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Kyoto University of Foreign Studies
Department of British and American Studies
Job title
Ph.D.(New York University)
Other affiliation
Ritsumeikan University (professor emeritus)

Research Areas



International Education, New York University (NYU, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development)

Committee Memberships

International Council of Museums (ICOM)  ICMEMO, member

Published Papers

Eye on the rear-view: Memorial museums for public crimes against humanity
Julie Higashi
ICOM NEWS(International Council of Museums Magazine/Maison de l'UNESCO, Paris) in English/French/Spanish   68(1) 12-13   Apr 2015
Reflections on the 9-11 Memorial Museum at Ground Zero
Julie Higashi
SEKAI (Iwanami Shoten) October Issue   154-60   Sep 2014
9-11 Memorial: The Empty Chairs in Bryant Park
Julie Higashi
SEKAI (Iwanami Shoten), December Issue No. 824   228-33   Nov 2011
The International Committee for Memorial Museums for Public Crimes against Humanity (ICMEMO): Historic sites beyond nationalism
Julie Higashi
Museum Studies (Japan Association of Museums)   Vol. 46(No. 2)    Feb 2011
9-11 and the Skyscraper Museum in New York
Julie Higashi
Museum Studies (Japanese Association of Museums)   Vol. 40(No. 7)    Jul 2005

Books etc

”9-11 Memorial Museum and the Politics of History," The Future of Historical Studies in Society, The Historical Science Society of Japan, ed.
HIGASHI Julie (Part:Contributor, pp. 286-295)
Tokyo University Press   Jun 2017   
"'Hello, Kitty': The Reception of Anne Frank’s Diaries in Japan," Critical Insights: The Diary of a Young Girl Eds. Ruth Amir and Pnina Rosenberg [Hardcover and eBook]
HIGASHI Julie (Part:Contributor, pp. 71-86)
Grey House Publisihg/Salem Press, Ipswich, M.A. (USA).   Mar 2017   
晃洋書房   2015   ISBN:978-4-7710-2622-3
Museums and Migration: History, Memory and Politics "Heritage and the Reframing of Japan’s National Narrative of Hokkaido: negotiating identity in migration history"
Ed. Laurence Gourievidis
(Routledge: U.K and U.S.A.)[paperback, hardcover, and Kindle e-book]   Jun 2014   ISBN:978-0-415-83876-4
Creating Socially Responsible Citizens: Cases from the Asia-Pacific Region "Local Governments as Promoters of Citizenship Education: A Case Study of Shinagawa City, Tokyo, ” Eds. John Cogan and David L. Grossman
(Other chapters)Yong Lin Moon, Gay Garland Reed, John T. King, Yan Wing Leung and Timothy W.W. Yuen, Teresa Sou Kuan Vong, Maria Eugenia Luna-Elizarraras
(Information Age Publishing: Charlotte, NC, U.S.A.) [published in paperback, hardcover, and eBook]   Oct 2012   ISBN:978-1-61735-953-8

Conference Activities & Talks

"Preserving an archeological site and sharing artifacts between Korea and Japan,"
International Conference on Memory and Learning in a Changing World The Falstad Memorial and Human Rights Centre, Norway / ICMEMO Annual Conference, sponsored by the Falstad Centre, International Council of Museums (ICOM) and Norwegian University of Scie   16 Sep 2014   
Renewing Hiroshima Memory, Again: Bridging the Memory Gap between the Local and National Government
International Conference on Memory, Conflict and Space// Archbishop Desmond Tutu Centre for War and Peace Studies, Liverpool Hope University, U.K.   11 Jul 2013   
The Political Landscape and Memory in Sapporo City: The Contested Space-Time Continuum
Citoyennetés, Empires, Identités, Politiques/L'histoire des migrations dans les musées : entre mémoire et politique/Universite Blaise Pascal[Espaces Humains et Interactions Culturelles (EHIC) Clermont-Ferrand, France]   19 Nov 2011   
Preparing Participatory & Social-Justice Oriented Citizens: Perspectives from Asia-Pacific Societies
East West Center/ East West Center Association 50th Anniversary International Conference: "Leadership and Community Building in the Asia Pacific Region" Hawai'i Convention Center, Honolulu   4 Jul 2010   
Exploring the Moral Dimension of Citizenship Education in Asia and the Pacific
38th Annual Conference, Philosophy of Education Society of Australasia, Imin Conference Center, East-West Center, Honolulu, Hawai'i   4 Dec 2009   

Teaching Experience



Julie Higashi"Memory and Learning in a Changing World" Falstad, Norway, ICMEMO Annual Conference Report,
Dec 2014
交換客員教授、アメリカン大学国際関係学部・担当科目 U.S.-Japan-China: Comparative Historiography
Jan 2004 - Jul 2004

Research Grants & Projects

Exploring Shared Culture between the US and Japan: A Socio-Historical Study of the Post-War U.S.-Japan Relations
U.S. - Japan Foundation
Project Year: 1999 - 2001