James Harry Morris

Dr. James Harry Morris, MTheol, PhD, FRAS is a scholar of Japanese and East Asian religious history. His work focuses on the history of Christianity in Japan, Christian-Muslim Relations in East Asia, Syriac Christianity in East Asia, and New Religious Movements. He completed his PhD under the supervision of Prof. Mario I. Aguilar at the University of St Andrews in 2018. He currently works as an Assistant Professor at the Waseda Univeristy and a part-time lecturer at Ibaraki University.

Dr. Morris is currently completing a project funded by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science entitled “The History of Christian-Muslim Relations in China and Japan, 1549-1912” and a project entitled “The Ashio Copper Mine Incident: Socio-Political Causes and Reactions” funding by the Mining History Association.

Dr. Morris is a Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society, an Associate Researcher of the Centre for the Study of Religion and Politics at the University of St Andrews, and Editor for Northeast Asian Studies for The Digital Orientalist.

Dr. Morris was a recipient of the Surveillance Studies Network Early Career Researcher Award 2018.

This website provides details of Dr. Morris’s publications and work. For a full CV or other enquiries please contact him via the Contact page.

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