YASUDA, Kayo, Research Associate

Reseach Topics

 

Research Theme : International Health Governance in the Eastern Asia

Date of Birth: 22 September 1981
Nationality: Japanese
Current Position: Research Associate, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, University of Tokyo, JAPAN

Education
B.A., Faculty of Law and Politics, University of Tokyo, March 2005
M.A., Department of Advanced Science and International Studies, University of Tokyo, March 2007
Ph.D., Department of Advanced Science and International Studies, University of Tokyo, September 2011

Appointments
Research Fellowship for Young Scientists DC2, April 2008–March 2010
Project Research Associate (International Politics), Department of Pan Asian Studies, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, University of Tokyo, Japan, April 2010–March 2012
Research Associate (International Politics), Department of Pan Asian Studies, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, University of Tokyo, Japan, April 2012–March 2013

Dissertation
‘From the League of Nations Health Organization to the World Health Organization and UNICEF: the conceptualization of “positive health” as a new means for international security’, University of Tokyo, September 2011

Affiliations
Japan Association of International Relations
Japanese Political Science Association
European Association for the History of Medicine and Health (EAHMH)

Research and Interests
The history of international relations around the Second World War period, with a special interest in the history of international health governance, Eastern Asia, the League of Nations, the World Health Organization, and UNICEF

Educational Experience
Tutor for foreign student from Australian National University to University of Tokyo, April 2007–March 2008
Teaching Assistant for International Politics (Professor Yoshiko KOJO), September 2007–March 2008
Adjunct Teacher, Network for Education and Research on Asia, University of Tokyo, April 2010–present
Lecture entitled ‘International health cooperation and international relations in Asia’, part of the omnibus lecture series on the topic ‘The Forefront of Environmental Research in Japan and Asia’ held for the graduate students of the University of Tokyo, April–July 2012

Grant-in-Aid
‘International health governance in Eastern Asia between World Wars and Japanese diplomacy towards the League of Nations’, Grant-in-Aid for JSPS Fellows, April 2008–March 2010
‘Regional health works in the Eastern Asia and the formation of regional cooperative framework 1945–1965’, Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B), April 2011–March 2014

Languages
Japanese; English; reading French

Biography

Teaching

Research Achivements

    Thesis

  • YASUDA, Kayo. "From the League of Nations Health Organization to the World Health Organization and UNICEF: the conceptualization of 'positive health' as a new means for international security." PhD diss., University of Tokyo, 2011.
  • Articles and Book Chapters

  • YASUDA, Kayo. "International Health Project in Interwar East Asia: Regional International Order and the Work of International Cooperation."East Asia in the Context of World/Global History (2012.: 318-319.
  • 야스다 카요,. "극동 위생사업 전개와 일본의 국제기구 외교- 국제연맹에서 국제연합으로."동아시아의 역사 서술과 평화-사회・국가・세계, Seoul, Korea: 동북아역사재단 2011.: 27-42. (in Korean)
  • YASUDA, Kayo. "The succession and development of the international functional cooperation from the League of Nations: An examination through UNICEF’s relief activities towards Japan in the early postwar period."International Relations, Tokyo: The Japan Association of International Relations, no. 160 2010.: 64-78.
  • YASUDA, Kayo. "From the League of Nations Health Organization to the WHO 1943–1946: the succession and development of international functional cooperation."The Annuals of Japanese Political Science Association, Tokyo: Japanese Political Science Association, no. 2010-Ⅱ 2010.: 194-211.
  • YASUDA, Kayo. "The League of Nations’ health governance in Eastern Asia : Technocrats’ experiments in functional cooperation."Studies on International Relation, Tokyo: Association of International Relations Studies, no. 27 March 2008.: 19-38.
  • Conference Proceedings

  • YASUDA, Kayo. "From the League of Nations Health Organization to the WHO: The origin of a new approach toward human health.", International Scholarly Conference, “Towards a New History of the League of Nations”, sponsored by Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, Switzerland, 25-26 August, 2011. [Link]
  • YASUDA, Kayo. "Global Health Governance in the Changing World: From a historical perspective.", International Scholarly Conference,“Social Sciences and Humanities Meet the Changing World”, sponsored by Fudan Institute for Advanced Study in Social Sciences, Fudan University, Shanghai, China, 25-26 June, 2011. [Link]

Contact

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