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Elisheva Perelman

Academic Interests:

Medical missions in East Asia, Asian history of medicine, Christianity in Asia, modern Japanese history, gender and labor in Japan, epidemics, popular culture in history

Research:

Dr. Perelman's research interests are on the role of foreign evangelical organizations in combating tuberculosis in early 20th century Japan.

Publications:

"The Japanese Way of Silence and Seclusion: Memes of Imperial Women." The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus.
"The Exponent of Breath: How Foreign Evangelical Organizations Utilized a Public Health Lacuna for Their Own Benefit." The International Journal of Science in Society.
"The Appropriated Geisha: Using Their Role to Discuss Japanese History, Cultural Appropriation, and Orientalism."  Education about Asia.