Kazuyoshi Kawasaka

Principal investigator at the Institute for Modern Japanese Studies at Heinrich Heine University in Düsseldorf, Germany. Leads the DFG-funded project "Sexual Diversity and Human Rights in 21st Century Japan: LGBTQ+ Activisms and Resistance from a Transnational Perspective". Holds a Ph.D. in Gender Studies from the University of Sussex, specializing in nationalism, queer politics, and LGBTQ+ issues in Japan.
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Eros and Emperor: Mishima Yukio’s Homoerotic Nationalism

Through the lens of 'homoerotic nationalism,' Mishima Yukio intricately maps the terrain where personal desires and political ideologies converge, challenging…

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