SOAS University of London

Japan Research Centre

Dr Barak Kushner

PhD(Princeton) BA (Brandeis)
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Barak Kushner teaches modern Japanese history at the University of Cambridge. His research includes the history of Japanese propaganda, Sino-Japan relations, comedy, and food history. He is currently working on a history of ramen and a manuscript detailing how the Chinese dealt with BC class Japanese war crimes trials. For a full CV and festive picture see his web page: