Research Institute for Humanity and Nature

Staff Profile

NameTERADA Masahiro
AffiliationResearch Department
PositionVisiting Associate Professor
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Year of Birth 
Professional CareerAssociate Professor, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Kyoto, Japan(2012)
Visiting Associate Professor, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Kyoto, Japan(2015)
Visiting Scholar, Max-Planck-Institute for History of Science,Berlin, Germany(2016)
Higher DegreesM.Lit(Osaka University,1998)
Fields of SpecializationEnvironmental Humanities
History/Metahistory
Study on the Anthropocene
AppealMail address: terada[at]chikyu.ac.jp #Please replace[at]with @.

 

Books

【Authored/Co-authored】

Masahiro Terada 2018,03 Katasutorohu to jikan: kioku/katari to rekishi no seisei (Catastrophe and Time: Memory, narrative, and the Energeia of history),. RIHN Book Series of Environmental Humanics. Kyoto University Press, Kyoto, 902pp. (in Japanese)  http://www.chikyu.ac.jp/rihn_e/publications/rihn-science-series.html

Masahiro Terada(ed.) 2016,09 Hearing the Voices, Healing the World: Towards a better Understandign of the Human Being in The Aftermath of the Catastrope [A Youg Generation's Reader]. Air Shuppan, Kyoto, 304pp. (in Japanese)  http://airpub.jp/shop-new/goodsprev.cgi?gno=978-4-86555-033-7

Heather Davis, Judith Marlen Dobler, Sandra van der Hel, Johannes Lundershausen, Anna-Sophie Springer, Fabio Vladimir Sánchez-Calderón, Masahiro Terada, Alexandra Toland and Anne-Kathrin Winkler-Hanns 2016,04 “Plastic and Surrogacy”. Filtering the Anthropocene, Campus 2014 The Anthropocene Issue. Anthropocene Curriculum web site  http://www.anthropocene-curriculum.org/pages/root/campus-2014/filtering-the-anthropocene/plastic-in-fertility/

Olivier Hamant, Ellen Irons, Gregor Lax, Dariya Manova, Anna Lillie Svensson and Masahiro Terada 2016,04 “A Slobjects Exercise: What’s in Our Pockets?”. Slow Media, Campus 2014 The Anthropocene Issue. Anthropocene Curriculum web site  http://www.anthropocene-curriculum.org/pages/root/campus-2014/slow-media/a-slobjects-exercise-what-s-in-our-pockets/

Masahiro Terada 2015,03 What You Are Waiting for on the Top of the Volcano, or towards a new "Scienzia Nuova" of Humanity and Nature. Showado, Kyoto, 208pp. (in Japanese)  http://www.showado-kyoto.jp/book/b193082.html

Kazuto Ksahara, Masahiro Terada 2009,09 Kioku Hyogen Ron (Treatise of Memory and Representation). Showado, Kyoto, 296pp. (in Japanese)  http://www.amazon.co.jp/%E8%A8%98%E6%86%B6%E8%A1%A8%E7%8F%BE%E8%AB%96-%E7%AC%A0%E5%8E%9F-%E4%B8%80%E4%BA%BA/dp/4812208661

【Chapters/Sections】

Masahiro Terada 2018,03 “Between Active and Passive: Japanese Language and Environmental Subjectivity in the Epoch of the Anthropocene". Yutaka Mimura(ed.) (ed.) The Transdisciprinarity Research Manifest. Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Kyoto, pp.i-iv.

Ueru Tanaka, Benoit Hazard, and Masahiro Terada 2017,03 “The Anthropo-scenes in the Anthropocene”. Humanity & Nature. Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Kyoto, pp.2-4. (in Japanese)  http://www.chikyu.ac.jp/publicity/publications/newsletter/img/newsletter_65.pdf

Masahiro Terada 2016,04 No Title (Discussions on the Technosphere). Continent. (ed.) The Technosphere, Now, The special issue of continent.cc in collaboration with Haus der Kuluturen der Welt Berlin.. Continent. / HKW, Berlin, pp.62.

Masahiro Terada 2016,04 “a continent. inter-view”. Nina Jäger, Paul Boshears, Bernhard Garnicnig, Jamie Allen, Lital Khaikin (ed.) continent.. continent., (Web publication) , pp.53-56.  http://www.continentcontinent.cc/index.php/continent/article/view/247

Masahiro Terada 2016,04 ”(Maruyama(1914-1966) focuses on the term naru(なる)…)”. Flugblatt. HKW / www.continent.cc, Berlin, pp.1.

Masahiro Terada 2016,01 “Anthropocene Discourse as a Historical Narrative”. Humanity & Nature. Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Kyoto, pp.11. (in Japanese)

Masahiro Terada 2015,12 "Kobe as a Place of Memories: Conflicts and Reconciliation of Public, Collective, and Individual Memories". Shuhei Kimura and Hiromu Shikizu(ed.) (ed.) Towards New Humanity, Towards New Society: Recreate the Story of Reconstruction. Area Studies for Disaster Management, Vol.5. Kyoto University Press, Kyoto, pp.115-160. (in Japanese)

Masahiro Terada 2015,03 "Fabrication of an unknown victim: museum anthropological study on the dramatization in the memorial museum for the Great Hanshin-AWaji Earthquake(1995)". Noriko Kibe (ed.) Saigai ni Manabu (Lesson from Natural Disasters): Preservation and Rehabilitation of Cultural Heritages. Bensei Shuppan, Tokyo, pp.61-115. (in Japanese)

Papers

【Original Articles】

Masahiro Terada 2018,06 “Food as Ingredient for Memory: The exhibition “Food-scape in Mindscape”“. Blog entry for “Lifeworlds of Sustainable Food Consumption and Production: Agrifood System in Transition“.  http://feastproject.org/en/blog_foodscapeexhibition/

Masahiro Terada 2018,03 ”Cutting edge technology as a symptom and to write ‘futurography’". Humanity & Nature(71):5-5. (in Japanese)  http://www.chikyu.ac.jp/publicity/publications/newsletter/img/newsletter_71.pdf

Hiroaki Isobe, Masahiro Terada, Terukazu Kumazawa, and Mari Tohyama 2018,03 "Environment out of the Earth: when humanity settle in the Mars". Humanity & Nature(72):8-12. (in Japanese)  http://www.chikyu.ac.jp/publicity/publications/newsletter/img/newsletter_72_2.pdf

Masahiro Terada 2016,11 „Floating and Anthropos: A lesson in / from Aerocene“. Anthropocene-Curriculum website. Haus der Kulturen der Welt,, Berlin, Germany,  http://www.anthropocene-curriculum.org/pages/root/campus-2016/knowing-in-the-anthropocene/floating-and-anthropos/

Masahiro Terada 2016,11 ”The Reed, Slime Mold, and Sprout: On Becoming and the Form of Time“. Anthropocene-Curriculum website. Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany,  http://www.anthropocene-curriculum.org/pages/root/campus-2016/co-evolutionary-perspectives-on-the-technosphere/the-reed-slime-mold-and-sprout/

Masahiro Terada 2015,04 “Pubic Memory of Natural Disasters in Modern/ Contemporary Japan from the View Point of Milieu: Comparative Study on Topoi and Architecture of Museum and Memorial of the Great Kanto Earthquake and the Great Hanshin Earth Quake”. Hanoi National University (ed.) Disaster and its Recovery. Collection of Japanese Studies, Vol.5. World Press, Hanoi, Vietnam, pp.147-168. (in Japanese)

Research Presentations

【Oral Presentation】

Masahiro Terada “Eenvironmental Subjectivity Seen from View Point of Language and Perception: Rethinking Environmental Praxis, Disciplinarity, and Subjectivity”. [Research Colloquium] New Perspectives on the Anthropocene in East Asia, 2018.02.15, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Kyoto.  http://www.chikyu.ac.jp/publicity/events/etc/2018/0215.html

Masahiro Terada ”Whose Antoropocene, By Whom the Antoropocene is Narratede?: The Anthropocene as a Historical Discourse and the Problem of Subjectivity”. Learning in the Anthropocene: Global Environmental Issue and Democracy, 9th RIHN Tokyo seminar, 2018.01.27, Komaba Campus, Tokyo University,Tokyo. (in Japanese)  http://www.chikyu.ac.jp/publicity/events/etc/2018/0127.html

Masahiro Terada ” Narrating History, Narrating Evolution: Temporality for Humanity and Living Beings ". Habitatscape on Terra: Towards a Mesological Understanding of Humanity and Nature, 2017.03.16, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature.  http://www.chikyu.ac.jp/publicity/events/etc/2017/img/0315-16_2.pdf

Masahiro Terada “Anthropocene concept as a question for life-world: From a view point of energy (ενέργεια), becoming, and time”. Colloque international IIAC-CNRS/EHESS et RIHN-Kyoto ”Paysages dans l’anthropocene/ Landscapes in the Anthropocene”, 2016.12.05-2016.12.08, Paris, France.  http://ffj.ehess.fr/upload/Actualites/Events/2016/AFFICHE_anthropocene-3.pdf

Masahiro Terada “A Passage to Shantiniketan”. 132th RIHN Seminar: Humanity and Nature in Monsoon Asia: India-Japanese dialogue in search of new Asian narrative of environment from view point of language and literature, 2016.06.07, Kyoto: Research Institute for Humanity and Nature.  http://www.chikyu.ac.jp/rihn_e/events/rihn-seminars/no132.html

Masahiro Terada “Nature, Artificiality, and Becoming”. Seminar "Co-evolutionary perspective on the Technosphere," Anthropocene Campus 2016/ Technosphere Issue, 2016.04.16, Berlin: Haus der Kulturen der Welt.  http://www.anthropocene-curriculum.org/pages/root/campus-2016/

Manfred Laubichlar, Jürgen Renn, Masahiro Terada, and Daniel Niles "Co-evolutionary Perspectives on the Technosphere. Interview“. Anthropocene-Curriculum website, 2016.04.14, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany.  http://www.anthropocene-curriculum.org/pages/root/campus-2016/co-evolutionary-perspectives-on-the-technosphere/

Masahiro Terada “Nature, Artificiality, and Becoming: Anthropocene/ Technosphere Thesis as a Historical Narrative”. [Workshop] Conceptualizing the persistence of human-environmental knowledge through time, objects, and landscapes, 2016.02.23, RHIN, Kyoto.  http://www.chikyu.ac.jp/fooddiversity/achievements/file/flyer_danielWS.pdf

Masahiro Terada "100 Years of Food Narrative: Quest for Long-life Narrative". FEAST (Lifeworlds of Sustainable Food Consumption and Production: Agrifood Systems in Transition, RIHN Pre Research Project) Annual Assembly, 2016.02.07, RHIN, Kyoto.

Masahiro Terada “The Anthropocene concept and Japanese historical narrative: Becoming, nature, and artificiality” . Preparatory meeting for the “Anthropocene Seminar2/ Technosphere Issue”, 2015.10.01, Berlin: Max Planck Institute für Wissenschaftsgeschichte.

Masahiro Terada “The Anthropocene concept and Japanese historical narrative:Becoming, nature, and artificiality”. #1Anthropocene Workshop, 2015.09.17, Kyoto: Research Institute for Humanity and Nature.

Masahiro Terada "Problematics of the Poetics of Aristoteles” . Pattern Language Research Meeting, 2015.08.10, RHIN, Kyoto.

Masahiro Terada “When landscape recovers, soul will recover”. Research meeting for disaster and rehabilitation, 2015.07.25, Kyoto: Center for the Integrated Area Studies, Kyoto University. (in Japanese)

Masahiro Terada Current Situation of Environment Studies in Berlin. Report Meeting for Current Research Mission of Global Environment Studies 2014, 2015.05.07, Kyoto: Research Institute for Humanity and Nature.

Masahiro Terada " On Invisible Catastrophes; Fukushima-Tokyo/ Auschwitz-Berlin". 209 th RIHN lunch seminar (Danwakai seminar):, 2013.02.12, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Kyoto . (in Japanese)

Masahiro Terada " A museum anthropological study on the memorial museum of the Great Hanshin Earthquake (1995) : Facts, representation, and direction". Meeting for research project " Methodological study for developping the new ethnography of creative recovery from natural disasters", 2012.07.22, Center for South East Asian Studies, Kyoto University, Kyoto. (in Japanese) Supported by the Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI)

【Poster Presentation】

Masahiro Terada "Nature, Artificiality, and Becoming: An insight on narrative of the Anthropocene from the view point of Japanese historiography". Colloque international IIAC-CNRS/EHESS et RIHN-Kyoto ”Paysages dans l’anthropocene/ Landscapes in the Anthropocene”, 2016.12.05-2016.12.08, Fondation France-Japon de l'EHESS, Paris, France.  http://ffj.ehess.fr/upload/Actualites/Events/2016/AFFICHE_anthropocene-3.pdf

【Invited Lecture / Honorary Lecture / Panelist】

Masahiro Terada "Globalization of the memory as cultural praxis : A comparison between Germany, Indonesia, and Japan". SPA Bhopal Knowledge Exchange Series, 2013.02.26, School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal, India.

Masahiro Terada " Invisiblity of the disaster ; Auschwitz -Berlin / Fukushima -Tokyo". Palimpsest of memories ; Our new narratives after the civil war, the terrorism, the earthquake, and the atomic catastrophe, 2012.12.22, Kyoto. (in Japanese) Sponsored by Center for Integrated Area Studies, Kyoto University  http://www.cias.kyoto-u.ac.jp/event/?p=1127