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Prof. Dr. Shinichi Sohma

foto Prof. Dr. Shinichi Sohma

Visiting Japanese researcher at the Czech Academy of Sciences, Institut of Philosophy, Department of Comenius Studies and Early Modern Intellectual History, Prague, Czech Republic, August 2014–August 2015

Main research interest: Educational thought in Seventeenth-century Europe, Jan Amos Komenský

 

místnostroom: 308a
email: sohma(at)shudo-u.ac.jp


Employed by
: Hiroshima Shudo University, Faculty of Humanities and Human Sciences, Japan

Position held: Professor of Philosophy of Education

Education

- 2000: Awarded the degree of Dr. in pedagogy

- 1989–1994: Graduate School of Education, Tsukuba University

- 1988: Awarded the degree of MSc. in pedagogy

- 1986–1989: Graduate School of Education, Osaka Kyoiku University

- 1982–1986: Faculty of Economics, Takasaki City University of Economics

Professional career

- 2012–2014: Vice-President, Hiroshima Shudo University

- 2010–2011: Chief of President's Office, Hiroshima Shudo University

- 2001: Professor of Philosophy of Education, Hiroshima Shudo University

- 1998–1999: Visiting Fellow, Institute of Education, Warwick University, U.K.

- 1995–2001: Assistant professor of Philosophy of Education, Hiroshima Shudo University

- 1994–1995: Lecturer of Philosophy of Education, Hiroshima Shudo University

Main research interest

- Educational thought in Seventeenth-century Europe

- Jan Amos Komenský

Organizational activities

- since 2011: Co-editor of Philosophical Study on Education (Tokyo)

- since 2010: Foreign co-editor of German Comenius Society

- since 2009: Trustee of the History of Educational Thought Society (Tokyo)

- 2006–2012: Co-editor of Forum on Modern Education (Tokyo)

Bibliography of main scholarly works

- Kyouiku Sisou to Dekaruto Tetsugaku. = Educational Thoughts and Descartes' Philosophy. Kyoto, 2001, p. 351.

- Jan Amos Komenský: Labyrint světa a ráj srdce. Tokyo, 2006, p. 267.

- Kyouikuteki Shikou no Toreeningu. = Trainings for Educational Way of Thinking. Tokyo, 2008, p. 286.

- The Acceptance of Modern Education in Japan and J. A. Comenius. In The Legacy of J. A.
Comenius to the Culture of Education. Prague: Academia, 2009, p. 443–449.

- Mutual Edification and Consultatio Catholica: The Public Sphere according to Komenský
and his Colleagues. Studia Comeniana et Historica, 42 (2012), 87/88, p.13–26.

 

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