Dr Stanislaw Meyer

Associate Researcher
Email: s.meyer@wreac.org

2007 PhD (Japanese Studies), Hong Kong; 2002 MA (History), Ryukyus, Japan; 1998 MA (Japanese Studies), Jagiellonian, Poland.

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About Dr Meyer

Dr Stanislaw Meyer is lecturer at the Department of Japanology and Sinology, Jagiellonian University, Poland. His major research interest is Okinawan history. He is visiting WREAC as a fellow of the Foundation for Polish Science, doing research on Japanese minorities.

Selected publications

  • "Ōta Chōfu, an Okinawan Journalist (1865-1938)", in A. Jablonski, S.Meyer and K. Morita, eds., Civilisation of Evolution, Civilisation of Revolution: Metamorphoses in Japan 1900-2000 (Krakow: Museum of Japanese Art and Technology, 2009).
  • "In Defense of 'Invented Traditions': The History of Okinawa as Portrayed in Narratives of Karate", Silva Iaponicarum, No. 15, 2008.
  • "The rhetoric of the assimilation ideology in the remote islands of Okinawa: becoming Japanese or Okinawan?", Eras Journal, Edition 9.
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