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Affiliation
Nihon University College of Humanities and Sciences Department of German Literature (Professor)
Rikkyo University Centre for Asian Area Studies
Degree
Dr. phil.(4 2005 University of Dortmund)

Researcher number
90744300
J-GLOBAL ID
201301039160670341

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Dr. Thomas Schwarz studied German Philology and History in Munich and Berlin and received his PhD from the University of Dortmund. He worked as a part-time lecturer at Free University (FU) and at Humboldt University, Berlin, and as a visiting lecturer for the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in South Korea and in India. In 2011/12 he joined FU’s Peter Szondi Institute of Comparative Literature as a DAAD research fellow. Since 2013, he taught for 5 years at Tokyo's Rikkyo University, where he is still a member of the Centre for Asian Area Studies. After teaching as a Project Associate Professor at the University of Tokyo from 2018 to 2020, Thomas Schwarz was appointed as a professor at Nihon University's Department of German Language and Literature in April 2020. His research areas cover colonialism and exoticism in the Pacific.


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