List of Fellows in 2017: Asia


Scholars/Researchers (Long-Term)
State/Region Name Current Position Area of Research Project Title Affiliation in Japan
(※Not necessary for short-term fellowship)
KoreaCHUN, ChaesungProfessor, Seoul National UniversityInternational RelationsTheorizing East Asian International Relations and the Relations between Korea and JapanKeio University
KoreaWOO, Eun HeeGEAS Award PostDoc, the Gratuate School of East Asian Studies(GEAS) , Free University BerlinDemocracy, Party Politics, Election, Candidate SelectionInstitutional Change and Stability: Political Recruitment in Japanese PartiesThe University of Tokyo
TaiwanCHEN, Fei ningAssociate Professor, Providence UniversityJapanese classical literatureThe Imagination of the South in the Literature of the Heian period: with the tropical plants as a starting pointKobe University
TaiwanCHIEN, Yueh-chenAssociate Professor, National Dong Hwa UniversityJapanese linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Contact linguisticsModality in Yilan CreoleOsaka University
ChinaCAO, DafengProfessor, Beijing Center for Japanese StudiesScience of Japanese Japanese pedagogyFundamental researches for Japanese education grammar dictionary constructionHitotsubashi University
ChinaJIANG, LihongProfessor, East China University of Political Science and LawAdministrative LawA Comparative Study of the reform of the Administrative Procedure System between Japanese and ChineseWaseda University
ChinaTAN, JianchuanProfessor, Southwest UniversityHistory of Japanese societyThe Image of "the other" in Primary School Textbooks of Modern Japan - A Perspective Based on the Foreign Descriptions - Kobe University
ChinaZANG, LeizhenPostdoctoral Fellow, Peking UniversityComparative Politics, Political CommunicationThe Variables of Japan-China Relations in the Internet Age: The Role and Function of YouthThe University of Tokyo
IndonesiaRima DeviLecturer, Universitas AndalasLiteratureFamily in Modern Japanese Scociety Seen from the Women WritersNagoya University
ThailandCHUSRI, AsadayuthAssistant Professor, Chulalongkorn UniversityJapanese Applied LinguisticsA Study of Discourse Markers in Japanese Language for Thai Learners: Focusing on Conjunctive ExpressionsWaseda University
VietnamNGUYEN, Vu Quynh NhuLecturer, University of Social Sciences and Humanities, National University Ho Chi Minh CityLiteratureA Comparative research on the Japanese and Vietnamese Seasonal words towards the creation of the Vietnames SaijikiInternational Research Center for Japanese Studies
IndiaNAIDU, G.V.C.Chairperson, Centre for Indo-Pacific Studies, School of International Studies, Jawharlal Nehru University International Studies - Indo-Pacific AffairsProspects for India-Japan Partnership in the Emerging Indo-Pacific OrderGakushuin University
Sri LankaDISSANAYAKE, KumudineiSenior Lecturer, University of Colombo Business AdministrationPerceived Institutional Support on Firm Growth: The Case of Women Micro-entrepreneurs in JapanInstitute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization (IDE-JETRO)
Scholars/Researchers (Short-Term)
State/Region Name Current Position Area of Research Project Title Affiliation in Japan
(※Not necessary for short-term fellowship)
KoreaHUH, Mun-MyungEditorial Writer, Dong-A IlboDefense, SecurityA Study on Positive Approach of Korea-Japan Security Guarantee CooperationTakushoku University
KoreaLEE, JukyungResearch Fellow, Pusan National University Political Process, Party PoliticsOrganizational Changes and the Accountability Mechanism in Japan's LDP: The Empirical Study of Transformation Process to Programmatic LinkagesKagoshima University
ChinaYUAN XianxinPostdoctoral Researcher, Tsinghua UniversityChinese modern literature and history; East Asia intellectual historyResearch on the Global of Russian Populism: with a Focus on Japan and ChinaThe University of Tokyo
Philippines GUEVARRA, Alona UretaAssistant Professor, Ateneo de Manila UniversityComparative LiteratureEcocriticism in Japan : A Literary Perspective
MyanmarOak Soe SanAssistant Lecturer, Yadanabon UniversityJapan and East Asia, ODAMyanmar and Foreing Aid; Comparison of Japan and China's Aid PolicyRitsumeikan University
Doctoral Candidates
State/Region Name Current Position Area of Research Project Title Affiliation in Japan
(※Not necessary for short-term fellowship)
KoreaCHOI, YunseoPhD Candidate, Peking UniversityLabor Sociology/
Comparative Sociology/Gender Study
Study on the Labor Participation of Female and Its Gender Relations in the Early Showa Period: Focus on the Labor Force Participation of Married Women in the Coal Mine AreaWaseda University
KoreaCHUN, WonkeunResearcher, Seoul National University Asia CenterSocial History, Sociology of CitiesThe Formation of Territoriality and Geopolitical Imagination in Post-War Japan: Focusing on Space of ExceptionThe University of Tokyo
KoreaJEONG, ChanghoonPhD Candidate, Dongguk UniversityJapanese-Korean Comparative Literature and CultureA Comprehensive Study on the Intertextual Representations between Japan and South Korea during the Cold War: Focusing on the Ideological Foundation of "Friendship" in the Establishment of Diplomatic NormalizationThe University of Tokyo
ChinaDING, YiruoPhD Candidate, Chinese University of Hong KongIntellectual, Cultural and Literary History of Early Modern JapanThe Relationship of Kyokutei Bakin and Chinese Four Great Classical NovelsThe University of Tokyo
ChinaDONG, YutingPhD Candidate, Harvard UniversityModern Japanese History Empire On the Ground: Railway Towns and Urban Encounters in Japan's Manchuria(1905-45)Waseda University
ChinaHO, Chui WaPhD Candidate, New York UniversityAuditory Culture in Postwar Japan, Sound Studies, Media Studies, Musicology and EthnomusicologyRadio Didactic: Sounding and Listening to Democracy in US -occupied Japan(1945-1952)Waseda University
ChinaHOU, HaiyingPhD Candidate, University of AuclandModern Japanese Women's HistoryYoshioka Yayoi's Vision of Womanhood: A ReconsiderationSophia University
ChinaLI, Lin PhD Candidate, University of Wisconsin-MadisonEast Asian History; Gender and Women's StudiesThe Making and Unmaking of the East Asian Feminist Sphere:
Transnational Feminist Exchange in Japan, China, and Taiwan(1895-1945)
The University of Tokyo
ChinaLI, YoujiaPhD Candidate, Northwestern UniversityEarly Modern and Modern Japanese HistoryCart Cities-Evolving Transport Networks in East Asian Cities, 1630s
to 1930s
Japan Women's University
SingaporeSHEE, Bernard Chong Zhi PhD Candidate, Princeton UniversityJapanese LiteratureMinoritization Literature and Media in Postwar JapanWaseda University
SingaporeTAN, Jerrine Ee-WenPhD Candidate, Brown University20th century American Literature, World Literature, Contemporary FictionTsunamis, Trains, Terrorists: Real World Systems in Ruth Ozeki's A Tale for the Time BeingThe University of Tokyo
VietnamNGO-VU, Nhat-PhuongPhD Candidate, Columbia UniversityPremodem Japanese LiteratureLyric Poetry as Social Performance: Self-Expression vs. Self-Construction in Classical Japanese PoetryChuo University
IndiaDASGUPTA, ArnabPhD Candidate, Jawaharlal Nehru UniversityJapanese PoliticsTeleologies of Immigration Policy of Japan: Interpretations by Civil Society and the StateNational Graduate Institute for Policy Studies
IndiaPAUL, ArpitaPhD Candidate, Jawaharlal Nehru UniversityJapanese LiteratureTransition in Kitamura Tokoku's Thought: With Special Reference to "Kakujin Shinkyunai no HikyuTokyo Gakugei University
IndiaSINGH, ReemaPhD Candidate, University of DelhiJapanese Language, Culture, TranslationTranslation of Modern Japanese Poetry into Hindustani Language - With Special Reference to the Translation Process, Framework and Analysis Undertaken by an Indian TranslatorTokyo University of Foreign Studies

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