HIRAOKA Ryuji

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Name
HIRAOKA Ryuji
Affiliation
Kyoto University
Section
Institute for Research in Humanities
Job title
Associate professor
Degree
PhD(Kyushu University)

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2019
 - 
Today
Associate professor, Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University
 
Apr 2012
 - 
Mar 2019
Associate professor, Faculty of letters, Prefectural University of Kumamoto
 
Sep 2005
 - 
Mar 2012
Curator (Chief curator since July 2007), Nagasaki Museum of History and Culture
 

Education

 
Apr 2001
 - 
Sep 2005
Graduate school of social and cultural studies, Kyushu University
 

Awards & Honors

 
May 2008
Prize for young historian, The History of Science Society of Japan
Winner: Ryuji HIRAOKA
 

Published Papers

 
Christopher Cullen and HIRAOKA Ryuji
Technology and Culture   60(1) 219-251   Jan 2019   [Refereed]
A Jesuit Cosmological Textbook in ‘Christian Century’Japan: De sphaera of Pedro Gomez (Part 2)
Ryuji HIRAOKA and Akihiko WATANABE
Sciamvs   16 125-223   2015   [Refereed]
Clavius and his astronomical data during the 'Christian century' in Japan
Ryuji HIRAOKA
Historia scientiarum   18(3) 213-236   Mar 2009   [Refereed]
Jesuit Cosmological Textbook in 'the Christian Century' Japan: De sphaera of Pedro Gomez (Part I)
Ryuji HIRAOKA
Sciamvs   6 99-175   Dec 2005   [Refereed]

Books etc

 
Buried at the Other Side of the Bay: Remains of Dutch Funerary Heritage in Japan from the Era 1609-1870
Leon Bok and René ten Dam (eds.) (Part:Contributor, Ryuji HIRAOKA, "Hendrik Duurkoop's Gravestone" (pp. 67-81))
Brave New Books   2018   
History of Mathematical Sciences Portugal and East Asia V: Visual and Textual Representations in Exchanges between Europe and East Asia
Luis Saraiva and Catherine Jami (eds.) (Part:Contributor, Ryuji HIRAOKA,"Jesuits, Cosmology and Creation in Japan's "Christian Century" (1549–1650)" (pp. 223-243))
World Scientific   2018   ISBN:9789813233249
Hiroshi Sugimoto: Gates of Paradise (exhibition catalogue)
Japan Society (ed.) (Part:Contributor, Ryuji HIRAOKA, "Much Ado about Japan and Quattro Ragazzi" (pp. 101-119))
Skira Rizzoli   2017   
History of Mathematical Sciences - Portugal and East Asia III: The Jesuits, the Padroado and East Asian Science (1552-1773)
Luis Saraiva and Catherine Jami (eds.) (Part:Contributor, Ryuji HIRAOKA, "The Transmission of Western Cosmology to Sixteenth century Japan" (pp. 81-98))
World Scientific   2008   

Misc

 
"Nanban folding screen" etc (12 objects from the collection of Nagasaki Museum of History of Culture)
Ryuji HIRAOKA and Kenji KUBO
ASEMUS (The Asia Europe Museum Network) "Virtual Collection of Masterpieces"      2007

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Cosmological Interests in 17th Century China and Japan: The Case of You Yi's Tianjing Huowen [Invited]
HIRAOKA Ryuji
Science, Western Learning and Confucianism: Commemorating the 390th Anniversary of the Compilation of the Chongzheng-Reign Treatises on Calendrical Astronomy   30 Apr 2019   
Jesuits and Western Clock in Japan’s ‘Christian Century (1549-c.1650)’ [Invited]
HIRAOKA Ryuji
The Second International Conference on History of Mathematics and Astronomy ‘Science and Civilization in Ancient World’, Northwest University, at Xi'an, China   5 Dec 2018   
Jesuit Cosmology in 'Christian Century (1549-c.1650)' Japan [Invited]
HIRAOKA Ryuji
3 Aug 2018   
Deciphering Aristotle with Chinese Medical Cosmology: Nanban Unkiron 南蛮運気論 and the Reception of Jesuit Cosmology in 17th-Century Nagasaki
HIRAOKA Ryuji
International Conference on Traditional Sciences in Asia 2017 'East-West Encounter in the Science of Heaven', at Kyoto University   27 Oct 2017   
Cosmology in the Jesuit mission strategy in Japan's 'Christian century'(1549-1650)
HIRAOKA Ryuji
葡萄牙與東亞數學科學系會議之五:歐洲與東亞交流中的文本和視覺呈現 History of mathematical sciences, Portugal and East Asia V: Visual and textual representations in exchanges between Europe and East Asia, 於國立清華大學(台湾)   8 Nov 2014   
Gomez' De sphaera and Jesuit cosmology in Japan
HIRAOKA Ryuji
Aristotle Traditions and Japan's Christian century, at Gakushuin Women's College   18 Jul 2014   
Western Cosmology in Japan's Christian Century
HIRAOKA Ryuji
Annual meeting of the Renaissance Society of America, at Hilton hotel NY   29 Mar 2014   
Place of paradise: Cosmology in the Early Jesuit Mission to Japan
HIRAOKA Ryuji
The 2nd Templeton Conference: Science and Religion in East Asia, at Seoul National University   12 Dec 2013   
Early Jesuit cosmology in Japan (1549-1814)
HIRAOKA Ryuji
Western Conceptions of Nature and Japan's Christian Century, International Conference by JARS at Gakushuin Women's College   20 Jul 2013   
The Manuscript Tradition of Early Jesuit Cosmology in Japan (1549-1794)
HIRAOKA Ryuji
Source Materials in History of Science and Technology and Their Interpretation: Problems and Approaches, 於国立清華大学(台湾)   3 Dec 2010   
The Transmission and Diffusion of Jesuit Cosmology in Early Modern Japan
HIRAOKA Ryuji
150 year Commemoration of the Beginning of Modern Western-style Medical Education in Japan, at Nagasaki University, Nagasaki   9 Nov 2007   
Clavius and his Astronomical Data in Early Modern Japan
HIRAOKA Ryuji
Comparative Perspectives on the Introduction of Western Science into East Asian Countries during the Late Traditional Period", at Kyujanggak Library of Seoul National University, Seoul   16 Oct 2007   
The Transmission of Western Cosmology to 16th Century Japan
HIRAOKA Ryuji
History of Mathematical Sciences: Portugal and East Asia III, at The University of Tokyo - Komaba Campus, Tokyo   5 Aug 2005   
The Early Traditions of Jesuit Cosmology in Japan: A Reappraisal
HIRAOKA Ryuji
2nd Korea-Japan History of Science and Technology Workshop, at Seoul National University, Seoul   23 Aug 2004