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Knaudt, Till

Institute for Research in Humanities Associate Professor

Knaudt, Till
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    Last Updated :2022/06/24

    Basic Information

    Faculty

    • 国際高等教育院

    Professional Memberships

    • European Association for Japanese Studies
    • Gesellschaft für Japanstudien

    Academic Degree

    • master’s degree(Ruhr-University Bochum)
    • Ph.D.(Heidelberg University)

    Research History

    • From Sep. 2018, To Feb. 2019
      Heidelberg University, Heidelberg Center for Transcultural Studies, Professor
    • From Sep. 2012, To Sep. 2018
      Heidelberg University, Institut for Japanese Studies, Assistant Professor

    Profile

    • Profile

      近現代日本の社会史と思想史を専門して、戦前、戦後社会運動における運動理論と思想実践の繋がりを分析・再構築を試みています。その中で、戦前左翼社会主義運動における労働者の政治的エイジェンシー、戦後学生運動における政治思想転換、「ポースト68年」の新左翼における環境観、80年代日本の社会における「コンピューター化」等のテーマをめぐるさまざまな問題を調べたいと思います。

    Language of Instruction

    • Japanese
    • English
    • German

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      Research

      Research Topics, Overview of the research

      • Research Topics

        Modern Japanese social history, history of ideas, history of technology
      • Overview of the research

        I am focusing in modern Japanese social and intellectual history with special interest into the research on the entanglement of social movement theory and practice.Among these I conduct research on worker agency in prewar radical socialist left, on shifts of ideas among activists of the Japanese student movement, environmentalism in the New Left and the history of computerization in Japan before the advent of the internet.

      Research Interests

      • History of political ideas
      • History of technology in Japan
      • Social history of Japan
      • Modern Japanese history

      Research Areas

      • Humanities & social sciences, History - Japan

      Papers

      • The Opposition inside the Opposition: Tenkō, Yamakawaism, and the Left-Socialist Worker's Movement in 1920-30 Japan
        Till KNAUDT
        Araya Takashi, Nakajima Hiroki, Suzuki Takeo (Ed.) "Rekishi no naka no radikarizumu", Jun. 2021, Invited, Lead author
      • Maikon and Cyber-Capitalism: Some Preliminary Remarks on a History of Computerization in Japan, 1960–1990
        Till KNAUDT
        Zinbun, Mar. 2021, Peer-reviewed, Lead author
      • Till Knaudt: Rezension zu: Ward, Max: Thought Crime. Ideology and State Power in Interwar Japan. Durham 2019. ISBN 978-1-4780-0165-2
        Till KNAUDT
        H-Soz-Kult ., Aug. 2020, Peer-reviewed, Lead author
      • About the "Corona-Crisis" and the End of the Prehistory of the Computerized Capitalist Mode of Production.
        Till KNAUDT
        Gendai Shisō, Aug. 2020, Peer-reviewed, Lead author
      • A farewell to class: the Japanese New Left, the colonial landscape of Kamagasaki and the Anti-Japanese Front (1970-1975)
        KNAUDT Till
        Journal of Japanese Studies, Aug. 2020, Peer-reviewed
      • Japan at the Crossroads: Conflict and Compromise after Anpo, by Nick Kapur. Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2018 , 325 pp., $39.95 (ISBN: 9780674984424)
        Till KNAUDT
        Social Science Japan Journal, 16 Jul. 2020, Peer-reviewed
      • Review: “Müller, Simone (2016). Zerrissenes Bewusstsein. Der Intellektuellendiskurs im modernen Japan. Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter Mouton
        KNAUDT Till
        Asiatische Studien / Etudes Asiatiques, Nov. 2018, Peer-reviewed, Invited
      • “Politische Agitation und Sozialreform im Alltag: Das 'Settlement' der Universität Tōkyō in Shitamachi”
        KNAUDT Till; KRÄMER Hans Martin
        Köhn, Stephan/ Weber, Chantal/ Elis, Volker (Hrsg.) Tōkyō in den zwanziger Jahren. Experimentierfeld einer anderen Moderne? Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2017, Peer-reviewed, Invited
      • Review: “Christopher Perkins, The United Red Army on Screen: Cinema, Aesthetics and the Politics of Memory, Houndmills, Palgrave Macmillan, 147 pp
        KNAUDT Till
        Japan Forum, 2017, Peer-reviewed, Invited
      • Antiimperialism and Antijapanism and Japan's "Post-1968"
        KNAUDT Till
        ゲシヒデ, 2015, Invited
      • Revolution in der Badewanne oder Eifersuchtsmord? Studentenbewegung, Geschlecht und die Filme ‘Der Baader-Meinhof-Komplex’ und ‘Vereinigte Rote Armee’ im Vergleich
        KNAUDT Till
        Bandhauer-Schöffmann, Irene; van Laak, Dirk (Hrsg.) Der Linksterrorismus der 1970er-Jahre und die Ordnung der Geschlechter (Giessen Contributions to the Study of Culture, Bd. 9), Trier: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag, 2013, Invited
      • “›Die Naturwissenschaften in der Entscheidungsschlacht‹. Die Mobilisierung von Wissenschaft und Wissenschaftlern in Japan im Zweiten Weltkrieg
        KNAUDT Till
        Berg, Matthias; Thiel, Jens; Walther, Peter (Hrsg.) Mit Feder und Schwert: Gelehrte und Krieg im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner, 2009, Invited

      Presentations

      • Making the Organs of Total Production: Some Preliminary Remarks on a History of Computerization in Japan, 1960­-1990.
        京都大学人文研共同研究班 21世紀の人文学 - Our Ageを問う
        31 Jan. 2020, Invited
      • 1970年代の新左翼におけるマイノリティ解放論と部落民運動
        部落解放論研究会の第28回の研究会, 26 Jan. 2020, Invited
      • Ōta Ryū and the Anti-imperialist Left‘s Awkward Relationship with Nature
        京大人文研共同研究班 生と創造の探究-環世界の人文学, 28 Oct. 2019, Invited
      • „Erfolg“ oder „Niederlage“? Diskontinuitäten in Theorie und politischer Praxis in der Neuen Linken nach 1968
        KNAUDT Till
        Das Erbe der Meiji-Restauration Wege zur liberalen Demokratie 1868 – 2018, Halle University (Germany), 14 Dec. 2018, Invited
      • Das Ende der Arbeiterklasse auf Hokkaidō? Zechenschließung, Streiks und Rationalisierung in den 1960er Jahren
        KNAUDT Till
        Japanologentag 2018, 30 Sep. 2018, Invited
      • Discovering liberated landscapes: The Japanese New Left’s “spatial turn” after 1968
        KNAUDT Till
        Words and Violence: Global History of the 1968 Protests in Japan and its Contemporary Meaning, Leiden University (Belgium), 21 Aug. 2018, Invited
      • Maikon in Maihōmu? Ein Werkstattbericht einer Geschichte des Heimcomputers in Japan
        KNAUDT Till
        Initiative Historische Japanforschung (CEEJA, France), 15 Jun. 2018, Invited
      • What is proletarian memory? Writing about class, agency, and history in 20th century Japan
        KNAUDT Till
        DAAD-JSPS Kyoto-Heidelberg Joint Research Project “Entangled Pasts in the Global Present: Gender, Labor and Citizenship”, Kyoto University, 09 Apr. 2018, Invited
      • Resisting the Comrades: Dissent and Dissidence Among Left-Wing Activists in 1920s and 1930s Japan.
        KNAUDT Till
        Deutscher Orientalistentag 2018, Jena University (Germany), 21 Sep. 2017, Invited
      • Proletarian Knowledge: Intellectuals, Workers, and Class Emancipation at the Tōkyō University Settlement Workers School
        KNAUDT Till
        European Association of Japanese Studies, Lisbon University (Portugal), 01 Sep. 2017, Invited
      • Theorie und Praxis der japanischen studentischen Linken
        KNAUDT Till
        Frankfurt University (Germany), 27 Apr. 2017, Invited
      • On the Margins of the Global North: A History of the Working People on Hokkaidō
        KNAUDT Till
        Entangled Pasts in the Global Present: Gender, Labor and Citizenship, 01 Apr. 2017, Invited

      Books and Other Publications

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        Education

        Teaching subject(s)

        • From 01 Apr. 2022, To 31 Mar. 2023
          Japanese History I-E2
          H281, Spring, Institute for Liberal Arts and Sciences, 2
        • From 01 Apr. 2022, To 31 Mar. 2023
          Japanese History II-E2
          H282, Fall, Institute for Liberal Arts and Sciences, 2
        • From Apr. 2019, To Mar. 2020
          Japanese History I-E2
          Spring, 全学共通科目
        • From Apr. 2019, To Mar. 2020
          Japanese History II-E2
          Fall, 全学共通科目
        • From Apr. 2020, To Mar. 2021
          Japanese History I-E2
          Spring, 全学共通科目
        • From Apr. 2020, To Mar. 2021
          Japanese History II-E2
          Fall, 全学共通科目
        • From Apr. 2021, To Mar. 2022
          Japanese History I-E2
          Spring, 全学共通科目
        • From Apr. 2021, To Mar. 2022
          Japanese History II-E2
          Fall, 全学共通科目
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          Administration

          Faculty management (title, position)

          • From 01 Apr. 2020, To 31 Mar. 2021
            出版委員会 委員
          • From 01 Apr. 2020, To 31 Mar. 2021
            現代中国研究センター運営委員会 委員
          • From 01 Apr. 2021, To 31 Mar. 2022
            出版委員会 委員
          • From 01 Apr. 2021, To 31 Mar. 2022
            現代中国研究センター運営委員

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