Dick Stegewerns

Associate Professor - Japan Studies
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Academic Interests

My main fields of research are:

  • political, intellectual, social and diplomatic history of modern and contemporary Japan
  • history of international relations in East Asia, 1800 to present
  • Japanese views of the outside world and Western views of Japan
  • theories of nationalism, (transnational) regionalism, and internationalism
  • war memory
  • history of Japanese cinema
  • history of sake (Japanese rice wine)
  • Japanese popular culture

Current Research Projects

  • Japanese views of the outside world and Japanese views of the national self (monograph 2007, Japanese translation 2020, various articles, newest 2020)
  • Democracy in Japan (leader collective research project)
  • Nationalism, regionalism (Asianism), and internationalism in Japan (book 2003, articles 2003, 2007, 2009)
  • Japanese new wave cinema (book 2010, article 2015)
  • Postwar Japanese war films and war memory (articles 2012, 2016, 2017 and 2019, monograph 2022)
  • The visualization of Japanese history in film, manga and anime (leader collective research project; conference 2016)
  • Tōzai bunmeiron - The Japanese discourse on the dichotomy of Eastern and Western civilization (leader collective research project; conference 2013, two-monthly seminars 2017-18, publication 2021)
  • The Japanese film director Naruse Mikio (leader collective research project; conference 2015, retrospective 2015-17, book 2021)
  • A postwar global history of the Japanese fermented rice drink sake (articles 2017, 2018)
Tags: Japan, Japanese, History, Politics, International Relations, War Memory, Nationalism, Film Studies, Food Studies, Popular Culture

Publications

  • Stegewerns, Dick (2020). From Chinese World Order to Japan's Modern Mindset. In Almqvist, Kurt & Bergman, Yukiko Duke (Ed.), Japan's Past and Present. Bokförlaget Stolpe. ISSN 9789163972058. p. 57–75.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2019). The Cinematic Reconstruction of East Asia in Postwar Japanese War Films. In Kushner, Barak (Eds.), Overcoming Empire in Post-Imperial East Asia. Bloomsbury Academic. ISSN 978-1-350-12705-0. p. 105–122. doi: 10.5040/9781350127081.ch-006.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2018). The Three Waves (and Ways) of Sake Appreciation in the West. In Stalker, Nancy K. (Eds.), Devouring Japan. Global Perspectives on Japanese Culinary Identity. Oxford University Press. ISSN 9780190240417. p. 81–96. doi: 10.1093/oso/9780190240400.003.0005.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2017). Deconstructing ‘Kokushu’: The Promotion of Sake as Japan’s National Alcohol Drink in Times of Crisis in the Sake Industry. In Walravens, Tine (Eds.), Feeding Japan. The Cultural and Political Issues of Dependency and Risk. Palgrave Macmillan. ISSN 978-3-319-50552-7. p. 141–165. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-50553-4_6.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2014). Establishing the genre of the revisionist war film: The Shin-Toho body of post-Occupation war films in Japan. In Tam, King-fai (Eds.), Chinese and Japanese Films on the Second World War. Routledge. ISSN 978-1-138-79103-9. p. 93–106.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2012). Kyori, seigen, tabuu (Distance, constrictions, and taboos. Nichi-O [Hiroshima] image no kakuzetsu (The gap between the images of [Hiroshima] in Japan and those in Europe.). In Fukuma, Yoshiaki; Yamaguchi, Makoto & Yoshimura, Kazuma (Ed.), Fukusu no Hiroshima (Multiple Hiroshimas). Seikyusha . ISSN 978-4-7872-3340-0. p. 311–324.

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  • Stegewerns, Dick (2017). Naruse Mikio in Vogelvlucht. EYE Filmmuseum Amsterdam. 2 p.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2017). Het Film-Oeuvre van Mikio Naruse - Sterke Vrouwen en Alledaagse Misere. EYE Filmmuseum Amsterdam. 2 p.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2016). Mikio Naruse: Sterke Kvinner og Hverdagsmisaere. Norwegian Film Institute. 2 p.

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  • Stegewerns, Dick (2017). An Analysis of the Genre of Melodrama in Japanese Cinema.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2017). Naruse Mikio: Films of Strong Women and Everyday Misery.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2017). Japanske Klassikere - Kaerlighedens Smerte - Film retrospective.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2017). Mikio Naruse - Onbekende Meester van de Japanse Cinema - Film retrospective.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2016). Pokemon Rules? - The Global Spread of Japanese Visual Popular Culture.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2016). From the Chinese World Order to the Japanese Modern Mindset - Japanese Views of the Outside World from the Early Modern Period up until the Present day.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2016). An Overview and Analysis of the Oeuvre of Film Director Naruse Mikio.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2016). Mikio Naruse: Sterke Kvinner og hverdagsmisaere - Film retrospective.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2016). The Cinematic Reconstruction of East Asia, 1945-1965: Depiction of the National Self and the Asian Other in Postwar Japanese War Films.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2016). Kawase Naomi - Personal Images of Undocumented Japan.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2016). Horie Kiichi – Economic Internationalist in Interwar Japan.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2016). A review of Jung-Sun N. Han, An Imperial Path to Modernity – Yoshino Sakuzo and a New Liberal Order in Asia, 1907-1937. Journal of Japanese Studies. ISSN 0095-6848. 41(1), p. 201–205.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2016). Soshite senso ga tsuzuku - Eien no Zero nado saikin no senso eiga wo bunseki suru.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2016). And the Battle Continues - Eternal Zero and other recent Japanese War Films.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2016). Revisionism in Motion: Coping with the Japanese Red Army Past in Film, Documentary and Manga.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2016). Deconstructing Kokushu - The Promotion of Sake as Japan’s National Alcohol Drink in Times of Crisis in the Sake Industry.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2015). Eros Plus Massacre - Yoshida Kiju's Masterpiece.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2015). ATG - Reddende Engel van de Japanse Film in de Jaren 60 en 70.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2015). De Shochiku Nouvelle Vague - Experiment binnen een Grote Studio.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2015). Ozu Yasujiro - Japans Grootmeester met Universele Boodschap.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2015). De Japanse Cinema in Oorlog en Bezetting.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2015). Kiju Yoshida and ATG - The Reluctant Partner for DVD box Kiju Yoshida, Love + Anarchism, Arrow Academy.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2015). The Unicity of Floating Weeds in Ozu Yasujiro's Oeuvre.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2015). Koreeda Hirokazu - Film and Manga in Our Little Sister.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2015). Compassion in Ozu Yasujiro's Late Spring.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2015). Deconstructing Kokushu - Promoting Sake as Japan's National Alcohol Drink in Times of Crisis in the Sake Industry.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2015). A Postwar History of Sake - In Japan and Outside.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2015). Continuity and Change in Japanese War Films.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2015). Naruse Mikio and Tragic Love in Japanese Cinema.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2015). Tragische Liefde in de Japanse Cinema film retrospective.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2015). Naruse Mikio in Wartime and Occupation.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2015). 21st Century Japanese War Films - Continuity and change.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2015). From Chushingura to Kamikaze - Bushido in Japanese Cinema.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2015). Eternal Zero and the Genre of Kamikaze Films.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2015). Asianism in Japan during the Interwar Period.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2015). Establishing the Genre of the Revisionist War Film.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2015). Tragic Love in Japanese Cinema - film retrospective.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2015). Tragisk Kjaerlighet i Japansk Film.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2015). An Analysis of Postwar Japanese Melodrama.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2015). Shinsekai e no chosei - Senkanki Nihonchishikijin no taigai ninshiki.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2014). Sengo no Nihon senso eiga - Haisen kara genzai ni itaru.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2014). Close Distance - The Work of Kai Fusayoshi.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2014). Mensen van Kyoto - Foto's van Kai Fusayoshi photo exhibition.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2014). Officers and Gentlemen, War Gods and War Criminals - Postwar Japanese War Films and Biography .
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2014). Adachi Masao and Revolutionary Documentary film retrospective.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2014). The Politics and Style of Adachi Masao.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2014). Contemporary Japanese Society from the Perspective of Japanese Popular Culture.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2014). Wakamatsu Koji & Adachi Masao film retrospective.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2014). An Analysis of Adachi Masao's Work and Career.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2014). Wakamatsu Koji & Adachi Masao - Revolution in Pink.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2014). Sake Around the World … and Back - The Export of Japanese Sake and the Import of Western Authority.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2014). The Three Waves (and Ways) of Sake Appreciation in the West.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2014). Review of Daisuke Miyao, The Aesthetics of Shadow: Lighting and Japanese Cinema, Duke UP, 2013. Japan forum. ISSN 0955-5803. 26(4), p. 557–560.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2013). Patterns of Japanese War Memory as Depicted in Postwar Japanese War Films.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2013). The Position of Okada Mariko in Japanese Cinema.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2013). An Analysis of the Work and Career of Adachi Masao.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2013). The Early Works of Yoshida Kiju.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2013). The Cross-Influence of Sake Consumption in Japan and in the West.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2013). Koji Wakamatsu & Adachi Masao film retrospective.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2013). Koji Wakamatsu and Adachi Masao - Revolution in Pink.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2013). Officers and Gentlemen – Japanese Postwar Films on Wartime Leaders.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2013). Sacred Missions and Human Torpedoes – Japanese Submarine War Films.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2013). Masahiro Kobayashi - film retrospective.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2012). Art Theatre Guild of Japan film retrospective.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2012). The Art Theatre Guild of Japan - Low-Budget Japanese Experimental Cinema of the 1960s and 1970s.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2012). ATG - Low-Budget Experimental Japanese Cinema of the 1960s and 1970s.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2012). Art Theatre Guild of Japan film retrospective.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2012). The Art Theatre Guild of Japan - Saving Angel of the Japanese Film Industry during the Decades of Crisis.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2012). Det Eksperimentelle Filmlaboratoriet - Filmer Fra Art Theatre Guild of Japan.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2012). Reconsidering the Taishō period.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2012). Patterns of Japanese War Memory as Depicted in Postwar Japanese War Films.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2012). Teaching ‘the War’ through Japanese Popular Culture.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2012). From Political Instrument to Medium of Exoticism: The Reception of Japanese Film in the Netherlands.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2012). Continuities in Japanese Views of a Unique Role on the World Stage in between East and West.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2012). A Comparative Analysis of Postwar Japanese and American War Films.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2012). Negotiating the Second World War in Present-Day Japanese Society.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2012). Pan-Asianism: A Documentary History, Volume 1 (1850-1920) and Volume 2 (1920-Present). Monumenta Nipponica. ISSN 0027-0741. 67(2), p. 343–348.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2011). Ozawa Ichiro and Japan's Political 'Revolution'. The Netherlands-Japan Review. 2(4).
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2011). Japanese Society and Politics after the Great Tohoku Eartquake - Heroes and Villains, Victims and Leaders. The Netherlands-Japan Review. 2(2).
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2011). Recente Ontwikkelingen op Japan's Noordelijke Territoria. The Netherlands-Japan Review. 2(1).
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2011). The Legacy of the Sun - The battle for the Collective War Memory in Postwar and Contemporary Japanese War Films.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2011). Yoshino Sakuzo - Dealing with Disaster and Democracy in Interwar Japan.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2011). Japan Undefeated - The Post-Occupation Body of Revisionist War Films by Shin-Toho.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2011). From Taisho Democracy to TV Democracy - A Comparative Analysis of Prewar, Postwar and Contemporary Japanese Democracy.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2011). The Shochiku Nouvelle Vague - An Analysis of the Roots of Japanese New Wave Cinema.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2011). Yoshida Kiju and ATG - The Reluctant Partner.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2010). An Analysis of the Film Oeuvre of Yoshida Kiju.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2010). Retrospective of Japanese Avant-Garde Filmmaker Yoshida Kiju.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2010). Retrospective of Japanese Avant-Garde Filmmaker Yoshida Kiju.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2010). Retrospective of Japanese Avant-Garde Filmmaker Yoshida Kiju.
  • Stegewerns, Dick (2010). Curator of retrospective on Japanese Avant-Garde Filmmaker Yoshida Kiju.

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