SOAS University of London

Japan Research Centre

Recipients of the Meiji Jingu Japanese Studies Research Grants for SOAS Staff

The following staff members have been awarded the Meiji Jingu Japanese Studies Research Grants for SOAS Staff.

2015

Stephen DODD
  • Project Title: Kokoro as a Queer Text: Through the Lens of Translation Studies
  • Amount: £280
Helen MACNAUGHTAN
  • Project Title: Diversity Management in Japanese companies: constraints, challenges, solutions 
  • Amount: £1,020
Nana SATO-ROSSBERG
  • Project Title: The history of Japanese Translation Studies from 1970 – 1990
  • Amount: £900

2014

 
Stephen DODD  
  • Project Title: The Translation of Same-Sex Desire in Natsume Sôseki’s Kokoro  
  • Amount: £567
Lucia DOLCE 
  • Project Title: Spirit Possession: Exploring Power, Personhood, Body and Agency across Asian Societies  
  • Amount: £500
Helen MACNAUGHTAN
  • Project Title: The “Witches of the Orient” and Japanese sporting history  
  • Amount: £566
Kristin SURAK 
  • Project Title: Making Tea, Making Japan: Cultural Nationalism in Practice Author Meets Critics Session 
  • Amount: £567

2013

Lucia DOLCE with Meri ARICHI
  • Project Title: Sengu: Renewal of the Ise Shrine in 2013
  • Amount: £2,000
Noriko IWASAKI
  • Project Title: Talking and gesturing about motion events in Japanese
  • Amount: £100
Helen MACNAUGHTAN
  • Project Title: Japanese Households and Everyday Consumption: focus on household electric appliances
  • Amount: £100

2012

Dr Steve DODD 
  • Project Title: Architecture of a City: Itô Sei’s Streets of Fiendish Ghosts
  • Amount: £1,000
Dr Christopher GERTEIS  
  • Project Title: Manufacturing Memories: The Intersection of Fiduciary Duty and Social Responsibility in Contemporary Japan
  • Amount: £1,000
Dr Noriko IWAKSAKI 
  • Project Title: Images of Japan: Japanese learners’ images of Japanese society, people and language before and after studying abroad in Japan
  • Amount: £300

2011 Hardship Fund

Ms Minori SUZUKI
  • Project Title: The acceptance of Gagaku in Germany
  • Amount: £1,000

2011

Dr Lucia DOLCE
  • Project Title: Contemporary Religious Art in China and Japan
  • Amount: £1,200

2010

 Professor Timon Screech
  • Project Title: Catalogue Database of the British Museum’s Holdings of Edo-Period Japanese Buddhist Art
  • Amount: £1,400
Professor Peter SELLS, Dr Noriko IWASAKI and Dr Mika KIZU
  • Project Title: Expressive Words in Japanese: A Linguistic Perspective on Grammatical Creativity
  • Amount: £800

2009

Dr Christopher GERTEIS
  • Project Title: Revisiting Postwar Japan: An Edited Book Conference
  • Amount: £2,200

2008

Dr Lucia DOLCE
  • Project Title: Contemporary forms of Shinto-Buddhist associative rituals
  • Amount: £1,000
Dr Angus LOCKYER
  • Project Title: Rethinking the Thirties: Japan and Beyond
  • Amount: £1,200