NISHIYAMA Kei
Faculty of Policy Studies Department of Policy Studies
Assistant Professor
Last Updated :2021/06/19

Researcher Profile and Settings

Profile and Settings

  • Research funding number

    00876211

Research Interests

  • Deliberative democracy
  • Children and young people's political participation
  • Democratic education in theory and practice
  • Philosophical dialogue
  • Practice and ethics of interview
  • Consensus-making
  • Action research

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Faculty of Policy Studies, Doshisha University, 2020/04 - Today
  • Associate, Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance, University of Canberra, 2019/09 - Today
  • Senior Research Officer, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University, 2019/05 - 2019/11
  • Research Assistant, Faculty of Business, Government, and Law, University of Canberra, 2019/01 - 2019/07
  • Teaching Staff (Tutor), Faculty of Business, Government, Law, University of Canberra, 2019/01 - 2019/07
  • Part-time Lecturer, Online Course, Tokyo Future University, 2015/04 - 2017/03
  • Visiting Research Fellow, Institute für Sozialwissenschaften, Universität Stuttgart, 2016/05 - 2016/06

Education

  • University of Canberra, Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance Ph.D. course, 2015/02 - 2019/03
  • Rikkyo University, Graduate School of Arts, 2012/04 - 2014/03
  • Rikkyo University, Department of Arts in Education, 2008/04 - 2012/03

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Canberra
  • 修士(教育学), 立教大学
  • 学士(文学), 立教大学

Committee Memberships

  • Advisory Board, 2020/10 - Today, World Citizens' Assembly, Other
  • Executive Committee Member, 2020/08 - Today, Japan International Education Society, Academic society
  • Local Committee Member, 2019/10 - Today, ICPIC(the International Council of Philosophical Inquiry with Children) Tokyo Conference, Academic society
  • Executive Committee Member (Treasurer), 2019/10 - Today, ICPIC(the International Council of Philosophical Inquiry with Children), Academic society
  • Book Review Editor, 2019/10 - Today, Journal of Public Deliberation, Other

Awards & Honors

  • Special Award for the 100th Anniversary of Department of Arts
    Mar. 2014, Rikkyo University, Masters Thesis entitled "Deliberative Democracy and Education"

Published Papers

  • Democratic education in the fourth generation of deliberative democracy
    Kei Nishiyama
    Theory and Research in Education, SAGE Publications, Online First1 - 18, May 2021, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Philosophy for Children and Democracy: Theory and Practice for Visualizing Preference Change and Consensus-Making
    Nishiyama Kei, Murase Tomoyuki, Ogawa Taiji
    Thinking and Dialogue, 226 - 37, 2020, Japanese, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Between protection and participation: Rethinking children’s right to participation in protests on streets, online spaces, and schools
    Nishiyama Kei
    Journal of Human Rights, 19(4)501 - 517, 2020, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Facilitation of deliberation in the classroom: The interplay of facilitative technique and design to increase inclusiveness
    Nishiyama Kei, Wendy Russell, Pierrick Chalaye
    Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance Working Paper Series, (4)1 - 22, 2020, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Review Article: Philosophical inquiry with children: The development of an inquiring society in Australia
    Nishiyama Kei
    Philosophical Inquiry in Education, 27(1)68 - 72, 2020, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Deliberative children in democracy: Classrooms, schools and streets
    Nishiyama Kei
    Unpublished Ph.D. thesis submitted to University of Canberra, 2019, Doctoral thesis
  • Rethinking consensus in the community of philosophical inquiry: A research agenda
    Nishiyama Kei
    Childhood & Philosophy, 1583 - 97, 2019, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Using the community of inquiry for interviewing children: Theory and practice
    Nishiyama Kei
    International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 21(5)553 - 564, 2018, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Enabling children's deliberation in deliberative systems: Schools as a mediating space
    Nishiyama Kei
    Journal of Youth Studies, 22(4)473 - 488, 2018, English, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Child-activism and deliberative systems: Toward alternative understanding of children's participation
    Nishiyama Kei
    Annual Review of Materialism in Japan, 20200 - 220, 2017, Japanese, Research paper (scientific journal)
  • Deliberators, not future citizens: Children in democracy
    Nishiyama Kei
    Journal of Public Deliberation, 13(1)1 - 24, 2017, English, Research paper (scientific journal)

Misc

  • Book Reviews Volume 16, Issue 1
    Mockler, Patricia, Motta, Filippe, Nishiyama, Kei, Rountree, John
    Journal of Deliberative Democracy, 67 - 74, 2020, English
  • A review of Ono Kazuo's practice reports
    Nishiyama Kei
    Nakama, (541、542)1 - 2, 2020, Japanese, Other
  • Reflection on the 19th International Council of Philosophical Inquiry with Children Biennial Conference at Bogota, Colombia
    Nishiyama Kei
    Thinking and Dialogue, 295 - 99, 2020, Japanese, Meeting report
  • Consensus or disagreement? Theory and practice for inducing meta-consensus in deliberative pedagogy
    Nishiyama Kei
    2020, Japanese, Internal/External technical report, pre-print, etc.
  • Engineer education as citizenship education
    Ogawa Taiji, Murase Tomoyuki, Nishiyama Kei
    Proceedings of InInternational Symposium on Advances in Technology Education Conference. International Symposium on Advances in Technology Education, 326 - 331, 2020, English
  • Deliberation with Young People
    Russell Wendy, Nishiyama Kei, Chalaye Pierrick
    Practitioner Development Resource in International Association for Public Participation Australasia, 2019, English, Internal/External technical report, pre-print, etc.
  • Deliberation in Hawker College
    Russel Wendy, Nishiyama Kei, Chalaye Pierrick
    Research Report submitted to International Association for Public Participation Australasia, 2019, English, Internal/External technical report, pre-print, etc.
  • Deliberation in Ainslie School
    Russell Wendy, Nishiyama Kei, Chalaye Peirrick
    Research Report submitted to International Association for Public Participation Australasia, 2019, English, Internal/External technical report, pre-print, etc.
  • A dialogue-centred approach to language education: The case in Canberra
    Nishiyama Kei
    International Education, 24137 - 142, 2018, Japanese
  • Enabling children's deliberation: Schools as a mediating space
    Nishiyama Kei
    Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance Working Paper Series 1/2018, 2018, English, Internal/External technical report, pre-print, etc.

Books etc

  • Philosophical dialogue;for;beginner
    Kono Tetsuya, Tokui Chiaki, Nagai Rei
    Hitsuji Shobo, Oct. 2020, Chapter 5 Philosophical dialogue across the globe, Japanese

Conference Activities & Talks

  • Democracy within the movement: A childism perspective
    Kei Nishiyama
    Transnational Childism Colloquium, 21 May 2021, English, Oral presentation (invited, special)
  • Environment for P4C: Lessons from the Australian Philosophy in Schools movement
    Nishiyama Kei
    Webinar on philosophy for children: Lessons from the world cases, 26 Feb. 2021, Japanese
  • From future citizens to deliberators: A practical application of the deliberative theory to democratic education
    Nishiyama Kei
    Doshisha University Policy Conference, 21 Oct. 2020, Japanese
  • Reflections
    Francesco Veri, Dannica Fleuß, John Rountree, Nishiyama Kei
    Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance Summer School, Feb. 2020, English, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated)
  • Engineer education as citizenship education
    Ogawa Taiji, Murase Tomoyuki, Nishiyama Kei
    The 13th International Symposium on Advances in Technology Education Conference, Sep. 2019, English, Oral presentation (general)
  • Same concept, different meanings: Challenges and opportunities in interdisciplinary research
    Nishiyama Kei
    University of Canberra, Graduate Research Forum, Jul. 2019, English, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated)
  • Community of inquiry without consensus? Insights from meta-consensus
    Nishiyama Kei
    The 19th International Council for Philosophical Inquiry with Children Biennial Conference, Jul. 2019, English, Oral presentation (general)
  • Repertoires of the community of inquiry: A practical application of P4C to various contexts
    Kono Tetsuya, Nishiyama Kei, Tsuchiya Yohsuke, Toyoda Mitsuyo
    The 19th International Council for Philosophical Inquiry with Children Biennial Conference, Jul. 2019, English, Symposium, workshop panel (public)
  • Deliberation in Schools
    Russell Wendy, Nishiyama Kei, Pierrick Chalaye
    Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance Seminar Series, Apr. 2019, English, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech
  • Introduction to philosophical dialogue
    Nishiyama Kei
    The Australian National University Science Dialogue Unit, Dec. 2018, English, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech
  • Teenage protests and deliberative systems: The case of T-ns SOWL
    Nishiyama Kei
    International Political Science Association World Congress, Jul. 2018, English, Oral presentation (general)
  • Distinguishing non-deliberative and anti-deliberative activities: The role of interpretive study
    Nishiyama Kei
    Assessing Deliberation Workshop, Jun. 2018, English, Symposium, workshop panel (public)
  • When anger turns Hip-Hop: A deliberative approach to teenage festive protests
    Nishiyama Kei
    The Asian Study Association in Australia Biennial Conference, Jun. 2018, English, Oral presentation (general)
  • Contemporary youth political participation
    Nishiyama Kei
    University of Canberra, Master of Public Administration, May 2018, English, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech
  • When anger turns Hip-Hop: A deliberative capacity of contemporary teenage protests
    Nishiyama Kei
    Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance Seminar Series, Feb. 2018, English, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech
  • A dialogue-centred language education: The case in Canberra
    Nishiyama Kei
    Sep. 2017, Japanese, Symposium, workshop panel (nominated)
  • Philosophy for Children as a hybrid model of deliberation
    Nishiyama Kei
    The 18th International Council for Philosophical Inquiry with Children Biennial Conference, Jun. 2017, English, Oral presentation (general)
  • Enabling children's deliberation: The role of schools in deliberative systems
    Nishiyama Kei
    Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance Summer School, Feb. 2017, English, Oral presentation (general)
  • Philosophy in Schools in Australia: The role of FAPSA
    Nishiyama Kei
    Dec. 2016, Japanese, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech
  • Rethinking schools as deliberative public space for children
    Nishiyama Kei
    Australian Political Science Association Annual Conference, Sep. 2016, English, Oral presentation (general)
  • Deliberators, not future citizens: Children in deliberative democracy
    Nishiyama Kei
    Universität Stuttgart Institute für Sozialwissenschaften Frschungskolloquium, May 2016, English, Public lecture, seminar, tutorial, course, or other speech
  • Children in deliberative systems
    Nishiyama Kei
    Australian Political Science Association Annual Conference, Sep. 2015, English, Oral presentation (general)
  • Is Philosophy for Children a teaching method?
    Nishiyama Kei
    The 17th International Council for Philosophical Inquiry with Children Biennial Conference, Jun. 2015, English, Oral presentation (general)

Research Grants & Projects

  • Deliberative pedagogy for democratic disagreement: A practical study
    Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research Grant-in-Aid for Research Activity start-up, 2020/09 -2022/03, Nishiyama Kei, Grant-in-Aid for Research Activity start-up
  • Developing students' facilitation skills in dialogue education in Kosen
    Hitachi Foundation, 2020 -2021
  • Deliberating abortion and ethical responsibility of future engineers
    Doshisha University, Doshisha University and Tübingen University Researcher-Exchange Program, 2021, Nishiyama Kei
  • Meta-consensus in deliberative education
    The Uehiro Foundation on Ethics and Education, 2019 -2020
  • Deliberation in Schools
    International Association for Public Participation Australasia, Pitch for Funding, 2018 -2019, Russell Wendy, Nishiyama Kei, Pierrick Chalaye
  • Understanding and evaluating deliberative systems
    Deutscher Akademischen Austauschdienst (DAAD), 2015 -2016, John Dryzek, André Bächtiger, Selen Ercan, Nishiyama Kei, Eda Kremoglu-Waibler
  • The contribution of philosophy for children in deliberative democracy
    Rikkyo University, 2013 -2014

Social Contribution

  • What is democracy?, Lecturer, The National Institute for Technology Tokyo College, 2021/01/27, Visiting lecture
  • Guest Speaker at Hoshino Junior High School, Guest;Host, 2020/10/11, Seminar, workshop
  • Anthropocene, Contributor, Doshisha University Faculty of Policy Studies, The latest keyword on policy studies, 2020/06/01, Internet

Teaching Experience

  • Study on Public Works
    Doshisha University
  • Democratic innovations in the crisis of democracy
    Doshisha University
  • Academic Skill: New forms of civic participation
    Doshisha University
  • Academic Skill: Children and youth political participation
    Doshisha University
  • Academic Skill: Introduction to fieldwork and interviews
    Doshisha University
  • Academic Skill: A workshop for academic writing and book review
    Doshisha University
  • First Year Experience
    Doshisha University
  • Social and Political Theory
    University of Canberra
  • Education and Identity
    Tokyo Future University