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MOHACSI GERGELY

MOHACSI GERGELY

Graduate School of Human Sciences Human Sciences, Associate Professor

mohacska hus.osaka-u.ac.jp

keyword planetary health,anthropocene,kyosei,comparative method,Japanese and East Asian Studies,medical anthropology,STS,anthropology

Education

  • 2002 - 2010/03, The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Interdisciplinary Cultural Studies (Department of Cultural Anthropology) Doctoral Program
  • 1995 - 2002/05, Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Cultural Anthropology
  • 1999 - 2002/03, Hokkaido University, Graduate School of Agriculture, Department of Agricultural Economics (Master's Program)
  • 1993 - 1999/01, Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of Economic and Social History

Research History

  • 2018/10 - Present, Osaka University, School of Human Sciences, Associate Professor
  • 2015/07 - 2018/10, Osaka University, School of Human Sciences, Assistant Professor
  • 2013/02 - 2015/06, Osaka University, Doctoral Program for Multicultural Innovation, Assistant Professor
  • 2011 - 2013, Keio University, Faculty of Letters, Adjunct lecturer
  • 2010 - 2013, Keio University, Centre for Advanced Research, Research fellow
  • 2009 - 2013, International Christian University, Anthropology, Adjunct lecturer
  • 2007 - 2013, Japan Women's University, Faculty of Human and Social Sciences, Adjunct lecturer
  • 2007 - 2010, The University of Tokyo, Science Interpreter Training Program, Research Assistant
  • 2008 - 2009, Joshibi University of Art and Design, Department of Art and Design, Adjunct lecturer
  • 2003 - 2005, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Asian Studies, Adjunct lecturer
  • 1998 - 1999, Eötvös Loránd University, Department of Cultural Anthropology, Adjunct Lecturer

Research Areas

  • Humanities & social sciences, History - General
  • Environmental science/Agricultural science, Agricultural sociology
  • Humanities & social sciences, Sociology/history of science and technology
  • Humanities & social sciences, Cultural anthropology and folklore, Medical anthropology

Professional Memberships

  • International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences
  • 北海道社会学会
  • Anthropology of Japan in Japan
  • American Anthropological Association
  • 日本文化人類学会
  • Society for Social Studies of Science
  • Hokkaido Sociological Association
  • Anthropology of Japan in Japan
  • American Anthropological Association
  • Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology
  • Society for Social Studies of Science

Papers

  • From a Metabolic Point of View : Six Notes on Eating (Folding) Together, モハーチ ゲルゲイ, 思想, 岩波書店, No. 1124, p. 77-91, 2017/12
  • Pharmaceutical Loops:The Entanglement of Care and Experiment in Clinical Trials in Western Hungary, Mohácsi Gergely, Japanese Journal of Cultural Anthropology, 日本文化人類学会, Vol. 81, No. 4, p. 614-631, 2017/03
  • Multiculturalism and Kyosei: Towards a Comparative Approach, MOHACSI Gergely,IMAI Kiyoko, Vol. 3, p. 11-32, 2016/03
  • Translation on the Move. Conceptual circulations between anthropological and indigeneous practices, Atsuro Morita,Gergely Mohácsi, Revue d'Anthropologie des Connaissances, Vol. 9, No. 4, p. 409-428, 2015/12/10
  • Translation on the Move. Conceptual circulations between anthropological and indigeneous practices, MOHACSI Gergely,MORITA Atsuro, Revue d'Anthropologie des Connaissances, Vol. 9, No. 4, p. 409-428, 2015/12
  • Acting with Non-human Entities: Introduction to the Special Issue, MOHACSI Gergely,MORITA Atsuro, NatureCulture, Vol. 3, p. 1-6, 2015/10
  • TRANSLATION ON THE MOVE. CONCEPTUAL CIRCULATIONS BETWEEN ANTHROPOLOGICAL AND INDIGENEOUS PRACTICES, Atsuro Morita,Gergely Mohacsi, REVUE D ANTHROPOLOGIE DES CONNAISSANCES, SOC ANTHROPOLOGIE CONNAISSANCES, Vol. 9, No. 4, p. 409-428, 2015
  • We Always Connect With Worlds: Japanese Drugs, Hungarian Bodies and The Effects of Comparison, MOHACSI Gergely, Ecologies of Care: Innovations through Technologies, Collectives and the Senses. Readings in Multicultural Innovation, Vol. 4., p. 257-272, 2014/03
  • Traveling comparisons: Ethnographic reflections on science and technology, Gergely Mohácsi,Atsuro Morita, East Asian Science, Technology and Society, Vol. 7, No. 2, p. 175-183, 2013
  • The adiponectin assemblage: An anthropological perspective on pharmacogenomics in Japan, Gergely Mohácsi, East Asian Science, Technology and Society, Vol. 7, No. 2, p. 261-281, 2013
  • Entangled Knowledges: Three Modes of Articulating Differences in Clinical Trials, MOHACSI Gergely, CARLS Series of Advanced Study of Logic and Sensibility, No. 5, p. 232-244, 2012/02
  • Life of the Metabolism: An Experimental Inquiry into Mobility,, MOHACSI Gergely, Japanese Journal of Cultural Anthropology, Vol. 76, No. 3, p. 288-307, 2011/12
  • Comparison as a form of life: towards a post-plural anthropology, MORITA Atsuro,MOHACSI Gergely, 哲学, 三田哲學會, Vol. 125, p. 263-284, 2011/03
  • Attuning to Food: Tensions and Relations in Diabetes Care, MOHACSI Gergely, CARLS Series of Advanced Study of Logic and Sensibility, No. 4, p. 325-334, 2011/02
  • On the Appropriation of Some Pharmaceutical Senses, MOHACSI Gergely, CARLS Series of Advanced Study of Logic and Sensibility, No. 3, p. 275-282, 2010/02
  • Embodying Difference: The Pharmaceutical Mediation of Human and Scientific Values in Diabetes Care, MOHACSI Gergely, Japanese Journal of Cultural Anthropology, Vol. 73, No. 1, p. 70-92, 2008/07
  • Learning to be Rural Women in Hokkaido, MOHACSI Gergely, East Asian Studies Hokkaido (EASH), No. 3, p. 51-71, 2005/05
  • Regendering the Rural: The Agricultural Training of Office Ladies in Hokkaido, MOHACSI Gergely, Women's Studies, Vol. 33, No. 4, p. 507-539, 2004
  • Body Culture and Mass Society: The social history of open-air pools in prewar Budapest, MOHACSI Gergely, Századok. Journal of the Hungarian Historical Society, Vol. 136, No. 6, p. 1471-1506, 2002
  • Beautiful, Strong, Healthy: New forms of leisure and body culture in early 20th century Budapest, MOHACSI Gergely, Korall: Hungarian Journal of Social History, No. 12, p. 34-55, 2001

Misc.

  • Viral Scaling, Gergely Mohácsi, Hot Spots, Fieldsights (Cultural Anthropology), 2020/06
  • Comparing Together: Five years between Toronto City and Nodamura, Iwate, Gergely Mohacsi, Mirai Kyosei: Journal of Multicultural Innovation, No. 6, p. 121-130, 2019/03
  • Counting Disease, MOHACSI Gergely, Monthly Minpaku, Vol. 36, No. 10, p. 2-3, 2012/10

Publications

  • "Appendix: Kyosei Studies: Past, present and future" (Kyosei Studies Manifesto), Kosuke Yamamoto,Ryohei Miyamae,Kazuki Fujitaka,MOHACSI Gergely, Osaka University Press, ISBN:9784872597080, 2020/03
  • Kyosei Studies Manifesto, Kokichi Shimizu,Masato Kawamori,Eisei Kurimoto,Tatsuya Higaki,MOHACSI Gergely, Osaka University Press, ISBN:9784872597080, 2020/03
  • (Chapter 12) "Healing Together: Plant-human relations in the Anthropocene" (Kyosei Studies Manifesto), MOHACSI Gergely,Kokichi Shimizu,Masato Kawamori,Eisei Kurimoto,Tatsuya Higaki, Osaka University Press, ISBN:9784872597080, 2020/02
  • (Chapter 9) "Living with Drugs: The world in a pill" (Disease) Human Sciences Series 5, Hiroshi Yamanaka,Fuminobu Ishikura, Osaka University Press, ISBN:9784872596229, 2020/02
  • "Social Design for Health: Ontological vulnerability, life course and planetary health" (Humanistic futures of learning Perspectives from UNESCO Chairs and UNITWIN Networks), Beverley Yamamoto,Hiroshi Yamanaka,Yumi Kimura,Gergely Mohácsi,Rie Ogasawara, UNESCO, ISBN:9789231003691, 2020/01
  • (Chapter 14 ) "Cohabiting Disease: An ethnographic interpretation of nutrition therapy in chronic illness" (The Emergence of Care: Living with Other), MOHACSI Gergely,MORI Akiko (ed.), Nakanishiya Publisher, ISBN:9784779513961, 2019/04
  • Special Issue: Multiculturalism and Kyosei: Towards a Comparative Approach, MOHACSI Gergely,Imai Kiyoko, Osaka University, 2016/03
  • Special Issue: Acting with Non-human Entities, MOHACSI Gergely,MORITA Atsuro, 2015/09
  • Ecologies of Care : Innovations through Technologies, Collectives and the Senses, Mohácsi Gergely, Doctoral Program for Multicultural Innovation, Osaka University, 2014/02
  • Special Issues: Translations on the Move, MORITA Atsuro,MOHACSI Gergely, 2013/10
  • Special Issue on Traveling Comparisons: Ethnographic Reflections on Science and Technology., MOHACSI Gergely,MORITA Atsuro, 2013/05
  • The Anthropology of Europe as Seen from Japan: Considering Contemporary Forms and Meanings of the Social, MORI Akiko ed, Osaka: National Museum of Ethnology, 2012
  • Chapter 9 "Commensurating Disease: Self-measurement of blood glucose as a form of criticism" (Anthropology and the Critique of Reality), Naoki Kasuga,Gergely Mohacsi, Sekai Shiso, ISBN:9784790715498, 2011/11

Presentations

  • Fitter, Happier, More Polluted: Chronic disease and environmental drugging in Japan, MOHACSI Gergely, Conference-Workshop Chronic Living: Quality, Vitality and Health in the 21st century, 2021/03/05
  • Locating Matters, MOHACSI Gergely, International Conference of 4S Annual Meeting, Virtual Prague, 2020/08/21
  • Planting the Seeds of Resilience: Medicinal plants and posthuman experiments in Japan, MOHACSI Gergely, Conference-Workshop Republic of Plants, 2019/12/11
  • “Experimenting with NatureCultures.” In NatureCulture, created by Grant Jun Otsuki, Gergely Mohacsi, Miki Namba, Liv Krause, Asli Kemiksiz and Émile St-Pierre. Innovating STS Gallery Exhibit, curated by Aalok Khandekar and Kim Fortun., MOHACSI Gergely, Annual Meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science, 2019/09/05
  • Toxic Remedies: On the cultivation of medicinal plants and urban ecologies, MOHACSI Gergely, International Conference of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES), 2019/08/30
  • Looping the planet and the body in herbal gardens: Towards the togetherness of planetary health, Gergely Mohacsi, 32nd Human Sciences Seminar, 2019/05/30
  • The Pharmaceutical Garden: Experimenting with medicinal plants in Vietnam and Japan, MOHACSI Gergely, International Conference of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES), 2018/07/17
  • Cultivating Ruins On the multispecies entanglements of pharmaceutical worlds, Mohacsi Gergely, 51st Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology, 2017/05/27
  • Gardening the Future: On the cultivation of herbal medicines and planetary health, MOHACSI Gergely, Visible and Invisible: Infrastructures and Politics of Cohabitation, 2017/05/08
  • Worlding with the Metabolism: Or how to “put” Japanese medications into Hungarian bodies?, MOHACSI Gergely, Organic Metaphors in Technoscience, 2016/09/16
  • Herbal Dimensions: Cultivating, collecting and screening medicinal plants in Vietnam, MOHACSI Gergely, International Conference of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES), 2015/07/17
  • Japan in/out of East Asia: Experimenting with alterity and inclusion, MOHACSI Gergely, International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES), 2014/05/17
  • Pharmaceutical Encounters: Ethnographic Experiments with Japanese Drugs and Hungarian Diseases, MOHACSI Gergely, Joint International Conference of EASA Medical Anthropology Network and AAA Society for Medical Anthropology, 2013/06/12
  • Trials of Difference:Comparing the senses through pharmaceuticals, Mohacsi Gergely, 47th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology, 2013/06/09
  • Comparing Gaman, On Good Food and Endurance in a Japanese Collective of Diabetes Patients, MOHACSI Gergely, East Asian Anthropological Association Conference, 2012/06/06
  • More than life, less than drugs : comparing diabetes medications and cardiovascular risk in Japan, MOHACSI Gergely, Annual Meeting of the Society for the Social Studies of Science (4S), 2010/08/26
  • Living with the metabolism: Towards an anthropology of moving targets, Mohacsi Gergely, 44th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology, 2010/06/13
  • Commensurating Disease : The Case of Diabetes and Stress:A Study of a Self-Help Group in Tokyo, Mohacsi Gergely, 43rd Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology, 2009
  • Trials of Difference: The Case of Clinical Research on Diabetes in Japan, MOHACSI Gergely, 107th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, 2008/11