History/Japan Studies

History/Japan Studies

Book chapters

Euan McKay, “Waiting for their ship to come: Changing perceptions of the Japanese in postwar South-East Asia” in An Imperial World at War, ed. Ashley Jackson (London: Routledge, 2016). ISBN 978-1-4724-6210-7.

Euan McKay, “Souvenirs of Internment: Camp newspapers as a tangible record of a forgotten experience” in Creativity Behind Barbed Wire: The Tangible and Intangible Heritage of Prisoners of War, ed. Gillian Carr and Harold Mytum (London: Routledge, 2013).

Conferences organised

British Association for Japanese Studies (Japan branch), “Symposium on Postdoctoral Career Development in Japanese Studies and Undergraduate Education in English at Japanese Universities,” The University of Tokyo, 1–2 November 2014. Eight papers and three roundtables.

Presentations

“Waiting for their ship to come: British retention of Japanese troops in South East Asia after WWII.” An Imperial World at War: The British Empire, 1939–1945, The British Empire at War Research Group, 21–22 September 2013, Kellogg College, Oxford University.

“Everyone was doing it: maltreatment of POWs during and after WWII.” British Association for Japanese Studies, Hokkaido University, 3–4 November 2012.

“The British decision to employ Japanese Surrendered Personnel as Labourers in South East Asia, 1945–1947.” British Association for Japanese Studies, Hokkaido University, 28 May 2011.

“Working (almost) without pay: Japanese Surrendered Personnel in Post-war South East Asia.” Third European Congress on World and Global History, European Network in Universal and Global History, London School of Economics and Political Science, 14–17 April 2011.

“At His Majesty’s pleasure: the decision to retain Japanese Surrendered Personnel in Post-war South East Asia.” British Association for Japanese Studies, Hokkaido University, 12 June 2011.

“At His Majesty’s pleasure: the decision to retain Japanese Surrendered Personnel in Post-war South East Asia.” Igirisu teikokushi kenkyūkai [Japanese Association for the Study of British Imperial and Commonwealth History], Osaka University, 12 June 2011.

“Denial of POW status: a cross-country comparison.” Modern History Group, Toyo Eiwa Women’s University, 27 September 2010.

“The Tokyo News: Opinions and Cultural Activities of Japanese Surrendered Personnel in Asia.” Prisoners’ Cultural Activities Behind Barbed Wire, The University of Cambridge, 28–29 March 2010.

“Allied use of Japanese Surrendered Personnel in Post-war South East Asia, 1945-1947.” Japanese History Group, Institute of Social Science, The University of Tokyo, 19 January 2010.

“Sengo Tōnan Ajia ni okeru Nihonhei: Eigun Senryōka no Shūyō to Kyōsei Rōdō [Japanese troops in postwar South East Asia: internment and forced labour under the British Army].” (Japanese). Society for the Study of Modern History, Aoyama Gakuin University, 27 November 2009.

Translations

Hirano Kyohei, “Establishing R&D capability in the prewar Japanese rayon industry: Development of a technical staff and research institutionalization.” Japanese Research in Business History 27 (Tokyo: Business History Society of Japan, 2012).

Shimada Masakazu, “Introduction.” Japanese Research in Business History 26, 5–12 (Tokyo: Business History Society of Japan, 2009).

Kato Kenta, “Japanese cotton spinning industry mergers and acquisitions during the Showa Depression: the case of Toyo Spinning Co., Ltd. and Osaka Godo Spinning Co., Ltd.” Japanese Research in Business History 26, 37–58 (Tokyo: Business History Society of Japan, 2009).

Kuwahara Tetsuya, “Unsuccessful Entry of Foreign Multinationals in Japan: the case of General Foods Corporation in the Economic Miracle Days.” Japanese Research in Business History 26, 77–101 (Tokyo: Business History Society of Japan, 2009).