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Recent Publications

  • 陳天璽「在日華僑華人三世代のオートエスノグラフィ:横浜中華街で生まれ育った「私」のhomenessとhomelessness」『文化人類学』87(2)、2022年、224-242頁。

  • 陳天璽『無国籍と複数国籍―あなたは「ナニジン」ですか?』光文社新書、2022. (生協総研賞表彰事業研究賞受賞)

  • 陳天璽  絵本『にじいろのペンダント~国籍のないわたしたちのはなし』大月書店、2022.  

  • Chen, Tienshi. “Sino-Burmese Secondary Migration and Identity: Tracing Family Histories”,  Journal of Chinese Overseas 18 (2022) 358–383.

  • Hof, Helena. 2022. 'The EU Migrant Generation in Asia: Middle-Class Aspirations in Asian Global Cities.' Bristol University Press.

  • Hof, Helena. 2022. The mixed embeddedness of foreign entrepreneurs in Tōkyō’s startup ecosystem [in German] In: Chiavacci, David; Wieczorek, Iris. Japan 2022. München: VSJF – Vereinigung für sozialwissenschaftliche Japanforschung, 233-259.

  • Hof, Helena. 2022. Book review of “Transnational Musicians. Precariousness, Ethnicity and Gender in the Creative Industry” (Beata M. Kowalczyk, 2020, Routledge). Intersections, 47 (July 2022).

  • Hof, Helena. 2022. ‘How COVID-19 changed migration (research): Constrained research practices, constrained migrant subjects.’ Blog post of the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, 3 June (

  • Hof, Helena. 2022. Book review of “Studying Japan: Handbook of Research Designs, Fieldwork and Methods” (eds. Nora Kottmann and Cornelia Reiher, 2020, Nomos). Social Science Japan Journal.

  • Hayase, Shinzo. (2022). Continuing Japanese Myth on "Benguet Migrants" in the Philippines: Colonial City, Migrants, WWII, and A Hidden Dispute. Journal of Asia-Pacific Studies. 2019. 37. 1-48

  • Kato, Jotaro. 2022. Nihon no ‘Hiseiki Imin’: ‘Fuhosei wa Ikani Tsukurare Iji Sareruka [Irregular Migrants in Japan: How ‘Illegality’ is produced and sustained]. Akashi Shoten.

  • Kato, Jotaro and Gracia Liu-Farrer. 2022. ‘Becoming “Illegal”: the Institutional Mechanisms of Migrantsʼ Illegalization in Japan’. Journal of Asia-Pacific Studies 44. 183-197.

  • Fresnoza-Flot, A. and Liu-Farrer, G. eds., 2022. Tangled Mobilities: Places, Affects, and
    Personhood across Social Spheres in Asian Migration (Vol. 12). Berghahn Books.

  • Liu-Farrer, Gracia. 2022. Japan's immigration in the Heisei Era: Population, Policy and the Ethno-nationalist Dilemma,” in Noriko Murai, Jeff Kingston and Tina Burret (eds), Japan in the Heisei Era (1989-2019): Multidisciplinary Perspectives. London: Routledge:140-152

  • Liu-Farrer, Gracia. 2022. International Students as Transnational Migrants,” in F. Collins and B.S. Yeoh (eds) Handbook of Transnationalism, Chapter 20. Edward Elgar Publishing.

  • J Kato, G Liu-Farrer. 2022. Becoming ‘Illegal’: The Institutional Mechanisms of Migrants’ Illegalization in Japan. アジア太平洋討究 44, 183-199

  • Shrestha, Tina. 2022.  “Educational aspirations and labor of Nepali students in Japan” [ネパール人留学生の進学希望と就労] Special Issue Chiri: Japanese Journal of Geography, March, Vol. 67.

  • Shrestha, Tina. 2022 “Nepali: outmigration and the evolving diaspora.” In Languages of Japan: Communities and Cultures. John Maher, ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

  • Wang, Xinyu Promio. (2022). Studying Digital Media in Diasporic Transnationalism Context – The Case of International Migrants in Japan. In Forum Mithani and Griseldis Kirsch ed., Handbook of Japanese Media and Popular Culture in Transition. Tokyo: MHM Limited.

  • Wang, Xinyu Promio. (2022). Building a Life on the Soil of the Ultimate Other: WeChat and Belonging among Chinese Migrants in Japan. In Wanning Sun and Haiqing Yu ed., WeChat Diaspora: Digital Transnationalism in the Era of China’s Rise. New York: Routledge.

  • Wang, Xinyu Promio. (2022). Chinese Transgender Women in Japan and Their Embodied Search for Sexuality in the Online-Offline Continuum. Transfers: Special Issue in Migrants and Their Smartphones: Interlaced Mobilities Online and Offline.

  • Wang, Xinyu Promio. (2022). Mediated Pandemics and Chineseness in Transition - From Nation in Crisis to Nation in Aid. China Perspectives: Special Issue in Engendering Transnational Space: China as an Authoritarian Diaspora State.

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