About the Author

Dr Iori Hamada is a Lecturer in Japanese Studies at Monash University, Australia. Born and raised in Japan, Iori relocated to Australia in 2006 as a recipient of the Endeavour Japan Award conferred by the Australian Government. In 2019, she was awarded the Institute of Social Science and Oxford University Press Prize for her co-authored journal article titled ‘Silent Exits: Risk and Post-3.11 Skilled Migration from Japan to Australia’. In 2021, Iori was also awarded a Fellowship of Higher Education Academy (FHEA) by Advance Higher Education, UK.

Iori’s research is centred on transdisciplinary approaches aimed at fostering social inclusion. Her work spans various fields, such as labour migration, gender equality and food production and consumption, all interconnected by the goal of creating a more inclusive and equitable society.

She has penned several language learning books that have been translated into Chinese and Korean.

In addition to her language learning books, Iori is the author of The Japanese Restaurant: Tasting the New Exotic in Australia (Routledge, 2023).

Iori can be contacted via iori.hamada@monash.edu or her twitter account: @hamada_iori.



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