Prof. Dr. Kerry Smith
Internationales Kolleg für Geisteswissenschaftliche Forschung "Schicksal, Freiheit und Prognose. Bewältigungsstrategien in Ostasien und Europa"
- E-Mail: Kerry_Smith@brown.edu
- Telefon: +49 9131 85 64352
Home Institution: Brown University, Department of History
IKGF Visiting Fellow June 2016 - August 2016
IKGF Research Project
Kerry Smith did his undergraduate and graduate work at Harvard, and joined the Brown History Department in 1997. He is the author of A Time of Crisis: Japan, the Great Depression, and Rural Revitalization (Harvard University Asia Center), a number of shorter works on the social history of interwar Japan, and a prize-winning article on Japan's first "official" museum of the war years. He is working on a new book about disasters and science in modern Japan. Professor Smith teaches courses on the making of modern East Asia, World War Two in the Pacific, the atomic age, and empires and cultures.
|2001||A Time of Crisis: Japan, the Great Depression, and Rural Revitalization (Harvard East Asian monographs 191). Cambridge (MA): Harvard University Asia Center.|
|2015||’History is Harsh’: Prime Minister Abe, the Joint Session of Congress, and World War II, in: Asia-Pacific Journal, May 20, 2015.|
|2015||Earthquake Prediction in Occupied Japan, in: Historical Social Research 40 no. 2, pp. 105-33.|
|2005||A Land of Milk and Honey: Rural Revitalization in the 1930s, in: Gail Lee Bernstein, Andrew Gordon, and Kate Nakai (Eds.), Public Sphere, Private Lives in Modern Japan, 1600-1950. Cambridge (AM): Harvard University Press, pp. 117-154.|
|2003||Building the Model Village: Rural Revitalization and the Great Depression, in: Ann Waswo and Nishida Yoshiaki (Eds.), Farmers and Village Life in 20th Century Japan. London: RoutledgeCurzon, pp. 126-155.|