Yamato TSUJI

Project Research Fellow

Research Interests


Yamato TSUJI specializes in the history of the international relationships of Chosǒn Korea. He is also interested in the modern development of historical contents using Korean sources.





2005      B.A., Faculty of Letters, The University of Tokyo

2007      M.A., Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, The University of Tokyo

2008      Visiting Student, College of Humanities, Seoul National University

2015      D.L., Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, The University of Tokyo


【Academic Positions】

2012–2017       Research Associate, The Research Institute for Oriental Cultures, Gakushuin University

2017–present   Project Research Fellow, Uehiro Project for the Asian Research Library



Books & Articles


“The Attitude of the Chosǒn Dynasty Government toward Trade with Ming China at the Beginning of the Seventeenth Century,” The Toyo Gakuho 96 (1) (June 2014): 1–30. (In Japanese.)

“The Maritime Routes for Diplomatic Missions and the Development of Trade in Chosǒn-Ming China Relations in the Seventeenth Century,” The Japan Journal of Korean History 52 (October 2014): 127–53. (In Japanese.)

“Chosǒn Korea’s Trading with Qing after the Bingzi War,” Society of Inner Asian Studies 30 (March 2015): 1–21. (In Japanese.)

“Japanese Policy towards Chinese Characters and Classic Chinese in Colonial Korea,”Journal of Asian Cultures 19 (March 2017): 5–128. (In Japanese.)

“The Tallies Carried by the Chosǒn Korean Tribute Missions to Ming China: Fuyan and Kanhe,” Korean Culture 16 (March 2017): 69–84. (In Japanese.)