Hisashi Shigematsu

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Hisashi Shigematsu
The University of Tokyo
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Job title
Assistant Professor
Other affiliation
Saitama University
Research funding number

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2019
Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo
Apr 2019
Part-time Lecturer, Faculty of Liberal Arts, Saitama University
Apr 2018
Mar 2019
Part-time Lecturer, Toyo Gakuen University
Apr 2015
Mar 2017
Research Fellowship for Young Scientists, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
May 2013
Aug 2014
Assistant (Lecturer), Centre of Oriental Studies, Vilnius University


Apr 2012
Mar 2019
Doctor Course, Department of Area Studies, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo
Sep 2012
May 2014
Department of Lithuanian Studies, Faculty of Philology, Vilnius University
Apr 2009
Mar 2012
Master Course, Department of Advanced Social and International Studies, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo
Sep 2010
May 2011
Department of Lithuanian Studies, Faculty of Philology, Vilnius University
Apr 2005
Mar 2009
Division of International Studies, College of Liberal Arts, Internatioanl Chrstian University
Sep 2007
Jun 2008
Institute of Political Science and Diplomacy, Vytautas Magnus University

Published Papers

Hisashi Shigematsu
Russian Eurasian Economy and Society   (1023) 17-28   Dec 2017
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The Journal of East European Studies   (39) 40-63   Mar 2017   [Refereed]
Hisashi Shigematsu
JCAS Review   16(1) 91-107   Nov 2015   [Refereed]
Hisashi Shigematsu
Russian Eurasian Economy and Society   (994) 31-45   Jun 2015


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Studies on Jewish Life and Culture   (32) 88-94   Dec 2018
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Polish-Jewish Relations and Anti-Semitism in Interwar Poland: Proceedings of the International Seminar, Kyoto, January 7–8, 2018   137-141   Jun 2018
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Ethnicity, Nation, State, and the Globe   (1) 101-122   Oct 2017
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Global Initiative Interdisciplinary Research on the Function of National Histories and Collective Memories for the Democracy in the Globalized Society      Sep 2017

Books etc

The History of Lithuania
Alfonsas Eidintas, Alfredas Bumblauskas, Antanas Kulakauskas, Mindaugas Tamošaitis (Part:Joint Translation)
Akashi Shoten   May 2018   ISBN:9784750346434
Competed History in Central and Eastern Europe and Russia: Troubled Past of Nazism and Socialism
Nobuya Hashimoto ed. (Part:Contributor, Chap. 12 "Lithuanian Provisional Government (1941): The History of ‘Resistance’ and Its Memory")
Minerva shobō   Dec 2017   ISBN:9784623080946
A History of the Baltic States
Andres Kasekamp (Part:Joint Translation)
Akashi Shoten   Apr 2014   ISBN:9784750339870


Contribution for the Lithuanian data (2015 – )

Conference Activities & Talks

Comments on Kamil Kijek’s Paper, “Beyond Anti-Semitism, Poles, and Jews: New Research Perspectives on Anti-Jewish Violence in Interwar Poland”
Hisashi Shigematsu
International Seminar “Polish-Jewish Relations in Interwar Poland”   8 Jan 2018   Kyoto University, Japan
Anti-authoritarian Fascism Movement in Lithuania in the 1930s
Hisashi Shigematsu
International Studies Association (ISA) Northeast Region 49th Annual Conference “Planetary Transformations: Contingency, Unpredictability, and Complexity in World Politics”   4 Nov 2017   Hilton Providence, Providence, RI, USA
Evaluations Unsettled: Historical Views of the Genocide Centre and the International Commission in Lithuania
Hisashi Shigematsu
Seminar of Social Memory Laboratory “Japanese Perspectives on Memory in Central and Eastern Europe”   19 Sep 2017   Pałac Staszica, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland
A Hero or a Collaborator: History and Memory of Kazys Škirpa (1895–1979)
Hisashi Shigematsu
The 8th East Asian Conference on Slavic-Eurasian Studies “Conflict and Harmony in Eurasia in the 21 Century: Dynamics and Aesthetics”   3 Jun 2017   Chung-Ang University, Seoul, Korea
History and Memory of Provisional Government of Lithuania
Hisashi Shigematsu
British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies (BASEES) 2017 Annual Conference   31 Mar 2017   Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge, UK

Research Grants & Projects

Lithuanian Opposition Movements and Their Collaboration with the Nazis, 1938–41
Zentrum für Deutschland- und Europastudien, Universität Tokyo: Zentrumsstipendien für Promotionsarbeiten
Project Year: Aug 2018 - Sep 2018    Investigator(s): Hisashi Shigematsu
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for JSPS Research Fellow
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2017    Investigator(s): Hisashi Shigematsu
Anti-Semitism in Lithuania in the Late 1930s: An Analysis of Verslas, a Weekly Newspaper of Lithuanian Merchants and Industrialists
The Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies: Travel Support for the 23rd Biannual Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies
Project Year: Apr 2012       Investigator(s): Hisashi Shigematsu
Lithuanian State Scholarship
Project Year: Sep 2010 - May 2011    Investigator(s): Hisashi Shigematsu
Lithuanian State Scholarship
Project Year: Sep 2007 - Jun 2008    Investigator(s): Hisashi Shigematsu

Teaching Experience


Social Contribution

Lecture "Why Genocide Happens?: A Study of Its Factors"
[Lecturer]  Junten Senior High School (Kita, Tokyo)  Global Week  7 Nov 2018
Lecture "Why Genocide Happens?: A Study of Its Factors"
[Lecturer]  Junten Senior High School (Kita, Tokyo)  Global Week  4 Nov 2016 - 7 Nov 2016
Lecture on Japanese Culture at Vilnius Vytė Nemunėlis Primary School
[Lecturer]  Vilniaus Vytės Nemunėlio pradinė mokykla (Vilnius, Lithuania)  20 Nov 2013
Lecture on Japanese Culture at Vilnius Book Fair
[Lecturer]  Vilniaus knygų mugė (Vilnius, Lithuania)  21 Feb 2013
Lecture on Japanese Culture at Christmas Charity Event
[Lecturer]  Mokytojų namai (Vilnius, Lithuania)  „Kaip japonai švenčia Naujuosius metus“  18 Dec 2012


Jul 2016   Future Faculty Program
University of Tokyo