Faculty Staff (Japanese Studies)
|Keidanren Professor of Japanese Studies||Medieval societies: social structures, ideologies, mentalitée, religious institutions, legal history, historical documents and international trade.|
|Emeritus Professor of Japanese Studies||Classical Japanese Language and Literature; Japanese Grammar; Japanese Religion and Thought: Buddhism, Shinto, Neo-Confucianism, Kokugaku.|
|Emeritus Professor of Japanese Studies||Cultural history of Japan and East Asia.|
|Reader in Japanese History||Modern Japanese History and History of Sino-Japan Relations.|
|University Lecturer in Pre-modern Japanese Studies||Early-modern Japanese popular literature.|
|University Lecturer (emeritus) in Japanese Cultural History||
East Asian Cultural History.
|University Senior Lecturer in Modern Japanese Politics and International Relations||Cold War history, International Relations of East Asia with particular reference to Japan and the Korean Peninsula, US foreign policy.|
|University Lecturer in Japanese|
|University Senior Lecturer in Modern Japanese Studies||Anthropology and Sociology of daily life in Japan.|
Here are some snapshots of us!
Prof Richard Bowring at the Japanese Ambassador’s residence after being invested with the Order of the Rising Sun 3rd Class, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon, with the Ambassador in the background (June 2013).
Prof Peter Kornicki receiving the Yamagata Bantō prize from the Deputy Governor of Osaka Prefecture (June 2013).
Dr Barak Kushner signing a copy of his new book (2013).
Dr Laura Moretti lecturing on Japanese early-modern books at the University of Pennsylvania, Henry Charles Lea Library (August 2013).
Dr Brigitte Steger with head priest Shimizu Seisho and his wife Noriko of the Ryūshōji Temple in Yamada and some of the tsunami survivors who had found shelter in the temple (July 2011).
Dr John Nilsson-Wright giving the keynote speech at a ceremony in Seoul to commemorate former President Kim Dae-jung’s Nobel Peace Prize (2012)
Faculty Staff (Korean Studies)
Prof. Heonik Kwon
|Senior Research Fellow, Trinity College||The Korean War, North Korea, anthropology of the Cold War, war and memory in Southeast Asia.|
|University Lecturer (emeritus) in Japanese Cultural History||Korean cinema.|
Lecturer in Korean Studies
Intellectual history, cultural history, and socioeconomic history of the colonial period (1910-1945).
University Senior Lecturer in Modern Japanese Politics and International Relations
International Relations of East Asia with particular reference to Japan and the Korean Peninsula.
Research Associates (Japanese Studies)
Japanese empire-building, decolonization, and the Cold War.
Japanese empire-building, decolonization, and the Cold War
|Dr Kristin H. Williams||
Head of the Japanese Section, Cambridge University Library
|Dr Simon Kaner||Japanese archaeology|
Graduate Students (Japanese Studies & Korean Studies)
|Political satire in late eighteenth century gesaku 戯作 writings, with a major focus on dangibon 談義本, sharebon 洒落本 and kibyōshi 黄表紙||Prof. Peter Kornicki|
|An Intellectual biography of the True Pure Land Buddhist priest Shimaji Mokurai (1838-1911)||Prof. Richard Bowring|
|Japanese and Korean proletarian writing women's writing, 1910 --1945.||Dr Mark Morris|
|Normative femininity and women as agents of violence in Japanese fiction and cultural expressions since the 1980s.||Dr Brigitte Steger|
|Cultural and medical history in premodern Japan, with the focus on Tokugawa period (1600-1868)||Prof. Peter Kornicki|
|Film adaptations of modern Japanese literature (from 1930s to 1960s in particular).||Dr Mark Morris|
Ethnographic case study of seasonal labour migration made to Kawakami village, Nagano Prefecture.
|Dr Brigitte Steger|
|Literary and cinematic representations of the human body in postwar Japan||Dr Mark Morris|
|Analysis of the Japanese foreign policy-making toward Central Asia||Dr John Swenson-Wright|
|Contemporary Sino-Japanese and Japan-US relations||Dr John Swenson-Wright|
|Japanese contemporary society||Dr Brigitte Steger|
|Dr Matthew Shores|
|Family Constructions and Constrictions in Korean Cinema||Dr Mark Morris|
Don Q. Kim
|The Introduction of Neo-Kantian Culturalism in Korea and Japan|