Seiji Shirane is a historian of modern Japan. His teaching and research interests include Japan's empire, colonial Taiwan, and Japanese-Chinese relations. He received degrees from Yale University (BA, 2004) and Princeton University (PhD, 2014). His first book is forthcoming with Cornell University Press entitled Imperial Gateway: Colonial Taiwan and Japan's Expansion in South China and Southeast Asia, 1895–1945 (2022).
Dr. Shirane’s research has received support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Fulbright, Social Science Research Council, and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.
You can visit his website at seijishirane.com
Ph.D., Princeton University
• Modern Japan
• War in Modern East Asia
• Japanese-Chinese Relations
• East Asia and the World
• The Japanese Empire (MA)
• The Pacific War (MA)
International Relations, Empire, War, Migration, Race/Ethnicity
Imperial Gateway: Colonial Taiwan and Japan's Expansion in South China and Southeast Asia, 1895–1945 (Cornell University Press, forthcoming)