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Takuma Melber, M.A.

Academic Staff

Position

  • Lecturer|Coordinator M.A. Transcultural Studies

Contact information

Cluster of Excellence "Asia and Europe in a Global Context"
Karl Jaspers Centre for Advanced Transcultural Studies
Voßstr. 2, Building 4400
Room 222
69115 Heidelberg

CONSULTATION HOURS:
Tuesday, 14:00-15:00 or by appointment
Germany

Email:
takuma.melber@asia-europe.uni-heidelberg.de
Phone:
+49 (0) 6221 54 4323

About Takuma Melber

Doctoral thesis (dissertation):

"Zwischen Kollaboration und Widerstand: Die japanische Besatzungspolitik in Malaya und Singapur, 1942-1945"

(Between collaboration and resistance: The Japanese occupation policy in Malaya and Singapore, 1942-1945)

Takuma Melber defended his doctoral thesis in March 2016 at Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz with summa cum laude (passed without corrections).

Projects

Selected publications

Books

Zwischen Kollaboration und Widerstand. Die japanische Besatzung in Malaya und Singapur (1942-1945), Frankfurt am Main 2017 (Campus) - forthcoming.

Pearl Harbor. Japans Angriff und der Kriegseintritt der USA, München 2016 (C.H. BECK).

Teaching

Seminars (M.A. Transcultural Studies):

SS 2017

Southeast Asia from Imperialism to Nationalism after 1800.

World War II and the Transculturality of Violence.

WS 2016/17

From "the bridge on the river Kwai" to Yasukuni Jinja: War and Memory in Asia.

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