SONODA Setsuko

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SONODA Setsuko
University of Hyogo
School of Economics Department of International Economics
Job title
Master (Arts)(The University of Tokyo), Master (Arts)(University of Tokyo), Master(History)(Okayama University), Bachelor(History)(Okayama University)

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2019
Professor, School of Economics and Management, University of Hyogo
Apr 2014
Mar 2019
Professor, School of Economics, University of Hyogo
Mar 2016
Mar 2017
Visiting Scholar, Oxford Centre for Global History, Faculty of History, University of Oxford
Apr 2012
Mar 2014
Associate professor, School of Economics, University of Hyogo
May 2007
Mar 2012
Associate professor (Full-time), Faculty of Letters, Kobe Women's University
May 2006
Apr 2007
Special Lecturer (Full-time ), Faculty of Letters, Kobe Women’s University
Apr 2005
Apr 2006
Assistant Program Officer, Toyota Foundation
Apr 2003
Mar 2005
Research Associate, Institute of the Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University
Apr 2003
Mar 2005
Research Associate, the Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University
Apr 2001
Mar 2003
Research Fellowship for Young Scientists, DC2, the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

Committee Memberships

Association for Studies of Chinese Society and Culture  Member
The Japan Association for Modern China Studies  Member
The Japanese Association for Migration Studies  Member

Awards & Honors

Mar 2011
the Incentive Award of the MSF, Murao Scholarship Foundation
Nov 2010
the Incentive Award of the JSSCO, The Japan Society for the Studies of Chinese Overseas
Mar 2009
The 50th Grant for Academic Publication of University of Tokyo Press, The University of Tokyo Press
Dec 2008
The 2nd Kobe Women’s University President Award, Kobe Women’s University
Winner: Setsuko Sonoda
Oct 2008
The 7th Iue Asia Pacific Research Prize, Asia Pacific Form and Awaji Conference Japan
Winner: Setsuko Sonoda

Published Papers

Achieving Economic Success and Social Mobility: The Chinese Community in Trinidad, British Caribbean before 1949
SONODA Setsuko
Canadian Journal of History      2019   [Refereed][Invited]
SONODA Setsuko
Takako Yamada & Toko Fujimoto (eds.), Migration and the Remaking of Ethnic/ Micro-Regional Connectedness, Senri Ethnological Studies   93 15-48   Sep 2016   [Refereed]
Guangdong Regionality in the Early Qiaowu Affairs of Overseas Chinese
SONODA Setsuko
張応龍主編《広東華僑与中外関係》広州:広東人民出版社   58-76   Aug 2014   [Refereed]
SONODA Setsuko
華僑華人研究   9(9) 149-155   Nov 2012   [Refereed][Invited]
SONODA Setsuko
Monthly journal of Chinese affairs   65(2) 4-16   Feb 2011   [Refereed]
This paper argues the emergence of Chinese collective identity outside Asia historically, by studying the overseas Chinese community in San Francisco at the turn of the nineteenth to the twentieth century. Early Chinese in San Francisco identified...


Setsuko Sonoda
Monthly Journal of Institute of Developing Economies (Ajia Keizai)   49(3) 84-89   Mar 2008   [Refereed][Invited]
園田 節子
Global-local studies   (1) 41-48   Mar 2008

Books etc

Komei Go and Shinichi Takahashi (eds.) Nankin-machi and Overseas Chinese in Kobe
SONODA Setsuko (Part:Joint Work, Chinatowns in Japan and the World)
Shorai-sha   Sep 2015   ISBN:978-4879843388
Yujiro Murata, Cho Kyoendal, Keiichi Harada and Tsuneo Yasuda (eds.), The Asian Intellectuals in East Asia: Volume 1, Tradition and Civilization in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century
SONODA Setsuko (Part:Joint Work, Yung Wing: A Marginal Man, Social Advance between China and the United States)
Tokyo: Yushisya   Sep 2013   ISBN:9784903426754
Overseas Chinese in the Americas and Modern China: Transnational Migration in the Nineteenth Century
Apr 2009   ISBN:9784130261364

Conference Activities & Talks

Achieving Economic Success and Emerging as Allied Nationals: A Historical Study of the Chinese in British Caribbean
SONODA Setsuko
The 8th Consejo de Estudios Latinoamericanos de Asia y de Oceanía, University of Macao, China   11 Nov 2018   
Interconnections between Nation-States and Chinese in the Americas in the Twentieth Century [Invited]
SONODA Setsuko
International Seminar of Global History, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcons, Lima, Peru   30 Oct 2018   
New Themes in Transpacific History: Interconnections between Chinese Transnational Institutions and Nation-States and Chinese Communities in the Americas in the Nineteenth Century [Invited]
SONODA Setsuko
International Seminar of Global History, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcons, Lima, Peru   29 Oct 2018   
Voices from the Chinese Indentured Labourers in Spanish Colonies: Reports by China’s First Official Investigations in South America in the 1870s [Invited]
SONODA Setsuko
Indenture Abolition Centenary Conference, 2017 International Conference on the Centenary of the Abolition of Indentureship in the British Empire, University of London, London, UK   7 Oct 2017   
The Transnationalism of the National Salvation Activities by the Chinese in Port of Spain, Trinidad, during the Sino-Japanese War of 1937-45
SONODA Setsuko
British Association for Chinese Studies 2017 Annual Conference, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK   8 Sep 2017   

Research Grants & Projects

Asian and Latin America
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: 科学研究費補助金 基盤B
Project Year: Apr 2017 - Mar 2020    Investigator(s): KISHIKAWA Takeshi
A Historical Study of International Migration in the 19th Century
The Other Research Programs
Project Year: 1999 - 2006
Regional Formation in the Modern Era through the Asian Migration
The Other Research Programs
Project Year: 1999 - 2004