Lecturer, University of Tokyo
Dr MATSUDA Akira is an Associate Professor at the University of Tokyo. He obtained a PhD from University College London and previously served as a consultant at UNESCO’s Division of Cultural Heritage. His investigates the meaning, representation and use of the past in the contemporary world. His publications include: Reconsidering Cultural Heritage in East Asia (co-edited with Luisa Mengoni), Ubiquity Press, 2016 and New Perspectives in Global Public Archaeology (co-edited with Katsuyuki Okamura),” Springer, 2011.