Dr Natsuko Akagawa, JSG recipient 2016 at work in SCRR at NLA, sitting at large table with book

2017 Japan Study Grants - List of successful applicants

The Japan Study Grants Advisory Committee met in mid-November and approved four grants and one honorable position.  The Japan Study Grants fund travel and living costs in Canberra for up to four weeks to use the National Library's Japanese and Japan related collections. The successful applicants for 2017 are:

Ms Laura Clark, researching on 'Comparing Japanese and English-language theoretical constructions of Japanese masculinities'

Mr Caleb Kelso-Marsh, researching on ’Night (mare) and the City: The Transnational Context of Film Noir and Conditions of Modernity in Korean and Japanese Crime Films'

Dr Emily Brink, with the research topic 'Playing with Time:   Kabuki, Temporality, and Japanese Actor Prints after Photography’

Dr Narrelle Morris, researching on ‘ Images of Justice William Webb at the Tokyo Trial’


Dr Yasuko Hassall Kobayashi, with her research topic on ‘ Japanese Soldiers Migrant Experiences – through the ATIS Interrogation Reports’.


 If you have any enquiries re coming Japan Study Grants, or Japan Fellowship, please contact us below;



Mayumi Shinozaki
Librarian, Japanese Collections
National Library of Australia
Canberra ACT 2600

Tel: +61 2 6262 1615
Email: mshinoza@nla.gov.au