European Association for Japanese Studies

Rebecca Suter

Associate Professor of Japanese Studies at the University of Oslo Statement After twenty years researching and teaching in Japan, the United States, and Australia, I have recently relocated to European academia. The nomination as candidate for the EAJS Council is an excellent opportunity to contribute the substantial experience I have acquired in research administration and […]

Yona Siderer

Edelstein Center for the History and Philosophy of Science, Technology and Medicine, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel Statement I am honored to present my candidacy to serve as a member of the Council of the EAJS. I would like to share my knowledge and interest in the Japanese scientific world, history, literature and art. […]

Ian Rapley

Lecturer in East Asian History at the History Department at Cardiff University Statement I am a historian of modern Japan, based at Cardiff University in the United Kingdom. I have been a beneficiary of the European Association of Japanese Studies throughout my research career – as a participant at a doctoral workshop, a presenter on, […]

Björn-Ole Kamm

Junior Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto University; Coordinator of the Joint Degree Master Program in Transcultural Studies; Editor-in-chief of the Japanese Journal of Analog Role-Playing Game Studies (JARPS) Statement I would like to express my deepest gratitude for the nomination as a candidate for the EAJS Council. In 2021, I served […]

Pia Jolliffe

Fellow at Blackfriars Hall, University of Oxford, and a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society Statement My name is Pia Jolliffe. I am originally from Vienna (Austria), but since 2006, I have lived mostly in Oxford (UK). I am a scholar of Japanese history. As a mother of three young children, I know of the […]

Hanno Jentzsch

Lecturer at Leiden Institute for Area Studies (LIAS), Leiden University Statement I am honored to be nominated as a candidate for the EAJS council. A political scientist by training, my work focuses on regional inequalities, agricultural reform, local governance, and social welfare in Japan. From my time as a PhD candidate to my current position […]

Kristina Iwata-Weickgenannt

Professor at the Graduate School of Humanities at Nagoya University Statement My name is Kristina Iwata-Weickgenannt, and I teach Japanese modern literature in the Japan-in-Asia Cultural Studies Program at Nagoya University. My work has focused on geographies of marginality and marginalization in contemporary Japanese literature. Specifically, I have published on Zainichi Korean literature, literary representations […]

Barbara Geilhorn

Senior Researcher at the German Institute for Japanese Studies Tokyo, Adjunct Researcher at the Tsubouchi Memorial Theatre Museum, Waseda University Statement I feel honoured to have been nominated for a second term as a member of the EAJS council. Currently based in Japan, I am a mid-­‐career scholar with a strong focus on interdisciplinary research. […]

Andrea De Antoni

Associate Professor of socio-cultural anthropology at Kyoto University, Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies Statement I am an anthropologist born in Venice, but I have lived in Kyoto for more than twelve years. In the picture, I am the one on the left. I have been an EAJS Member since 2008, when I took […]

David Chiavacci

Professor in Social Science of Japan at the University of Zurich, Switzerland Statement It is great honor for me to have been nominated again as a candidate for the EAJS Council. For over two decades, I have been a member of the EAJS and participant in its conferences. Besides being a EAJS council member (2020-2023), […]