Tetsuki Tamura

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Tetsuki Tamura
Nagoya University
Graduate School of Law
Job title
BA(Nagoya University), MA(Nagoya University), PhD(Nagoya University)
Research funding number

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2014
Associate, Centre for Deliberative Democracy & Global Governance, Institute for Governance & Policy Analysis, University of Canberra
Apr 2010
Professor of Political Science, Gradudate School of Law, Nagoya University
Sep 2009
Aug 2011
Visiting Fellow, School of Politics & International Relations / School of Culture, History & Language,, The Australian National University
Apr 2007
Mar 2010
Associate Professor of Political Science, Graduate School of Law, Nagoya University
Jul 2001
Mar 2007
Associate Professor of Political Science, Graduate School of Law, Nagoya University


Apr 1996
Mar 1999
PhD/LL.D. Course (Politics), Graduate School of Law,, Nagoya University
Apr 1994
Mar 1996
Master/LL.M. Course (Politics), Graduate School of Law, Nagoya University
Apr 1989
Mar 1994
Politics Division, School of Law, Nagoya University
Apr 1986
Mar 1989
Shudo High School, Hiroshima

Committee Memberships

Jul 2017
Political Studies,  Editorial Board
Jun 2017
Japanese Association of Comparative Politics,  Auditor
Oct 2014
Japanese Political Science Association,  Executive Committee
Journal of Public Deliberation,  Editorial Board
Japanese Conference for the Study of Political Thought,  Executive Committee

Books etc

Politics and Everyday Life: Rethinking Methodological Statism in Political Science
Tetsuki Tamura (Part:Editor)
Iwanami Shoten   Dec 2019   
What Does the Correctness Mean in Politics: Post-foundationalism and the Place of the Normative
Tetsuki Tamura (Part:Contributor, The Correctness and the Political in the Deliberative Systems Approach)
Keiso Shobo   Apr 2019   
Introduction to Politics
Tetsuki Tamura (Part:Contributor, Thinking Democracy: Varieties of Collective Decision Making by 'Us')
Horitsu Bunka Sha   Apr 2019   
Examining the Varieties of Dialogue and Discussion Researches
Kazuyo Murata (ed.) (Part:Contributor, For Non-Subjective Deliberation)
Hitsuji Shobo   Sep 2018   
The Oxford Handbook of Deliberative Democracy (forthcoming)
Andre Bachtiger, John S. Dryzek, Jane Mansbridge, and Mark E. Warren (eds.) (Part:Contributor, (with Beibei Tang and Baogang He) Deliberative Democracy in East Asia: Japan and China)
Oxford University Press   Sep 2018   
Democracy and Security
Atsushi Sugita (ed.) (Part:Contributor, Are Democracy and Capitalism Still Compartible?)
Horitsu Bunka Sha   May 2018   
Global Governance Studies I Theory, History, and Norm
Yasuhiro Matsui, Satoshi Ohyane, and Hideki Kan (Part:Contributor, Democracy and Global Governance: Beyond the Methodological Statism)
Hohritsu Bunka Sha   Feb 2018   
Political Science
Toshimitsu Shinkawa, Yutaka Ohnishi, Satoshi Ohyane, and Tetsuki Tamura (Part:Joint Work)
Yuhikaku   Dec 2017   
Imaging the 'Sharing' Society: For Solidarity and Co-Help
Nohiko Jinno, Eisaku Ide, and the Research Institute for Advancement of Living Standards (eds.) (Part:Contributor, Towards a Society by Us: For Participatory Democracy)
Iwanami Shoten   Sep 2017   ISBN:978-4-00-061218-0
Deliberative Difficulties and Beyond
Tetsuki Tamura
Nakanishiya Shuppan   May 2017   ISBN:978-4779511721

Published Papers

Varieties of 'Beyond Liberal Democracy'
Tetsuki Tamura
The Annuals of Japanese Political Science Association   Forthcoming    Dec 2019   [Refereed]
Deliberative Democracy and Divided Societies: Application and Reconsideration of Deliberative Systemic Approach
Tetsuki Tamura
Annual of Japanese Association of Comparative Politics   (20) 1-28   Jun 2018   [Invited]
Rethinking the Relationship between Deliberative Democracy and Liberal Democracy
Tetsuki Tamura
Philosophy in the Present Day   (33) 4-26   Feb 2018   [Invited]
Tetsuki Tamura
Nagoya University Journal of Law and Politics   (269) 29-52   Jan 2017
Tetsuki Tamura
The Annuals of Japanese Political Science Association   (2015-I) 37-60   Jun 2015   [Invited]
Tetsuki Tamura
Nagoya University Journal of Law and Politics   (292) 15-37   Jun 2015
Constitutionalism, Representative Democracy, and Deliberative Democracy: Reflection on the Relationship between Liberal dDemocracy and Deliberative Democracy
Tetsuki Tamura
(26) 109-119   May 2015   [Invited]
Tetsuki Tamura and Yasuko H Kobayashi
Democratic Theory   1(2) 122-130   Dec 2014   [Refereed]
Tetsuki Tamura
Japanese Political Science Review   (2) 63-87   Aug 2014   [Refereed][Invited]


Book Review of David Van Reybrouck Against Elections
Tetsuki Tamura
The Komei Shimbun Newspaper (29 July 2019)      Jul 2019   [Invited]
On Self-reflection on Introduction to Political Theory
Tetsuki Tamura
JCSPT Newsletter   (46) 2-7   Jul 2018   [Invited]
Book Review of Mikiko Etoh, Critical Revisioning of Political Science: An Approach from the Gender Perspective
Tetsuki Tamura
Journal of Gender Studies   (21) 170-172   Jun 2018   [Invited]
Book Review of Counter Democracy and Japanese Politics edited by Tomoaki Iwai and Masahiro Iwasaki
Tetsuki Tamura
The Book Review Press [Tosho Shimbun]   (3350)    May 2018   [Invited]
Basic Income: Why the Unconditional Income Security Matters?
Tetsuki Tamura
Medicine and Care Next   (4)    Jan 2018   [Invited]
Book Review: Applied Political Philosophy by Masakazu Matsumoto and A Tale of Two Cultures by Gary Goertz and James Mahoney
Tetsuki Tamura
The Annuals of Japanese Political Sciences Associatoin   (2017-I) 227-230   Jun 2017   [Invited]
A Comment: Arguing for Justice or Arguing for Politics
Tetsuki Tamura
Kaoru Ando and Takehiro Ohya, A Dialog between Jurisprudence and Legal Philosophy, Yuhikaku, 2017      Apr 2017   [Invited]
Tetsuki Tamura
Local Community Studies   (26) 3-9   Mar 2016   [Invited]
Welfare Sociology and Welfare Politics
Tetsuki Tamura
UP (The University of Tokyo Press)   (491) 10-15   Sep 2013   [Invited]

Conference Activities & Talks

Comments on the Presentations by Mark Bevir and Masahiro Kobori
Tetsuki Tamura
2019 Annual Meeting of Japanese Political Science Association   6 Oct 2019   Japanese Political Science Association
How Have I Been Developing My Academic Career as a Scholar Having Educated in Nagoya ; Neither in the Tokyo Area Nor in the Kansai Region?
Tetsuki Tamura
2019 Annual Meeting of Japanese Political Science Association   6 Oct 2019   Japanese Political Science Association
What Does It Mean to Examine Family as a Deliberative System?
Tetsuki Tamura
The 2019 Annual Conference of Japanese Political Science Association   5 Oct 2019   Japanese Political Science Association
Systemic Examination of Facilitation in Deliberative Democracy: [Invited]
Tetsuki Tamura
The 71st Annual Meeting of the Japan Society of Educational Sociology   13 Sep 2019   
Varieties of 'Beyond Deliberative Democracy' in Contemporary Democratic Theory
Tetsuki Tamura
2018 Annual Meeting of Japanese Political Science Association   13 Oct 2018   Japanese Political Science Association
Tetsuki Tamura
2018 IPSA World Congress   23 Jul 2018   International Political Science Association (IPSA)
Comments on the keynote Speech by Anne Phillips
Tetsuki Tamura
2018 Annual Meeting of the Japanese Conference for the Study of Political Thought   26 May 2018   
Comments on Ilya Somin's Talk on Free to Move: Foot Voting and Political Freedom [Invited]
Tetsuki Tamura
The Research Center for Global Law International Symposium   15 Feb 2018   Graduate School of Law, Hitotsubashi University
Comments on Yannick Vanderborght's Talk on "Basic Income" [Invited]
Tetsuki Tamura
Kobe & Saint-Louis Joint Conference on Political Theory   28 Oct 2017   
Talking about Deliberative Difficulties and Beyond [Invited]
Tetsuki Tamura
Graduate Seminar on Political Thought (Keio University)   20 Oct 2017   
Political-Theoretical Reflection on 'Educational Politics': Introducing the Distinctions of Politics/the Political and Education/the Educational
Tetsuki Tamura
The 2017 Annual Meeting of Japanese Political Science Association   23 Sep 2017   Japanese Political Science Association
Deliberative Democracy beyond the Methodological Statism: Family as a Deliberative System [Invited]
Tetsuki Tamura
International Seminar Series, Post-graduate Program of Political Science, UFMG   15 Sep 2017   The Federal University of Minas Gerais
Two Pathways to 'Beyond Liberal Democracy' in Deliberative Democratic Theory and the Problem of Japanese Case [Invited]
Tetsuki Tamura
Post-Graduate Seminar at the Centre for East Asia Studies   14 Sep 2017   Centre for East Asia Studies, The Federal University of Minas Gerais
Recent (Non-) Development of Gender Equality Policy in Japan [Invited]
Tetsuki Tamura
Linha Aberta Session 5   13 Sep 2017   Linha Aberta, the Student Initiative of Post-graduate Political Science Program, UFMG
How Can Democratic Theory Deal with Divided Societies?
Tetsuki Tamura
2017 Annual Meeting of Japan Association for Comparative Politics   18 Jun 2017   
The Place and Role of the Intimate Sphere in Deliberative Systems
Tetsuki Tamura
Centre for Deliberative Democracy & Global Governance Seminar (University of Canberra)   15 Mar 2016   
The State of Deliberative Democracy Studies and Mini-Publics [Invited]
Tetsuki Tamura
Japanese Forum of Mini-Publics Studies   12 Dec 2015   
Is Deliberative Democracy beyond Liberal Democracy? [Invited]
Tetsuki Tamura
Japan CIRIEC the 3rd Summer Seminar of the Research Section for the Next Generation   5 Sep 2015   
What Does Politics Mean in the Education of Politics?
Tetsuki Tamura
28 Aug 2015   
Deliberative or Non-deliberative Culture, or rather Institutions Matter? Examining Deliberative Democracy in Japan
Tetsuki Tamura
International Workshop: Deliberative and Non-deliberative in Contemporary Democratic Theory   4 Jul 2015   

Research Grants & Projects

Compatibility and Non-Compatibility of Capitalism and Democracy
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research [KAKENHI] (A)
Project Year: Apr 2019 - Mar 2024    Investigator(s): Tetsuki Tamura
The Role of Mini-Publics in Governance of the Global and Long-term Complicated Risks
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research [KAKENHI] (B)
Project Year: Apr 2017 - Mar 2020    Investigator(s): Naoyuki Mikami
Legal Theories of Transnational Laws: Plural Laws and Governance
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research [KAKENHI] (B)
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2020    Investigator(s): Yuki Asano
World Order as a Dynamic Equilibrium
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research [KAKENHI] (B)
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Jun'ichi Saito
Reconsidering the 'Politics Matters' in Contemporary Democratic Theory through the Theoretical Expansion of the Concept of Deliberative System
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research [KAKENHI] (C)
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Tetsuki Tamura