PhD Supervision

Cwiertka supervises PhD theses on the topics related to material culture, consumption and waste in East Asia, in both contemporary and historical contexts.

PhD projects

Candidate ProjectPhase
Kyoung-Hee Parkkhpark-lichtState and Food in South Korea: Moulding the National Diet in Wartime and BeyondDefended on 2013-02-21
Ruobing HanRuobing HanThe “Characterization” of Japan: From
Merchandising to Identity
Defended on 2017-03-21
Andrea GiolaiAndreaDecentering Gagaku: Exploring the Multiplicity of Contemporary Japanese Court MusicDefended on 2017-05-03
Rebecca TompkinsRebecca Thompkins“The Waste of Society as Seen through Women’s Eyes:” Waste, Gender, and National Belonging in JapanDefended on 2019-03-21
Yun-An Olivia Dung Yun-An Olivia DungGarbage Matters Project (profile)Ongoing
Hyoujin PakHyojin PakGarbage Matters Project (profile)Ongoing