Dr Lionel Babicz

PhD (Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales, Paris)
Lecturer

A18 - Brennan MacCallum Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 6765

Biographical details

Lionel Babicz teaches and carries out research in modern Japanese history, particularly the history of Japanese-Korean relations and the intellectual history of the Meiji period (1868-1912).

Dr Babicz was a lecturer at the Department of East Asian Studies of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and a researcher at the Maison Franco-Japonaise in Tokyo. He is also associate researcher at the Japan Research Center of L'École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris.

Research interests

  • Modern history
  • Japanese-Korean relations
  • Meiji intellectual history

Teaching and supervision

Teaching

  • JPNS1611 Japanese 1: Language and Culture component
  • ASNS1602 Modernity in Asia
  • ASNS2672 Japan in East Asia from 1840 until Today
  • ASNS6910 War and Peace in East Asia

Supervision

  • Modern Japanese history (including nationalism, colonialism, and militarism)
  • Japanese-Korean relations
  • Japanese interactions with Asia
  • Modern Japanese thought

Current projects

Lionel Babicz is currently working on a comparative study of the Japan-Korea / France-Algeria colonial and post-colonial couples; a general survey of the Japanese-Korean relationship in the 19th and 20th centuries; and a study of 11 February 1889 - the day of the promulgation of the Meiji Constitution.

An article by Dr Babicz was recently chosen as the Featured Article in Volume 33 Issue 2 (published September 2013) of the journal Japanese Studies: 'Japan–Korea, France–Algeria: Colonialism and Post-Colonialism'.

Associations

  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the French-language journal of Japanese studies Cipango.
  • Associate researcher at the Japan Research Center of L’École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris.
  • Research fellow at the Center for Asian Area Studies of Rikkyo University, Tokyo.

Selected grants

2010

  • History and Reconciliation: Japan-Korea versus France-Algeria; Babicz L; Academy of Korean Studies/Korean Competitive Research Grant.

Selected publications

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Books

  • Babicz, L. (2002). Le Japon face à la Corée à l'époque Meiji. Paris: Maisonneuve et Larose.

Edited Books

  • Babicz, L., Kosuge, N., Kenmochi, H. (2009). Rekishi ninshiki kyoyu no chihei: Futsudoku kyotsu kyokasho to Nitchukan no kokoromi [In Search of a Shared Historical Awareness: the Joint German-French Textbook and the Japan-China-Korea Attempts]. Japan: Akashi Shoten.

Book Chapters

  • Babicz, L. (2011). 1889, la premiere Constitution. In Anthony Rowley (Eds.), Le Japon: Des samouraïs a Fukushima, (pp. 253-255). Paris: Editions Fayard.
  • Babicz, L. (2011). 1905, la premiere victoire sur les Blancs. In Anthony Rowley (Eds.), Le Japon: Des samouraïs a Fukushima, (pp. 261-266). Paris: Editions Fayard.
  • Babicz, L. (2011). Comment le Japon a envahi la Coree. In Anthony Rowley (Eds.), Le Japon: Des samouraïs a Fukushima, (pp. 256-260). Paris: Editions Fayard.
  • Babicz, L. (2011). Reconciliation: An International Comparison Japan-Korea Versus France- Algeria. In Fumitaka Kurosawa and Ian Nish (Eds.), History and Reconciliation, (pp. 263-287). Japan: University of Tokyo Press.
  • Babicz, L. (2009). Higashi Ajia ni okeru kyotsu no rekishi ninshiki no tankyu (Exploring the common understanding of history in East Asia). In Lionel Babicz, Nobuko Kosuge, Hisaki Kenmochi (Eds.), Rekishi ninshiki kyoyu no chihei: Futsudoku kyotsu kyokasho to Nitchukan no kokoromi [In Search of a Shared Historical Awareness: the Joint German-French Textbook and the Japan-China-Korea Attempts], (pp. 134-157). Japan: Akashi Shoten.
  • Babicz, L. (2002). The Starting Point of Modern Japanese-Korean Relations: The Letter Incident of 1869. In Bert Edstrom (Eds.), Turning Points in Japanese History, (pp. 44-56). United States: Routledge Curzon imprint of Taylor & Francis.

Journals

  • Babicz, L. (2013). Japan–Korea, France–Algeria: Colonialism and Post-Colonialism. Japanese Studies, 33(2), 201-211. [More Information]
  • Babicz, L. (2013). Japon-Coree, France-Algerie: Reflexions sur deux situations coloniales et postcoloniales. Cipango, 19, 55-80. [More Information]
  • Babicz, L. (2011). Book review: Japanese assimilation policies in colonial Korea. Annales: Histoire, Sciences Sociales, 66(4), 1107-1109.
  • Babicz, L. (2011). Defence nationale, Race et Civilisation: Les origines intellectuelles de l'annexion de la Coree. Nichifutsu Bunka, 80(September), 76-96.
  • Babicz, L. (2010). Japon-Corée: l'interminable après-guerre. Géostratégiques, 26, 113-128.
  • Babicz, L. (2010). Race, civilization, and national security: the Meiji intellectual origins of the annexation of Korea. Asian Cultural Studies, 36, 319-329.
  • Babicz, L. (2009). Japon-Corée: de vaines excuses? Raison publique: éthique, politique and société, 10, 17-28.
  • Babicz, L. (2008). 1889, la première Constitution. l'HIstoire, 333, 62-62.
  • Babicz, L. (2007). Introduction: deux témoignages. Ebisu, 38.
  • Babicz, L. (2007). Japon, Chine, Corée: vers une conscience historique commune? Ebisu, 37, 19-46.
  • Babicz, L. (2007). Une nouvelle puissance nucleaire? The Life of Ideas (La vie des idees), on-line(March 1 2007), 33-42.
  • Babicz, L. (2006). Roulliere, Claire. La mémoire de la seconde guerre mondiale au Japon. Asian Journal of Social Science, 34(3), 540-542.
  • Babicz, L. (2004). 1904: le Japon attaque la Russie. l'HIstoire, 284, 18-19.
  • Babicz, L. (2002). Japon-Coree: les freres ennemis. l'HIstoire, 265, 22-23.
  • Babicz, L. (2002). Japon-Coree: un Mondial a l'ombre du passe. Ebisu, 28, 257-260.

Conferences

  • Babicz, L. (2009). South Korea, Japan and China: in search of a shared historical awareness. 6th Biennial Conference of the Korean Studies Association of Australasia KSAA 2009, Australia: Korean Studies Association of Australasia.
  • Babicz, L. (2007). Vers une "conscience historique" commune? Tentatives de redaction de materiel pedagogique nippo-sino-coreen. 13th International Euro-Asia Research Conference.
  • Babicz, L. (2006). From Fukuzawa Yukichi to Yon-sama: The Nostalgic Image of Korea in Modern and Contemporary Japan. The Third World Congress of Korean Studies: The Cultural Interaction with Korea - From Silk Road to Korean Wave, Seoul, Korea: The Academy of Korean Studies.
  • Babicz, L. (2002). Korea in the Realm of Reality: The 1876 Japanese Journalistic Reports and the Meiji Origins of Modern Korean Studies. The First World Congress of Korean Studies 2002, Seongnam, Korea: The Academy of Korean Studies.

Magazine / Newspaper Articles

  • Babicz, L. (2010). Tokyo-Séoul: une occasion manquée? Le Monde.

Reference Works

  • Babicz, L. (2002). Japanese-Korean Relations. In David Levinson, Karen Christensen (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Modern Asia. (pp. 233-237). New York.

2013

  • Babicz, L. (2013). Japan–Korea, France–Algeria: Colonialism and Post-Colonialism. Japanese Studies, 33(2), 201-211. [More Information]
  • Babicz, L. (2013). Japon-Coree, France-Algerie: Reflexions sur deux situations coloniales et postcoloniales. Cipango, 19, 55-80. [More Information]

2011

  • Babicz, L. (2011). 1889, la premiere Constitution. In Anthony Rowley (Eds.), Le Japon: Des samouraïs a Fukushima, (pp. 253-255). Paris: Editions Fayard.
  • Babicz, L. (2011). 1905, la premiere victoire sur les Blancs. In Anthony Rowley (Eds.), Le Japon: Des samouraïs a Fukushima, (pp. 261-266). Paris: Editions Fayard.
  • Babicz, L. (2011). Book review: Japanese assimilation policies in colonial Korea. Annales: Histoire, Sciences Sociales, 66(4), 1107-1109.
  • Babicz, L. (2011). Comment le Japon a envahi la Coree. In Anthony Rowley (Eds.), Le Japon: Des samouraïs a Fukushima, (pp. 256-260). Paris: Editions Fayard.
  • Babicz, L. (2011). Defence nationale, Race et Civilisation: Les origines intellectuelles de l'annexion de la Coree. Nichifutsu Bunka, 80(September), 76-96.
  • Babicz, L. (2011). Reconciliation: An International Comparison Japan-Korea Versus France- Algeria. In Fumitaka Kurosawa and Ian Nish (Eds.), History and Reconciliation, (pp. 263-287). Japan: University of Tokyo Press.

2010

  • Babicz, L. (2010). Japon-Corée: l'interminable après-guerre. Géostratégiques, 26, 113-128.
  • Babicz, L. (2010). Race, civilization, and national security: the Meiji intellectual origins of the annexation of Korea. Asian Cultural Studies, 36, 319-329.
  • Babicz, L. (2010). Tokyo-Séoul: une occasion manquée? Le Monde.

2009

  • Babicz, L. (2009). Higashi Ajia ni okeru kyotsu no rekishi ninshiki no tankyu (Exploring the common understanding of history in East Asia). In Lionel Babicz, Nobuko Kosuge, Hisaki Kenmochi (Eds.), Rekishi ninshiki kyoyu no chihei: Futsudoku kyotsu kyokasho to Nitchukan no kokoromi [In Search of a Shared Historical Awareness: the Joint German-French Textbook and the Japan-China-Korea Attempts], (pp. 134-157). Japan: Akashi Shoten.
  • Babicz, L. (2009). Japon-Corée: de vaines excuses? Raison publique: éthique, politique and société, 10, 17-28.
  • Babicz, L., Kosuge, N., Kenmochi, H. (2009). Rekishi ninshiki kyoyu no chihei: Futsudoku kyotsu kyokasho to Nitchukan no kokoromi [In Search of a Shared Historical Awareness: the Joint German-French Textbook and the Japan-China-Korea Attempts]. Japan: Akashi Shoten.
  • Babicz, L. (2009). South Korea, Japan and China: in search of a shared historical awareness. 6th Biennial Conference of the Korean Studies Association of Australasia KSAA 2009, Australia: Korean Studies Association of Australasia.

2008

  • Babicz, L. (2008). 1889, la première Constitution. l'HIstoire, 333, 62-62.

2007

  • Babicz, L. (2007). Introduction: deux témoignages. Ebisu, 38.
  • Babicz, L. (2007). Japon, Chine, Corée: vers une conscience historique commune? Ebisu, 37, 19-46.
  • Babicz, L. (2007). Une nouvelle puissance nucleaire? The Life of Ideas (La vie des idees), on-line(March 1 2007), 33-42.
  • Babicz, L. (2007). Vers une "conscience historique" commune? Tentatives de redaction de materiel pedagogique nippo-sino-coreen. 13th International Euro-Asia Research Conference.

2006

  • Babicz, L. (2006). From Fukuzawa Yukichi to Yon-sama: The Nostalgic Image of Korea in Modern and Contemporary Japan. The Third World Congress of Korean Studies: The Cultural Interaction with Korea - From Silk Road to Korean Wave, Seoul, Korea: The Academy of Korean Studies.
  • Babicz, L. (2006). Roulliere, Claire. La mémoire de la seconde guerre mondiale au Japon. Asian Journal of Social Science, 34(3), 540-542.

2004

  • Babicz, L. (2004). 1904: le Japon attaque la Russie. l'HIstoire, 284, 18-19.

2002

  • Babicz, L. (2002). Japanese-Korean Relations. In David Levinson, Karen Christensen (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Modern Asia. (pp. 233-237). New York.
  • Babicz, L. (2002). Japon-Coree: les freres ennemis. l'HIstoire, 265, 22-23.
  • Babicz, L. (2002). Japon-Coree: un Mondial a l'ombre du passe. Ebisu, 28, 257-260.
  • Babicz, L. (2002). Korea in the Realm of Reality: The 1876 Japanese Journalistic Reports and the Meiji Origins of Modern Korean Studies. The First World Congress of Korean Studies 2002, Seongnam, Korea: The Academy of Korean Studies.
  • Babicz, L. (2002). Le Japon face à la Corée à l'époque Meiji. Paris: Maisonneuve et Larose.
  • Babicz, L. (2002). The Starting Point of Modern Japanese-Korean Relations: The Letter Incident of 1869. In Bert Edstrom (Eds.), Turning Points in Japanese History, (pp. 44-56). United States: Routledge Curzon imprint of Taylor & Francis.

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