Name Isabelle Juliette GIRAUDOU
Academic post Designated Associate Professor
Faculty of appointment Leading
Degrees Ph.D (Paris II University), January 1999
Email giraudou@law.nagoya-u.ac.jp
Publications

Selected Publications

SELECTED CHAPTERS IN COLLECTIVE PUBLICATIONS

  • « Le Japon : 'une figure du droit comparé' ? » (title in English : "Japan : 'A Figure of Comparative Law? »), in P. Brunet, H. Yamamoto, Transferts des concepts juridiques en droit public, Paris, Marre et Martin, 2014, p. 9-22.

  • « L''hybridation' du droit : un modèle en question. Réforme du droit japonais des sociétés, principes communs d'un droit asiatique des contrats, et coopération juridique en Asie » (title in English : "Legal 'Hybridization' : A Model in Question. Reform of Japanese Company Law, Common Principles of Asian Contract Law, and Legal Cooperation in Asia"), in B. Jaluzot (ed.), Droit japonais, Droit français : quel dialogue ?, Schulthess Verlag, 2014, p. 259-273.

  • « Le droit japonais: un droit global?» (title in English : "Japanese Law As Global Law? "), in L. Potvin-Solis (ed.), « Économie de marché, droits et libertés, et valeurs communes en Europe et en Asie », Metz, Publications Chaire Jean Monnet, 2012, p. 17-43.

  • « When Law is Facing Poverty - Looking for a New 'Adjudicative Space' for Social Rights », in M. Humbert, Y. Sato (eds), Social Exclusion, Perspectives from France and Japan, Melbourne, Trans-Pacific Publishers, 2012, p. 129-143.

  • « Gendering the 'Rule of Law Promotion': The Blind Spot of International Development Cooperation and Legal Assistance? », in M. Tsujimura, M. Osawa (eds), Gender Equality in Multicultural Societies: Gender, Diversity, and Conviviality in the Age of Globalization, Tohoku University Press, 2010, p. 173-183.

  • « La question des sources du droit au Japon : une clef de lecture du 'passage au temps constitutionnel' » (title in English : "The 'legal sources' as dealt with in Japan : a key to understand the constitutionalization process?"), in A. Viala (ed.), La Constitution et le temps, Lyon, Éditions L'Hermès, 2003, p. 81-93.

SELECTED ARTICLES (peer-reviewed)

  • « Comparative Study of Law - Entre didactique juridique et théorie élémentaire du droit global", Revue interdisciplinaire d'études juridiques (RIEJ), vol. 72, 2014, n.1, p. 51-72.

  • « Le droit japonais comme traduction » (title in English : "Japanese Law as Translation"), Ebisu - Études japonaises, n.46, 2012, p. 111-144.

  • « L'assistance juridique japonaise aux pays émergents d'Asie - Une contribution à l'approche pluraliste de la circulation du droit » (title in English : "The Japanese 'Legal Assistance' Programs in Asia : A Contribution to Legal Pluralism"), Transcontinentales (Revue de la Fondation Maison des Sciences de l'Homme, Paris), n.7, Décembre 2009, p. 47-67.

Forthcoming :

  • « La fabrique du droit comparé (et global?) au Japon » (title in English : "The Making of comparative (and global?) Law in Japan"), Cipango - Cahiers d'Études japonaises (INALCO), Special Issue 2014: La fabrication des savoirs (Fall 2014).

OCCASIONAL PAPERS / NOTES

  • « Le 'Global Turn' de l'enseignement du droit au Japon », Contribution to the Livre blanc des recherches sur l'Asie et le Pacifique, on line: resap.hypotheses.org (dated 17 July 2013).

  • « Through the Lenses of 'Normative Spaces' - A Brief Memoir on Two Workshops Dealing with Legal Globalization », Cahiers d'Ebisu (Cahiers de l'Institut français de recherche sur le Japon contemporain), n.3, p. 43-49.

  • « Le droit japonais comme traduction - Une rupture épistémologique dans le comparatisme juridique » (title in English : "Japanese Law as Translation: An Epistemological Shift in Comparative Legal Studies"), Les Cahiers d'Ebisu (Cahiers de l'Institut français de recherche sur le Japon contemporain), n. 2, 2011, p. 5-72.

Complete list and downloadable publications on Academia.edu (https://nagoya-u.academia.edu/isabellegiraudou)

Research interests

Law and Globalization ; Legal Education (mainly theory and practice of university legal education, with a focus on advanced foreign, comparative, and international legal research education) ; Comparative Law (Epistemology / Methodology) ; International Cooperation in the Legal Field (Asia).

Current Research:

  • "Reforming Knowledge? The 'Global Turn' of Legal Education in Asia" (Recipient of the JSPS Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research 'Startup')

  • "A Praxis-Based Approach to University Legal Education : Focus on Comparative and International Legal Research Education" (Member of a joint research project financed by Mission de Recherche Droit et Justice, CNRS-French Ministry of Justice).

Career

Associate Professor at Niigata University School of Law (2001-2004) ; Designated Associate Professor at Tohoku University School of Law (2004-2008) ; Researcher at the French Research Institute on Contemporary Japan: CNRS-Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2008-2012).

(Complete CV on Academia.edu : https://nagoya-u.academia.edu/isabellegiraudou)

Memberships

Member of The Global Legal Studies between Asia and Europe Scientific Interest Group (CNRS - Nagoya University, CALE - Jiao Tong University of Shanghai)

Associate Researcher at the French Research Institute on Japan (CNRS-MAEE), Tokyo, Japan; and at the Institut d'Asie Orientale (CNRS), Lyon, France.

Coordinating member of a joint research project on legal education : "La formation initiale et continue des professionnels du droit", Research Grant from Mission de recherche Droit et Justice, CNRS-French Ministry of Justice.

Preparation suggestions for prospective applicants See "Introduction to Joint Research on Comparative Study of Law" (LP syllabus)