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educator , historian

Mizuhiko Kiyohara, Japanese historian, educator. Board directors Japan-Sri Lanka Association, Kobe, 1979—1992, Kansai Japan-Sweden Association, Kobe, Japan, 1973—1994; Member of International Association Baltic and Scandinavian Studies (board directors, editor-in-chief since 1992), Japan and Brazil Exchange Association (board directors since 1981), International Digital Ehon Association (vice president since 2000).

Background

Kiyohara, Mizuhiko was born on March 21, 1940 in Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. Son of Seiichi Kiyohara and Yuri Kyohara.

Education

Bachelor Kwansei Gakuin University, 1965. Master of Arts Kwansei Gakuin University, 1967.

Career

Instructor Stockholm University, Sweden, 1968—1970, Osaka University of Foreign Studies, Japan, 1974—1988. Professor Hokkaido Tokai University, Sapporo, Japan, since 1990, head of faculty, 1990—1993. Director general University Library., Sopporo, Japan, 1995—1998.

Visiting professor Museum National Antiquities, Stockholm, 2001—2002. Director Japan Institute Scandinavian Studies, since 1998. President Japan Research Center, Stockholm, 1969.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: A Modern Myth of Sweden, 1972, A Scandal of Swedish Secret Agency and Its Traditional Freedom of Speech, 1974, The Swedes on the West - Root in the Viking Age, 1982, The King's Scandinavism, 1982, The Relation Between Sweden and foreign countries in the Runic Inscriptions under the Swedish Viking Age, Volunteer I, 1992, The Relation Between Sweden and foreign countries in the Runic Inscriptions under the Swedish Viking Age, Volunteer II, 1993, Swedish Medieval Provincial Laws - Characteristic Aspects of Västergöt Provincial Law, 2002, A Study of the Swedish Viking Age using Runic Inscription, 2003, others.

Membership

Board directors Japan-Sri Lanka Association, Kobe, 1979—1992, Kansai Japan-Sweden Association, Kobe, Japan, 1973—1994. Member of International Association Baltic and Scandinavian Studies (board directors, editor-in-chief since 1992), Japan and Brazil Exchange Association (board directors since 1981), International Digital Ehon Association (vice president since 2000).

Connections

Married Reiko Kiyohara, April 5, 1979.

father:
Seiichi Kiyohara

mother:
Yuri Kyohara

spouse:
Reiko Kiyohara