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Morris James Harry

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Affiliation
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Official title
Assistant Professor
Sex
Male
Birth date
1989-12
KAKEN ID
00840183
URL
Email
 
Research fields
Japanese history
Religious studies
History of Asia and Africa
Research keywords
Kirishitan
Conversion
Christian-Muslim Relations
Interfaith Dialogue
Intellectual History
Syriac Christianity
Digital Humanities
Career history
2019-04 -- 2019-08Ibaraki University College of Humanities and Social Sciences Part-Time Instructor
2017-04 -- 2018-10National Institute of Technology, Fukushima College Department of General Studies Specially Appointed Research Associate
2016-06 -- 2017-03Ōtawara Board of Education Assistant Language Teacher
2012-08 -- 2014-08Ōtawara Board of Education Assistant Language Teacher
Academic background
2014-09 -- 2018-07University of St Andrews School of Divinity Doctor of Philosophy in TheologyCompleted
2015-06 -- 2015-07Sophia University Center for Global Discovery Summer Session in Japanese Language and CultureCompleted
2008-09 -- 2012-06University of St Andrews School of Divinity Master of TheologyGraduated
Degree
2018-12Doctor of Philosophy in TheologyUniversity of St Andrews
2012-06Master of TheologyUniversity of St Andrews
Academic societies
2014-09 -- 2020-03Center for the Study of Religion and Politics, University of St Andrews
2018-08 -- 2019-08The Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland
2018-03 -- 2020-03European Academy of Religion
2015-09 -- 2019-09British Association of Japanese Studies
2014-10 -- 2015-10British Association of South Asian Studies
Honors & Awards
2019-05Surveillance Studies Network Early Career Researcher Award 2018For an outstanding paper published in the journal Surveillance and Society.
Refereed academic journal/Refereed international conference paper
  • Brief Remarks on a Bunka-Bunsei Period Document from Sendai Domain pertaining to the Kawada Family and the Kirishitan and Teppo Aratame Yaku
    MORRIS JAMES HARRY
    Fukushima Kōsen Kenkyū Kiyō/59/pp.187-190, 2018-12
  • Anti-Kirishitan Surveillance in Early Modern Japan
    Morris James Harry
    SURVEILLANCE & SOCIETY/16(4:::SI)/pp.410-431, 2018
  • The Case for Christian Missionary Activity in Japan prior to the 16th Century, Part II: Evidence of the Earliest Encounter with Abrahamic Religions in Japan – Religious Encounters in Yuán-Kamakura Relations
    Morris James Harry
    Oriens Christianus: Hefte für die Kunde des christlichen Orients/100/pp.153-187, 2018-09
  • China, Japan, and Christian Emissaries to Muslim Lands
    Morris James Harry
    Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations/29(2)/pp.167-191, 2018-03
  • Christian-Muslim Relations in China and Japan in the 16th and early 17th Centuries
    Morris James Harry
    Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations/29(1)/pp.37-55, 2018-01
  • The Kirishitan Century in Tōhoku
    Morris James Harry
    Fukushima Kōsen Kenkyū Kiyō/58/pp.137-144, 2017-12
  • Rereading the evidence of the earliest Christian communities in East Asia during and prior to the Táng Period
    Morris James Harry
    Missiology: An International Review/45(3)/pp.254-264, 2017-07
  • The Figures of Kōho and Li-mi-i, and the origins of the case for a Christian missionary presence in Tenpyō Era Japan
    Morris James Harry
    Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society/27(2)/pp.313-323, 2017-04
  • The Case for Christianity in Japan prior to the 16th Century
    Morris James Harry
    Oriens Christianus: Hefte für die Kunde des christlichen Orients/98/pp.109-137, 2016-04
  • The Legacy of Peter Yoshirō Saeki: Evidence of Christianity in Japan before the arrival of Europeans
    Morris James Harry
    The Journal of Academic Perspectives/2016(2)/pp.1-22, 2016-04
Other articles
  • Some Reflections on the First Muslim Visitor to Japan
    Morris James Harry
    American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences/35(3)/pp.116-130, 2018-07
  • “Lost” Letters: The Presence of Jǐngjiào in Japan as explored by Sakae Ikeda
    Morris James Harry
    Japan Mission Journal/69(4)/pp.255-266, 2015-12
  • Christianity, Martyrdom, and Pilgrimage in Ōkago Village
    Morris James Harry
    Japan Mission Journal/69(3)/pp.206-216, 2015-09
Books
  • Moonies
    Morris James Harry
    Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories in American History, ABC-CLIO, pp.431-436, 2019-05
  • Soka Gakkai
    Morris James Harry
    Encyclopaedia of Women in World Religions: Faith and Culture Across History, ABC-CLIO, pp.140-142, 2018-11
  • Roman Catholic orders in 17th-century China
    Morris James Harry
    Christian-Muslim Relations: A Bibliographical History, Selected Readings, SAIACS Centre for Islamic Studies, pp.54-65, 2017-01
  • The Problem of Understanding Conversion: Religious Change and Interfaith Dialogue
    Morris James Harry
    Relating with Hindu Diaspora: Anglican and Lutheran Reflections, Anglican Interfaith Networks, Lutheran Porvoo Communion, and World Council of Churches, pp.22-25, 2015-09
  • The Yongzheng Emperor
    Morris James Harry
    Christian-Muslim Relations: A Bibliographical History 1500-1900 - Asia, Africa and the Americas (1700-1800), Brill, pp.653-657, 2018-11
  • Mémoires concernant les Chinois
    Morris James Harry
    Christian-Muslim Relations: A Bibliographical History 1500-1900 - Asia, Africa and the Americas (1700-1800), Brill, pp.666-686, 2018-11
  • Arai Hakuseki
    Morris James Harry
    Christian-Muslim Relations: A Bibliographical History 1500-1900 - Asia, Africa and the Americas (1700-1800), Brill, pp.658-665, 2018-11
  • Yang Guangxian
    Morris James Harry
    Christian-Muslim Relations: A Bibliographical History 1500-1900 - South and East Asia, Africa and the Americas (1600-1700), Brill, pp.382-389, 2016-12
  • The Jesuits in 17th-century Japan
    Morris James Harry
    Christian-Muslim Relations: A Bibliographical History 1500-1900 - South and East Asia, Africa and the Americas (1600-1700), Brill, pp.332-338, 2016-12
  • Roman Catholic orders in 17th-century China
    Morris James Harry
    Christian-Muslim Relations: A Bibliographical History 1500-1900 - South and East Asia, Africa and the Americas (1600-1700), Brill, pp.446-460, 2016-12
  • Nicolas Trigault
    Morris James Harry
    Christian-Muslim Relations: A Bibliographical History 1500-1900 - South and East Asia, Africa and the Americas (1600-1700), Brill, pp.313-320, 2016-12
  • Matteo Ricci
    Morris James Harry
    Christian-Muslim Relations: A Bibliographical History 1500-1900 - South and East Asia, Africa and the Americas (1600-1700), Brill, pp.301-305, 2016-12
  • Lodovico Buglio
    Morris James Harry
    Christian-Muslim Relations: A Bibliographical History 1500-1900 - South and East Asia, Africa and the Americas (1600-1700), Brill, pp.393-399, 2016-12
  • Johann Adam Schall
    Morris James Harry
    Christian-Muslim Relations: A Bibliographical History 1500-1900 - South and East Asia, Africa and the Americas (1600-1700), Brill, pp.377-381, 2016-12
  • Jesuits and Muslims in 17th-century China
    Morris James Harry
    Christian-Muslim Relations: A Bibliographical History 1500-1900 - South and East Asia, Africa and the Americas (1600-1700), Brill, pp.432-441, 2016-12
  • Ferdinand Verbiest
    Morris James Harry
    Christian-Muslim Relations: A Bibliographical History 1500-1900 - South and East Asia, Africa and the Americas (1600-1700), Brill, pp.425-431, 2016-12
  • Diego de Pantoja
    Morris James Harry
    Christian-Muslim Relations: A Bibliographical History 1500-1900 - South and East Asia, Africa and the Americas (1600-1700), Brill, pp.291-296, 2016-12
  • Alvaro de Semedo
    Morris James Harry
    Christian-Muslim Relations: A Bibliographical History 1500-1900 - South and East Asia, Africa and the Americas (1600-1700), Brill, pp.351-354, 2016-12
  • Rethinking the History of Conversion to Christianity in Japan
    Morris James Harry
    University of St Andrews, 2018-12
  • Metsubo no Hi
    Morris James Harry
    End of Days: An Encyclopaedia of the Apocalypse in World Religions, ABC-CLIO, pp.239-243, 2017-07
Conference, etc.
  • Integrating Digital Tools into Intercultural Communication Courses in CEGLOC
    Morris James Harry
    CEGLOC Workshop: Teacher Development Workshop on TESOL/2019-05-29--2019-05-29
  • Twitter Bot Research and the Changing Meaning of Historical Vocabulary
    Morris James Harry
    Digital Orientalisms Twitter Conference (DOsTC)/2019-06-01--2019-06-01
  • Using WordPress in a Japanese University for Research-led Teaching
    Morris James Harry
    2019 PressED Conference/2019-04-18--2019-04-18
  • A Journey through Ōkago Village: Christianity, Persecution, and Hiding in Northern Japan
    Morris James Harry
    The Third Public Archaeology Twitter Conference (PATC3)/2019-01-30--2019-01-31
  • Teaching About ‘Othering’: Practical Examples and Reflections
    Morris James Harry
    The Asian Symposium on Education, Equity and Social Justice (EQUIS)/2019-03-22--2019-03-23
  • The Surveillance of Aum Shinrikyō: A Rural Case Study
    Morris James Harry
    European Academy of Religion Annual Conference/2019-03-04--2019-03-07
  • Approaches to Interfaith Dialogue in the Work of Uchimura Kanzō
    Morris James Harry
    European Academy of Religion Annual Conference/2019-03-04--2019-03-07
  • Theological Reflections on the Environment: A Liberative Perspective
    Morris James Harry
    Fourth Asian Conference on the Social Sciences and Sustainability/2017-12-20--2017-12-21
  • The Oppression of Aizu and Conversion to Christianity in Japan (1867-1880)
    Morris James Harry
    Center for the Study of Religion and Politics, Seminar/2016-02-04--2016-02-04
  • The Legacy of Peter Yoshirō Saeki: Evidence of Christianity in Japan before the arrival of Europeans
    Morris James Harry
    Oxford Symposium on Religious Studies/2015-12-07--2015-12-09
  • Religious Freedom Policy in Modern Mongolia
    Morris James Harry
    The Second Asian Symposium on Human Rights Education (SHARE)/2015-08-02--2015-08-04
  • Kakure Kirishitan: Dual Religious Identity and Japanese Religion
    Morris James Harry
    Center for the Study of Religion and Politics, Seminar/2015-02-12--2015-02-12
  • Hinduism and Japanese Religion
    Morris James Harry
    The Spalding Symposium on Indian Religions/2015-04-10--2015-04-12
  • China, Japan, and Christian Emissaries to Muslim Lands
    Morris James Harry
    South Asian Intercultural Understandings in Historical Perspective: Select Studies/2017-02-19--2017-02-21
  • Christianity and Violence: Christian Participation in Latin American Revolutions
    Morris James Harry
    The Inaugural Asian Education for Peace and Interfaith Congress (EPIC)/2014-10-27--2014-10-28
  • Christian Conversion and Religious Practice in 16th and 17th Century Japan
    Morris James Harry
    The European Academy of Religion, Annual Conference/2018-03-05--2018-03-08
Works
  • Chileans award Greta Thunberg prestigious international prize
    Morris James Harry
  • Historical Storytelling with Twine
    Morris James Harry
  • The Schedule of the Digital Orientalisms Twitter Conference 2019, #DOsTC
    Morris James Harry
  • Creating a “Launcher” Extension for Google Chrome
    Morris James Harry
  • Japanese Text Segmentation and Analysis with Web ChaMame
    Morris James Harry
  • The “Digital Orientalisms Twitter Conference” (#DOsTC)
    Morris James Harry
  • Creating a Digital Timeline
    Morris James Harry
  • Beyond “Laures Kirishitan Bunko”: Digital Repositories for Studying 16th and 17th Century Japanese Christianity
    Morris James Harry
  • Making and Using a Twitter Bot
    Morris James Harry
  • The Shrine Database: An Interview with its Creator
    Morris James Harry
  • Creating an Online Calculator (2): Algorithms and Code
    Morris James Harry
  • Creating an Online Calculator for the Conversion of Shakkanhō (Japanese) Units
    Morris James Harry
  • Apps for Learning Cursive Japanese
    Morris James Harry
  • Japanese (Shakkanhō) Unit Conversion Calculator
    Morris James Harry
Teaching
2019-04 -- 2019-08Language and Culture in Japan AIbaraki University
2019-04 -- 2019-06English Scientific Discourse IUniversity of Tsukuba
2019-04 -- 2019-06English Intercultural Communication IUniversity of Tsukuba
2019-04 -- 2019-08English Presentation Skills IUniversity of Tsukuba
2019-04 -- 2019-06English Writing IUniversity of Tsukuba
2019-04 -- 2019-08English Writing IIUniversity of Tsukuba
2018-11 -- 2019-03English Integrated Skills IIUniversity of Tsukuba
2018-11 -- 2019-03English Intercultural Communication IIUniversity of Tsukuba
2018-11 -- 2019-03English Writing IIUniversity of Tsukuba
2018-11 -- 2019-03English Writing IUniversity of Tsukuba
Other educational activities
2018-11 -- 2020-03Member of "Studies in Foreign Language Teaching" Editorial CommitteeUniversity of Tsukuba
2017-04 -- 2018-03Member for the Center of GlobalizationNational Institute of Technology, Fukushima College
2017-07 -- 2017-09Yashin aru Kōkōsei “Haisukūru Karejji 2017”National Institute of Technology, Fukushima College
Professional activities
2018-09 -- 2019-09The Digital OrientalistEditor for Japanese Studies
2018-04 -- 2019-04European Academy of ReligionSocial Media Management Team Member
2017-01 -- 2017-12Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations (Journal),Special Edition Peer Reviewer
2015-09 -- 2019-08International Education for Sustainable Development AllianceEditorial and Review Committee Member
2018-08 -- 2019-08The Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and IrelandFellow
2018-07 -- 2019-08Center for the Study of Religion and Politics, University of St AndrewsAssociate Researcher

(Last updated: 2019-06-13)