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These are in the newspaper and magazine corner of the KEK library.(The Sokendai Commemorative Publication is here. (Japanese)

Rekishi kenkyū no saizensen (Frontline of Historical Research) Vol. 3, September 2004Atarashii kingendai-shi kenkyū e (Towards a new modern historical research)

Sokendai Department of Japanese history, National Museum of Japanese History
[[lecture] Study of materials from the Meiji restoration – column – exchange of teachers and students between the Shizuoka clan and the Sakura clan
[lecture] Current history of the Japanese people – as a point of contact with “Empire” What was the Japanese army’s “strategy of close-quarters fighting?”

Rekishi kenky? no saizensen (Frontline of Historical Research) Vol. 2, March 2004Research into history of the environment

Sokendai Department of Japanese history, National Museum of Japanese History
[1] History of water-filled rice fields. Why did the Japanese choose the rice plant?
[2] History of the global era
[column] why history of the environment? The history of people and fish and the environment.
[column] Spatio-temporal information science and history of the environment.
[3] Are shell heaps mounds of rubbish or mounds of treasure?

Rekishi kenky? no saizensen (Frontline of Historical Research) Vol. 1, January 2004Shakeups in archaeological knowledge: the forgery problem in the early and middle stone age, and the early yayoi period.

Sokendai Department of Japanese history, National Museum of Japanese History
[Part 1 Lecture] Origins of Japan’s stone age culture – getting over the stone-age fraud incident – Yearly research frontiers using the AMS carbon dating, a second revolution.
[column] Applications of the AMS year measurements to archaeology.
[Part 2 Symposium] The early Yayoi period
[Part 3 Addition] Searching for the early Yayoi period using the AMS carbon dating method.

Sokendai journal(biannual, published in spring and autumn)

Number 6 (autumn 2004) Nuclear fusion
Number 5 (spring 2004) Changes in cultural anthropology
Number 4 Neuroscience at Sokendai
Number 3 Polar science – opening the way to general science
Number 2 Challenge of the new KEKB accelerator, the world’s most powerful accelerator
Number 1 Reflections on doctoral education
Number 0 What are the goals of Sokendai’s university joint research facilities?

Records of Sokendai Shonan Lectures (2003)Social Literacy in Science 1

[Part 1] Scientific principles
1) What is social literacy in science?
2) science and sociology (1)
3) science and sociology (2)
4) science and sociology (3)
5) high technology information transfer technology and society.
6) The human genome project and society
7) physics and society
[part II] science policy and administration
1) Current situation and topics in Japanese science policy
2) Science in newspaper articles,
3) Earthquake prediction in the mass media and government
4) scientific literacy in society

Sokendai joint research anthology “Science and Society”Science and Society 2002

[Part 1] Science for society
[Part II] Science policy and 21st century society
[Part III] Regarding the “genome problem”.
[Part IV] Nuclear power and society
[Part V] Nuclear fusion as a means of energy generation
[Part VI] General topics

Sokendai joint research anthology “Science and Society”Science and Society 2001

[Part 1] Regarding the state of earthquake prediction
[Part 2] Science journalism and society
[Part 3] The quality of evidence and its use in society
[Part 4] General topics

Sokendai joint research anthology “Science and Society”Science and Society 2000

  1. the “Science and Society” joint research
  2. The role of researchers in earthquake and volcano prediction
  3. Conditions for the recognition of evidence by society
  4. Simulation and science
  5. Episemological conversions in energy development
  6. The social basis of research into nuclear fusion
  7. Astronomy and society
  8. New paradigms in science
  9. International comparison of awareness of science and technology
  10. Science phobia and the response of the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan
  11. Science journalism and its environment
  12. The spread of scientific knowledge
  13. What kind of study is ethics?
  14. Recent topics in bioethics
  15. What is STS? Principles and practice
  16. Risks of chemical materials and the STS problem

Sokendai Group Research “Pioneering new fields” collection of essaysNew field pioneers 1999

  1. Introduction
  2. Ordered and disordered science
  3. The origins of life
  4. Self-developed science under non-equilibrium conditions
  5. Expanding thermal and statistical dynamics
  6. Finance
  7. The scientific theories of “big science”
  8. Time order generation mechanisms of living bodies
  9. Information and ethics
  10. General topics

Sokendai PhD thesis abstracts

Sokendai PhD theses are stored at the Sokendai Hayama library.
Of the PhD theses, the KEK Research Cooperation Division Postgraduate Education Unit has copies of the Accelerator Science, Materials Structure Science (Radiation Science) and Particle and Nuclear Physics department theses.
KEK PhD thesis list