Sho Konishi

Dr. Sho Konishi

Associate Professor in Modern Japanese History, St Antony’s College, University of Oxford.

Director of the Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies, University of Oxford.


Some recent publications

Japan’s Russia: Challenging the East-West Paradigm. Cambria Press.

“The Emergence of an International Humanitarian Organization in Japan: The Tokugawa Origins of the Japanese Red Cross”. American Historical Review, Vol. 119, No. 4, pp. 1129-1153.

Anarchist Modernity: Cooperatism and Japanese-Russian Intellectual Relations in Modern Japan. Harvard University Press.

Texts to download

“Provincializing the State: Nature and Survival Politics in Post‐World War Zero Japan”, in T. Morris Suzuki, ed. New Worlds from Below. Australian National University.

“Translingual World Order: Language without Culture in Post-Russo-Japanese War Japan”. The Journal of Asian Studies, Vol. 72, No. 1, pp. 91-114.