Dr Adam Broinowski

Lecturer (Sessional) and Visiting Research Fellow
College of Asia & the Pacific


Adam Broinowski is a visiting research fellow and lecturer in the school of Culture, History and Language, the College of Asia and the Pacific at the Australian National University. He recently completed his ARC DECRA research project entitled 'Contaminated Life: 'Hibakusha' in Japan in the Nuclear Age' (DE 130100174) in which he examined the social and cultural responses to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in Japan in the context of radiological events since 1945. He earned a PhD from the University of Melbourne and was a research fellow at the Alfred Deakiin Research Institute, Deakin University and University of Tokyo (Monbukagakusho Fellowship). His research and teaching areas include history of empire in Asia, modern and contemporary history of Japan and East Asia, performance, film and media politics, and critical international relations in the Asia-Pacific (particularly energy and nuclear politics). His recent monograph is Cultural Responses to Occupation in Japan: The Performing Body during and after the Cold War (Bloomsbury Academic, 2016) and he has several chapters in edited volumes (Routledge, Rowman and Littlefield, ANU Press, MCM Press). He also brings significant theatre and film making experience to his scholarship and teaching. 



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