25-38   Mar 2008   [Invited]

Conference Activities & Talks

Dance, Pool and the Deep Play: Games and Citizenships of Bar-girls at Night-clubs in Kampala from Anthropological Perspectives [Invited]
Gaku Moriguchi
The Citizenship Workshop in Dept. Social Anthropology, Capetown University, 26th November 2017, Capetown, South Africa.   26 Nov 2017   
In and Out of Family as Citizenship: Sexuality of Kampala Bar-girls and Their Social Inclusion and Exclusion [Invited]
Gaku Moriguchi
Uganda – Japan Joint International Workshop in Kampala Situating Universal Concepts to the Reality of Marginalized African Nomads: A Challenge for Area Studies of “Citizenship” and “Humanitarianism”, from 18th to 21st August, 2017, Kampala Grand Global Ho   21 Aug 2017   
Migrants and Citizenships in Kampala, Uganda: Case-studies of Invisible Towns and Invisible Citizens in Slum Areas
Gaku Moriguchi
Japan Association of Nile Ethiopian Studies, Takashima-shi, Shiga, Japan   17 Apr 2016   
Introduction for the Panel "P4-09 Narration on the Nation-State: Modernity, Governance, Subject and the Local Citizenships from Below"
Gaku Moriguchi
Conference of International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES) at Thamasaat University, Thailand.   11 Jul 2015   
Citizenship in Slums and Suburbs: Rumours of Slum Clearance and Politics of Class, Ethnicity and Migration in the City of Kampala, Uganda
Gaku Moriguchi
Conference of International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES) at International Conference Hall of Makuhari Messe, Japan.   16 May 2014   

Teaching Experience