School personnel information


Kitayama Yuka


Citizenship, identities, social stratification, migration, social inclusion, human rights, multicultural education, nationalism

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  • 2018.04.01 - 2020.03.31, Center for International Education and Exchange, Associate Professor

  • 2020.04.01 - , Human Sciences, Graduate School of Human Sciences, Associate Professor

  • 2018.10.01 - , Graduate School of Human Sciences, Associate professor

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Osaka University Graduate School, Division of Human Science  Completed Ph.D (Human Sciences) 2012.03

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Nagoya Unviersity Education Centre for International Students Assistant Professor 2009.04 - 2009.10
Nagoya University Office for International Education & Exchange Lecturer 2009.11 - 2013.03
Waseda University Center for International Education Assistant Professor 2013.04 - 2014.02
Buskerud & Vestfold University College Faculty of Humanities and Education JSPS post-doctoral research fellow 2014.03 - 2016.03
University College of Southeast Norway Faculty of Humanity and Education Research Council of Norway-JSPS fellow 2016.04 - 2018.03
Osaka University Centre for International Education and Exchange Associate professor 2018.04 -

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  • My research addresses equity issues of multicultural education and socio-cultural context in policies and practices of citizenship education. I have conducted research in Japan, Norway, England, and Scotland on educational challenges for social inclusion.
    Sociology of education-related, Education-related, Sociology-related


Academic Papers 【 display / non-display

  • The Rise of the Far-Right in Japan, and Challenges Posed for Education, KITAYAMA, Yuka, London Review of Education,16(2) 250-267, 2018.07, Papers

  • Narratives of Student Teachers on Cultural Diversity, Struggles, and Citizenship, KITAYAMA, Yuka,European Conference on Education Research, 2019.09, International Conference(Proceedings)

  • Teacher education for inclusive and culturally sensitive classrooms: Case studies of two educators from Japan and Norway, Kitayama, Y., Kawaguchi, H. Minamiura, R., Hashizaki, Y.,World Education Research Association Focal Meeting, 2019.08, International Conference(Proceedings)

  • Examining the ethics of care as an inclusive approach for education for social justice, KITAYAMA, Y., HASHIZAKI, Y., OSLER, A.,Korean Association of Multicultural Education International Conference, 2019.05, International Conference(Proceedings)

  • From Pity to Compassion: The ethics of care and human rights education, Kitayama, Y. and Hashizaki, Y., Human Rights Education in Asia-Pacific,8, 2018.07, Papers

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Books 【 display / non-display

  • Special, Teachers and Human Rights Education, Fujiwara, Takaaki, Kitayama, Yuka, Akashi Shoten, ISBN, 4750346845, 2018.07

  • Special, Readings in Comparative Education: Area studies, Kondo, S., Nakaya, A., & Nishino, S. (Eds.), Toshindo, ISBN, 4798915068, 2018.06

  • Special, Education in the United Kindom, Japan-UK Education Forum, Toshindo, ISBN, 4798914096, 2017.07

  • Special, Education for Citizenship in England: The Challenges for Social Inclusion, Kitayama, Yuka, Waseda University Press, ISBN, 4657147048, 2014.06

  • Special, European Integration and Education for Citizenship, Kondo, Takahiro (ed.), The University of Nagoya Press, ISBN, 481580740X, 2013.10

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Awards 【 display / non-display

  • Japan-UK Research Forum Scholarship, KITAYAMA, Yuka, Japan-UK Research Forum, 2008.07


Outside Activity Management 【 display / non-display

  • Other, JSPS Alumni Club Norway, Board member, 2018.09 -