Mitsuhiro TADA

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Name
Mitsuhiro TADA
URL
http://www.mitsuhiro-tada-sociology.com
Affiliation
Kumamoto University
Section
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Job title
Associate Professor
Degree
Doctor(Waseda University)
Other affiliation
Technical University of BerlinInstitute for Sustainable Community and Risk Management, Waseda University

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2017
 - 
Today
Associate Professor, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Kumamoto University
 
Apr 2017
 - 
Mar 2018
Visiting Researcher, Institute for Sociology, Technical University of Berlin
 
Apr 2012
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Mar 2017
Associate Professor, Faculty of Letters, Kumamoto University
 
Oct 2011
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Mar 2012
Research Assistant, Sociology Major, Tokyo Metropolitan University
 
Apr 2008
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Mar 2012
Lecturer (part-time), Faculty of Sociology, Musashi University
 

Awards & Honors

 
Oct 2017
Teaching Achievement Award (second prize), Teaching Achievement Award, Kumamoto University
Winner: Teachers of "Practice in Social Research" in the Department of Integrated Human Studies, Faculty of Letters
 
Jun 2014
The Temporal Construction of the Social World: Theory of Social Systems as Sociological Phenomenology, Young Investigator's Award, The Japan Association for the Study on the History of Sociology
 
2014
Research Achievement Award, Kumamoto University
 

Published Papers

 
Mitsuhiro TADA
Time & Society   1-18   Jan 2018   [Refereed]
This paper aims to clarify the proper position of time as sociology’s basic concept in relation to meaning (Sinn). In sociology, the inseparable relationship between time and meaning has been clearly shown by Schutz’s phenomenological sociology an...
Meaning and Time
Mitsuhiro TADA
Encyclopedia of Theory and Application in Sociology   184-185   Jul 2017   [Refereed][Invited]
Recommendatory Foreword: To Those Who Walk the Pathless Path
Mitsuhiro TADA
A Girl Exploring the Balkans: Macedonia, Kosovo, and Albania   3-5   May 2017   [Invited]
Kumamoto Dark Tourism: Visit to Hansen’s Disease and "Compressed Modernity"
Mitsuhiro TADA
Daigakuteki Kumamoto gaido: Kodawari no arukikata   156-159   Mar 2017   [Invited]
Far from the Great East Japan Earthquake and the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster: Report of the Social Survey about "Voluntary Evacuees" by a Research Practice Class of the Faculty of Letters at Kumamoto University
Mitsuhiro TADA
Advances in Social Research   (17) 97-103   Oct 2016   [Invited]
Risk Society (U. Beck)
Mitsuhiro TADA
Eiga wa syakaigaku suru   231-242   Jul 2016
Time as Sociology’s Basic Concept: A Perspective from Alfred Schutz’s Phenomenological Sociology and Niklas Luhmann’s Social Systems Theory
Mitsuhiro TADA
Studies on the History of Sociology   38 7-24   Jun 2016   [Invited]
Author’s Reply to Prof. Yasuo Baba’s Review of The Temporal Construction of the Social World: Theory of Social Systems as Sociological Phenomenology
Mitsuhiro TADA
SOSHIOROJI   60(3) 185-188   2016   [Invited]
Mitsuhiro TADA
The Annuals of Sociology (Shakaigaku Nenshi)   (56) 123-154   Mar 2015   [Invited]
The aim of this article is to clarify the position of language in sociological theory, analyzing the discourses of a sociological phenomenologist of the so-called “meaning school,” notably Thomas Luckmann. Since the mid-1960s, a field called “soci...
Mitsuhiro TADA
International Histories of Sociology: Conference Proceedings of the Research Committee on History of Sociology from the XVIII ISA World Congress of Sociology in Yokohama, 13–19 July 2014   371-379   Jan 2015
Mitsuhiro TADA
Human Studies   36(3) 357-374   Aug 2013   [Refereed]
This article aims at clarifying the philosophical (=phenomenological) implication of Talcott Parsons’s analytical realism. Generally, his theory is understood as being confrontational to phenomenology; however, in his first book, The Structure of ...
Mitsuhiro TADA
The Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (JINBUN GAKUHO), Sociology   (47) 27-49   Mar 2012   [Invited]
The purpose of this article is to show that scientific theory is a social system consisting of communication. Applying this to sociological theory, we realize that it is not just a theory of the social, but it is itself the social. Talcott Parsons...
The Temporal Construction of the Social World: Theory of Social Systems as Sociological Phenomenology / Der zeitliche Aufbau der sozialen Welt: Theorie sozialer Systeme als soziologische Phänomenologie
Mitsuhiro TADA
Doctoral Dissertation, Waseda University      Dec 2011   [Refereed]
Tada Mitsuhiro
Japanese sociological review   62(1) 36-50   Jun 2011   [Refereed]
From Being to Becoming: Georg Simmel and the Ontology of Social Systems
Mitsuhiro TADA
Bulletin of the Georg Simmel Society in Japan   (16) 1-15   Mar 2011   [Invited]
Mitsuhiro Tada
The journal of studies in contemporary sociological theory   0(5) 89-100   2011   [Refereed]
Mitsuhiro Tada
Schutzian Research   2 181-200   2010   [Refereed]
The aim of this article is to explore how a self-referential social system, although it is not a human being, can be said to “observe.” For this purpose, the article reformulates Niklas Luhmann’s theory of social systems as sociological phenomenol...
Mitsuhiro Tada
The journal of studies in contemporary sociological theory   0(2) 37-48   2008   [Refereed]
Interaction as Social System
Mitsuhiro Tada
Studies on the History of Sociology   29 73-86   2007   [Refereed]

Misc

 
Doitsu seishounen kenkyuujo no tokumei shussan oyobi akachan post ni kansuru chousa: Ketsuron (2011 nen) (= 2011, Joelle Coutinho und Claudia Krell, "Fazit", in: Joelle Coutinho und Claudia Krell, Anonyme Geburt und Babyklappen in Deutschland: Fallzahlen,
Mitsuhiro TADA transl.
Doitsu ni okeru "akachan post" "tokumei shussan" ni kansuru shiryoushuu [Selected Documents about "Baby Flaps [Baby Post]" "Anonymous Birth" in Germany   59-69   2014

Books etc

 
Rethinking Baby Hatch: New Attempts for Salvation of Mother and Child in Both Japan and Germany
Tobias BAUER and Mitsuhiro TADA eds. (Part:Joint Editor)
2016   
Choosing “Voluntary Evacuation”: Report of Consciousness Survey of the Evacuees to Kumamoto Prefecture from the Great East Japan Earthquake and Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster
Social Research and Practice I/II [Mitsuhiro Tada’s Research Team], Socio-Human Studies Course, Department of Integrated Human Studies, Faculty of Letters, Kumamoto University (Part:Editor, Preface)
Mar 2015   
The Temporal Construction of the Social World: Theory of Social Systems as Sociological Phenomenology
Mitsuhiro TADA
Harvest-sha   Dec 2013   
Syûkatsu [Job-seeking Activities of University Students], Now: Report of Consciousness Survey of the "New Employment Ice Age" Generation. (In Japanese.)
Social Research and Practice I/II [Mitsuhiro Tada’s Research Team], Socio-Human Studies Course, Department of Integrated Human Studies, Faculty of Letters, Kumamoto University (Part:Editor, Preface)
Mar 2013   
The Meaning of Tokyo: Report of Social Survey on Provincials' Attitudes toward "Go up to the Capital" (In Japanese.)
Faculty of Sociology, Toyo University   2009   

Research Grants & Projects

 
Language and Social Theory in Transition from National Society to World Society: Historical and Theoretical Inquiry
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: KAKEN (Grand-in-Aid for Scientific Research C)
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2020    Investigator(s): Mitsuhiro TADA
Study on the Time Theory of Social Order
Study on the Social Meaning of Tokyo and the Provincial's Experiences of "Go up to the Capital"
Research on the Problem of Immigrants, Globalization, and Nationalism