ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

CO-SUPERVISION OF DOCTORAL DISSERTATION

Outside Reader

Chuanfei Wang (Sophia University, Tokyo, Dissertation Global Studies)

Wine Consumption in Japan

Defended on January 30, 2017

Outside Reader

Tine Walravens (Gent University, Belgium, Dissertation East Asian Studies)

Trust-makers or trust breakers. Governmental Responses to Food Safety Incidents in Japan

Defended on January 29, 2018

SUPERVISION OF MASTER THESES

Co-Advisor

Lisa Jörke (University of Hamburg, Institute for Asian and African Studies, Masterverfahren 2014)

Negotiating Rice. Japan’s Entry into the Trans-Pacific Partnership

 

REVIEWER ACTIVITY

I have been invited to review manuscripts for publication for the following academic journals:  

 

Agricultural History

Contemporary Japan

Cultural Sociology

Food, Culture & Society

Food & Foodways

Gastronomica 

Heritage

Social Science Japan Journal (SSJJ)

I have also served as a reviewer of fellowship applications  submitted to École des hautes études en sciences sociales, EHESS.

 

HULT PRIZE SOPHIA UNIVERSITY 2021

In December 2020, I served as a judge on the Hult Prize Committee. Several teams of students presented their projects on how to create a more sustainable society through food waste reduction and the transformation of dietary patterns. 

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PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

European Association for Japanese Studies (EAJS)

American Association of Asian Studies (AAS)

American Anthropological Association (AAA)

British Association of Japanese Studies (BAJS)