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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

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Start date : 
October, 2018
Thesis Topic: 
Imperial and Post-imperial Japan and population policies
Research Summary: 
Mina’s research will look at connections between Japanese political and legal history and demographics. The research aims to show how Japan’s rapid modernisation post-1868 affected the livelihood of individuals in terms of migration and reproduction. Japanese history will be examined from the perspective of state and nation building during imperial times and through government plans for reconstruction and population in post-war Japan.