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Jun'ichiro   TSUJITA  Last modified date:2017.05.04

Associate Professor / Archaeology
Department of History
Faculty of Humanities


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http://www2.lit.kyushu-u.ac.jp/~kouko/
Division of Archaeology,Faculty of Humanities,Kyushu University .
Academic Degree
Ph.D
Field of Specialization
Japanese Archaeology
Research
Research Interests
  • An archaeological study of the state formation process of Ancient Japan and its relativization
    keyword : Japnanese Archaeology, Yayoi Period, Kofun Period, material culture, interregional relations, state formation, bronze mirror, mortuary ritual
    1993.10An archaeological study of the state formation process of Ancient Japan and its relativization.
Academic Activities
Books
1. Jun'ichiro Tsujita (2007) Bronze Mirrors and Yamato Polity in the Early Kofun Period (in Japanese with English summary). Suirensha,Tokyo,Japan(pp.1-435).
2. Jun'ichiro Tsujita (2006) Prestige good systems and identtity of Kofun Period in Japanese archipelago(in Japanese, pp.31-64). In Tanaka,Y. and Kawamoto,Y. (eds) Ancient States in East Asia. Suirensha,Tokyo,Japan.
Reports
1. TSUJITA,Jun'ichiro (2016) Research trends in the last decade of the archaeological studies on the bronze mirrors during the Late Yayoi to the Early Kofun Period (in Japanese with English summary). In Kyushu Kokogaku (The Journal of the Archaeological Society of Kyushu) 91, pp.107-118, The Archaeological Society of Kyushu.
2. TSUJITA,Jun'ichiro (2016) The characteristics of the design and technology of production of the gilded bronze mirror with deity and beast design excavated from Saizon-tumulus in Kumamoto Prefecture (in Japanese). In the illustrated catalog of "Admiration to the Golden Culture" on the finds of Saizon-tumulus, pp.28-31, Kumamoto City Museum, Japan.
3. TSUJITA, Jun'ichiro (ed) (2016) Yamanokami Kofun no Kenkyu (The Study of Yamanokami Tumulus) : The research report of Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(B) by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science(JSPS), pp.1-402, Faculty of Humanities, Kyushu University..
4. TSUJITA,Jun'ichiro (2015) The bronze mirrors excavated from the Saitobaru tumuli (in Japanese). In The site report of Saitobaru Kofungun,pp.131-142. Miyazaki Prefectural Board of Education, Japan. .
5. Tsujita, Jun'ichiro (2013) The history of the Northern Kyushu region in the Kofun Period, Japan.
6. TSUJITA, Jun'ichiro (2009) The trends in archaeology in Japan: Kofun Period (2007) (in Japanese with English summary). In Archaeologia Japonica 60, pp.41-49, The Japanese Archaeological Association..
7. TSUJITA, Jun'ichiro (2009) A study on the bronze mirror with tigar and dragon design excavated from Kurisouzui tumulus in Karatsu City, Japan (in Japanese). In The Kurisouzui Tumulus, pp.107-124, Karatsu City Board of Education. .
8. TSUJITA, Jun'ichiro and Higashi, Noriaki (2009) A study on the Japanese bronze mirror with Daryu design which is said to be excavated from the Mochida Burial Mounds (in Japanese). In Saitobaru Archaeological Museum of Miyazaki Prefecture Research Bulletin, Vol.5, pp.1-9, Saitobaru Archaeological Museum of Miyazaki Prefecture..
9. TSUJITA, Jun'ichiro (2009) The bracelet-shaped stone object of the Kofun Period excavated from Kyushu region, Japan (in Japanese). In S.IWANAGA and Y. TAJIRI (eds) Nakoku no minami (The South of Nakoku), pp.84-99, Kyushu University Museum..
10. TSUJITA, Jun'ichiro, The Change in the Distribution System of Bronze Mirrors at the Beginning of Kofun Period Japan: as seen from Fragmented Bronze Mirrors, Bulletin of the Society for East Asian Archaeology (BSEAA) 1, http://www.seaa-web.org, 2007.11, [URL].
Papers
1. Tsujita, Jun'ichiro (2017) The changed design and its technology of the ‘copied’ Chinese bronze mirrors during 5th century (in Japanese). In Shien (The Journal of the History) 154, pp.27-67, Faculty of Humanities, Kyushu University, March 2017.
2. TSUJITA, Jun’ichiro (2016) A study on the relationship between the 'copied' Chinese bronze mirrors and Japanese bronze mirrors during late 5th century (in Japanese). In Archaeology: is it science? in the memory of the late Professor Yoshiyuki Tanaka, Fukuoka:Japan, pp.625-645..
3. TSUJITA, Jun’ichiro and KATATA, Masaki (2016) A study on the bronze mirror excavated from Kakegi tumulus, Iki Island, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan (in Japanese). The Bulletin of Nagasaki Prefectural Archaeological Center, Vol.6, Nagasaki:Japan, pp.37-47..
4. TSUJITA, Jun’ichiro (2015) The ways of giving and receiving the bronze mirrors copied from the same patterns of Chinese mirrors, during the 5th to the 6th centuries Japan(in Japanese). In Yamanokami Kofun no Kenkyu(The Study of Yamanokami Tumulus) : The research report of Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(B) by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science(JSPS), pp.248-262, Faculty of Humanities, Kyushu University..
5. Tsujita, Jun'ichiro (2015) The technology of production of the bronze mirrors copied from the same patterns during the 5th century,Japan(in Japanese). In Shien (The Journal of the History) 152, pp.31-50, Faculty of Humanities, Kyushu University, March 2015.
6. TSUJITA, Jun'ichiro (2014) The archaeological study of the Kofun period in global perspective: Directions for comparative archaeology (in Japanese). In Kokogaku Kenkyu (Quarterly of Archaeological Studies) Vol.61 No.3 (243), pp.15-28, December 2014, Kokogaku Kenkyu Kai(Society of Archaeological Studies)..
7. TSUJITA, Jun’ichiro (2014) The interregional relationship during Kofun Period Japan, as seen from bronze mirrors excavated from Kyushu Region. The 17th archaeological workshop for the study of Keyhole-shaped tumuli in Kyushu, Japan: The interregional relationship during Kofun Period Japan, Part 2..
8. TSUJITA,Jun'ichiro (2014) The design and technology of the Divine and Beast designed mirror with inscription of 'Jian Wu 5' (AD498).
9. Tsujita, Jun'ichiro (2013) The settlements of the Kofun Period Japan and 'Nanotsu no Miyake'.
10. Tsujita, Jun'ichiro (2013) The origin and technology of the bronze mirrors copied from the same pattarns in the Middle Kofun Period, Japan.
11. Tsujita, Jun'ichiro (2012) The relationship between Japanese and Chinese bronze mirrors in the Kofun Period, Japan.
12. Tsujita, Jun'ichiro (2012) 'Changes' from the 'Yuryaku' to 'Keitai' Period of Ancient Japan: from the perspective of state formation .
13. Tsujita, Jun'ichiro (2012) Bronze Mirrors in the Kofun Period, Japan.
14. Tsujita, Jun'ichiro (2012) The polyphyletic and monophyletic in the Kofun Culture, Japan.
15. TSUJITA, Jun’ichiro (2012) Bronze mirrors excavated from the archaeological site of Kyushu and external interaction during the 4th to 6th centuries, Japan. The 15th archaeological workshop for the study of Keyhole-shaped tumuli in Kyushu, Japan: The rituals at Okinoshima Island and external interaction in the ancient East Asia, at KITAKYUSHU MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY & HUMAN HISTORY. Kitakyushu, Japan. .
16. TSUJITA, Jun'ichiro (2011) The characteristics of the early type stone chamber in the mounded tombs of the Kofun Period in Northern Kyushu, Japan: as seen from the 'connected' stone coffin (in Japanese). In Shien (The Journal of the History) 148, pp.1-36, Faculty of Humanities, Kyushu University..
17. TSUJITA, Jun'ichiro (2010) A consideration about the selection and adoption of the stone mortuary facility covering wooden coffin and mortuary ritual of the mounded tumuli during 4th century, Northern Kyushu, Japan (in Japanese). In Shien (The Journal of the History) 147, pp.29-57, Faculty of Humanities, Kyushu University..
18. TSUJITA, Jun'ichiro (2009) The appearance of the stone structure covering wooden coffin of the mounded tumuli during late 3rd century, Northern Kyushu, Japan (in Japanese). In Shien (The Journal of the History) 146, pp.25-56, Faculty of Humanities, Kyushu University..
19. TSUJITA, Jun'ichiro (2008) The origin of the Triangle-rimmed bronze mirrors with tiger and dragon design (Sankakubuchi-banryukyo type mirrors) (in Japanese). In Archaeologies of Kyushu and East Asia: for the 50th Anniversary of the Archaeological division, Kyushu University, pp.295-315, The Publisher of Papers for the 50th Anniversary of the Archaeological division, Kyushu University..
20. TSUJITA, Jun'ichiro (2007) A consideration about the logic of the local elite's way to consume and inherit bronze mirrors in the prestige good system of the Early Kofun Period: a case study in northern Kyushu (in Japanese). In Shien (The Journal of the History) 144, pp.1-33, Faculty of Humanities, Kyushu University..
21. TSUJITA, Jun'ichiro (2007) Technology transfer and identity: the case of bronze mirrors in Japanese archipelago from the 3rd through the 4th centuries (in Japanese). In The Final Report of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science 21st Century COE Program (Humanities), East Asia and Japan: Interaction and Transformations, pp.53-61, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science 21st Century COE Program (Humanities), East Asia and Japan: Interaction and Transformations..
22. TSUJITA,Jun'ichiro, Formation and Transformation of the Prestige good system and Identity: the case of the Japanese Archipelago from the 3rd through the 5th centuries, Bulletin of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science 21st Century COE Program (Humanities), East Asia and Japan: Interaction and Transformations, vol.4,pp.53-89, 2006.12.
23. TSUJITA, Jun'ichiro (2005) The use of fragmented bronze mirrors as heirlooms and mortuary goods: as seen from drilled specimens (in Japanese). In Shien (The Journal of the History) 142, pp.1-39, Faculty of Humanities, Kyushu University..
Presentations
1. Jun'ichiro   TSUJITA , The 'copied' Chinese mirrors in the 5th century Japan: as seen from the perspective of state formation, East Asia Art & Archaeology Research Seminar, Department of Art & Archaeology, SOAS, 2017.02.21.
2. Jun'ichiro   TSUJITA , The chronology and distribution of the Iron Age mirrors in Britain and Ireland, Archaeology: The Discipline of Things ... and People, Places, Animals, and Times, UCD School of Archaeology Research Day, 2016.12.09.
3. Jun'ichiro   TSUJITA , The transformation of prestige good system in the process of state formation: as seen from the case of Kofun Period Japan. In 'The impact of social interaction on state formation in the peripheral area of Eurasia' [organized by Kazuo Miyamoto and Ellen Van Goethem], WAC-8 Kyoto: The 8th World Archaeological Congress , 2016.09.02.
4. TSUJITA, Jun’ichiro and KATATA, Masaki (2015) A study on the bronze mirror excavated from Kakegi tumulus, Iki Island, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan (in Japanese). The annual meeting of the Historical Society of Kyushu, Kyushu University, Fukuoka:Japan, 2015.12.13..
5. TSUJITA, Jun’ichiro (2015) Okinoshima Island in Ancient Munakata region, Japan as seen from bronze mirrors. The 5th symposium for the World Heritage Promotion of Okinoshima Island and Related Sites in the Munakata Region: Okinoshima and Ancient Interaction beyond the sea [Kyushu National Museum]. Dazaifu, Japan, 2015.2.14 .
6. TSUJITA, Jun'ichiro (2014) The mortuary facility and bronze mirrors during the middle Kofun Period in the Northern Kyushu, Japan. The 1st international workshop for the Ancient tumuli: Dating and Cultural exchanges as seen through the tomb in Honam region [Naju National Reseach Institute of Cultural Heritage]. Naju, Korea. 2014.11.6.
7. TSUJITA, Jun’ichiro (2014) The assemblage of the iron weapons excavated from Yamanokami tumulus. The workshop of Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(B) by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science(JSPS): The archaeological problems on the Yamanokami tumulus and the late 5th century, Japan [Kyushu University]. Fukuoka, Japan, 2014.7.19..
8. TSUJITA, Jun’ichiro (2014) The ways of giving and receiving the bronze mirrors copied from the same patterns of Chinese mirrors, during the 5th to the 6th centuries Japan. The workshop of Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(B) by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science(JSPS): The archaeological problems on the Yamanokami tumulus and the late 5th century, Japan [Kyushu University]. Fukuoka, Japan, 2014.7.19..
9. TSUJITA, Jun’ichiro (2014) The interregional relationship during Kofun Period Japan, as seen from bronze mirrors excavated from Kyushu Region. The 17th archaeological workshop for the study of Keyhole-shaped tumuli in Kyushu, Japan: The interregional relationship during Kofun Period Japan, Part 2, at Beppu University. Beppu, Japan.2014.6.21.
10. TSUJITA,Jun'ichiro (2014) Japanese Archaeology in the World Archaeologies: as seen from the viewpoint of comparative archaeology. The Society of Archaeological Studies, Okayama City..
11. TSUJITA,Jun'ichiro (2014) The design and technology of the Divine and Beast designed mirror with inscription of 'Jian Wu 5' (AD498).
12. 'Changes' from the 'Yuryaku' to 'Keitai' Period of Ancient Japan: from the perspective of state formation.
13. TSUJITA, Jun’ichiro (2012) The technology of production of the duplicated bronze mirrors based on same originals in the Middle Kofun Period, Japan: as seen from the observation of the form of knob-hole. The Japan Society for Chinese Archaeology: the 60th regular workshop for the sectional meeting in Kyushu, at Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan..
14. TSUJITA, Jun’ichiro (2012) Bronze mirrors excavated from the archaeological site of Kyushu and external interaction during the 4th to 6th centuries, Japan. The 15th archaeological workshop for the study of Keyhole-shaped tumuli in Kyushu, Japan: The rituals at Okinoshima Island and external interaction in the ancient East Asia, at KITAKYUSHU MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY & HUMAN HISTORY. Kitakyushu, Japan..
15. TSUJITA, Jun’ichiro (2012) The control and monopoly of the technology of the prestige goods production in the process of secondary state formation: as seen from the case of the Kofun Period, Japan, Human population and social organization: technology transfer [organized by Jun’ichiro Tsujita], The 5th World Conference of the Society of East Asian Archaeology [Kyushu University]. Fukuoka, Japan, 2012.6.9., [URL].
16. TSUJITA, Jun’ichiro (2012) Kofun Period studies in Japanese Archaeology: from the perspective of the ancient state formation, Opening Symposium: Advances and Challenges in Japanese Archaeology, The 5th World Conference of the Society of East Asian Archaeology [Kyushu University]. Fukuoka, Japan, 2012.6.6., [URL].
17. TSUJITA, Jun’ichiro (2011) Bronze mirrors and the Age of the Great King of Wa, Japan. Symposium of The historical society of Kyushu 2011, at Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan.
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18. TSUJITA, Jun’ichiro (2011) The appearance and development of coffins of mounded tomb(kofun) during 3rd to 5th centuries, Kyushu, Japan. The 14th archaeological workshop for the study of Keyhole-shaped tumuli in Kyushu, Japan: how we can understand the regionality and ranking of mortuary facility of Kofun, at Miyazaki Plaza Hotel. Miyazaki, Japan..
19. TSUJITA, Jun’ichiro (2011) Romanization in Britain and state formation in Japan: from the perspective of comparative archaeology. Comparative Perspectives on Japanese Archaeology: Case Studies from Europe and Japan [organized by Simon Kaner and Tsujita Jun’ichiro, at Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures]. Norwich, UK..
20. TSUJITA, Jun’ichiro (2011) Romanization and state formation: a comparative approach to cultural change in world empires. Classical and Archaeological Studies: Research Seminars [at University of Kent]. Canterbury, UK. .
21. TSUJITA, Jun’ichiro (2010) Tumuli construction as social process: the creation of monumental landscape in proto-historic Japan. The 32nd Annual Conference of the Theoretical Archaeology Group [at University of Bristol]. Bristol, UK..
22. TSUJITA, Jun’ichiro (2010) Bronze mirror distribution: the prestige good system of 5th century AD Japan. Asian Archaeology Group [at The McDonald Institute, University of Cambridge]. Cambridge, UK..
23. TSUJITA, Jun’ichiro (2010) Prestige good system of the Kofun (Mounded tomb) Period, Japan: from the perspective of state formation. ESF-JSPS Frontier Science Conference Series for Young Researchers: Contact Zones of Empires in Asia and Europe: Complexity, Contingency, Causality. Fukuoka, Japan..
24. TSUJITA, Jun'ichiro (2009) The transformation of the mortuary ritual in the 'peripheral' area in the Japanese archipelago from 4th to 5th centuries (in English). 19th INDO-PACIFIC PREHISTORY ASSOCIATION CONGRESS, Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences, Hanoi:Vietnam, [URL].
25. TSUJITA, Jun'ichiro (2008) The appearance of the stone structure covering wooden coffin of the mounded tumuli during late 3rd century, Northern Kyushu, Japan (in Japanese). The annual meeting of the Historical Society of Kyushu, Kyushu University, Fukuoka:Japan.
26. TSUJITA, Jun'ichiro (2008) The reorganization of interregional relations at the beginning of the Kofun Period, Japan, as seen from fragmented/complete Chinese bronze mirrors (in English). Society for East Asian Archaeology, 4th Worldwide Conference, Institute of Archaeology, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing:China.
Membership in Academic Society
  • The Japanese Archaeological Association
  • Society of Archaeolocical Studies
  • The Archaeological Society of Kyushu