Jeremy Breaden


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Jeremy Breaden lectures in Japanese and Asian Studies in the Faculty of Arts. He is interested in globalisation, education and employment systems in East Asia. Jeremy previously worked as an international communications consultant to higher education institutions and private corporations in Japan. He is currently the Convenor of the undergraduate major in Japanese Studies

Supervision interests

Jeremy welcomes postgraduate and Honours students interested in contemporary Japanese society, East Asian education and employment systems, issues relating to the globalisation and internationalisation of social institutions in East Asia, and sociolegal issues in Japan.

Current/recent PhD supervisions include:

  • Script reform and internationalisation in postwar Japan
  • Japan-Thailand collaboration on responses to population ageing
  • International legal discourse and territorial disputes in East Asia
  • Experiences of Japanese language learners in the workplace 
  • Creative non-fiction writing on recovery from the 3/11 Tohoku tsunami
  • Translation of controversial texts in Japan-Korea relations
  • Intercultural communication in science and technology cooperation in Japan, China and Australia
  • International law and child abduction to Japan
  • Art museum translation in Japan
  • Cultural and sensory approaches to contemporary Japanese textile design

Current/recent Honours supervisions include:

  • Japan-Australia security cooperation
  • Japanese news media coverage of the whaling debate
  • Japanese high school wind bands
  • meat-eating and culinary identity in Japan
  • policy discourse on masculinity in contemporary Japan
  • virtual dating games in Japan

Monash teaching commitment

Jeremy teaches in the Japanese StudiesInternational Studies, and Global Asia majors in the Faculty of Arts. He has been the convenor of the Japanese Studies program since 2017. He also coordinated the Honours program in the School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics from 2015 to 2017.

Units taught in 2018-2020 include:

Research area keywords

  • Anthropology
  • Asia
  • Asian Languages/Literature
  • Cross-cultural communication
  • Cross-cultural management
  • Education and globalisation
  • Education and the global workplace
  • Education, Organizational Theory and Behavior
  • Educational Planning/Policy
  • Educational Reform
  • International Education/Training
  • International students
  • Internationalisation
  • Japan

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Research Output

Articulating Asia in Japanese Higher Education: Policy, Partnership and Mobility

Breaden, J., 2018, 1st ed. Oxon UK: Routledge. 144 p. (Routledge Research in Higher Education)

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

Multiculturalism and University Education: Australia and Japan

Breaden, J. & Yonezawa, Y., 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Non-professional translation, vernacular scholarship and global higher education

Breaden, J., 2018, Conference.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperOtherpeer-review

Save Our Students? Shifting Subjects of Education Crisis in Japan

Breaden, J., 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther


  • 8 Contribution to conference
  • 1 Contribution to workshop, seminar, course
  • 1 External research organisation, centre or institute
  • 1 Membership of an advisory panel/policy group/ board

Japanese Studies Association of Australia Biennial Conference 2019

Jeremy Breaden (Speaker)

2 Jul 2019

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The Changing Landscape of Japan-Australia Student Mobility

Jeremy Breaden (Keynote/plenary speaker)

20 Mar 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to workshop, seminar, course

Research Workshop: Transformation of Undergraduate Education under Globalization

Jeremy Breaden (Invited speaker)

18 Mar 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

International and Regional Dimensions in Higher Education

Jeremy Breaden (Invited speaker)

7 Mar 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

4th Conference on Non-Professional Interpreting and Translation

Jeremy Breaden (Speaker)

22 May 201824 May 2018

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