Mitani Hiroshi

Field of Study

Years of Stay at HYI

Jul 2007 to Sep 2008

University Affiliation

Hiroshi Mitani teaches the modern history of Japan and East Asia at University of Tokyo. During his stay as a Coordinate Research Scholar at HYI, he worked with Prof. Andrew Gordon (Dept. of History, Harvard University).

Recent Publications

Hiroshi Mitani with an introduction by Andrew Gordon, “Why Do We Still Need to Talk About “Historical Understanding” in East Asia?,” The Asia Pacific Journal: Japan Focus, Vol. 12, Issue 32, No. 2, August 11, 2014.

Toward a History Beyond Borders: Contentious Issues in Sino-Japanese Relations (Cambridge, Ma.: Harvard University Asia Center, 2012), edited by Daqing Yang, Jie Liu, Hiroshi Mitani, and Andrew Gordon

Escape from Impasse: The Decision to Open Japan (Tokyo: I-House Press, 2008)

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