PEOPLE BY NAME
Japanese history; Azuchi-Momoyama and Edo period Japan (1568-1868); History of Japanese religions; Art and architecture of the Japanese archipelago; Hegemonic deification; Philosophy of history; Nationalism and nostalgia; Conceptions of time and the Anthropocene.
Development of human sciences in the nineteenth century; emergence of the religious sciences in France; relationship between the human sciences and the natural sciences, natural history, morphology, and embryology; social and political contexts of knowledge formation; dialogue between science and religion as part secularism in France
History of medicine in early modern Europe; representations of diverse and non-normative bodies; creation of aesthetic ideals; reception of classical medical ideas; gender and disability studies; medicine in literature; early modern natality and monstrosity
Modern Jewish history; 19th and 20th century Eastern Europe; liberalism, reformism and the Left; empire and revolution; Yiddish literature; Russian literature and film; philanthropy and social welfare; gender and sexuality; disability studies
Modern Europe with emphasis on Germany; cultural history; music, sound, and performance studies; gender and sexuality; nationalism; transnationalism