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

Research staff

Andrew Hutcheson

Research Fellow, Centre for Archaeology & Heritage

Research support staff

Hirano Akira


Administrative staff

Denisa Edwards

Institute Administrator

Kaoru Sakurai

Research and Finance Officer

Olivia Butler

Events and Project Co-ordinator