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- International migration and mobility
- Labour market
- Cities and metropolitan diversity
Education and professional experience
|02/2020||Senior Research Fellow and Lecturer, Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies, University of Zurich|
|2018 – 2019||Research Associate/Postdoctoral Fellow, Waseda Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies and Institute of Asian Migrations, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan|
|2019||Lecturer, Graduate School of Global Studies, Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan|
|2015 – 2019||PhD in International Studies, sociological/regional focus on East and Southeast Asia|
|2015 – 2018||Research and Teaching Assistant, Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan|
|2013 – 2015||Master of Arts in International Relations, sociological/regional focus on East and Southeast Asia, Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan|
|2013 – 2014||Teaching Assistant in the International Study Program, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan|
|2012||Trainee in the German Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Japan, Tokyo|
|2010 – 2011||Study abroad (during BA program) at Keio University, Tokyo, Japan|
|2008 – 2012||Bachelor of Arts in Asian Studies, major: sociology of East and Southeast Asia, University of Bonn, Germany|
‘Mobility as a Way of Life: European Millennials’ Labour Migration to Asian Global Cities.’ Waseda Universität, Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies.
Hof, Helena. Opting Out for Getting In: Existential Mobility in European Graduates’ Migration to Asia.' Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies. DOI: 10.1080/15562948.2020.1755761.
‘Locally Embedded Cosmopolitans? European Millennials’ Boundary Work in Singapore and Tokyo’ In Contemporary European Emigration, Brigitte Suter und Lisa Åkesson (eds). Routledge: pp. 39-57.
‘The Eurostars Go Global: Young Europeans’ Migration to Asia for Distinction and Alternative Life Paths.’ Mobilities. DOI: 10.1080/17450101.2019.1643164.
Hof, Helena und Gracia Liu-Farrer. ‘Gender, Labour and Migration in Japan.’ In The Routledge Companion to Gender and Japanese Culture, Mark Pendleton, Jennifer Coates und Lucy Fraser (eds). Routledge: pp. 189-98.
‘‘Worklife Pathways’ to Singapore and Japan: Gender and Racial dynamics in Europeans` Mobility to Asia’, Social Science Japan Journal, Special Issue Winter 2018, 21 (1): 45-65.
Liu-Farrer, Gracia und Helena Hof. 2018. ‘Ōtebyō: the Problems of Japanese Firms and the Problematic Elite Aspirations.’ Journal of Asia-Pacific Studies (Waseda), 34: 65-84.
Book review of `Migration, Whiteness, and Cosmopolitanism: Europeans in Japan`, Milos Debnar. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016, XI+235 pp., 89.99€ (ISBN 978-1-13756526-6). Social Science Japan Journal 20(2): 235-38.