Professor Sho Konishi


DPhil Supervisor for:

  • Sungyeon Choi - Oriental Studies
  • Natalia Doan - Oriental Studies
  • Olga Puzanova - Theology
  • Eiko Soga - Fine Art

I would like to hear from potential DPhil students regarding:

  • Japanese history
  • Transnational history
  • Nonwestern perspectives on global history
  • Art history

I currently teach:


  Further Subject: Modern Japan


  • Japan's Russia: Challenging the East-West Paradigm

  • Provincializing the State: Symbiotic Nature and Survival Politics in Post-World War Zero Japan

  • The Science of Symbiosis and Linguistic Democracy in Early Twentieth-century Japan

  • The Emergence of an International Humanitarian Organization in Japan: The Tokugawa Origins of the Japanese Red Cross

  • Anarchist Modernity: Cooperatism and Japanese-Russian Intellectual Relations in Modern Japan