2016-2017 Japanese Studies Grant Recipients
(Listed in alphabetical order by surname/institution name)
 
 
Total number of applicants: 15

Associate Professor (Reader) Tomoko Akami
Australian National University
Japanese International Law Experts and International Organisations in International Politics, 1873-1951
Short-term fellowship

Dr Ki-sung Kwak
University of Sydney
Television in Transition in East Asia: Comparative Insights
Short-term fellowship

Dr Masafumi Monden
University of Technology, Sydney
Fashion, Body and Male Identity in Contemporary Japan: A Cultural Investigation
Fellowship

Koon Fung (Benny) Tong (PhD candidate)
Australian National University
Negotiating Old Age Through Music: Understanding the Japanese Popular Music Genre ‘Enka’ as Ageing Practice and Discourse
Fellowship

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Total number of applications: 4
Civil Society in Asia: International Conference in Melbourne
University of Melbourne
January 2017

Japan in Australia
University of Queensland
25-27 November, 2016

Mobile Cultures of Disaster
University of South Australia
October 2016
 
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Workshop & Masterclass: ‘Language and Global Media’
Visiting scholar travel expenses
University of Melbourne, 15-18 November 2016
http://blogs.unimelb.edu.au/writing-identity/
 
 
2015-2016 Japanese Studies Grant Recipients
(Listed in alphabetical order by surname/institution name)
 
 
Total number of applicants: 14

Ben Ascione (PhD candidate)
Australian National University, Canberra
The Influence of Domestic Politics on Japan’s Foreign Policy
Fellowship

Dr Helen Kilpatrick
University of Wollongong
Dealing with Feeling in Post-3.11 Fiction for Children
Short-term fellowship  

Prof Kaori Okano
LaTrobe University, Melbourne
Education in Changing Japan: Transnationalism, Multiculturalism and Social Inequality
Short-term fellowship

A/Prof Leon Wolff
Bond University, Gold Coast
The ‘Drama’ of Socio-Legal Change in Japan: A Televisual Analysis of the Impact of Justice System Reforms
Short-term fellowship

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Total number of applications: 2
5th Australia-Japan Dialogue
‘Policy Convergence and Divergence in Australia and Japan: Assessing Identity Shift within the Bi-Lateral Relationship’

Griffith University
Late 2015
 
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Public talk event: ‘The Dutch VOC and Japan’
Visiting scholar travel expenses
Art Gallery of South Australia
(For the exhibition, ‘Treasure Ships: Art in the Age of Spices’)
http://treasureships.com.au/agsa/event/the-dutch-voc-and-japan/
 
Invitational Workshop: The Role of Middle Powers in an Era of Uncertainty in the Asia Pacific
University of Western Sydney
http://www.uws.edu.au/newscentre/news_centre/more_news_stories/the_role_of_middle_powers [...]
 
Seminar: In Conversation: Tokyo High Court Judge Takashi Sonoo
University of Melbourne
http://archive.jpf.org.au/ALC_JudgeSonoo_in-conversation-v2.pdf
 
Symposium: Presence Through Sound: Place and Contemporary Music in and from East Asia
University of Sydney
http://music.sydney.edu.au/events/presence-through-sound-29-3-2016
 
 
 
2014-2015 Japanese Studies Grant Recipients
(Listed in alphabetical order by surname/institution name)
 
 
Total number of applicants: 14

Dr Heike Rahmann
RMIT University, Melbourne
'Trends and Practices in Contemporary Landscape Architecture in Japan'
Short-term Fellowship  

Dr David Walton
University of Western Sydney
'Juggling Triads: Australian Foreign Policy towards Japan and China'

Fellowship  

Dr Nobuaki Yamashita
RMIT University, Melbourne
'グローバリゼーションと企業ネットワークにおける日本企業活動のミクロ実証研究'
Fellowship

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Total number of applications: 5

'Manga Futures: Institutional and Fan Approaches in Japan and Beyond'
University of Wollongong
October 31 – November 2, 2014
http://mangafutures.com/

 
 
 
Aftershocks talk series
Visiting scholar travel expenses
Bailieu Library, University of Melbourne
 
Takemiya Keiko: Witness to 50 Years of Manga
Visiting scholar travel expenses
University of Sydney
 
5th Japanese History Workshop
Visiting scholar travel expenses
Monash University
 
 
2013-2014 Japanese Studies Grant Recipients
(Listed in alphabetical order by surname/institution name)
 
 
Total number of applications: 9

Dr Shelley Brunt
RMIT University, Melbourne
'Can Songs Heal Japan? Building National Identity and Societal Resilience through a Televised Song Contest'
Short-term Fellowship

Machiko Ishikawa (PhD candidate)
University of Tasmania
'Nakagami Kenji: Paradox and the Representation of Silenced Subaltern Voice'
Fellowship

Luke Meehan (PhD candidate)
Australian National University
'Fixed Investment, Uncertainty and Financial Market Volatility in Japan'
Fellowship

 
 
 
Total number of applications: 4

'World-Making: 37th Congress of the Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association'
University of Queensland
July 10 - 12, 2013

'States of Emergency: The Emotional Cost of Global Disasters and Regional Emergencies'
University of South Australia
March 18 – 20, 2014

'Technologies of Gender: Shaping Women’s Bodies through Kimono and Costume in Post-Meiji Japan'
University of Tasmania
February 9 – 11, 2014

 
 
 
Kyoto: An Urban History of Japan’s Pre-Modern Capital (monograph)
Copy editing and map creation
University of Sydney

Energy Security: Challenges and Opportunities (conference)
Visiting scholar travel expenses
Griffith Asia Institute, Griffith University

Private Passions: Japanese Art and Gardens in Australia (conference)
Venue hire, IT support and podcasting expenses
Australian Institute of Art History, University of Melbourne

Tilting the World: Histories of Modern and Contemporary Asian Art (conference)
Visiting scholar travel expenses
Power Institute, University of Sydney

Nikkei-Australia Website
Website expansion
University of Queensland
 
 
 
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