Research Institute for Humanity and Nature

Staff Profile

AffiliationResearch Institute for Humanity and Nature
PositionProject Researcher
Arrival day20050101
Leaving the office day20071231
Year of Birth1977
Academic CareerKyoto University, Research Institute for Human and Environmental Studies, PhD course (2007, Japanese Government Scholarship)
Kyoto University, Faculty of Letters, Research Student (2004, Japanese Government Scholarship)
Sankt-Petersburg State University (Russia), Faculty of Eastern Studies, Department Japanese Studies, Research Student (2002, Russian Government Scholarship)
Tartu University (Estonia), Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Semiotics and Culturology, BA course (2001)
Professional CareerResearcher, University of Tartu, Institue for Philosophy and Semiotics (2007)
Project Research Assistant, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (2006)
Technical assistant, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (2006)
Teaching Assistant, Kyoto University, Research Institute for Human and Environmental Studies (2004)
Higher DegreesMA, Semiotics and culturology (University of Tartu, 2003)
Fields of SpecializationHuman Geography
Cultural Semiotics
Cultural Anthropology
Academic Society MembershipsEstonian Semiotic Society
Society for Biosophia Studies
AwardsEstonian National Student Research Award,runner-up in BA category, Humanities (2002)
Estonian National Literature Award, runner-up in the category of translation (foreign language to Estonian) (2007)



【Translations / Joint Translations】

LINDSTROM, Kati 2008,01 Kafka merekaldal. Varrak, Tallinn, Estonia, 588pp. (Other) Translation of MURAKAMI, Haruki Umibe no Kafka. Shincho-sha, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 808pp. (in Japanese)

Research Presentations

【Oral Presentation】

LINDSTROM, Kati Sea gives and takes away: Sea as the Living Space for Sentient Beings. “Landscape and Living Beings II — Sea and the Sentient Beings”, the 5th Yearly Congress of the Society of Biosophia Studies, 2007.06.22, Fujisawa, Kanagawa, Japan. (in Japanese)