HIRAI Kensuke

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Name
HIRAI Kensuke
Affiliation
Konan University
Section
Faculty of Economics
Job title
Project Researcher
Research funding number
60439221

Research Interests

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2014
 - 
Today
Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Konan University
 
Apr 2012
 - 
Mar 2014
Lecturer, Department of Economics, Konan University
 

Education

 
Apr 2008
 - 
Feb 2009
Institute of Modern History, Academia Sinica
 
Apr 2003
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Mar 2005
Graduate School, Division of Economics, Keio University
 

Published Papers

 
two paths toward raising quality: fertilizer use in rice and sugarcane in colonial Taiwan (1895-1945)
HIRAI Kensuke
Furuta, Kazuko and Grove, Linda (eds.), Imitation, Counterfeiting and the Quality of Goods in Modern Asian History, Springer   73-91   2017
assimilation and industrialization: the demand for soap in colonial Taiwan
HIRAI Kensuke
Furuta, Kazuko and Grove, Linda (eds.), Imitation, Counterfeiting and the Quality of Goods in Modern Asian History, Springer   183-201   2017
the peasant’s dilemma: finance and fraud problems in purchasing fertilizer in Taiwan (1910-1930s)
HIRAI Kensuke
Sawai, Minoru (ed.), Economic Activities under the Japanese Colonial Empire (Monograph Series of the Socio-Economic History Society, Japan), Springer, 2016   115-136   2016   [Invited]

Books etc

 
Imitation, Counterfeiting and the Quality of Goods in Modern Asian History
HIRAI Kensuke (Part:Joint Work, Chapter 4 and 10)
Springer   2017   ISBN:9811099588
Economic Activities under the Japanese Colonial Empire (Monograph Series of the Socio-Economic History Society, Japan)
HIRAI Kensuke (Part:Joint Work, Chapter 5)
Springer   2016   ISBN:4431559256

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Driving Forces of “Empire of Sugar”: the Technological Progress in the Taiwanese Sugar Industry under Japanese Colonial Rules (1895-1945) (Discussant: YUZAWA, Noriko) [Invited]
HIRAI Kensuke
8 Mar 2019   
energy use in the sugar industry in colonial Taiwan
HIRAI Kensuke
4th The Asian Association of World Historian Congress   6 Jan 2019   Osaka University, Japan
From Wiping to Bathing [Invited]
HIRAI Kensuke
International Workshop on "Complexity of Innovative Colonial Milieu"   10 Aug 2015   Kyoto University
Assimilation and Industrialization: The Demand for Soap in Colonial Taiwan
HIRAI Kensuke
XVIIth World Economic History Congress   5 Aug 2015   
Trade Friction on Chinese Sugar Market in the 1930s
HIRAI Kensuke
International Workshop on "Integration and Tension between Empire and Colonies"   15 May 2014   Ewha Woman’s University, Republic of Korea
Harried Peasants: Finance and Fraud Problems related to Fertilizer in Taiwan (1900-1930s)
HIRAI Kensuke
XVIth World Economic History Congress   14 Jul 2012   Stellenbosch University, South Africa