Hiroko Matsuda

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Hiroko Matsuda
Kobe Gakuin University
Faculty of Contemporary Social Studies
Job title
Associate Professor
Ph.D(The Australian National University), Master of Arts(The University of Tokyo)

Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2014
Associate Professor, Faculty of Contemporary Social Studies, Kobe Gakuin University
Apr 2013
Mar 2014
Associate Professor, Faculty of Humanities and Sciences, Kobe Gakuin University
Apr 2010
Mar 2013
Research Fellow, Sophia University, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Sep 2012
Feb 2013
Part-time Lecturer, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo
Sep 2011
Feb 2012
Part-time Lecturer, Sophia University
Aug 2008
Mar 2010
Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Taiwan History, Academia Sinica
Aug 2007
Jul 2008
Postdoctoral Fellow, Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore


Jun 2010
Aug 2010
International Chinese Language Program, National Taiwan University
Jul 2006
Jun 2007
Center for Chinese Language and Culture Studies, National Taiwan Normal University.
Mar 2002
Jun 2006
School of Humanities,, Faculty of Arts, the Australian National University.
Apr 2001
Mar 2002
Advanced Social and International Studies, Graduate School of Arts and Science, The University of Tokyo
Apr 1999
Mar 2001
Advanced Social and International Studies, Graduate School of Arts and Science, The University of Tokyo

Published Papers

Matsuda Hiroko
Japanese Journal of Cultural Anthropology   80(4) 549-568   2016   [Refereed]
Matsuda Hiroko
移民研究 = Immigration Studies   (9) 97-122   Sep 2013   [Refereed]
This article examines how and why a significant number of Okinawan islanders studied medicine in colonial Taiwan. Though the Japanese government had first introduced modern medicine to Okinawa during the late 19th century, it had never seriously i...
Hiroko Matsuda
Inter-Asia Cultural Studies   13 518-531   Dec 2012   [Refereed]
During the post-war occupation period in Japan (1945-1952), a number of political and legal reforms were conducted under the GHQ/SCAP's initiatives. Enhancement of women's rights was one of the major targets of GHQ/SCAP's policies, and existing st...
Matsuda, Hiroko
Cultural Studies   26(5) 688-709   2012   [Refereed]
白山人類学 = Hakusan jinruigaku   (14) 7-30   Mar 2011   [Refereed]
Hiroko Matsuda
Japanese Studies   28 149-164   Jan 2008   [Refereed]
In spite of growing interest in the formation of Okinawan identity, little attention has yet been paid to the internal divisions and diversity within the Ryūkyū Islands, or to the pre-war history of Okinawa. This article focuses on the Yaeyama arc...
Matsuda, Hiroko
Asian Studies Review   32(4) 511-531   2008   [Refereed]
Occupation’ and the Movement of People within the Japanese Empire: An Exploration of Migration between the Japanese Southern Frontier and Colonial Taiwan, the 1920s-1930s
Matsuda, Hiroko
International Journal of Japanese Sociology   (14) 109-121   2005   [Refereed]


沖縄の朝鮮人を歴史的主体に(呉世宗『沖縄と朝鮮のはざまで:朝鮮人の<可視化/不可視化>をめぐる歴史と語り』明石書店 の書評)
Hiroko Matsuda
The Book Review Press   (3402) 4-4   Jun 2019   [Invited]
Hiroko Matsuda
Kobe Gakuin Journal of Contemporary Social Studies   5(5) 184-191   Mar 2019
Hiroko Matsuda
Ritsumeikan Studies in Language and Culture   28(4) 147-150   Mar 2017   [Invited]
松田 ヒロ子
現代社会研究 = Kobe Gakuin journal of contemporary social studies   3 114-122   2017
Japanese "New Imperial History" in Comparative Perspective: the Cases of Okinawan and Taiwanese Migrations
Hiroko Matsuda
Journal of History for the Public   (13) -306   Mar 2016   [Invited]

Books etc

Hiroko Matsuda (Part:Joint Editor, Introduction)
Lexington Press   Dec 2017   ISBN:9781498533119
松田 ヒロ子
University of Hawaiʿi Press   2019   ISBN:9780824867560
Hiroko Matsuda (Part:Joint Work, Whose Home? Cultural Pluralism and Preservation of Japanese Colonial Heritage in Taipei City)
Springer   Jul 2016   ISBN:3662457253
藤澤 健一, 近藤 健一郎, 照屋 信治, 松田 ヒロ子 (Part:Joint Work)
榕樹書林   2014   ISBN:9784898051726
Okinawa Prefectural History: Women's History
Mar 2016   

Conference Activities & Talks

Why People Supported the Taiwanese Imperial Japan Servicemen?: The Case in the 1970s
Hiroko Matsuda
AAS-in-Asia Conference   3 Jul 2019   
Whose Home? Cultural Pluralism and Preservation of Japanese Colonial Heritage in Taipei City [Invited]
Hiroko Matsuda
29 Jun 2019   
Liminality and Movements of People across the Japanese Empire: on Okinawa, Taiwan and japan [Invited]
Hiroko Matsuda
Circulations in and across Empires: Dispersion and Settlement of Different Imperial Subjects   22 Dec 2018   
The Oral Historical Research on Former Members of Japanese Self Defense Forces
Hiroko Matsuda
Japan Oral History Association: 16th Annual Conference   1 Sep 2018   
Roundtable Session: The Cold War in Asia [Invited]
Hiroko Matsuda
The Cold War in Asia (Annual Theory Symposium, organized by Millennium, The Journal of International Studies)   24 Jul 2018