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Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(S): The Hydrosphere and Socioeconomics in Modern Asia - Exploring a New Regional History Using a Database and Spatial Analysis



Tomoko Shiroyama

【Book】Chi-chueng Choi, Takashi Oishi, and Tomoko Shiroyama eds. Chinese and Indian Merchants in Modern Asia: Networking Businesses and Formation of Regional Economy. Leiden: Brill, 2019, xii, pp. 355. Introduction, and Chapter 3 “Overseas Chinese Remittances in the Mid-Twentieth Century.”

Tomoko Shiroyama, “The Rice Crisis in 1918-1920: View from Hong Kong” at Singapore 200 years Conference, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, October 19th, 2019

Tomoko Shiroyama, “Meteorological Data in the Medical Reports by Chinese Maritime Customs”at Atmospheric Circulation Reconstructions over the Earth (ACRE) Meeting in China, China University of Geosciences, Wuhan, PRC, November 5th, 2019.

Tomoko Shiroyama, “Natural Disaster and Food Supply in the Early 20th Century China: The Case of 1931 Yangzi River Flood” in the session, “Coping with Monsoon in Asia from the 19th to the 20th Century: Exploring Environmental History with Meteorological Database and Spatial Analysis” at 3rd World Congress of Environmental History, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Santa Catarina, Brazil, July 23rd, 2019.

Akiyuki Kawasaki

Liu, C., Kawasaki, A., Shiroyama, T., Reconstruction of hydrological environment in Yangtze River basin in 1923-1955 and its application on modern Chinese history research, 12th International Atmospheric Circulation Reconstructions over the Earth (ACRE) Meeting, Wuhan, China, Nov. 2019.

Bhagabati, S.S., Kawasaki, A., Ogawa, M., Reconstruction of the Great Famine of western India (1876-78) using limited observed data and reanalysis dataset: Challenges and uncertainties, 12th International Atmospheric Circulation Reconstructions over the Earth (ACRE) Meeting, Wuhan, China, Nov. 2019.

Liu, C., Kawasaki, A., Shiroyama, T., Reconstructing 1931 flood in Yangtze River basin and its application to Chinese economic history, Japan Geoscience Union (JPGU) Meeting 2019, Chiba, Japan, May 2019.

Sayako Kanda

【Book Chapter】Sayako Kanda, “Consumer Preferences, Markets and the State in Early Colonial Bengal with Special Reference to Salt”, Raziuddin Aquil and Tilottama Mukherjee (eds), in An Earthly Paradise: Trade, Politics and Culture in Early Modern Bengal (Delhi: Manohar Publishers, 2020)

Sayako Kanda, “Family, Caste, and Beyond: the Business History of Salt Merchants in Bengal, c.1780-1840″in Chi-cheung Choi, Tomoko Shiroyama, Takashi Oishi (eds), Chinese and Indian merchants in modern Asia : networking businesses and formation of regional economy (Boston and Leiden: Brill, 2019)

Atsushi Ota

【Book Chapter】Atsushi Ota, “Role of State and Non-State Networks in Early-Modern Southeast Asian Trade.” In Kaoru Sugihara and Keijiro Otsuka (eds.), Paths to the Emerging State in Asia and Africa. New York: Springer, pp. 73-93. 2019.

Toshiyuki Miyata

Toshiyuki Miyata, “Temperature, Rainfall and Rice Economy in Thailand in the early 20th Century: Thai Rice Crisis and Rice Control from 1917 to 1921,” The 3rd World Congress of Environmental History,2019, The Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianopolis, Brazil, July 22, 2019.

Michihiro Ogawa

Michihiro Ogawa, “Reconsidering the Great Famine of Western India (1876-1878) from A Metrological Perspective”, The 3rd World Congress of Environmental History, Universidaade Federal de Saint Catarina, Florianopolis, Brazil, July 22, 2019.

Rui Takahashi

Takahashi, R. “Development of Rice Exportation and Rice Milling Industry in Colonial Vietnam.” Joint East Asian Studies Conference(JEASC) 2019. University of Edinburgh, UK, 5th Sept. 2019.

Takahashi, R. “Development of Rice Exportation and Introducing Modern Rice Milling Technology in Cochinchina.” Southeast Asia in Shaping the Global Economy. Department of Economic History, Lund University, Sweden, 29th May 2019.

Atsushi Kobayashi

Atsushi Kobayashi, “International bimetallism and silver absorption in Singapore, 1840-73,” The Economic History Review, Vol.72-2, 595-617, 2019.

【Book Chapter】Atsushi Kobayashi and Kaoru Sugihara,“Changing Patterns of Sarawak Exports, c.1870 to 2013,”pp. 563-585, Noboru Ishikawa and Ryoji Soda eds., in Anthropogenic Tropical Forests: Human–Nature Interfaces on the Plantation Frontier, Springer, 2019.




Tomoko Shiroyama

Tomoko Shiroyama ed. Modern Global Trade and the Asian Regional Economy, 145 pages, Springer, 2018.

Akiyuki Kawasaki

Win, S., Win, W.Z., Kawasaki, A., San, Z.M.L.T. (2018) Establishment of flood damage function models: A case study in the Bago River Basin, Myanmar. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 688-700.

Bhagabati S. S., Kawasaki, A., Ogawa M., “Reconstruction of the great famine of western India using historical rainfall and global reanalysis datasets: challenges and uncertainties.” International Conference on Water-Energy-Food Nexus and SDGs. 2019

Takeshi Hamashita

【Book Chapter】Takeshi Hamashita, “Competing Area Studies between United States and Great Britain in Hong Kong and Singapore during the Cold War”, Katja Naumann, Torsten Loschke, Steffi Marung, Matthias Middell, eds., In Search of Other Worlds. Essays towards a Cross-Regional History of Area Studies, Leipziger Universitatsverlag, pp.479-498. 2018.

Sayako Kanda

【Book Chapter】Ezra Rashkow, Sanjukta Ghosh, Upal Chakrabarti, Sayako kanda, Claude Markovits, Valerie Anderson, Sekhar Bandyopadhyay, Charu Gupta, Ridhard B. Barnet, Alex McKay, Apartajita Mukhopadhyay, Suchetana Chattopadhyay, Avril A. Powell, Memory, identity and the colonial encounter in India: essays in honour of Peter Robb, pp.337, Routledge, 2018.

Atsushi Kobayashi

【Book Chapter】Kobayashi, Atsushi, “The Growth of Intra-Southeast Asian Trade in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century: The Role of Middlemen in Singapore”, In Modern Global Trade and the Asian Regional Economy, Monograph Series of the Socio-Economic History Society Japan, Tomoko Shiroyama (ed.), pp. 33-58. Springer Nature, 2018.

Michihiro Ogawa

Michihiro Ogawa, “Reconsidering the Great Famine of Western India (1876-1878) from Perspectives on Mortality and Climate”, Associate Asian Studies in Asia, New Delhi, India, July 2018.

Michihiro Ogawa, “The Activities of European Merchants under the India Monetary System in Western India with Special Reference to Bombay and Pune in the Late Eighteenth Century”, XVIII World Economic History Congress, Boston, USA, July 2018.




Tomoko Shiroyama

Tomoko Shiroyama, “Visual Analysis of Global Trade in the 18th to 19th Centuries-Based upon Log Books Compiled by Climatological Database for the World’s Oceans, 1750-1850”, The Asian Network of GIS-Based Historical Studies, The 6th Annual Conference, 2017.

Takashi Hamashita

HAMASHITA, Takeshi, “GIS database for Chinese Maritime Custom history —New stage of Chinese Socio-economic history studies”, The 6th Asian Network of GIS-based Historical Studies (ANGIS) Conference, 23-25 November, 2017 at Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China.


【Referred Article】Raja, N.B., Cicek, I., Turkoglu, N., Aydin, O., Kawasaki, A. (2017) “Landslide susceptibility mapping of the Sera River Basin using logistic regression model.” Natural Hazards, 85(3), 1323–1346. doi:10.1007/s11069-016-2591-7.

【Referred Article】Kawasaki, A., Ichihara, N., Ochii, Y., Acierto, R.A., Kodaka, A., Win, W.Z. (2017) “Disaster response and river infrastructure management during the 2015 Myanmar floods: acase in the Bago River Basin.” International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 24, 151-159. doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2017.06.004.

【Referred Article】Kawasaki, A., Yamamoto, A., Koudelova, P., Acierto, R.A., Nemoto, T., Kitsuregawa, M., Koike, T. (2017) “Data Integration and Analysis System (DIAS) contributing to climate change analysis and disaster risk reduction.” Data Science Journal, 16(41), 1-17. doi.org/10.5334/dsj-2017-041.[Practice Papers]

【Referred Article】Dang, A.N., Kawasaki, A.(2017) “Integrating biophysical and socio-economic factors for land-use and land-cover change projection in agricultural economic regions.” Ecological Modelling, 344C, 29-37. doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2016.11.004.

【Referred Article】Bhagabati, S.S.,Kawasaki, A., Babel, M.S. (2017) “A cooperative framework for optimizing transboundary hydropower development.” Water International, 42(8), 945-966, DOI: 10.1080/02508060.2017.1393717.

【Referred Article】Trang, N.T.T., Shrestha, S., Shrestha, M., Datta, A., Kawasaki, A.(2017) “Evaluating the impacts of climate and land-use change on the hydrology and nutrient yield in a transboundary river basin: a case study in the 3S River Basin (Sekong, Sesan, and Srepok).” Science of The Total Environment, 576(15), 586-598. doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.10.138.

【Referred Article】Bhagabati, S.S., Kawasaki, A.(2017) “Consideration of the rainfall-runoff-inundation (RRI) model for flood mapping in a deltaic area of Myanmar.” Hydrological Research Letters,11(3), 155-160.doi.org/10.3178/hrl.11.155.

【Referred Article】Tahira, Y., Kawasaki, A.(2017) “The impact of the Thai Flood of 2011 on the rural poor population living on the flood plain.” Journal of Disaster Research, 12(1), 147-157. doi.org/10.20965/jdr.2017. p0147.

Sayako Kanda

【Book Chapter】“Competition or Collaboration? Importers of Salt, the East India Company, and the Salt Market in Eastern India, c.1780–1836”, in Sanjukta Ghosh, Ezra Rashkow, and Upal Chakraborty (eds.), “Memory, Identity, and Colonial Encounter in India: Essays in Honour of Peter Robb”, London: Routledge, 2017, pp.249-275.

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