This project comprises of two research units, historical database unit for historians and spatial analysis unit for hydrologists and meteorologists.
Keio University, Department of Economics, Lecturer
As a scholar of the history of French colonial governance of Indochina, Namba is interested in the colonial power’s perceptions and policies over natural environment.
Chizuru Namba, Français et Japonais en Indochine(1940-1945) : Colonisation, propagande et rivalité culturelle, Paris, Karthala, 2012.
Namba has published both in French and in Japanese, including Français et Japonais en Indochine(1940-1945) : Colonisation, propagande et rivalité culturelle, Paris, Karthala, 2012; and “Hongoku kara sokoku he: Sengo furansu no indoshina fukki to zaifutsu betonamujin rōdōsha sōkan mondai nit suite” (Home country to mother country: Pre-war return of French to Indochina and sending home of Vietnamese laborers in France) Mita gakkai zasshi 108-2, 2015.
B.A. (1995) from Keio University. Ph.D. (History, 2006) from Lumiere Lyon 2 University. Before teaching at Keiyo University, Namba was post-doc fellow of Japanese Society of Promotion of Sciences (2006-2008).