Ryuto Shimada

Name Ryuto Shimada                                   
Title Associate Professor
Degree Ph.D.
Specialty Asian History, Economic History
Theme of Research Maritime Asian Trading History, South-East Asian Urban History, The History of the East India Companies
Professional Career

B.A. in Economics, Waseda University, March 1996

M.A. in Economics, Waseda University, March 1998

Advanced M.A. in Asian, African and Amerindian Studies, Leiden University, November 2001

Ph.D., Leiden University, December 2005

Lecturer, Faculty of Economics, Seinan Gakuin University, April 2006 – March 2007

Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Seinan Gakuin University, April 2007 – March 2012

Associate Professor, Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, The University of Tokyo, April 2012 – present

Selected publications

Book:

The Intra-Asian Trade in Japanese Copper by the Dutch East India Company during the Eighteenth Century (Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2006)

Articles:

“The Dancing around the Bride: The Inter-Asian Competition for Japanese Copper, 1700-1760”, Itinerario: European Journal of Overseas History, 27(2), December 2003, pp. 37-60.

“The Golden Age of Japanese Copper: Intra-Asian Copper Trade of the Dutch East India Company”, in: A.J.H. Latham and Heita Kawakatsu (eds.) Intra-Asian Trade and the World Market (London: Routledge, March 2006) pp. 24-36.

“Siamese Trade in Agricultural Products with Japan and China in the Eighteenth Century”, in: A.J.H. Latham and Heita Kawakatsu (eds.) Intra-Asian Trade and Industrialization: Essays in Memory of Yasukichi Yasuba (London: Routledge, 2009) pp. 52-75.

“Siamese Products in the Japanese Market during the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries”, in: Yoko Nagazumi (ed.) Large and Broad: The Dutch Impact on Early Modern Asia (Tokyo: The Toyo Bunko, 2010) pp. 147-165.

“Dutch Commercial Networks in Asia in Transition toward the Age of the Pax-Britannica, 1740-1830”, The East Asian Journal of British History, 1, 2011, pp. 29-40.