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Hitotsubashi University
Graduate School of Social Sciences
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Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 1990
Mar 1993
Assistant Professor, Shikoku Womens University
Apr 1993
Mar 1994
Associate Professor, Shikoku University
Apr 1994
Mar 2000
Associate Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, Hitotsubashi University
Apr 2000
Professor, Graduate School of Social Sciences, Hitotsubashi University
Dec 2010
Nov 2012
Executive Assistant, Hitotsubashi University

Published Papers

The Japanese journal of educational research   77(2) 144-156   Jun 2010   [Refereed]
Public Acceptance and Articulation of Schools in Japanese Society: Origins in Education and Society in the 1930
Hajime Kimura
Educational Studies in Japan International Yearbook No.6   (6) 81-98   Dec 2011   [Refereed]
Status ,virtue and duty: a historical perspective on the occupational culture of teachers in Japan
木村 元
Pedagogy ,Culture & Society 15(2), Routledge      Jul 2007   [Refereed]
Trends and issues of historical studies of education in Japan;In view of educational objectives and evaluation
(19)    Apr 2008
The pedagogy of Yoshio Toh'i based on defeat experience in the Asia-Pacific War;What was engraved on his postwar education practice?
   Apr 2008


Three case of the “Postwar” and the positions of educational reform during the occupation period : Toward more detailed historical descriptions of postwar education
Hajime Kimura
International symposium rethinking education under occupation : Japan,Korea and Germany   86-90   Mar 2008
Studies on Education and Society   14 71-76   Aug 2004
Various Aspects of New Development of Pedagogies and Educational Practices of the 1930's
Social Historical Research on the Structure of Educational Practices and Pedagogies ubder Social Change   337-372   Apr 2004
On the Based Point of an Educational Evaluation
Homemaking Education   218 4-9   Apr 2003
Educational Tosk of the Youth who Loft Home Village in the 1930s - Social Change of Higashi-takizawa and Hoppo-kyoiku (jointly worked)
TThe Formation of New Trends in Pedagogy under Social Processes in the 1930s-1940s   91-107   Apr 2002

Books etc

The History of Education in Japan :1600-2000 (Routledge studies in educational history and development in Asia)
M.Tsujimoto,Y.Yamazki,H.Kimura,T.Morikawa,S.Takahashi,T.Yoneda (Part:Joint Work, Launch of the Schooling Society: the 1930s to 1950s)
Routledge   Mar 2017   ISBN:978-1-138-18191-5
The Essentials of Education, 2nd ed. (jointly worked)
Yuhikaku (Part:Joint Work)
Apr 2019   
Education and society in Japan from historical perspectives
KIMURA Hajime (Part:Joint Editor)
Yachiyo Shuppan   Mar 2017   ISBN:978-4-8429-9
Post-war History of School in Japan
Iwanami Shoten   Mar 2015   ISBN:978-4-00-431536-0
Pedagogy (Editing and Writing)
H.Kimura (Part:Editor)
Igaku-Shoin   Mar 2015   ISBN:978-4-260-02003-9

Conference Activities & Talks

Education and AI impact :Reconsideration of Japanese school
Hajime Kimura
Intermediate meeting of The Japanese society for the study of educational objectives and evaluation   17 Jun 2017   The Japanese society for the study of educational objectives and evaluation

Research Grants & Projects

Social Historical and cultural Studies on Habitual Practice, Event and Ceremony of Japanese School
Project Year: Apr 2002 - Today
Social Historical Study on the Relationship between Socical Change and stracture of Edcational Practical Padagogy
Project Year: Apr 2001 - Mar 2005
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2008 - Mar 2011
study on pedagogy
Project Year: Apr 2008 - Today
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2004 - Mar 2007