JICA Ogata Research Institute

Experts

NAGAMURA, Yukako

Research FellowFull-time

Educational Background

PhD (International Relations), Sophia University, March 2021
MA (Sociology), Federal University of Parana, Brazil, April 2015
BA (Foreign Studies), Sophia University, March 2009

Career Background

Research Fellow, JICA Ogata Sadako Research Institute for Peace and Development, April 2021-present
Part-time Lecturer, Kanda University of International Studies, April 2020-present
Research Assistant, JICA Ogata Sadako Research Institute for Peace and Development, September 2020-March 2021
Part-time Lecturer, Sophia University, September 2019-March 2021
Postdoctoral Fellow, Faculty of Foreign Studies, Sophia University, September 2019-July 2020
Research Fellow (DC2), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), April 2018-September 2019
Research Assistant, Iberoamerican Institute, Sophia University, April 2017-March 2018
Research Assistant, Graduate School of Global Studies, Sophia University, August 2016-March 2017
Coordinator of support for foreigners, Ibaraki NPO Center COMMONS, September 2015-March 2018
Journalist, Jornal do Nikkey, Sao Paulo, April 2009-March 2011

Major Publications

(Journals)
Nagamura, Yukako “Model Minority Image in Conflict with Changes in the Host Society: Life Stories of Nikkei Anti-Governments Politicians Under the Brazilian Military Regime” Migration Studies No.16, Center for Okinawa Migration Studies, pp.27-54, 2019 (in Japanese).
Nagamura, Yukako “Participation of Japanese Descendants in Brazilian Politics and the Thinking of the Nissei Elite on Candidacies and Electoral Behavior in the 1947 Election”, Iberoamerican Studies No.78, Iberoamerican Institute, Sophia University, pp.59-76, 2018 (in Japanese).
Nagamura, Yukako “Political Participation of Immigrants in Brazil in the Beginning of the 20th Century: From a Comparative Point of View Between Italian and Japanese Immigrants”, Iberoamerican Studies No.75, Iberoamerican Institute, Sophia University, pp.55-68, 2017 (in Japanese).
・Okamoto, Monica. Nagamura, Yukako. “Burajiru Jihô (Notícias do Brasil) e Nippak Shimbun (Jornal Nipo-Brasileiro): os primeiros tempos dos jornais japoneses no Brasil (1916-1941)”, Revista Escritos, No.9, Fundação Casa de Rui Barbosa, pp.147-179, 2017 (in Portuguese).
Nagamura, Yukako. “Percepção sobre as diferentes etnias no Paraná: Relação do público da apresentação do grupo japonês, Associação Cultural e Beneficente Nipo-Brasileira de Curitiba no 52º Festival Folclórico e de Etnias do Paraná”, Anais do V Seminário Nacional Sociologia & Política, UFPR, 2014 (in Portuguese).

Affiliations

The Japanese Association for Migration Studies
The Japan Sociological Society
The Japan Association for Latin American Studies
The Japanese Association of Luso-Brazilian Studies

Others

[Competitive Research Funds]
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Grant-in-Aid for Early-Career Scientists, Project name: “Pacific War Experiences of Latin American Japanese Students -Between Japan and the Allies”, No. 20K13701,2020-2023, Principal Investigator
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Grant-in-Aid for Research Fellow, Project name: “Comparative Sociological Study of Immigrant Political Participation -Looking at Japanese Politicians in Postwar Brazil-”, No.18J11768, 2018-2019

[Award]
Grand Prize winner for the 1th JICA Overseas Migration Sweepstakes Paper (June 2020)
Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel, Ministry of Education, Brazil (March 2013-February 2015)

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