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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

 

Current Research

Professor Mikael (Mickey) Adolphson
Social structures, ideologies, mentalitée, religious institutions, legal history, historical documents and international trade in Medieval Japan

Professor Barak Kushner
Modern East Asian history - including Japan, Taiwan, and China - in particular the wartime, postwar imperial dissolution of the Japanese Empire, and the Cold War in East Asia, as well as history of war crimes, memory politics and the pursuit of justice.

Dr John Nilsson-Wright
Cold War relationship between the USA & NE Asia, particularly Japan & the two Koreas; contemporary regional security issues, foreign policy & domestic politics

Dr Brigitte Steger ブリギッテ・シテーガ
Japanese society, with emphasis on the cultural history and anthropology of daily life, including studies of sleep, gender, and the impact of the 2011 tsunami