Academic staff


Simon Kaner

Executive Director and Head of Centre for Archaeology and Heritage


Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere

Research Director


Toshio Watanabe

Professor for Japanese Arts and Cultural Heritage


Eugenia Bogdanova-Kummer

Lecturer in Japanese Arts, Cultures, and Heritage


Matsuba Ryoko

Lecturer in Japanese Digital Arts and Humanities


Susan Whitfield

Professor in Silk Road Studies

Reasearch staff


Andrew Hutcheson

Research Fellow, Centre for Archaeology & Heritage

Research support staff


Hirano Akira

Librarian


Miwako Hayashi Bitmead

Japanese Arts Database Officer

Administrative staff


Denisa Edwards

Institute Administrator


Kaoru Sakurai

Research and Finance Officer


Oliver Moxham

Project Support Officer


Olivia Butler

Office Co-ordinator & Project Support