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Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

 

Current Research

Dr Adam Yuet Chau
Social and cultural transformations in contemporary China; Chinese religions, especially their social aspects; ritual theories; Indonesian Chinese returnees

Dr Heather Inwood
Chinese contemporary genre fiction and poetry; popular, fan and folk cultures; internet culture and society; media studies; sociology of literature and culture

Dr Yaron Peleg
Modern Hebrew literary history; Israeli cinema and culture; the creation and legacy of a native Hebrew culture at the beginning of the 20th century

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