NASU, Hisashi

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NASU, Hisashi
Waseda University
Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Job title
Ph.D.(Waseda University)
Research funding number

Research Interests


Academic & Professional Experience

Lecture of Sociology, Niigata University
Associate Professor of Sociology, Niigata University
Associate Professor of Sociology, Waseda University
Professor of Sociology, Waseda University


Sociology, Faculty of Literature, Waseda University
Sociology, Graduate School, Division of Letters, Waseda University

Committee Memberships

The International Schutz Circle for Phenomenology and Interpretive Social Sciences  Member of Executive Committee
The Japanese Sociological Association  Member of the Research Activities and Program Committee
The Japan Association for the Study on the History of Sociology  Member of the Executive Committee (2002-2005, 2008-2011)
Center for the Advanced Research in Phenomenology  International Board of Advisors
Japanese Society for Phenomenology and Social Sciences  Member of the Executive Committee

Published Papers

Transformation of Knowledge and a University "Crisis" in Japan
Hisashi Nasu
Schutzian Research   6 11-25   Dec 2014
Imagination and the Social Sciences
Hisashi Nasu
Michael Barber, Jochen Dreher (eds) The Interrelation of Phenomenology, Social Sicences and the Arts, Dordrecht/Heidelberg/New York/London: Springer   51-68   Nov 2013
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社会学評論/日本社会学会   64-1 137-139   Jun 2013
Alfred Schutz and a Hermeneutical Sociology of Knowledge
Hisashi Nasu
Michael Staudigl, George Berguno (eds) Schutzian Phenomenology and Hermeneutic Traditions, Dordrecht/Heidelberg/Newq York/London: Springer   55-67   May 2013
Alfred Schutz and Sociology: Is a Phenomenological Sociology Possible and Required Today?
Hisashi Nasu
Quaderni di Theoria Sociale   12 67-93   Dec 2012


Phenomenological Sociology in the United States: The Developmental Process of an Intellectual Movement
Hisashi Nasu
Hisashi Nasu, Frances C. Waksler (eds.) Interaction and Everyday Life: Ethnomethodological and Phenomenological Essays in Honor of George Psathas, Lanham: Lexington Books   3-21   2012
Between Phenomenology and Pragmatism: Alfred Schutz's Dialogue with G. H. Mead
Hisashi Nasu
J. Renn, G. Sebald, J. Weyand (eds.) Lebenswelt und Lebensform: Zum Verhaeltnis von Phaenomenologie und Pragmatismus, Goettingen: Verbrueck Wissenschaft   119-139   2012
Uma abordagem schutziana do problema da igualdade-desigualdade (translated from English by Hermílio Santos).
Hisashi Nasu
Civitas: Revista de Ciencias Sociais, Porto Alegre: Brazil   11(3) 395-408   2011
Methodology of the Social Sciences is Where the Social Scientists, Philosophers, and Persons on the Street Should Meet
Hisashi Nasu
T. Nenon, P. Blosser (eds.) Advancing Phenomenology: Essays in Honor of Lester Embree, Dordrecht: Springer   413-430   2010
Alfred Schutz und die hermeneutische Wissenssoziologie
Hisashi Nasu
Michael Staudigl (ed.) Alfred Schutz und die Hermeneutik, Konstanz: UVK Verlagsgesellschaft mbH   79-95   2010

Books etc

Interaction and Everyday Life: Phenomenological and Ethnomethodological Essays in Honor of George Psathas
Hisashi Nasu (co-edited with Frances C. Waksler)
Lanham: Lexington Books   Aug 2012   ISBN:978-0-7391-7644-3
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科学研究費(基盤研究B)研究成果報告書   Mar 2010   
Alfred Schutz and His Intellectual Partners
Hisashi Nasu (co-edited with Ilja Srubar, George Psathas, Lester Embree)
Konstanz: UVK Verlagsgesellschaft mbH   Feb 2009   ISBN:978-3-86764-128-9
Explorations of the Life-World - Continuing Dialogues with Alfred Schutz
Hisashi Nasu (co-edited with Martin Endress and George Psathas)
Dordrecht: Springer   2005   ISBN:1-4020-3219-6
Studies on Annotations by Alfred Schutz
Hisashi Nasu (ed.)
Research Report for the Grand-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)(2), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science   Mar 2004   

Conference Activities & Talks

P. Berger-T. Luckmann’s The Social Construction of Reality for Japanese Sociologists, [Invited]
Hisashi Nasu
the Annual Meeting of the Society for Phenomenology and the Human Sciences   22 Oct 2016   the Society for Phenomenology and the Human Sciences
Keynote Speech: "Transformation of Knowledge and a University 'Crisis' in Japan" [Invited]
Hisashi Nasu
2nd Conference of the International Alfred Schutz Circle for Phenomenology and Interpretive Social Science   23 Apr 2014   the International Alfred Schutz Circle for Phenomenology and Interpretive Social Science
Is Schutzian Sociology Required Today?
Founding Meeting of the International Alfred Schutz Circle for Phenomenology and Interpretive Social Sciences, 22-24 May, 2012, New School for Social Research, New York   May 2012   
Interface between Phenomenology and Sociology: With Reference to the Sociological Concept of "Organization."
Phenomenology as a Bridge between Asia and the West Conference: Phenomenology and the Other Disciplines, 23-26 May, 2011, St. Louis University, St. Louis, MO. U.S.A.   May 2011   
The Developmental Process of "Phenomenological Sociology" Movement in the United States (1): In Special Reference to the Intellectual Activities of George Psathas
the Annual Meeting of the Society for Phenomenology and Human Sciences, October 29-31, 2009, George Mason University / Key Bridge Marriott Hotel, Arlington, Virginia   Oct 2009   

Research Grants & Projects

Theoretical and empirical research on the relationship between academic knowledge and society
Project Year: Apr 2013 - Mar 2016
This project aims to clarify the reflexive relation between academic knowledge and society from a theoretical and empirical point of view. Our research group has established databases which include information of articles in several sociological j...
Project Year: 2007 - 2009
This research was projected as a part of "sociology of knowledge," which expected to explore structural changes in knowledge of science, everyday knowledge, and the relationship between them. Two surveys were conducted ; a survey of syllabuses for...
Project Year: 2001 - 2002
(1)There are many Schutz's former books in Konstanz University on which Schutz made important annotations. This research project has three aims ; (i)to preserve these important annotations on microfilm, all of which were written by pencil and are ...
Research on Schutz's annotations in his books.
Project Year: 2000 - 2001
Women's political participation at the community level
First, We analyzed and examined the various factors making woman's political participation difficult by comparing the woman local member of the area where gender roles had been deep-rooted with those of the metropolitan area (principally represent...