Staff who lecture/carry out research in Japanese Studies
Profesor Ian Reader
Subject Specialisation:All aspects of Japanese religions, especially in modern contexts, religious dynamics and social change; religion and violence; pilgrimage; new religious movements.
Dr Peter Cave
Subject Specialisation:Japanese Society, education and socialization.
Dr Mara Patessio
Subject Specialisation:Japanese history, gender and the emergence of feminism in Japan
Dr Sharon Kinsella
Subject Specialisation:Japanese visual culture, manga, gender studies
Dr Aya Homei
Subject Specialisation:History and anthropology of reproduction and reproductive medicine in Japan; History of science, technology and medicine
Staff who lecture/carry out research in Japanese Studies in other departments
Several staff have research interests which involve Japan and these include Professor Jeremy Tambling (English), Dr Aaron Moore (History), Dr Shogo Suzuki (Government), Dr Jeesoon Hong (Chinese Studies)
Library and Information Resources
The library has extensive holdings in Japanese and English and the librarian for East Asian Studies is Mrs Xiaomei Holder