Journalist and interpreter by profession (and photographer and traveller by hobby), Tets Kimura is an interdisciplinary researcher, whose current research activities focus on Asian art and popular culture in modern history and contemporary society, that lead us to (re)map and (re)construct Asian identities. His first book, Exporting Japanese Aesthetics (2020) is published from Sussex Academic Press. He has received research grants, award, and scholarships from eight countries; Australia, Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, France, the Netherlands, UK, and US.
He was a board member of Flinders' Faculty of Social and Behaviour Sciences as PhD representative (2012 - 2014).
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ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3271-3542
He will chair the Open Conference on Taiwanese Studies "Unpacking Taiwan: Exploring Taiwanese Studies, Culture and Identity" at Flinders University. The conference was originally scheduled 1 May 2020 but postponed till 2021. The conference is supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Taiwan.
He chaired the 2018 Australian Institute of Interpreters and Translators (AUSIT) National Conference, and is currently working on a special issue of Flinders University Languages Group Online Review (FULGOR) dealing with the conference theme “Intercultural Aspects of Translation, Interpreting and Communication” as a guest editor.
He represented South Australia in two different sports, ultimate frisbee (2003), and judo (1999, 2000). He was the judo state champion (U60) in 2000.
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