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Research Biography

Journalist and interpreter by profession (and photographer and traveller by hobby), Tets Kimura an interdisciplinary researcher, whose current research activities focus on Asian art and popular culture in modern history and contemporary society, that lead us to (re)map and (re)construct Asian identities. His first book, Exporting Japanese Aesthetics, will be published in early 2020.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Flinders University

Award Date: 26 Oct 2018

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Research Output

AKB48 and the Export of Kawaii Aesthetics through Indonesian JKT48

Kimura, T., Jun 2020, Exporting Japanese Aesthetics: Evolution from Tradition to Cool Japan. Kimura, T. & Harris, J. (eds.). Eastbourne : Sussex Academic Press, p. 220-248

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Evolution of the Perceptions of Japanese Culture in the West: From Unknown, Mysterious, Exotic to Cool

Kimura, T., Jun 2020, Exporting Japanese Aesthetics: Evolution from Tradition to Cool Japan. Kimura, T. & Harris, J. A. (eds.). Eastbourne : Sussex Academic Press, p. 12-40 29 p. (Sussex library of Asian and Asian American studies.).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • Introduction: From Tradition to Cool Japan

    Kimura, T. & Harris, J., Jun 2020, Exporting Japanese Aesthetics: Evolution from Tradition to Cool Japan. Kimura, T. & Harris, J. A. (eds.). Eastbourne : Sussex Academic Press, p. 1-11 11 p. (Sussex library of Asian and Asian American studies).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • Contemporary Japanese Fashion as a Vehicle of Soft Power: A Case Study of Cool Japan in Australia

    Kimura, T., Aug 2019, 403 p. Flinders Universtiy.

    Research output: Other contribution

  • Introduction: A Note from the Editors on FULGOR Special Issue on Intercultural Aspects of Translation, Interpreting and Communication

    Kimura, T. & d'Arcangeli, L., Jul 2019, Flinders University Language Group Online Review, 6, 1, p. 1-5 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationEditorial

    Open Access
  • Activities

    • 2 Editorial work

    Sussex Academic Press (Publisher)

    Tets Kimura (Reviewer)

    2020

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial work

    Flinders University Languages Group Online Review (Journal)

    Tets Kimura (Reviewer)

    2019

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial work