SOAS University of London

Department of History, School of History, Religions & Philosophies

Dr Angus Lockyer

BA (Cantab) MA (Washington) PhD (Stanford)
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Angus Lockyer
Department of History, School of History, Religions & Philosophies

Lecturer in the History of Japan

SOAS Japan Research Centre (JRC)

Academic Staff, Japan Research Centre

Dr Angus Lockyer
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Previous PhD Students

Christopher Keepfer Roberts, 'British Extra-Territoriality In Japan 1859-1899', 2010

Francesca Di Marco, 'Discourse On Suicide Patterns In Post-War Japan', 2010

Carla Tronu Montane, 'Sacred Space in Ritual in Early Modern Japan: The Christian Community of Nagasaki (1569-1643)', 2012

Taka Oshikiri, 'Gathering for Tea in Meiji Japan', 2012


Programmes Convened
Modules Taught
PhD Students supervised
  • Ai Fukunaga, A Different Type of Tea? British Collecting of Ceramics for Tea Gatherings from Meiji Japan, Focusing on the British Museum and Maidstone Museum Collections
  • Amy Matthewson, Mr. Punch's Sino-British Relations, 1841-1901: Images, Imperialism, & Imagination
  • Elesabeth Woolley, Suspicious Steeds and Evil Deeds: Ambition and Misconduct in the Genpei Jōsuiki
  • Hannah Bennett, Golf Course Culture in China: An Exploration of Gender, Class, and Social Stratification
  • Lois Barnett, An Investigation of Audience Responses To and Motivations for the Use of Western-Inspired Costume in Japanese Cinema (1923-39)
  • Meilin Zhou, Japan in the Establishment of Public Health in China, 1901-1937
  • Yingzi Wang, Working title: From “Ancestral Home” to “China’s North-East” The Transition of Manchuria into an integral part of “China” in early twentieth century


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Lockyer, Angus (2007) 'The Logic of Spectacle c. 1970'. Art History, (30) 4, pp 571-589.

Lockyer, Angus (2001) 'Japans in Paris, 1867'. Identity and Universality, pp 91-108.

Edited Books or Journals

Umesao, T. and Lockyer, Angus and Yoshida, K., (eds.), (2001) Japanese Civilization in the Modern World, XVII, Collection and Representation. Osaka: National Muesum of Ethnology. (Senri ethnological studies; no. 54).

Book Chapters

Lockyer, Angus (2011) 'From Corporate Playground to Family Resort: Golf as Commodity in Postwar Japan'. In: Francks, Penelope and Hunter, Janet, (eds.), The Historical Consumer: Consumption and Everyday Life in Japan, 1850-2000. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Lockyer, Angus (2009) 'Expo Fascism? Ideology, Representation, Economy'. In: Tansman, Alan, (ed.), The Culture of Japanese Fascism. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.

Lockyer, Angus (2008) 'National Museums and Other Cultures in Modern Japan'. In: Sherman, Daniel J., (ed.), Museums and Difference. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, pp 97-123.

Lockyer, Angus (2008) 'Peopling landscapes, ethnographic and otherwise: European images of Asians from the 15th to the 19th centuries'. In: Yoshida, Kenji and Durrans, Brian, (eds.), Self and Other: Portraits from Asia and Europe. Osaka: The Asahi Shimbun, pp 282-290.

Lockyer, Angus (2001) 'Japan at the Exhibition, 1867-1877: From Representation to Practice'. In: Umesao, T and Lockyer, A and Yoshida, K, (eds.), Japanese Civilization in the Modern World, XVII, Collection and Representation. Osaka, Japan: National Museum of Ethnology, pp 67-76.


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