Adam Broinowski

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Adam Broinowski is an Honorary researcher and lecturer in the School of Culture, History and Language, ANU College of Asia and the Pacific. As Chief Investigator for an ARC DECRA research project entitled 'Contaminated Life: 'Hibakusha' in Japan in the Nuclear Age' (DE 130100174) Adam examined the social and cultural responses to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in Japan in the context of radiological events since 1945. He earned a PhD from the University of Melbourne and was a research fellow at the Alfred Deakiin Research Institute, Deakin University and University of Tokyo (Monbukagakusho Fellowship). His research and teaching areas include the history of empire in Asia, modern and contemporary history of Japan and East Asia, cultural and civil society politics (including the performing and screen arts in Asia), and the geopolitics of energy and the environment in the Asia-Pacific. He published a research monograph Cultural Responses to Occupation in Japan: The Performing Body during and after the Cold War (Bloomsbury Academic, 2016), several chapters in edited volumes (Routledge, Rowman and Littlefield, ANU Press, MCM Press) and peer-reviewed journal articles. Adam also brings significant theatre and film making experience to his scholarship and teaching. 


External positions

Freelance theatre director, writer

1 Jul 2017 → …

Freelance writer, editor, researcher, analyst

1 Jul 2017 → …

Expertise Areas

  • Theatre
  • Director
  • Writer
  • Documentary film
  • Researcher
  • Publishing
  • Editor


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