Irmela Hijiya-Kirschnereit#

Membership Number:1652
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:GERMANY

Present and Previous Positions
  • Since 2016 Senior Professor, FU Berlin
  • 2010 - 2015 Director, Friedrich Schlegel Graduate School of Literary Studies, FU Berlin
  • 1996 - 2004 Director, German Institute for Japanese Studies (DIJ) Tokyo
  • Since 1991 Professor (Chair) of Japanese Studies (Literature and Cultural Studies), FU
  • 1986 - 1991 Professor (Chair) for Contemporary Japanese Studies, Trier University
  • 1985 - 1986 Associate Professor for Japanese Literature, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo

Fields of Scholarship
  • Genre theory
  • Modern and contemporary literature and culture of Japan in its traditional and intercultural relations
  • Sociology of language
  • World literature
  • Comparative Literature
  • Autobiography and autofiction
  • Lexicography
  • History of Japan-related scholarship
  • Discourses of cultural/national uniqueness
  • Food and hospitality studies
  • Translation Studies

Honours and Awards
  • 2024 Bundesverdienstkreuz Erster Klasse (Federal Order of Merit, First Class), Bundesrepublik Deutschland
  • 2022 Prof. Hijiya-Kirchnereit's translation from the Japanese of the novel “Dornauszieher” (Togenuki) by Japanese poet and writer Hiromi Itō, publ. 2021 with Matthes & Seitz, Berlin, was shortlisted for the Prize of the Leipzig Bookfair 2022 in the translation category and on the shortlist for the LiBeratur Prize 2022
  • 2021 48th Japan-Foundation-Prize, Japan
  • 2014 NIHU Prize in Japanese Studies, National Institutes for the Humanities, Japan
  • 2014 NIHU (National Institutes for the Humanities) Prize in Japanese Studies (Japan)
  • 2014 Academic Prize for Culinary Studies (Wissenschaftspreis Kulinaristik)
  • 2013 Member of Leopoldina, the National Academy of Sciences (Halle)
  • 2011 Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon
  • 2001 Eugen and Ilse Seibold Prize of the DFG
  • 1995 Bundesverdienstkreuz am Bande (Cross of Merit on a Ribbon of the Federal Republic of Germany)
  • 1995 Member of Academia Europaea
  • 1993 Founding Member of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (Berlin)
  • 1992 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize of DFG
  • Member of Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences
  • 1985 apl. Professor, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
  • 1980 - 1985 Heisenberg scholarship of Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation)

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