SOAS University of London

Japan Research Centre

Current MPhil and PhD students pursuing projects on Japan

Kohei Aramaki
Kohei Aramaki

Resistant Translation in Modern Japan: Poetry Translation by Hakushu Kitahara, Shigeru Kuzuhara and Seigo Shirotori.

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Nadeschda Bachem
Nadeschda Bachem

Imperialism, Occupation and National Identity in Post-Colonial Japanese and South Korean Literature

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Lois Barnett
Lois Barnett

An Investigation of Audience Responses To and Motivations for the Use of Western-Inspired Costume in Japanese Cinema (1923-39)



Kerstin Fooken
Kerstin Fooken

Japanese Cinema in Times of profound socio-economic Change: The Image of the Modern Girl in the visual Culture of interwar Japan

Federica Gigante
Federica Gigante

The Reception of Islamic Art in Bologna, Ferrara and Padua in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

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Eiko Gyogi
Eiko Gyogi

Translation for Intercultural Education in the Foreign Language Classroom: A Case Study of Elementary and Intermediate Japanese Students




Kanji Kitamura
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Toward a theory of cultural untranslatability with application to Japanese, UK and USA cross-cultural business management and beyond (working title)


Yohei Koyama
Yohei Koyama

Life with radiation: ethnography of the nuclear disaster in Fukushima

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Nobuaki Takase
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Mutsu Munemitsu and British Influence on Japanese Modern Nation Building in the Nineteenth Century

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Jamie Tokuno
Jamie Tokuno

Translating Ecotourism: A Descriptive Corpus-Based Study of English<>Japanese Translator Mediation of Ideological Differences in Ecotourist Texts for Hokkaido and Hawaii