Yoshihiro Nakano

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Yoshihiro Nakano
Waseda University
Organization for Regional and Inter-regional Studies
Job title
Junior Researcher
DPhil in Development Studies(University of Sussex), MA in Ideology and Discourse Analysis(University of Essex), BA in Economics(Waseda University)
Other affiliation
Meiji Gakuin University PRIMESophia University

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2018
Junior Researcher, Organization for Region and Inter-regional Studies, Waseda University
Jun 2017
Visiting Research Fellow, Institute for Global Concern, Sophia University
Apr 2011
Research Fellow, Peace Research Institute Meigakuin (PRIME), Meijigakuin University
Apr 2017
Mar 2019
Part-Time Lecturer, Toyo University
Apr 2016
Mar 2017
Special TA, Meiji Gakuin University
Apr 2013
Mar 2018
Part-Time Lecturer, Ferris University
Apr 2012
Mar 2019
Part-time Lecturer, The College of Liberal Arts, International Christian University
Apr 2011
Mar 2018
Research Institute Assistant, Social Science Research Institute, International Christian University
Apr 2015
Mar 2016
Part-Time Lecturer, Keisen Women's University
Nov 2008
Mar 2016
Research Fellow, Social Science Research Institute, International Christian University


Oct 2002
Jul 2008
DPhil in Development Studies, School of Social Science and Cultural Studies, The University of Sussex
Oct 2001
Sep 2002
MA in Ideology and Discourse Analysis, Department of Government, The University of Essex
Apr 1996
Mar 2000
Economics, School of Political Science and Economics, Waseda University

Books etc

Postdevelopment in Practice: Alaternatives, Economies, Ontologies
Elise Klein and Carlos Eduardo Morreo (eds.) (Part:Joint Work, Ch.2 'Postdevelopment in Japan: Revisiting Yoshirou Tamanoi’s Theory of Regionalism')
Routledge (London and New York)   Apr 2019   ISBN:9781138588677
Manifesto per la felicita: come passare della societa del ben-avere a quella del benessere
Stefano Bartolini (Part:Single Translation)
The Commons Publishing Inc.   Jul 2018   
La décroissance, ou la sagesse de l'escargot: variations sur la pauvreté et la richesse
Yoshihiro Nakano
The Commons Publishing Inc.   Dec 2017   
Designing a Sustainable Lifestyle
Masao Takao (ed.) (Part:Joint Work, Ch2: 'Changer la richesse: la décroissance ou la sagesse de l'escargot')
Akashi Publishing Inc.   Sep 2017   
Reinventing the Commons in the 21st Century: Alter-economy, Alter-Democracy
Yoshihiro Nakano, Jean-Louis Laville, Jose Luis Coraggio (eds.) (Part:Joint Editor, Writing the Introduction and Ch.12, the translation of Chs 1 to 8, the editing of the whole book)
The Commons Publishing Inc.   Oct 2016   

Published Papers

Happiness and Social Institutions: A Guide to Stefano Bartolini's Manifesto per la felicità
Yoshihiro Nakano
Global Concern   (1) 54-60   Mar 2019   [Invited]
Gandhi's Philosophy as a Crossroads of Our Times: Invitation to Kazuya Ishii's The Human-scale Economy (2014)
Yoshihiro Nakano
The Journal of Social Science (International Christian University)   (78) 23-42   Sep 2014
In What Way Does Degrowth Reconstruct the Ethical System of Modernity?
Yoshihiro Nakano
The Journal of Social Science   (75) 149-161   Mar 2013
Rethinking the Modern Politics Through De-growth
Yoshihiro Nakano
The Bulletin of The Japan Society for Global System and Ethics   7 35-41   Oct 2012
Challenge of Post-March 11 Japan: Towards a Reconstruction of Ethics of Living
Yoshihiro Nakano
(35) 11-26   Mar 2012


Rebalancing Our Societies
Yoshihiro Nakano
SEKAI   2019年2月号(917) 140-149   Jan 2019
The Future of Consumerist Society and Post-democracy
Yoshihiro Nakano
SEKAI   2019年1月号(916) 152-160   Dec 2018
Caring the World: Beyond the Impasse of Globalization
Yoshihiro Nakano
DEAR News   (189) 2-4   Oct 2018
Limits to Growth: A Shift to Circular Economy
Yoshihiro Nakano
Chugoku Shimbun Newspaper, July 4, 2018   6-6   Jul 2018
New Indicators of Wealth in France
Yoshihiro Nakano
Alternatives (edited by PARC)   2-5   Jun 2015

Conference Activities & Talks

Challenges of Degrowth Between the Past, the Present and the Future [Invited]
Yoshihiro Nakano
The Fourth Conference on Altruistic Capitalism Research Project   25 Mar 2019   
Re-examinig Yoshirou Tamanoi's Theory of Regionalism from a Global Intellectual History
Yoshihiro Nakano
Study Group fro the Environment and Peace   23 Mar 2019   
What is a sustainable community? Lessons from the cases of community building in the world [Invited]
Yoshihiro Nakano
Rethinking Wealth in Murozumi Workshop   1 Dec 2018   
The wisdom of snail and local power [Invited]
Yoshihiro Nakano
Workshop on Local Future of Makinohara City   25 Nov 2018   
Caring the World: Beyond the Impasse of Globalization [Invited]
Yoshihiro Nakano
The36th Annual Conference of DEAR   4 Aug 2018   

Teaching Experience


Social Contribution

Project Comittee, Pacific Asia Resource Center
[Planner, Organizing Member]  Nov 2014 - Jun 2017
PARC Freedom School
[Lecturer]  Pacific Asia Resource Center  Apr 2011 - Today
Board Member of Pacific Asia Resource Center (NPO)
[Organizing Member]  Jun 2013 - Oct 2014