Below I have made available downloads or links to online versions of some of my research. Please keep in mind that, in the case of unpublished writings and conference presentations, the editing is very rough and are usually reports on research in progress:
Wartime Atrocities and the Politics of Treason in the Ruins of the Japanese Empire, 1937-1953
Presentations and Publications:
2012.3.16 Give us Work and Retribution: The Mass Politics of Treason in Qingdao, Seoul and Manila 1945-1949
Presentation delivered at the Association for Asian Studies annual meeting in Toronto, Canada. Available for download soon.
2011.6.18 Packages in Hard Times: ‘Amerikapakker’ and Remittances in a Shoebox of Norwegian Letters, 1945-1948
Presentation delivered at the Norwegian American Historical Association Norway 2011 conference at Luther College, Decorah, Iowa. Presentation As Delivered: PDF. Presentation Slides: Keynote | PDF. Source Archive: A Shoebox of Norwegian Letters.
2011.4.1 Utopians in Defeat: Ishiwara Kanji, Yan Xishan, and a World United
Presentation delivered at the 2011 Association for Asian Studies annual conference for the panel "Interrogating Ideology and National Identity in Colonial, Wartime and Postwar East Asia."
2011.1.8 A Tea Party for Hitler: Raja Mahendra Pratap’s Confessed Opportunism
Delivered at the American Historical Association annual meeting, Boston for the "Illiberal Modernism 1900–50: A Global Moment?" Presentation As Delivered: PDF.
2010.11.6 The ‘Democratic Police’ under US Military Occupation: Torture and Reform in Japan and Korea, 1945-54
Delivered at the New England Conference of the Association for Asian Studies at the University of Vermont. Presentation As Delivered: PDF.
2010.6.14 Jobs for Traitors: Debates over Retaining Police Tainted with Collaboration in Shandong, China and Southern Korea, 1945-1948
Delivered at the 2010 Flying University of Transnational Humanities, Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea. Based on my archival research in Shandong and Korea. Talk delivered from notes, no full text.
2010.5.11 Will East Asian Community create a utopia? International Herald Tribune / The Asahi Shimbun
Translation of below 東アジア共同体はユートピアに終わる？「友愛」の歴史的考察 printed for Asahi's selection of articles in its English language collaboration with the IHT. Online Version (Posted 2010.5.11)
2010.4.16 東アジア共同体はユートピアに終わる？「友愛」の歴史的考察 Asahi Globe
Commissioned article commenting on Japanese Prime Minister Hatoyama's idea of an "East Asian Community" from a historical perspective with reference to the ideas of Richard Nicolas Coudenhove-Kalergi (1894-1972) and Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh (1886-1979). Online version (Posted 2010.4.28)
2010.2.5 Pan-Asianism or World Federalism? Raja Mahendra Pratap and the Japanese Empire, 1925-1945
2008.4.6 The ‘Pro-Japanese’ Police in Early Post-Liberation South Korea 1945-1950”
2008.2.29 Dealing with Treason: Retribution against Collaborators in Korea from a Comparative Perspective, 1945-1951
2006.4.1 The Persistence of Transnational Idealism in Early Postwar Japan, 1945-1949
Delivered at "Political Trauma and Restoration: An Interdisciplinary Conference" University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI. Presentation As Delivered: PDF Paper in Progress: PDF Presentation Slides: Keynote