Hamano, Takeshi

J-GLOBAL         Last updated: Aug 8, 2019 at 20:28
Hamano, Takeshi
The University of Kitakyushu
Faculty of Humanities
Job title
Associate Professor
Ph.D.(University of Western Sydney)

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Nov 2018
Affiliate, Center for Japanese Studies, University of Michigan
Oct 2013
Associate Professor, Faculty of Humanities, The University of Kitakyushu
Sep 2017
Aug 2018
Visiting Scholar, Center for Japanese Studies, University of Michigan
Apr 2012
Mar 2013
Research Fellow, Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto University


Jul 2006
Sep 2009
Centre for Cultural Research, Doctor of Philosophy, College of Arts, The University of Western Sydney
Apr 2003
Mar 2005
MA, Comparative Social and Cultural Studies, Kyushu University

Committee Memberships

Jul 2017
Inter-Asia Cultural Studies Society  Board of Committee Member
Nov 2016
Association for Cultural Typhoon (Japanese Assocation for Cultural Studies)  Editorial Board Member
Jun 2016
Australia Studies Association of Japan  Manegement Committee (Public Relations)

Awards & Honors

Oct 2018
Outstanding Oral Presentation, Asia Pacific Sociological Association
The 14th Asia Pacific Sociological Association Conference (Oct 5-7, Seisa University Hakone Campus, Japan).

Published Papers

Social Cohesion of the Japanese Ethnic Community in Australia Today – An Analysis from a Large-Scale Survey on Japanese Community Language Schools in Sydney
Funaki, Shinsuke and Takeshi Hamano
Journal of Australian Studies   32 15-31   Mar 2019   [Refereed]
Hamano, Takeshi
Journal of the Faculty of Humanities, the University of Kitakyushu   24 1-16   Mar 2017
Hamano, Takeshi
CIEF Journal, the University of Kitakyushu   15 19-32   Mar 2017
Hamano Takeshi
CIEE Journal, the Center for International Education and Exchange, the University of Kitakyushu   14 171-183   Mar 2016
Hamano Takeshi
Asia Pacific Migration Journal   23(2) 211-228   Jul 2014   [Refereed]
Hamano Takeshi
Journal of the Faculty of Humanities, the University of Kitakyushu   21 105-127   Mar 2014
Forming Fictive Kin in Fieldwork: An Experience of Reflexive Fieldwork with Japanese Women Marriage Migrants in Australia
Hamano Takeshi
Journal of Intimate and Public Spheres   3 95-104   2013   [Refereed]
Japan to Become a Signatory to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction: Focus upon Gender Politics in the Debate
Hamano Takeshi
Symposium Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Designing Governance for Civil Society, Keio University Global COE Program   521-535   2012   [Invited]
Japanese Women Marriage Migrants Today: Negotiating Gender, Identity and Community in Search of a New Lifestyle in Western Sydney
Hamano Takeshi
The University of Western Sydney      Sep 2011   [Refereed]

Books etc

Marriage Migrants of Japanese Women in Australia Remoulding Gendered Selves in Suburban Community
Hamano, Takeshi
Springer Nature Singapore   May 2019   
Manga in Asia and Beyond: Uniting Different Cultures and Identities
Ogi, Fusami, Rebecca Suter, Kazumi Nagaike and John A. Lent (Part:Contributor, Chapter 18: Witness to a transition: the manga of Kyoko Okazaki and the feminine self in the shift toward “flat culture” in Japanese consumer society)
Palgrave Macmillan   Mar 2019   
Hamano, Takeshi (Part:Joint Translation, Editor and Chapter 8)
Akashi Shoten   Sep 2018   
Japanese in Australia: Its Past and Present (published in Japanese)
Nagatomo, Jun (Part:Contributor, The Increase in Cross-border Marriage Migrants and Transformation of Japanese Community)
Kyoto, Horitsubunka Sha   Jun 2016   
Cross-national Marriage and International Migration of Japanese Women: The Transformation of Japanese Ethnic Community in Multicultural Australia (published in Japanese)
Hamano Takeshi
Tokyo, Akashi Shoten   Jun 2014   
Tourism and Media (published in Japanese)
Hideki, Endo; Shingo Teraoka; Masato Horino (Part:Contributor, Ch11: Representation of Self-Orientalism in Tourism Promotion: A Case of Japan's Inbound Tourism Campaign)
Kyoto, Nakanishiya Shuppan   May 2014   
Dislocating Cultures
Hamano, Takeshi (Part:Joint Work, Chapter 1)
Hosei University Press   Nov 2010   
Searching Better Lifestyle in Migration: The Case of Contemporary Japanese Migrants in Australia
Hamano Takeshi
LAP Lambert   2010   
Sociology for Nurse and Social Worker
Sudo, Hiroshi (Part:Contributor, Ch8: Research Presentation Techniques)
Tokyo, Akashi Shoten   2006   

Conference Activities & Talks

Contested memories of local cultural heritage: representations of history and their political topologies in a regional Japanese town
Hamano, Takeshi
The 2019 Inter-Asia Cultural Studies Conference   2 Aug 2019   
Social cohesion of ethnic communities in the light of multicultural social work: towards a development of Its theory and program for the Japanese community in Australia
Funaki, Shinsuke and Takeshi Hamano
The 2019 Australian Studies Association of Japan International Conference   15 Jun 2019   
Embracing an international convention in state legislation: an analysis of discourse on Japanʼs implementation of the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction [Invited]
Hamano, Takeshi
The Fifteenth Conference of the Nordic Association For The Study of Contemporary Japanese Society   24 May 2019   
Saving children or exposing them to further risks? Japanese family law and the criminalization of parental child abduction
Hamano, Takeshi
The 2019 AAS Annual Conference   22 Mar 2019   The Association of Asian Studies
Japanese families and the Hague Child Abduction Convention: Exploring the sociology of the family in contemporary global Asia
Hamano, Takeshi
The Inaugural Congress of East Asian Sociological Association   8 Mar 2019   The East Asia Sociological Association