SUZUKI Koshiro

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Name
SUZUKI Koshiro
URL
http://koshirosuzuki.web.fc2.com/index.html
Affiliation
University of Toyama
Section
Faculty of Humanities, Department of Humanities, Department of Humanities
Job title
Associate Professor
Degree
Ph.D

Profile

Here is the information webpage of Dr. Koshiro Suzuki, who explores the dynamic structure of communities and regions from cognitive and behavioral perspective. His research interest includes:
* Media-induced tourism
* Cognitive mapping and spatial cognition
* Critical issues concerned with world heritage inscription
* Critical cartography
* History of Modern French Music (Impressionists)
* Human geography

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Sep 2010
 - 
Today
Associate Professor, Dpartment of Humanities, University of Toyama
 
Apr 2007
 - 
Aug 2010
Assistant Professor, Department of Urban Environmental Science, Tokyo Metropolitan University
 
Sep 2006
 - 
Mar 2007
Research Assistant, Department of Urban Environmental Science, Tokyo Matropolitan University
 
Jan 2005
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Jul 2005
Visiting Scholar, University of California at Santa Barbara
 

Education

 
Apr 1999
 - 
Mar 2004
Geographical science, Department of Science, Tokyo Metropolitan University
 
 
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1999
Graduate School, Division of Letters, Ritsumeikan University
 
Apr 1997
 - 
Mar 1999
Geography Department, Faculty of Letters, Ritsumeikan University
 

Books etc

 
Communications in Computer and Information Science
SUZUKI Koshiro (Part:Contributor, Emergence of Geovigilantes and Geographic Information Ethics in the Web 2.0 Era)
Springer-Verlag   2019   
https://www.springer.com/series/7899
Contemporary Encyclopedia of Geopolitics
Editorial board for contemporary encyclopedia of geopolitics (Part:Contributor, Suzuki, K. Environmental politics over the Mt. Fuji: in press)
Maruzen Press   2019   
Grueau, C., Laurini, L. and Ragia, L. (eds.) GISTAM 2018 - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Geographical Information Systems Theory, Applications and Management
SUZUKI Koshiro (Part:Contributor, A newly emerging ethical problem in PGIS - Ubiquitous atoque absconditus and casual offenders for pleasure: pp. 22-27)
Science and Technology Publications Press   Mar 2018   ISBN:978-989-758-294-3
Currently, PGIS studies mainly look at the
Kaleidoscope of Humane Wisdom
Faculty of Humanities, Univ. of Toyama ed. (Part:Contributor, Suzuki, K. Reconsidering Toyama as a dark tourism destination: pp.12-21)
Katsura Shobo   Mar 2018   ISBN:978-4866270463
Theories and practices in PGIS
Wakabayashi, Y., Imai, O. and Seto, T. eds. (Part:Contributor, Suzuki, K. Geospatial information and ethics)
Kokon Shoin   Mar 2017   ISBN:4772242007
Nakamura, M. ed. (Part:Contributor, Suzuki, K. Eco-tourism: p. 89)
Houritsu Bunka Sha   Apr 2017   ISBN:4589038528
Encyclopedia of maps
Morita, T., Wakabayashi, Y. et al. eds. (Part:Contributor, Power of maps (A3-8), Spatial abilities (C1-11))
Asakura Shoten   2019   
金 枓哲, Firmino Ana, 市川 康夫, International Geographical Union. Commission on the Sustainability of Rural Systems (Part:Contributor, Important cultural landscape list and the decay of traditional agricultural life: A case of dispersed settlement in Tonami Plain, Japan: pp.59-70)
IGU Commission on the Sustainability of Rural Systems : Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University   Dec 2013   ISBN:9784904316108
In 2004, Japanese Law for the Protection of Cultural Properties was partially revised to include the idea of cultural landscape. Based on the revision, the Japanese Minister of Education, Culture, Sports and Science became capable of selecting Imp...
Ito, S., Arima, T., Komaki, N., Hayashi, T. and Suzuki, K. (Part:Joint Editor, An approach from a cartographer)
Kokon Shoin   Apr 2012   ISBN:4772285059
Fukami, S. and Ide, A. eds. (Unno, A., Suzuki, K., Shoji, M. and Nagayoshi, M.) (Part:Contributor, World Heritage inscription and tourism (pp.73-96))
Kokon Shoin   Apr 2010   ISBN:4772231307
Murakoshi, S. and Wakabayashi, Y. (Part:Contributor, Cross-cultural studies in spatial descriptions by language: pp.177-189)
Kokon Shoin   Apr 2008   ISBN:4772241159
Kondo, J., Kinoshita, J., Tabata, K., Suzuki, K., and Samejima, N. (Part:Joint Work, Debussy (chapter 6) Ravel (Chapter 8))
青弓社   Sep 2007   ISBN:4787272349
Okamoto, K., Wakabayashi, Y., and Teramoto, K. (Part:Contributor, Suzuki, K. The policies of local governing bodies for supporting spatial cognition and spatial behavior of foreign residents: pp.116-120)
Kokon Shoin   Dec 2006   ISBN:4772270191
C.Freksa, B.Nedel, M.Knauff and B.Krieg-Brückner (eds.) (Part:Contributor, Suzuki, K. and Wakabayashi, Y. Cultural differences of spatial descriptions in tourist guidebooks. pp. 147-164)
Springer   Mar 2005   ISBN:3540250484
Handbook of spatial research paradigms and methodologies volume 1
Foreman, N and Gillett, R.(eds.) (Part:Contributor, Suzuki and Takeuchi. Children's understanding of spatial representations of place: mapping the methodological landscape: pp. 41-84)
Nihei-Sha   Dec 2001   ISBN:4931199836

Published Papers

 
Caveat emptor: A new form of participatory mapping and its ethical implication on PGIS
SUZUKI Koshiro
Proceedings in Cartography and GIScience of the International Cartographic Association   2 (in press)   Jul 2019   [Refereed]
A user-generated online mapping website named Caveat Emptor (a.k.a. Oshimaland) was instantiated to investigate the necessity of a geographic information ethics 2.0. By incorporating Suler’s (2004) concept of online disinhibition effects, the auth...
The effect of word-of-mouth communications for de-consecration and de-localization of a hallow ground pilgrimage
Suzuki, K., Shimada, A. and Ito, S.
Geographical Science   73(2) 50-65   Jun 2018   [Refereed]
When accessing goods, services, and products that they are uncertain of, people normally rely on word-of-mouth (WoM) communication. Previous studies have shown that tourism behavior can also be categorized as consumption behavior and can therefore...
Akiyama, Y., Aoki, K., Suzuki, K., Jiang Y. and Komaki, N.
Bulletin of San-en Nanshin Center for Regional Collaboration   5 63-80   Dec 2017
SUZUKI Koshiro
Journal for Interdisciplinary Research on Community Life   7 39-41   Dec 2016
SUZUKI Koshiro
Journal for Interdisciplinary Research on Community Life   7 84-94   Dec 2016
IDE Akira, SUZUKI Koshiro, FUKAMI Satoshi and SUDO Hiroshi
Proceedings of the Japan Institute of Tourism Research Annual Conference   31 353-356   Dec 2016
Reconstruction tourism as rhetoric of the memory
SUZUKI Koshiro
Proceedings of the Japan Institute of Tourism Research Annual Conference   31 357-360   Dec 2016
SUZUKI Koshiro
Proceedings of the Japan Geoscience Union Meeting 2016   20 G03-23   May 2016   [Invited]
While open access movement reduces entry barrier to scholarly publishing and knowledge, it also encompasses a tributary relation between the oligopoly publishing companies in English-speaking and developed countries and others (including Japan). F...
SUZUKI Koshiro
Journal for Interdisciplinary Research on Community Life   6 15-18   Dec 2015
This prefatory note briefly summarizes the outline of the special issue on renewable energy facility siting and environmental impact. Because the local government had launched renewable energy-friendly policy very early and the sunny climate is su...
SUZUKI Koshiro
Journal of Geography   124(6) 995-1014   Dec 2015   [Refereed]
SUZUKI Koshiro
The Municipal Problems   106(7) 4-11   Jul 2015   [Invited]
A tourism researcher's look at Toyama
SUZUKI Koshiro
Geography   60(2) 18-27   Feb 2015   [Invited]
Geographic Infortmation Ethics in Web 2.0 Era
SUZUKI Koshiro
Geography   60(1) 48-51   Jan 2015   [Invited]
Operating repository-based online journal as a way of social contribution of universities: The first year accomplishment of JIRCL
SUZUKI Koshiro
Proceedings of the International Conference of the Academy of Korea Hospitality and Tourism   31 496-513   May 2014
Significant improvement in processing speed of computers and facilitation of high-speed internet access has subverted the presence of academic publishing system based on paper. Although the rapid growth of open access e-journals played an importan...
The environmental conflicts in Tomonoura and their conceptual ambiguity toward landscape
SUZUKI Koshiro
Environmental Ethics for Urbanity (Yoshinaga A. ed.)   92-112   Mar 2014   [Invited]
SUZUKI Koshiro
E-Journal GEO   9(1) 73-83   Apr 2014   [Refereed]
Throughout the first 10 years from the creation of Geopark initiative in 2004, various researches have demonstrated their possibilities and values as a tool for geological education and regional development via geotourism. However, they largely av...
SUZUKI Koshiro
The Historical Geography   56(1) 1-20   Jan 2014   [Refereed]
While local public works benefit their relevant areas, they may cause conflicts among residents in their areas. In this paper, the author analyzes the citizens’ attitude over a road-bridge construction plan in Tomonoura in 2008 by using the result...
SUZUKI Koshiro
Journal for Interdisciplinary Research on Community Life   4 3-11   Oct 2013   [Refereed]
What should we learn from the state of world heritage sites
SUZUKI Koshiro
Geography   58(11) 35-43   Nov 2013   [Invited]
Elemental research seminar students, University of Toyama (Annaka, Y., Ono, M., Kaneko, M., Kaneda, K., Sasagawa, C., Shirai, N., Sekiya, S., Takeuchi, A., Degura, T., Noiri, S., Hirocho, R., Matsuda, M., Miyake, K., Yano, M., and Yoneda, S.) and Suzuki, K.
Regional Environmental Research   5: 73-83   Jun 2013
SUZUKI Koshiro
Journal of the Japan Society of Dental History   30(2) 90-94   May 2013   [Invited]
SUZUKI Koshiro
Proceedings of the Japan Geoscience Union Meeting   2013 MTT37-P11 (published online)   May 2013   [Refereed]
In the present study, the author intends to quantitatively visualize and analyze tourist maps for revealing tourism space territoriality. By use of geo-referencing that is mounted on the GIS, tourist maps were digitally matched respectively to the...
SUZUKI Koshiro
Journal of the Japanese Society for the History of Medicine   59(2) 164-170   Jun 2013   [Invited]
Ito, S., Arima, T., Komaki, N., Hayashi, T. and Suzuki, K.
Annals of the Association of Economic Geographers   59(2) 250-252   Jul 2013
SUZUKI Koshiro
Geographical Review of Japan Ser. B   85(2) 74-83   May 2013   [Refereed]
To prove the existence of cultural diversity in human spatial cognition between Japanese and Americans by conducting a cross-cultural wayfinding experiment, 20 JP and 19 US university students were instructed to walk through a route on campus twic...
SUZUKI Koshiro
Journal for Interdisciplinary Research on Community Life   3 5-22   Mar 2012   [Refereed]
SUZUKI Koshiro
Proceedings of the Congress of Japan Association for Evolutionary Economics   16(B5-2) 1-11   Jan 2012
Kikuchi, T., Doi, T., Suzuki, K., Niina, A., Koizumi, T., Tomita, K., Funck, C., Mokudai, K. and Iwata, S.
E-Journal GEO   6(2) 191-202   Apr 2012
NIMBY Studies: Problems and prospects
Suzuki, K.
Proceedings of the Japan Institute of Tourism Research Annual Conference   26 17-20   Dec 2011
Suzuki, K.
The Journal of Ritsumeikan Geographical Society   23 11-25   2011   [Refereed]
Potentiality of on-campus restaurant as a place for interaction - a case study in Tokyo periphery
Sonoda, K. and Suzuki, K.
Proceedings of the International Conference of TINA   5 147-158   2011   [Refereed]
While an increasing number of studies have started to focus on the role of restaurant and food chain stores from business management and food tourism perspectives, little attention paid to on-campus restaurants. Owing to the recent political restr...
Kikuchi, T., Okano, Y., Kitajima, A., Kubomura, M., Koike, T., Sonoda, K., Nakamura, S., Maeda., A. and Suzuki, K.
The International Journal of Tourism Science   4 129-147   2011   [Refereed]
Suzuki, K.
Bulletin of the Institute of Tonami Dispersed Region   28 8-22   2011
Suzuki, K.
Proceedings of the Japan Institute of Tourism Research Annual Conference   25 161-164   2010
Suzuki, K. and Sato, S.
International Journal of Tourism Science   3 95-116   2010   [Refereed]
Suzuki, K.
The International Journal of Tourism Science   3 57-69   2010   [Refereed]
Suzuki, K.
The International Journal of Tourism Science   3 31-39   2010
Suzuki, R., Hayashi, T., Kadono, A., and Suzuki, K.
The International Journal of Tourism Science   3 1-7   2010   [Refereed]
Does media-induced tourism contribute to sustainable regional development?
Suzuki, K.
Proceedings of the 4th 2010 International Conference TINA   4 33-42   2010   [Refereed]
Countless previous studies of media-induced tourism noticed that movies and TV-shows tend to lead to an increase in the number of tourists to a place of location. However, Japanese media-induced tourism studies have not criticized negative impacts...
Suzuki, K.
Proceedings of Geographic Information System Association   19(CD-ROM) 1-6   2010
This study aims to clarify the sphere of the mediated tourism space of Tomo-cho (Tomonoura), a small inlet town located in a suburb of Fukuyama city in Hiroshima prefecture. The coordinates of nine tourist maps and four direction boards of Tomonou...
Suzuki, K. and Suzuki, R.O.
The Annual Report of Ogasawara Studies   32 27-47   2009
Suzuki, K.
Proceedings of the Japan Institute of Tourism Research Annual Conference   24 85-88   2009
Suzuki, R.O. and Suzuki, K.
The International Journal of Tourism Science   2 95-102   2009
Suzuki, K. and Suzuki, R.O.
The International Journal of Tourism Science   2 85-93   2009
Suzuki, K. and Wakabayashi, Y.
Journal of Geography   117(2) 522-533   2008   [Refereed]
Geographers have made a variety of studies using guidebooks to clarify the meaning and distribution of tourist sites in cities. Nevertheless, few studies quantitatively examine the spatial distribution of tourism sites in detail. In addition, litt...
Suzuki, K., Suzuki, T. and Suzuki, H.
The International Journal of Tourism Science   1 50-68   2008
Suzuki, K. and Wakabayashi, Y.
Proceedings of Geographic Information System Association   15 113-118   2006
Wakabayashi, Y. and Suzuki, K.
Geographical Science   60(1) 40-53   2005   [Refereed]
A cross-cultural comparison spatial information in tourist guidebooks
Suzuki, K.
Doctoral Dissertation submitted to Tokyo Metropolitan University   1-65   2004   [Refereed]
Wakabayashi, Y. and Suzuki, K.
Maps   41(4) 3-17   2003   [Refereed]
Maps not only provide a conceptual model of the human spatial cognition but also act as a source of information for spatial knowledge. In addition, spatial cognition research provides cartography with a lot of findings useful for solving theproble...
Suzuki, K.
Geographical Review of Japan   76(5) 1-21   2003   [Refereed]
This study makes comparison of spatial descriptions for navigation between Japan and America from cross-cultural and geographic perspectives, based on 24 tourist guidebooks of four cities in Japan (Kyoto, Tokyo) and the U.S (Boston, New York City)...
Suzuki, K.
The Geographical Reports of Tokyo Metropolitan University   38 51-63   2003
The aim of this study is to examine cultural differences in the style of describing locations of four cities between Japanese and English-language guidebooks. Two indexes representing the qualitative and quantitative properties of visual informati...
Suzuki, K.
Japanese Journal of Human geography   52(4) 601-615   2000   [Refereed]
This paper summarizes the debate between Blaut and Downs (and his collaborator, Liben) concerning the development of mapping abilities of young children.Jean Piaget's theory of cognitive development has been one of the most influential theories in...
A Cross-cultural approach of cognitive mapping researches
Suzuki, K.
Master's Dissertation submitted to Ritsumeikan University   1-90   1999   [Refereed]
Kawashima, K., Ueda, T., Osako, T., Sonali, K., Sano, H., Suzuki, K., Nakao, K., Ying-Chie, H., and Yamada, K.
The Journal of Ritsumeikan Geographical Society   9 83-93   1997   [Refereed]
SUZUKI Koshiro
Proceedings of the Japan Institute of Tourism Research Annual Conference   28 353-356   Dec 2013

Misc

 
SUZUKI Koshiro
Journal for Interdisciplinary Research on Community Life   6 11-14   Jun 2015
Annual overview of the geographical studies in Japan: Tourism
Suzuki, K.
Japanese Journal of Human Geography   67(3) 54-56   Jun 2015   [Invited]
The loss of historical authenticity of Toyama - The effects of urban reconstruction and US bombing in Showa era
SUZUKI Koshiro
Geography   60(2) 2-2   Feb 2015
SUZUKI Koshiro
Journal for Interdisciplinary Research on Community Life   5 42-43   Jan 2015
SUZUKI Koshiro
Geography   58(11) 2-3   Nov 2013   [Invited]
Some challenges in inscribing local environment on the Important cultural landscape list - A case study of the dispersed settlement in Tonami plain -
SUZUKI Koshiro
Proceedings of the Annual Colloquium of the International Geographical Union   21: 14   Jul 2013   [Refereed]
The aim of the presentation is to introduce the historical origin, status quo, and prospects of Important Cultural Landscape proposed by Japanese Agency for Cultural Affairs highlighting Tonami dispersed settlement in Tonami plain, Hokuriku regio...
Regional Transformations of Toga Village
SUZUKI Koshiro
Excursion Handouts of the Annual Meeting of Historical Geography   56 22-29   May 2013
Tourism development
SUZUKI Koshiro
Excursion handouts of the Annual Meeting of Historical Geography   56 40-47   May 2013
Explaining the residential attitude toward public project by postulating the existence of tourism space territoriality
SUZUKI Koshiro
Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Association of Japanese Historical Geographers   56 49-52   May 2013
Presentation Abstract: Explaining the residential attitude toward public project by postulating the existence of tourism space territoriality
SUZUKI Koshiro
The Historical Geography   262    2013

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Landscape conflicts, politics of scale and geoethics
SUZUKI Koshiro
2019 Spring Conference of the Association of Japanese Geographers   20 Mar 2019   
Some chronological change in the spatial patterns of haunted spots and ghost types as a reflection of conventional wisdom alteration
SUZUKI Koshiro and U Yennan
2019 Spring Conference of the Association of Japanese Geographers   20 Mar 2019   
Haunted Places in Toyama from a centry ago to present: Rethinking built environment from a negative sort of orally inherited heritage
U Yennan and Suzuki Koshiro
9th Hokuriku Research Forum for Regional Policy   9 Mar 2019   
Visualization of residential attitude over a public project with use of GIS
SUZUKI Koshiro
September Meeting, Chubu Branch of The Japan Association of Economic Geographers   29 Sep 2018   
A newly emerging ethical problem in PGIS - Ubiquitous atoque absconditus and casual offenders for pleasure
SUZUKI Koshiro
4th International Conference on Geographical Information Systems Theory, Applications and Management   18 Mar 2018   EuroGeographics
The rise of geographic information ethics and the new responsibility of geographic education [Invited]
SUZUKI Koshiro
Geography Study Group, Toyama high school teachers' Collegium   20 Feb 2018   
Panelist at the symposium "use of geographic information for a regional re-construction" [Invited]
SUZUKI Koshiro
Research Forum for the Transfrontier Policy 2017   10 Feb 2018   
How to prevent crimes against juveniles [Invited]
SUZUKI Koshiro
The Workshop for the Crime-prevention Coachers in Toyama   9 Nov 2017   
Newly emerging problems of geographic information ethics [Invited]
SUZUKI Koshiro
G-Space Forum 2017   20 Sep 2017   
Toyama as a place for dark tourism
SUZUKI Koshiro
The First Collegium for Knowledge of Humanities   28 Jun 2017   

Works

 
Dialogue: Compact city. ed. Koike Research Laboratory and Toyama City "Toyama News Letter" No.201302. Toyama: Toyama City.
SUZUKI Koshiro   The Others   Mar 2013 - Mar 2013
Program note: bodies on the rove, with wandering spirits. Program notes written for Ensemble Virtu 5th annual concert
SUZUKI Koshiro   Artistic Activity   Nov 2007 - Nov 2007
Program note: bodies on the rove, with wandering spirits. Program notes written for Ensemble Virtu 5th annual concert
SUZUKI Koshiro   Artistic Activity   Oct 2006 - Oct 2006

Research Grants & Projects

 
JPGS: Grant for Promotion of Science (Category A)
Project Year: Apr 2017 - Mar 2020    Investigator(s): Wakabayashi Yoshiki
Will be taking part in the research on geographic information ethics
Exploring the social relations over exhaust water problem from nuclear power plant
Hokuriku Bank: Research Grant
Project Year: Apr 2011 - Mar 2012    Investigator(s): SUZUKI Koshiro
The decision-making mechanism of a community facing 'development or conservation' dilemma
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research: Category Youth-B
Project Year: Apr 2008 - Mar 2010    Investigator(s): SUZUKI Kshiro
The impacts of location huntings toward the residences and the role of film-commisions
Bureau of of industrial and labor affairs, Tokyo Metropolitan Government: Research Grant
Project Year: Apr 2009 - Mar 2010    Investigator(s): SUZUKI Koshiro

Awards & Honors

 
2017
Wakabayashi et al. eds. Theory and Application of PGIS, Association Prize (Book), Japan Association of Geographic Information Science
Winner: Wakabayashi et al. eds. (chapter)
 
Oct 2016
Geographically constructed residential attitudes toward a public project - With use of Geospatial Analyses of GIS, Special Prize, Organization for Promotion of Research, University of Toyama