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Christine de Matos

Christine de Matos

Christine de Matos is a research fellow in the Centre for Asia Pacific Social Transformation Studies (CAPSTRANS) at the University of Wollongong and has been researching the role of Australia in the Allied occupation of Japan (1945–1952) for over seventeen years. Christine de Matos’s current project, The Coloniality of Occupation: Gender, ‘Race’ and Class in Australian Occupied Japan, analyses the everyday practice of power in relations between Australians and Japanese during the occupation.

Her book, Imposing Peace and Prosperity: Australia, Social Justice and Labour Reform in Occupied Japan (2008), examines the policies of the Australian government towards the labour movement in occupied Japan. She has also co-edited, with Robin Gerster, a collection of papers titled Occupying the ‘Other’: Australia and military occupations from Japan to Iraq (2009) and been published extensively in academic journals.

Books by Christine de Matos

Love Under Occupation

Love Under Occupation

In 1946, a devastated and defeated Japan was occupied by Australian forces based in the prefecture of Hiroshima. Read more about Love Under Occupation