Works

Book

Eleven Winters of Discontent: The Siberian Internment and the Making of the New Japan, 1945-1956, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, forthcoming Fall 2021.

Edited volumes

Barak Kushner and Sherzod Muminov, eds. The Dismantling of Japan’s Empire in East Asia: Deimperialization, Postwar Legitimation and Imperial Afterlife. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2017.

Barak Kushner and Sherzod Muminov, eds. Overcoming Empire in Post-Imperial East Asia: Repatriation, Redress, and Rebuilding. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2019.

Articles (peer-reviewed)

(with Amy King) “‘Japan Still Has Cadres Remaining’: Japanese in the USSR and China from World War II to Cold War, 1945-1956.” Accepted for publication at Journal of Cold War Studies, forthcoming.

「滅びた帝国の軍人 − 米国占領下(一九四五〜一九五二年)の日本に復員してきたシベリア抑留者」[Soldiers of the Fallen Empire: Returnees from Soviet Camps in US-Occupied Japan, 1945-1952], Gunji shigaku (軍事史学), Volume 53, Issue 3 (December 2017): 76-86.

“From Imperial Revenants to Cold War Victims: ‘Red Repatriates’ from the Soviet Union and the Making of the New Japan, 1949-1952.” Cold War History 17:4 (2017): 425-442.

“Categorising Victimhood: Manchukuo and the Gendered National History of the Japanese Empire’s Violent Collapse in Northeast Asia.” Situations: Cultural Studies in the Asian Context 10.1 (2017): 23-40.

Book chapters (peer-reviewed)

“Prejudice, Punishment, and Propaganda: Post Imperial Japan and the Soviet Versions of History and Justice in East Asia.” In The Dismantling of Japan’s Empire in East Asia: Deimperialization, Postwar Legitimation and Imperial Afterlife, edited by Barak Kushner and Sherzod Muminov, pp. 146-164. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2017.

“The Siberian Internment and the Transnational History of the Early Cold War Japan, 1945-1956.” In Transnational Japan as History: Empire, Migration and Grass-Roots Movements, edited by Pedro Iacobelli, Danton Leary and Shinnosuke Takahashi, pp. 71-95. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.

“Kan Sueharu no gisei, akagari to nihon ni okeru soren kara no hikiageshatachi.” (菅季治の犠牲、赤狩りと日本におけるソ連からの引揚者たち) In Nichiro kankei: rekishi to gendai, edited by Shimotomai Nobuo, pp. 113-133. Tokyo: Hosei University Press, 2015.

Book reviews

Jeremy A. Yellen, The Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere: When Total Empire Met Total War (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press); Benjamin Uchiyama, Japan’s Carnival War: Mass Culture on the Home Front, 1937–1945 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019), and Bill Sewell, Constructing Empire: The Japanese in Changchun, 1905–45 (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2019), in Cross-Currents: East Asian History and Culture Review, (E-journal) 34: 88–94.

A. L. Kuzminykh, Voennyi plen i internirovanie v SSSR, 1939-1956 gody (Vologda: Drevnosti severa, 2016), and A. A. Dolgoliuk & N. M. Markdorf, Inostrannye voennoplennye i internirovannye v Sibiri, 1943-1950 (Moscow: Kuchkovo pole, 2016). Forthcoming in Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History.

Hyun Gwi Park, The Displacement of Borders among Russian Koreans in Northeast Asia (Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2018). Forthcoming in Situations: Cultural Studies in the Asian Context.

Christopher P. Hanscom and Dennis Washburn, eds., The Affect of Difference: Representations of Race in East Asian Empire (Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 2016). Forthcoming in Pacific Affairs (HTML).

Yukiko Koga, Inheritance of Loss: China, Japan, and the Political Economy of Redemption after Empire (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2016), and Hiro Saito, The History Problem: The Politics of War Commemoration in East Asia (Honolulu: University of Hawai’i Press, 2016), in Cross-Currents: East Asian History and Culture Review, E-Journal No. 25 (December 2017). (PDF).

Yoshikuni Igarashi, Homecomings: The Belated Return of Japan’s Lost Soldiers (New York: Columbia University Press, 2016). Pacific Affairs, Vol. 90, No. 4 (December 2017). (PDF).

Meron Medzini, Under the Shadow of the Rising Sun: Japan and the Jews during the Holocaust Era (Boston: Academic Studies Press, 2016), in Japan Forum, published online (PDF).

Translations from Japanese

Chong, Young-hwan. “The Tokyo Trial and the Question of Colonial Responsibility: Zainichi Korean Reactions to Allied Justice in Occupied Japan.” International Journal of Korean History, Vol. 22, No. 1 (February 2017): 77-105.

Park, Jung-jin. “North Korean Nation Building and Japanese Imperialism: People’s Nation, ‘People’s Diplomacy’ and the Japanese Technicians.” In The Dismantling of Japans Empire in East Asia: Deimperialization, Postwar Legitimation and Imperial Afterlife. Edited by Barak Kushner and Sherzod Muminov. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2017.

Araragi, Shinzō, “The Collapse of the Japanese Empire, Human Migrations and Repatriation.” In The Dismantling of Japans Empire in East Asia: Deimperialization, Postwar Legitimation and Imperial Afterlife. Edited by Barak Kushner and Sherzod Muminov. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2017.

SOAS Translation Workshop in Japanese Studies, 2012: Translated the first four chapters of Media, Propaganda and Politics in 20th-Century Japan (London: Bloomsbury, 2015), pages 1-43, from the Japanese (original Shimbun to Shōwa, Tokyo: Asahi Shimbunsha, 2010).