Kazuo Kobayashi

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Name
Kazuo Kobayashi
Affiliation
Waseda University
Section
Faculty of Political Science and Economics
Job title
Associate Professor
Degree
PhD(London School of Economics and Political Science)
Other affiliation
Global History and Culture Centre, University of Warwick
Research funding number
00823189

Research Areas

 
 

Awards & Honors

 
Jun 2014
The British Atlantic Slave Trade and the East India Company, Excellent Poster Award, Japanese Society for Western History
 

Books etc

 
Indian Cotton Textiles in West Africa: African Agency, Consumer Demand and the Making of the Global Economy, 1750-1850
Kazuo Kobayashi
Palgrave Macmillan   Jun 2019   ISBN:978-3-030-18674-6
https://www.palgrave.com/jp/book/9783030186746
Tomoko Shiroyama (ed.), Modern Global Trade and the Asian Regional Economy
Kazuo Kobayashi (Part:Contributor, The British Atlantic Slave Trade and Indian Cotton Textiles: The Case of Thomas Lumley & Co.)
Singapore: Springer   Jun 2018   ISBN:978-981-13-0374-6

Published Papers

 
Kazuo Kobayashi
London School of Economics and Political Science      Feb 2016   [Refereed]
Kazuo Kobayashi
Socio-Economic History   77(3) 113-130   Nov 2011   [Refereed]
This article addresses the role of Indian cotton textiles as one factor in the rapid growth of the British Atlantic slave trade in the century before the abolition of the slave trade. The Anglo-African trade statistics, compiled by Marion Johnson,...
Kazuo Kobayashi
Global History and Maritime Asia Working Paper   19 26-52   Aug 2010

Misc

 
Africa (in Japanese)
Kazuo Kobayashi
Shigaku-Zasshi (Historical Studies in Japan, 2017)   127(5) 311-313   May 2018   [Invited]
Comment 3 (in forum 'Public History: Historical Consciousness and Knowledge in Society and Academic History', edited by Takao Fujikawa) (in Japanese)
Kazuo Kobayashi
Seiyoshigaku (The Studies in Western History)   263 46-47   Jun 2017   [Invited]
Kazuo Kobayashi
History and Geography: A Study of World History   (243 (684)) 56-59   May 2015   [Invited]
Kazuo Kobayashi
Asian Review of World Histories   2(1) 136-140   Jan 2014   [Refereed]
[Book Review] Prasannan Parthasarathi, Why Europe Grew Rich and Asia Did Not: Global Economic Divergence, 1600-1850
Kazuo Kobayashi
International Journal of South Asian Studies   6 153-156   2013   [Invited]

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Kazuo Kobayashi
Categories at Work in Global History   17 Oct 2019   
Indian Cotton Textiles in West Africa, 1750-1850: African Demand and the Emergence of the Modern Global Economy
Kazuo Kobayashi
Economic and Social History Seminar, Utrecht University   21 Feb 2019   
Kazuo Kobayashi
Globalizing World History Across Borders and Disciplines   25 Aug 2018   
Kazuo Kobayashi
Globalizing World History Across Borders and Disciplines   24 Aug 2018   

Social Contribution

 
[Contribution]  African Economic History Network  Frontiers in African Economic History  29 Jan 2018
African Threads Hackney Style: 400 Years of Textile Journeys from Africa to Hackney
[Advisor, Informant]  Hackney Museum  African Threads Hackney Style: 400 Years of Textile Journeys from Africa to Hackney  1 Oct 2015 - 23 Jan 2016
[Lecturer]  Hackney Museum  African Threads Hackney Style: 400 Years of Textile Journeys from Africa to Hackney  (Hackney Museum)  29 Oct 2015 - 29 Oct 2015
[Contribution]  India at LSE  India at LSE  (India at LSE)  27 Jun 2013
[Contribution]  Africa at LSE  Africa at LSE  (Africa at LSE)  27 Jun 2013

Research Grants & Projects

 
Multiple Developmental Paths in the modern tropical Indian Ocean
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A)
Project Year: Apr 2019 - Mar 2022    Investigator(s): Kohei Wakimura
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)
Project Year: Apr 2019 - Mar 2022    Investigator(s): Kaoru Sugihara
West Africa in the Global Economy in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries: A New Perspective
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Research Activity Start-up
Project Year: Aug 2018 - Mar 2020    Investigator(s): Kazuo Kobayashi
Tropical Economies in the Making of the Modern World
Socio-Economic History Society: WEHC 2018 Support Program
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Jul 2018    Investigator(s): Kazuo Kobayashi
West African Consumers and Global Economy in the late nineteenth century: The Case of the Demand for Indian Cotton Textiles
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Research Fellowships for Postdoctoral Researchers
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2018    Investigator(s): Kazuo Kobayashi

Others

 
Jul 2018
Session organiser: "Tropical Economies in the Making of the Modern World", the XVIIIth World Economic History Congress, Boston, USA.
Aug 2015
Session organiser and chair: "Textile Trade and African Consumers in a Globalizing World, 1700-1850", the XVIIth World Economic History Congress, Kyoto, Japan.
Oct 2014
Session chair: "Session 4B: Textiles and Global Trade" in New Frontiers in African Economic History Workshop 2014, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.
Apr 2012
Panel organiser and chair: Transition and Continuity in Global Trade from the Eighteenth to the Early Nineteenth Century, the Second Congress of the Asian Association of World Historians, Ewha Woman's University, Seoul, South Korea.