Anna Vittinghoff (BA, MSc)

Thesis title: Yonezu Tomoko, ūman ribu and the disability movement - Radical intersectional feminism in Japan in the 1970s

Undergraduate teaching

Tutor in 'Pre-modern East Asian History', 'Modern East Asian History' and 'Politics and the Economy in Japan'

Research summary

Intersectional feminism, the ūman ribu movement, the disability movement, student movement, reproductive politics and eugenics  in Japan from the 1960s to today

Project activity

Voices in Japanese Studies Podcast

@voicesinjs on Twitter

Current project grants

The Great Britain Sasakawa Scholarship
The Japan Foundation Endowment Committee Grant
The John Crump Studentship


Postgraduate Gender Research Network Scotland - "Intersections", Univeristy of Edinburgh, 2019

Postgraduate Gender Research Network Scotland - "Engendering 2020+1", online, 2021

Papers delivered

International Network for Sexual Ethics and Politics - "Sexual Revolutions - Sexual Politics", University of Ghent, 2018

The Global Conference of Women and Gender - "Intersectionality: Understanding Women’s Lives and Resistance in the Past and Present", Christopher Newport University, 2019

Joint East Asian Studies Conference 2019, University of Edinburgh

Third Tohoku Conference on Global Japanese Studies, 2020

The Society for Disability Studies Annual Conference, 2021

Book chapter contribution following presenting at the symposium 'Embodied and socially constructed? Dis/ability in media, law, and history' (publication date TBA), 2021