Kensuke Asai is a doctoral student at the Graduate School of Education, Kyoto University. His research interests are in the experience of otherness and its relation to the transformation of a human being. He is primarily studying the early works of Walter Benjamin and related philosophers, such as Jacques Derrida and Giorgio Agamben, in terms of educational communication with others; his master’s thesis is on Benjamin’s idea of translation and its relation to the idea of reflection.
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Kazunao Morita is a doctoral student at the Graduate School of Education, Kyoto University. His research area is educational thought and integral humanities. He is interested in exiled thinkers in the 20 century America who were sensing a cultural and philosophical conflict between “Europe" and “America.” He is seeking the educational implication of this kind of cross-cultural conflict. He is currently writing about the thought of Erich Fromm and its implications for education. He had been working as a JSPS research fellow and studied at McMaster University, Canada.
SOGABE Kazuma is a doctoral student at Graduate School of Education, Kyoto University, as well as Lecturer in the Department of English at Kanda University of International Studies in Chiba, Japan. The purpose of his research is to reconsider political discourse and education (especially surrounding sexual minorities) in the contemporary world, based on the American philosophy of Stanley Cavell.
Researchmap URL: https://researchmap.jp/Sogabe_Kazuma/
E-mail: sogabe-k [@] kanda.kuis.ac.jp
Shun Kajiwara is a doctoral student at Graduate School of education, Kyoto University. His main research area is American philosophy and its implication for education and human life, concentrating on the works of John Dewey and Shunsuke Tsurumi. His master’s thesis is “Political education and Fragile Subject: mainly based on John Dewey’s idea about Esthetic Experience” (2018) which clarifies the content of subject Dewey has argued. His research interests are: Individuality, Aesthetic Experience, Language, Philosohy as the Education of Grownups.
Research Map: https://researchmap.jp/shun_kajiwara
Rina Kato is a doctoral student at the Graduate School of Education, Kyoto University. Her research interests are the power, the authority and the otherness in educational relationship. She is primarily studying the works of Emmanuel Levinas. Her recent publication is “On the "Weight" of the Existence of Me: "Honte" in Levinas” in "Studies in the Philosophy of Education"（『教育哲学研究』）, No. 124, pp.171-189, 2021.
kato.rina.47n [at] st.kyoto-u.ac.jp
Shohei Matsuoka is a graduate student at the Graduate School of Education, Kyoto University. His main research is the philosophy of education. His recent research topic is "Why people are attracted to education?". He tries to pursue this topic based on the philosophy of John Dewey. He has also an interest in the Kyoto school (especially Kitaro Nishida, Motomori Kimura).
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Genta YAMAMOTO is a doctoral student at the Graduate School of Education, Kyoto University and is also working as a Kyoto University Graduate Division Fellow. His research area is in philosophy of education, based on contemporary French philosophy (existentialism, ontology, post-structuralism). He is particularly interested in Jean-Luc Nancy’s philosophy and his notion of ‘éducation’ which enables one’s self to become singular through encountering the plurality of the others. He is also interested in media studies and the kind of praxis for this ‘éducation’ within ‘media’ (language, body).
Fu Kawai is a graduate student at the Graduate School of Education, Kyoto University. Her main research area is citizenship education for adults. Her research interest is the reality of public and citizen in japan, particularly in social media. She tries to pursue the Japanese model of them with a clue to Otaku as citizen and social media as public, based on John Dewy and Richard J. Bernstein. She is also interested in museum education and sex education as citizenship education.