NISHIYAMA Kei
Faculty of Policy Studies Department of Policy Studies
Assistant Professor
Last Updated :2022/09/24

Researcher 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
    • Ethnography
    • Action research
    • Consensus-making

    Research Areas

    • Humanities & social sciences / Philosophy and ethics / 政治哲学・教育哲学
    • Humanities & social sciences / Education - general / 民主主義教育の理論と実践
    • Humanities & social sciences / Politics / 熟議民主主義

    Research Experience

    • Doshisha University, Faculty of Policy Studies, Assistant Professor, 2020/04 - Today
    • University of Canberra, Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance, Associate, 2019/09 - Today
    • Australian National University, Crawford School of Public Policy, Senior Research Officer, 2019/05 - 2019/11
    • University of Canberra, Faculty of Business, Government, and Law, Research Assistant, 2019/01 - 2019/07
    • University of Canberra, Faculty of Business, Government, Law, Teaching Staff (Tutor), 2019/01 - 2019/07
    • Tokyo Future University, Online Course, Part-time Lecturer, 2015/04 - 2017/03
    • Universität Stuttgart, Institute für Sozialwissenschaften, Visiting Research Fellow, 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, Faculty of Arts in Education, Masters Course, 2012/04 - 2014/03
    • Rikkyo University, Department of Arts in Education, 2008/04 - 2012/03

    Degree

    • Mar. 2019
    • Mar. 2014
    • Mar. 2012

    Association Memberships

    • 日本国際教育学会, 2017, 9999
    • 日本政治学会, 2017, 9999
    • 唯物論研究協会, 2016, 9999
    • International Council of Philosophical Inquiry with Children, 2015, 9999

    Committee Memberships

    • Editorial Board, 2022/07 - Today, Journal of Deliberative Democracy, Society
    • Guest Editor of Tetsugaku (Vol 7, Philosophical Practice), 2022/06 - Today
    • Advisory Board, 2020/10 - Today, World Citizens' Assembly, Others
    • Local Committee Member, 2019/10 - Today, ICPIC(the International Council of Philosophical Inquiry with Children) Tokyo Conference, Society
    • Executive Committee Member (Treasurer), 2019/10 - Today, ICPIC(the International Council of Philosophical Inquiry with Children), Society
    • Executive Committee Member, 2020/08 - 2022/07, Japan International Education Society, Society
    • Book Review Editor, 2019/10 - 2022/07, Journal of Public Deliberation, Others

    Awards

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

    Published Papers

    • Creating counter-publics through deliberation in the classroom: The case of philosophy for children
      Kei Nishiyama
      Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, SAGE Publications, - Online First, 08 Feb. 2022, Scientific journal
    • Democratic education in the fourth generation of deliberative democracy
      Kei Nishiyama
      Theory and Research in Education, SAGE Publications, 19(2) 109 - 126, May 2021, 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, 2 26 - 37, 2020, 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, 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, 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, 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, 15 83 - 97, 2019, 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, 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, Scientific journal
    • Child-activism and deliberative systems: Toward alternative understanding of children's participation
      Nishiyama Kei
      Annual Review of Materialism in Japan, 大月書店, 20(22) 200 - 220, 2017, Scientific journal
    • Deliberators, not future citizens: Children in democracy
      Nishiyama Kei
      Journal of Public Deliberation, 13(1) 1 - 24, 2017, Scientific journal

    MISC

    • Book review: Arendt's political philosophy and the philosophy cafe
      Nishiyama Kei
      Thinking and Dialogue, 3 59 , Jul. 2021, Book review
    • Freedom, dialogue and mock election: A critical review on Koichi Sasaki's mock election practice
      Nishiyama Kei
      Nakama, (456) 1 - 3, May 2021
    • Book Reviews Volume 16, Issue 1
      Mockler, Patricia; Motta, Filippe; Nishiyama, Kei; Rountree, John
      Journal of Deliberative Democracy, 67 - 74, 2020
    • A review of Ono Kazuo's practice reports
      Nishiyama Kei
      Nakama, (541、542) 1 - 2, 2020, Others
    • Reflection on the 19th International Council of Philosophical Inquiry with Children Biennial Conference at Bogota, Colombia
      Nishiyama Kei
      Thinking and Dialogue, 2 95 - 99, 2020, Meeting report
    • Consensus or disagreement? Theory and practice for inducing meta-consensus in deliberative pedagogy
      Nishiyama Kei
      上廣倫理財団研究助成報告論文, 2020, Technical report
    • 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
    • Deliberation with Young People
      Russell Wendy; Nishiyama Kei; Chalaye Pierrick
      Practitioner Development Resource in International Association for Public Participation Australasia, 2019, Technical report
    • Deliberation in Hawker College
      Russel Wendy; Nishiyama Kei; Chalaye Pierrick
      Research Report submitted to International Association for Public Participation Australasia, 2019, Technical report
    • Deliberation in Ainslie School
      Russell Wendy; Nishiyama Kei; Chalaye Peirrick
      Research Report submitted to International Association for Public Participation Australasia, 2019, Technical report
    • A dialogue-centred approach to language education: The case in Canberra
      Nishiyama Kei
      International Education, 24 137 - 142, 2018
    • Enabling children's deliberation: Schools as a mediating space
      Nishiyama Kei
      Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance Working Paper Series 1/2018, 2018, Technical report
    • 探求の「言葉」:子どもの哲学において対話が深まるとは何か
      西山渓
      立教大学大学院教育学研究収録, 10 19 - 33, 2013, Introduction research institution

    Books etc

    • Philosophical dialogue;for;beginner
      Kono Tetsuya; Tokui Chiaki; Nagai Rei
      Hitsuji Shobo, Oct. 2020, Chapter 5 Philosophical dialogue across the globe
    • 多文化・多民族共生時代の世界の生涯学習
      岩崎, 正吾; 若園, 雄志郎; 宮崎, 敦子; 大谷, 杏; 児玉, 奈々; 永田, 祥子; 田中, 達也; 福田, 誠治; 呉, 世蓮; 張, 鵬(教育学); 韓, 冀娜; 西山, 渓; 木田, 竜太郎; 上野, 昌之; 井谷, 泰彦; 西村, 芳彦
      学文社, 2018, 13章:オーストラリアにおける多文化・多民族共生と相互理解構築のための哲学対話
    • こころのナゾとき(全3巻)
      土屋, 陽介; (編)
      成美堂出版, 2017, 「世界は良い方向に進んでいる?」ほか8章

    Presentations

    • Community of inquiry naturalised: or youth climate activists' political use of the community of inuqiry
      Kei Nishiyama
      The 20th International Council of Philosophical Inquiry with Children Biennial Conference, 09 Aug. 2022, Oral presentation
    • Paulo Freire revisited: Critical and creative dialogue with Walter Omar Kohan
      Kei Nishiyama; Walter Omar Kohan; Rose-Anne Reynolds; Maria Teresa de la Garza; Yohsuke Tsuchiya; Minori Goto; Rei Nagai
      The 20th International Council of Philosophical Inquiry with Children Biennial Conference, 09 Aug. 2022, Public symposium
    • Community of inquiry with weak ties
      Wakako Godo; Ken Kurasaki; Tomoyuki Murase; Taiji Ogawa; Kei Nishiyama
      The 20th International Council of Philosophical Inquiry with Children Biennial Conference, 08 Aug. 2022, Public symposium
    • Teaching the total texture of democracy: A praxis story
      Kei Nishiyama
      Canadian Political Science Association 2022 Conference, 03 Jun. 2022, Oral presentation
    • A critical analysis of individualism in education: Beyond non-individualistic conceptions of teacher ethics
      Yohsuke Tsuchiya; Tomoyuki Murase; Kei Nishiyama
      The 14th Applied Philosophy Annual Conference, 28 May 2022, Public symposium
    • Teaching the 'total texture of democracy' in a democratic way
      Kei Nishiyama
      ECPR Joint Sessions Workshop on the 'Sciences of Democracies', 20 Apr. 2022, Public symposium
    • Facilitation and the epistemic injustice in dialogue
      Kei Nishiyama
      Toward a de-individualised professional ethics for teacher, 14 Mar. 2022, Public discourse
    • Facilitation of deliberation in the classroom: The interplay of facilitative technique and design to make a space for democracy
      Kei Nishiyama; Russell Wendy; Chalaye Pierrick
      Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance Seminar Series, 16 Nov. 2021, Public discourse
    • On the danger of the decorative use of youth climate activism?
      Kei Nishiyama
      Yonaoshi - Remake the World, 14 Nov. 2021, Invited oral presentation
    • Democracy within the movement: A childism perspective
      Kei Nishiyama
      Transnational Childism Colloquium, 21 May 2021, Invited oral presentation
    • 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
    • From future citizens to deliberators: A practical application of the deliberative theory to democratic education
      Nishiyama Kei
      Doshisha University Policy Conference, 21 Oct. 2020
    • Reflections
      Francesco Veri; Dannica Fleuß; John Rountree; Nishiyama Kei
      Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance Summer School, Feb. 2020, Nominated symposium
    • Engineer education as citizenship education
      Ogawa Taiji; Murase Tomoyuki; Nishiyama Kei
      The 13th International Symposium on Advances in Technology Education Conference, Sep. 2019, Oral presentation
    • 日常における政治学習:オーストラリアの場合
      西山渓
      早稲田大学グローバル科目「多文化教育論」, Jul. 2019, Public discourse
    • Same concept, different meanings: Challenges and opportunities in interdisciplinary research
      Nishiyama Kei
      University of Canberra, Graduate Research Forum, Jul. 2019, Nominated symposium
    • Community of inquiry without consensus? Insights from meta-consensus
      Nishiyama Kei
      The 19th International Council for Philosophical Inquiry with Children Biennial Conference, Jul. 2019, Oral presentation
    • 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, Public symposium
    • Deliberation in Schools
      Russell Wendy; Nishiyama Kei; Pierrick Chalaye
      Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance Seminar Series, Apr. 2019, Public discourse
    • Introduction to philosophical dialogue
      Nishiyama Kei
      The Australian National University Science Dialogue Unit, Dec. 2018, Public discourse
    • 学校における熟議プロジェクト
      西山渓
      東京工業高等専門学校「授業方法研究」, Oct. 2018, Public discourse
    • 多文化社会オーストラリアにおける民主主義と教育
      西山渓
      早稲田大学教育学部専門科目「多文化教育論」, Oct. 2018, Public discourse
    • Teenage protests and deliberative systems: The case of T-ns SOWL
      Nishiyama Kei
      International Political Science Association World Congress, Jul. 2018, Oral presentation
    • Distinguishing non-deliberative and anti-deliberative activities: The role of interpretive study
      Nishiyama Kei
      Assessing Deliberation Workshop, Jun. 2018, Public symposium
    • When anger turns Hip-Hop: A deliberative approach to teenage festive protests
      Nishiyama Kei
      The Asian Study Association in Australia Biennial Conference, Jun. 2018, Oral presentation
    • Contemporary youth political participation
      Nishiyama Kei
      University of Canberra, Master of Public Administration, May 2018, Public discourse
    • 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, Public discourse
    • A dialogue-centred language education: The case in Canberra
      Nishiyama Kei
      日本国際教育全国大会, Sep. 2017, Nominated symposium
    • Philosophy for Children as a hybrid model of deliberation
      Nishiyama Kei
      The 18th International Council for Philosophical Inquiry with Children Biennial Conference, Jun. 2017, Oral presentation
    • Enabling children's deliberation: The role of schools in deliberative systems
      Nishiyama Kei
      Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance Summer School, Feb. 2017, Oral presentation
    • Philosophy in Schools in Australia: The role of FAPSA
      Nishiyama Kei
      哲学対話研修会, Dec. 2016, Public discourse
    • Rethinking schools as deliberative public space for children
      Nishiyama Kei
      Australian Political Science Association Annual Conference, Sep. 2016, Oral presentation
    • Deliberators, not future citizens: Children in deliberative democracy
      Nishiyama Kei
      Universität Stuttgart Institute für Sozialwissenschaften Frschungskolloquium, May 2016, Public discourse
    • Children in deliberative systems
      Nishiyama Kei
      Australian Political Science Association Annual Conference, Sep. 2015, Oral presentation
    • Is Philosophy for Children a teaching method?
      Nishiyama Kei
      The 17th International Council for Philosophical Inquiry with Children Biennial Conference, Jun. 2015, Oral presentation
    • 熟議民主主義はいかなる教育を求めるか:子どもの哲学の立場からの考察
      西山渓
      唯物論研究協会若手研究会, Jul. 2013, Oral presentation

    Research Projects

    • Children and youth-led climate citizens' assembly at Kyoto city: Practical insights
      Kei Nishiyama
      Doshisha University, Doshisha University SDGs Resaerch, 2022/04 -2023/03, Competitive research funding, Doshisha University
    • Deliberative pedagogy for democratic disagreement: A practical study
      Nishiyama Kei
      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, Grant-in-Aid for Research Activity start-up, Doshisha University
    • Developing students' facilitation skills in dialogue education in Kosen
      小川泰治; 村瀬智之; 西山渓
      Hitachi Foundation, 倉田奨励金(人文・社会学部門), 2020 -2021, Coinvestigator
    • Deliberating abortion and ethical responsibility of future engineers
      Nishiyama Kei
      Doshisha University, Doshisha University and Tübingen University Researcher-Exchange Program, 2021
    • Meta-consensus in deliberative education
      西山渓
      The Uehiro Foundation on Ethics and Education, 2019 -2020, Principal investigator
    • Deliberation in Schools
      Russell Wendy; Nishiyama Kei; Pierrick Chalaye
      International Association for Public Participation Australasia, Pitch for Funding, 2018 -2019, Principal investigator
    • Understanding and evaluating deliberative systems
      John Dryzek; André Bächtiger; Selen Ercan; Nishiyama Kei; Eda Kremoglu-Waibler
      Deutscher Akademischen Austauschdienst (DAAD), 2015 -2016, Coinvestigator
    • The contribution of philosophy for children in deliberative democracy
      西山渓
      Rikkyo University, 立教大学学術推進特別重点基金(大学院生研究), 2013 -2014, Principal investigator

    Social Contribution

    • 東洋大学附属姫路中学校での哲学対話の実践, 2021/04-Today, Visiting lecture
    • What is racy?, Terahouse Politics Class, 2022/07/15, Seminar
    • Philosophy for Children across the globe and tips for ICPIC 2022 Tokyo, Arda Coda, 哲学カフェあれこれゆるゆるトーク, 2022/07/07, Seminar
    • “It’s up to you, me – all of us!” Children in climate citizens’ assemblies, Edinburgh Futures Institute, 2021/09/25, Meeting
    • Fridays For Future Kyoto Global Day for Climate Action - Philosophical dialogue for the future, Fridays For Future Kyoto, 2021/09/24
    • What is democracy?, The National Institute for Technology Tokyo College, 2021/01/27, Visiting lecture
    • Guest Speaker at Hoshino Junior High School, 2020/10/11, Seminar
    • 沖縄の小学校(南風原小学校、前田小学校、緑風学園)での哲学対話の講師, 2020/02, Visiting lecture
    • かながわ国際交流財団の国際交流イベントにおける哲学対話のファシリテーター, かながわ国際交流財団, 2020/01, Visiting lecture
    • 星野学園中学校における講演, 星野学園中学校, 2019/07, Lecture
    • 東京工業高等専門学校「技術者倫理」の授業の教材開発および実践, 2019/05-2019/06, Visiting lecture
    • オーストラリア・キャンベラ州政府の公開イベントDeliberate ACTの講演, ACT Government, DeliberateACT, 2019/02, Lecture
    • オーストラリアの公立学校(Hawker College)の社会科の時間における対話実践の講師(計5回), 2018/10-2018/12, Visiting lecture
    • オーストラリアの公立学校(Ainslie Primary Schoo)の社会科の時間における対話実践の講師(計5回), 2018/08-2018/09, Visiting lecture
    • かながわ国際交流財団主催「とびだせ高校生!」のファシリテーター, 2017/12, Visiting lecture
    • 埼玉県寄居町公民会主催「子ども白熱教室」の講師および対話のファシリテーター(計8回), 2013/02-2014/08, Visiting lecture
    • いわき明星大学主催「哲学カフェいわき」のファシリテーター, 2014/07, Meeting
    • 東京学芸大学付属小金井中学校「哲学対話」のファシリテーター, 東京学芸大学付属小金井中学校, 2013/10, Visiting lecture
    • 関東学院付属小学校の道徳の時間における対話型実践「哲学対話」の講師およびファシリテーター(計8回), 関東学院付属小学校, 2013/06-2013/07, Visiting lecture
    • 上廣倫理財団主催「高校生のための哲学サマーキャンプ」のチューター, 2013/07, Meeting

    Media Coverage

    • Backstage democracy of youth climate activism: A short note on ethnography with “Fridays For Future” in Kyoto, Japan, Internet, Myself, Agora: A space for ideas and debate, Oct. 2021
    • If democracy is hard to love, how can we teach it?, Internet, The Loop, Jul. 2021
    • Anthropocene, Internet, Doshisha University Faculty of Policy Studies, The latest keyword on policy studies, 01 Jun. 2020
    • Toward a more open society that includes voices of children, Pr, Myself, Stella, Oct. 2019
    • From protect to protest: The power of young female activists in the streets, Internet, Myself, Broad Agenda, Oct. 2019
    • Protest is a school for democracy, Paper, Myself, The Canberra Times, WAToday etc, Dec. 2018
    • Seen and heard: children as agents of democracy, Internet, Other than myself, Bang the Table, May 2017
    • From bakery to wagashiya: a textbook case of ‘moral education’ in Japan, Internet, Myself, The Conversation, May 2017

    Teaching Experience

    • Academic Skill: Ethics of genome editing and AI technology
      Doshisha University
    • Study on Public Works
      Doshisha University
    • Policy Issues: Democratic innovations in the crisis of democracy
      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 reading and book review
      Doshisha University
    • First Year Experience
      Doshisha University
    • Academic Skill: New forms of civic participation
      Doshisha University
    • Social and Political Theory
      University of Canberra
    • Education and Identity
      Tokyo Future University