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Recipients of our Japan Study Grants, funded by Harold S Williams Trust Fund. The program supports scholars researching on Japan and requiring special access to the Library’s Japanese and Japan related collections.
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’.
Dr Natsuko Akagawa, Global, Urban and Social Studies, RMIT University
Visualising Imperialism: Japan and its ‘Exterior Territories’ 1900 – 1945
A/Prof Tomoko Aoyama, School of Languages and Cultures, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Queensland
Tsurumi Kazuko and Shunsuke in Australia, 1937
Dr Lucy Fraser, Lecturer in Japanese, School of Languages and Cultures, University of Queensland
Animal-Human Interactions in Japanese Tales Retold: Retelling Takizawa Bakin’s Dog-Human Interactions in Sakuraba Kazuki’s 'Fuse: A Counterfeit Eight Dog Chronicles'
Ms Mayu Kanamori, independent scholar, photographer and script writer, Sydney
Japanese Women in Australia
Dr Helen Kilpatrick, Senior Lecturer, Japanese in the Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts, University of Wollongong
The Modern Melancholic Aesthetic in Shôjo Fiction and Art
Mr Gwyn McClelland, PhD candidate in Japanese Studies, Historical Anthropology, Cultural Anthropology, Abrahamic Religions, Monash University
'Dangerous memory' in Urakami and Nagasaki
Dr Barbara Hartley, Senior Lecturer, Japanese Studies,
Head of Discipline, Asian Languages and Studies, University of Tasmania
Imagining the Continent: Representations of the Asian Mainland in Shôwa Era Japanese Cultural Production in Showa Japan
Mr Darren Swanson, School of Languages and Cultures, University of Sydney
Athletecism, Freemasonry and Clubbability: Expatriate Social Networks in Kobe
Dr Alison Broinowski, ANU College of Asia & the Pacific Centre for Asian Societies and Histories. Based in Sydney.
Counter-culture: Norman Sparnon and the power of flowers
Prof Sandra Wilson, Professor - History and Japanese Studies, Murdoch University
Japanese War Crimes, 1941-1945
Dr Shigeru Sato, Senior Lecturer in Asian Studies, School of Humanities and Social Science, University of Newcastle
Collateral Damages of World War II in Southeast Asia: A Comparative Study'
Mr Martin Veres, PhD candidate in Japanese at the University of Wollongong
'Space, Modernism, and Morality in the Children's Fiction of Akutagawa Ryūnosuke'
Ms Prue Holstein, Candidate for Masters of Arts convertible to a PHD, Monash University
'Japanese German Commercial Relations and Effect of World War One on those relations'
Mr Ross Tunney, PhD candidate in the Asian Languages and Studies at University of Tasmania
'Constructing the Self: Photography, Alterity, and Identity in Post-war Japanese Photography'
Mr Alexander Brown, PhD candidate in Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts, University of Wollongong
'The Precarity of Protest: Changing Labour Market Structures and Anti-nuclear Movements in Japan After Fukushima'
Dr Victoria Eaves-Young, Honorary Associate, University of Tasmania
'The Diary of Tamura Yoshikazu: Writing Under the Gaze of the Kokutai During the Japanese Imperial Army New Guinea Campaign'
Ms Machiko Ishikawa, PhD Candidate, School of Asian Languages and Studies, University of Tasmania
'Nakagami Kenji: Paradox and the Representation of Silenced Subaltern Voice'
Dr Emiko Okayama, Honorary Fellow, Asia Institute, The University of Melbourne
'The World (sekai) and Innovation (shukō ) of Edo Yomihon: investigating Bakin's adaptation techniques'
Ms Kirsti Rawstron, PhD candidate, History and Politics at the University of Wollongong
'A Comparative Study Gender Equality in Education and Employment in the post-CEDAW Asia-Pacific Region: Special Focus on Japan'
Dr Chiaki Ajioka, Independent scholar, NSW
'Mingei Intercultural: cross-cultural interpretation of Mingei'
Ms Kumiko Kawashima, PhD candidate in Anthropology, Department of Political and Social Change, Australian National University
'Youth migration and social change: Japanese information and service workers in a Chinese economic development zone'
Dr Miyume Tanji, Targeted Curtin Research Fellow, Centre for Advanced Studies in Australia, Asia and the Pacific, and Centre for Human Rights Education
'Bases, Islands and Communities: protecting the US-Japan Security Alliance in Okinawa and Guam'
Mr Russell Kelty, PhD candidate, University of Adelaide
' Kukai and Japanese mandalas'
Ms Stephanie Coates, PhD candidate, Japanese Program, Asian Studies, School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, La Trobe University
Young women and mobile fiction on contemporary Japan
Ms Lesley Crowe-Delaney, PhD candidate, Curtin University
'Tourism and coastal development in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan'
Dr Kay-Wah Chan, Senior lecturer, Department of Business Law, Faculty of Business & Economics, Macquarie University
'Evolution and historical development of the judicial scrivener profession in Japan'
Associate Professor Sandra Wilson, School of Social Sciences and Humanities, Murdoch University
'The repatriation and release of convicted Japanese war criminals, 1945-1958'