Dr Adam Broinowski

Honorary researcher and lecturer
School of Culture, History and Language

Adam Broinowski is a visiting research fellow and lecturer in the school of Culture, History and Language, the College of Asia and the Pacific at the Australian National University. He recently completed his ARC DECRA research project entitled 'Contaminated Life: 'Hibakusha' in Japan in the Nuclear Age' (DE 130100174) in which he examined the social and cultural responses to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in Japan in the context of radiological events since 1945. He earned a PhD from the University of Melbourne and was a research fellow at the Alfred Deakiin Research Institute, Deakin University and University of Tokyo (Monbukagakusho Fellowship). His research and teaching areas include history of empire in Asia, modern and contemporary history of Japan and East Asia, performance, film and media politics, and critical international relations in the Asia-Pacific (particularly energy and nuclear politics). His recent monograph is Cultural Responses to Occupation in Japan: The Performing Body during and after the Cold War (Bloomsbury Academic, 2016) and he has several chapters in edited volumes (Routledge, Rowman and Littlefield, ANU Press, MCM Press). He also brings significant theatre and film making experience to his scholarship and teaching. 

 

  • Broinowski, Adam (2020), 'Nuclear Imperialism', in (ed.), The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Imperialism and Anti-Imperialism, (2nd Ed.) Palgrave Macmillan Ltd, London.
  • Broinowski, A 2018, 'Nuclear Power and Oil Capital in the Long Twentieth Century', in Brent Ryan Bellamy and Jeff Diamanti (ed.), Materialism and the Critique of Energy, MCM Publishing Ltd., Chigaco, pp. 197-240.
  • Broinowski, A 2018, 'A History of Japanese Theatre', Theatre Research International, vol. 43, no. 2, pp. 232-233.
  • Broinowski, Adam 2018, 'The atomic gaze and Ankoku Butoh in post-war Japan', in N.A.J. Taylor, Robert Jacobs (ed.), Reimagining Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Nuclear Humanities in the Post-Cold War, Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, London and New York, pp. 91-107pp.
  • Broinowski, Adam 2018, 'Two-Way Mirror: The Significance of Hiroshima and Nagasaki for the U.S.-North Korea Nuclear Crisis', in David Lowe, Cassandra Atherton and Alyson Miller (ed.), The Unfinished Atomic Bomb: Shadows and Reflections, Lexington Books, Lanham, pp. 101-116pp.
  • Broinowski, Adam (2017), 'Informal Labour, Local Citizens and the Tokyo Electric Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Crisis: Responses to Neoliberal Disaster Management', in Tessa Morris-Suzuki and Eun Jeong Soh (ed.), New Worlds From Below: Informal life politics and grassroots action in twenty-first century Northeast Asia, ANU Press, Acton, Australia, pp. 131-166.
  • Broinowski, Adam (2016), Cultural Responses to Occupation in Japan: The Performing Body During and After the Cold War, Bloomsbury Academic, London.
  • Broinowski, Adam (2015), 'Immunities: Life in a Fukushima World', Ritsumeikan Studies in Language and Culture, vol. 26, no. 4, pp. 153-179.
  • Broinowski, Adam (2014), 'Global power shift: A USA-Japan-Australia-India nuclear chain', Journal of the Oriental Society of Australia, vol. 46, no. 2014, pp. 118-142.
  • Broinowski, Adam (2014), 'Australia and Uranium: the Pusher of the Pacific', Overland, vol. 19 September 2014.
  • Broinowski, Adam (2014), 'Book review: In the Meantime Without End', Reviews in Cultural Theory, vol. 5, no. 1, pp. online.
  • Broinowski, Adam (2014), 'Conflicting Immunities: Priorities of Life and Sovereign amid the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster', Electronic Journal of Contemporary Japanese Studies, vol. 14, no. 3, pp. online.
  • Broinowski, Adam (2014), 'Sovereign Power Ambitions and the Realities of the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster', in Majia Nadesan, Antony Boys, Andrew McKillop and Richard Wilcox (ed.), Fukushima: Dispossession of Denuclearization?, The Dispossession Publishing Group, online, pp. 24-52.
  • Broinowski, Adam (2014), 'Superpit: Digging for uranium in the Australian cultural imaginary', NFSA Journal, vol. online, no. 1/7/2014, pp. online.
  • Broinowski, Adam (2014), 'Undermining Nuclear Non-Proliferation: Energy and Security Politics in the Australia-India-Japan-U.S. Nuclear Nexus', The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus, vol. 12, no. 46.
  • Broinowski, Adam (2013), 'Fukushima: Life and the Transnationality of Radioactive Contamination', The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus, vol. 11, no. 41, 14 October, pp. online. In Japanese: Adam Broinowski (2013), 'Fukushima: Seimei to Kokyo wo Koeru Hoshano Osen', (Inoue Toshio trans.)
  • Broinowski, A 2012, 'Book review: Angry Drummers: A Taiko Group from Naniwa, Osaka, Japan', Asian Studies Review, vol. 36, no. 4, pp. 560-562.
  • Broinowski, Adam (2012), 'What does Fukushima mean? Confronting the Hydra', Griffith Review, vol. 35.
  • Broinowski, A 2012, 'Book review: Experimental Arts in Postwar Japan: Moments of Encounter, Engagement and Imagined Return', Japanese Studies, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 141-142.
  • Broinowski, Adam (2012), review, 'Sas, M., Experimental Arts in Postwar Japan: Moments of Encounter, Engagement and Imagined Return,' in Japanese Studies Association of Australia, May 32:1, Melbourne: University of Melbourne, Jan-Feb
  • Broinowski, A 2010, 'Otaku: resistance and conformity', Double Dialogues, vol. Online, no. 3, pp. 1-13.
  • Broinowski, A 2010, TS2: art intercepting waste, pp. 39-40pp.
  • Broinowski, Adam (2010), ‘Gekidan Kaitaisha ­– Bye Bye the New Primitive: Theatre of the body and cultural deconstruction’, A. Lavender, J. Harvie (eds.) Making Contemporary Theatre: International rehearsal processes, Manchester: Manchester University Press.
  • Broinowski, Adam (2010), ‘Otaku: Resistance and Conformity’, Double Dialogues–In/Stead Issue 3, Melbourne: Deakin University Press.
  • Broinowski, Adam (2009), ‘Black River’, Senses of Cinema, RMIT: Melbourne, Issue 50.
  • Broinowski, Adam (2009), ‘Vivisection Vision: performing the humanimal,’ World Dance Alliance, Brisbane: Queensland University of Technology Creative Industries.
  • Broinowski, Adam (2009), ‘How Hijikata Tatsumi offered up a Rebellion of Being through Ankoku Butoh’, Some/things Art Journal, vol. 001, Paris: Some/things, pp. 288-310.
  • Adam Broinowski (2009), ‘Wort und Fleisch’, Screening the Past, vol. 26, tlweb.latrobe.edu.au/humanities/screeningthepast/current/issue-26.html?
  • Adam Broinowski, (2009), ‘TS2: Intercepting Art from Waste’ Art Monthly Australia Jan-March 2010, www.artmonthly.org.au/article.asp?contentID=907?/ ’TS2’ Catalogue essay, Dec.
  • Broinowski, A 2008, 'The Performance of War Images', 2006 Annual Conference of Australasian Association for Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies, ed. Ian Maxwell, Conference Organising Committee, Sydney, pp. 1-9.
  • Broinowski, A 2008, 'Vivisection vision: performing the humanimal', World Dance Alliance Global Summit 2008, ed. Cheryl Stock, QUT Creative Industries, Brisbane Australia, pp. 1-11.
  • Adam Broinowski (2008), ‘The Performance of War Images’, ADSA–Being there: after, September, Sydney: University of Sydney Press.
  • Broinowski, Adam (2008), 'Book review: Tommy Murphy, Strangers Inbetween and adaptation of Timothy Conigrave's Holding the Man', Australasian Drama Studies, vol. 53, pp. 232-236.
  • Adam Broinowski (2006), ‘Yaneura – The Attic’, New Voices, Vol. 1, Sydney: Japan Foundation.
  • Adam Broinowski (2006), 'Melbourne Festival: Images that hold', Realtime, 76, Dec-Jan, http://www.realtimearts.net/article/76/8296
  • Adam Broinowski (2006), 'The Journey: Expansion and Implosion', Realtime, 75, Oct-Nov, http://www.realtimearts.net/article/issue75/8202
  • Adam Broinowski (2002), ‘Avant-Garde Japanese Theatre’, Japan Foundation Quarterly Journal, Tokyo: Japan Foundation, April-June.