Mitsuhiro Hayashi PhD Student, Japan, 2017-18

Professional Biography

His research focuses on Media Theory, Modern Social Theory, Poststructuralism and East Asian Studies. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Interdisciplinary Information Studies from the University of Tokyo. He co-authored The Condition of Cultural Sociology: Intellectuals and People in the twentieth Century Japan (Nihon Tosho Center, 2014) and Digital Studies: Media City (University of Tokyo Press, 2015).

Focus of Study

Ontology of Sovereignty; Imagined Communities and Phatic Communities: Ontopower; Politics of Affection; Modernity in East Asia