MATSUMORI, Natsuko

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Name
MATSUMORI, Natsuko
E-mail
nmatsuu-shizuoka-ken.ac.jp
URL
http://db.u-shizuoka-ken.ac.jp/show/prof111.html
Affiliation
University of Shizuoka
Section
School of International Relations Department of International Languages and Cultures
Job title
Associate Professor of History of Political Thought
Degree
Ph. D (Political Science)(Complutense University of Madrid (Spain))
Research funding number
80337873

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Natsuko Matsumori is Associate Professor of Political Thought at the University of Shizuoka, Japan. She was born in Tokyo and educated at Aoyama Gakuin University (BA and MA in International Politics) and Complutense University of Madrid (Ph.D in Political Science). She was, among others, Assistant Professor at Aoyama Gakuin University, Invited Professor at the University of Salamanca and Keio University, Collaborative Researcher at Kyoto University and the National Museum of Ethnology, Visiting Scholar at Harvard University, and Screening Committee Member at Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.
She researches the scholastic influence on the formation of the early modern political order and her main publications include The School of Salamanca and the Affairs of the Indies (Routledge, 2018), From Barbarism to Order (University of Nagoya Press, 2009, Suntory Prize for Social Sciences and Humanities), and Civilización y barbarie (Biblioteca Nueva, 2005).

Research Areas

 
 

Education

 
Oct 1999
 - 
Jun 2001
Department of History of Political and Social Thought and Movements, Faculty of Political Science and Sociology, Doctoral Cource of Complutense University of Madrid
 
Apr 1996
 - 
Mar 2001
Division of International Politics and Economics, Graduate School of Aoyama Gakuin University
 
Apr 1992
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Mar 1996
School of International Politics, Economics and Business, Aoyama Gakuin University
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2012
 - 
Today
Associate Professor, Faculty of International Relations, University of Shizuoka
 
Oct 2017
 - 
Aug 2018
Visiting Scholar, History Department, Harvard University
 
Oct 2014
 - 
Mar 2016
Collaborative Researcher, National Museum of Ethnology
 
Apr 2013
 - 
Mar 2015
Collaborative Researcher, Center for Integrated Area Studies, Kyoto University
 
Jun 2014
 - 
Jun 2014
Invited Lecturer (History of Political Thought), Graduate School of Law, Keio University
 

Committee Memberships

 
Aug 2013
 - 
Jul 2015
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science  Screening Comittee for the JSPS Research Fellow and Others
 
Aug 2013
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Jul 2015
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science  Screening Comittee for the JSPS International Projects
 

Awards & Honors

 
Dec 2009
Suntory Prize for Social Sciences and Humanities, Suntory Foundation
 
Oct 2000
Foreign Scholars Fellow, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Spain
 
Aug 1999
Ambassadorial Scholarship Fellow, Rotary Foundation, USA
 
Apr 1996
The Most Excellent Student Fellow, Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan
 
Aug 1994
Youth Exchange Fellow, Lions Clubs International
Winner: Natsuko Matsumori
 

Published Papers

 
Early modern Spain and Scholasticism: ‘Useful Rule’ and ‘Good Faith’ in the Anti-Machiavellianism
MATSUMORI, Natsuko
Nyx   4 104-115   Aug 2017   [Refereed][Invited]
Reason and Prudence: A Study of the Discussions on the Nature of ‘Indians’ in Sixteenth-Century Spain (IX)
MATSUMORI, Natsuko
Journal of International Relations and Comparative Culture   15(2) 17-31   Mar 2017
“Reason and Prudence: A Study of the Discussions on the Nature of ‘Indians’ in Sixteenth-Century Spain (VIII)
MATSUMORI, Natsuko
Journal of International Relations and Comparative Culture   15(1) 165-175   Sep 2016
Reason and Prudence : A Study of the Discussions on the Nature of "Indians" in Sixteenth-Century Spain (VII)
MATSUMORI, Natsuko
Journal of International Relations and Comparative Culture   15(1) 321-332   Mar 2016
Reason and Prudence : A Study of the Discussions on the Nature of "Indians" in Sixteenth-Century Spain (VI)
MATSUMORI, Natsuko
Journal of International Relations and Comparative Culture   14(1) 1-11   Sep 2015

Misc

 
Future of the Catalonian Referendum and State of Autonomies
MATSUMORI, Natsuko
Economist   10(14)    Oct 2014   [Refereed][Invited]
Fiscal Crisis and Systemic Reform: Post-democratization Spain
MATSUMORI, Natsuko
Asteion   (77) 226-230   Oct 2012   [Refereed][Invited]
Possibilities of the Alternative Theory of the Modern Sovereign States Theory
Natsuko Matsumori
Spanish Books   (12) 96-97   2009   [Invited]
ċ Qué es una guerra justa? : el debate sobre la legitimidad de la guerra española contra los indios
Natsuko Matsumori
Trabajo de investigacion leido en la Universidad Complutense de Madrid      2001   [Refereed]
Political Thought of Las Casas, Towards a Fair Understanding of the Indies
Natsuko Matsumori
Master thesis in Aoyama Gakuin University      1998   [Refereed]

Books etc

 
The School of Salamanca and the Affairs of the Indies: Barbarism and Political Order
MATSUMORI, Natsuko
Routledge   Oct 2018   
HIstorical Development of Political Concepts, vol. 7
Ohimura, Takashi (ed.) (Part:Joint Work, Chap. 4 International Law)
Koyo Shobo   Oct 2014   
Barbarism and Enlightenment: Elucidation from the History of Political Economy
Tanaka, Hideo (ed.) (Part:Joint Work, Chap. 1 From Baroque Spain to Enlightenment: Subjection and Resistance)
Kyoto University Press   Mar 2014   
Iwanami Course on the Political Philosophy, 1 Sovereignty and Freedom
Kawade, Yoshie (ed.) (Part:Joint Work, The School of Salamanca: "Barbarians" and Civil Power)
Iwanami Shoten   Mar 2014   
60 Chapters to Know Contemporary Spain
Bando, Syoji (ed.) (Part:Joint Work, "Chap. 5 Presidents Who Promoted the Democratization: From Suarez to Zapatero," "Column 3: President Rajoy and His Leadership," "Chap. 6 State of Autonomies: Dual Structure of Politics," "Chap. 9: Spain in EU: Model Student of Europeanism")
Akashi Shoten   Mar 2013   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Empire and Sovereignty: The Development of the Right of Natural Communication in Early Modern Americas
MATSUMORI, Natsuko
Public Seminar of Toyota Research Grant Program   Oct 2018   
Compulsion or Accommodation?: The Early-Modern Spanish Expansion into Latin America and Asia
MATSUMORI, Natsuko
2016 US Forum   Apr 2017   
Useful Rule’ and ‘Good Faith’ in the Anti-Machiavellianism: Botero, Suárez, and Ribadeneira [Invited]
MATSUMORI, Natsuko
Waseda Institute for Advanced Study   Mar 2017   
The Rise of the New Party in Spain: Podemos [Invited]
MATSUMORI, Natsuko
NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation), BS1   Mar 2015   
The Common Order with the "Barbarians": The School of Salamanca and Its Contemporaries [Invited]
MATSUMORI, Natsuko
Division of Law, Graduate School of Keio University   Jun 2014   

Teaching Experience

 

Research Grants & Projects

 
Theory of ‘Christian Prince’ in Early Modern Spain: A Genealogy of Anti-Machiavellianism
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan: Grant-in-Aid for the Scientific Research (C)
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2021    Investigator(s): MATSUMORI, Natsuko
The Practical Possibilities of Compromise Between Chauvinism and Internationalism: A Clarification of Contemporary Developments of the Right of Natural Communication Through the Case Study of the North America
Toyota Foundation: Research Grant Program
Project Year: May 2018 - Apr 2019    Investigator(s): MATSUMORI, Natsuko
Empire and the Age of Great Voyages: Japan and Shizuoka in the beginning of globalization
University of Shizuoka: Special Research Grant
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): MATSUMORI, Natsuko
Japan-Spain Relationship in the Age of Expansion: Catholic Missionary
University of Shizuoka, Japan: Special Research Grant
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2018    Investigator(s): MATSUMORI, Natsuko
Colonial Modernity in the Andes: A Comprehensive Study of the Viceroy Toledo’s General Resettlement
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan: Grant-in-Aid for the Scientific Research (A)
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2016    Investigator(s): SAITO, Akira

Social Contribution

 
Member of the Alumnae Association of the International Rotary Foundation
[Organizing Member]  Jun 1998 - Today
Member of the International Lions Club Youth Exchange
[Organizing Member]  Nov 1993 - Aug 1998