search/admin/spider_custom.php search/search.php fellowship_survey/survey.php Fellow Follow-up Survey Details - Reinier HESSELINK

DF (1991), RF (2009)

Fellow Information:
First Name
Reinier
Middle Name
Herman
Last Name
HESSELINK
Sex
Male
Organization
University of Northern Iowa
Title
Professor
Contact Address:
Address Type
Office
Address 1
Dpt. of History, 346 Seerley Hall
Address 2 (optional)
 
City
Cedar Falls
State
IA
Zip Code
50614-0701
Country
United States
Telephone
319-273-2261
Email
reinier.hesselink@uni.edu
*Survey URL
http://www.jfny.org/fellowship_survey/survey.php?id=3879&sid=a988e6001f55d3e6d974c879bf1348e4
Questions:
1. Are you enaged in Japanese Studies?

Answer: A. Yes, I am engaged in Japanese Studies at a university or research institution.

Field of Study: History

2. Please describe what you are currently doing. (If you have your own website or any relevant site, provide its URL.)

Answer: I am working on a history of Christian Nagasaki (1560-1640) My website: www.reinierhesselink.com

3. Where did you acquire your most advanced Japanese language training for your research?

Answer: A. I learned it at a university. (University of Hawaii, University of Tokyo)

4. Have you ever participated in the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme?

Answer: NO

5. Have you earned a doctoral degree?

Answer: YES
Year: 1992
Field: History
University: University of Hawaii at Manoa

Optional Inquiry:
1. Please describe briefly how the Japan Foundation Fellowship experience influenced your career.

Answer: A dissertation fellowship provided me with an opportunity to do dissertation research in Japan in 1991-2. The resulting book entitled "Prisoners from Nambu" was published by the University of Hawaii Press in 2001. A recent fellowship for senior researchers allowed me to write a first draft of my book on Christian Nagasaki (1560-1640).

2. The Japan Foundation is planning to create a network or forum among past Japan Foundation fellows. Please let us know if you have any suggestions in terms of themes, format, etc.

Answer: