Prof. dr. W.J. (Wim) Boot (emeritus)

Position:
  • Professor
Expertise:
  • Japanese history


Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 2171
E-Mail: w.j.boot@hum.leidenuniv.nl
Faculty / Department: Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen, Leiden Institute for Area Studies, SAS Japan
Office Address: GEEN VERZENDING, IN- OF EXTERN




Fields of interest

- History and intellectual history of premodern Japan
- Literature and poetics

Research

History of Japanese thought in the Edo Period, with special emphasis on Confucianism

CV

Education
1966-1976: Japanese Studies, Korean Studies and Chinese History at Leiden University and the University of Kyoto
1977-1980: research assistant
1983: Ph.D. at Leiden University

Employment
1980-1985: employed in various capacities at the Dept of Japanese and Korean Studies, Leiden University
1985: appointed full professor in The Languages and Cultures of Japan and Korea
2008-2009: Guest professor at Sophia University, Tokyo

Last Modified: 11-12-2015