Susanne Klien interviews Prof emer. Josef Kreiner

Josef Kreiner is Professor Emeritus, Bonn University. Born in Vienna, Austria, in 1940, he has conducted numerous fieldwork projects in Southwest Japan and the Ryūkyū Islands. He was professor of Japanology and director of the Institute of Japanese Studies at Bonn University from 1977-1988, founding director of the German Institute of Japanese Studies, Tokyo from … Read more

Laura DALES and Aline HENNINGER interview William KELLY

William W. Kelly is Professor of Anthropology and the Sumitomo Professor of Japanese Studies and is chair of the Department of Anthropology at Yale University. He has served as chair of the Council on East Asian Studies (1988-1991) and was chair of the Department of Anthropology in 1995-2000 and 2005-2010. A noted authority on the … Read more

Laura DALES interviews Joy HENDRY

Joy Hendry is Professor Emerita at Oxford Brookes University, a senior member of St Antony’s College, University of Oxford, and was one of the founders of the JAWS network. Her publications include Wrapping Culture: Politeness, Presentation and Power in Japan and Other Societies, Oxford University Press, 1993; The Orient Strikes Back: A Global View of Cultural Display. Oxford: … Read more