Arnhilt Johanna Hoefle is currently pursuing a PhD degree at the University of London. Her doctoral research project deals with the reception of Stefan Zweig’s literary works in the Chinese-speaking world. She graduated in Chinese Studies and German Philology from the University of Vienna. In the course of her studies she spent one year at Renmin University of China in Běijīng. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Katrin Jumiko Leitner is a PhD student of Japanese Studies. After her studies at Meiji University (Japan) she graduated with a B.A. in Japanese Studies from the University of Vienna. She holds an M.A. degree in Japanese Studies. At present, she is doing research for her doctoral thesis on the division of competitive sports, and school, university and work in Japan at the University of Tsukuba (Japan). She can be reached at email@example.com.
Michaela Prouza obtained an M.A. degree in Chinese and a B.A. degree in Japanese Studies from the University of Vienna. She holds a second M.A. in East Asian Studies/Japan from Leiden University (Netherlands). Various scholarships from the University of Vienna, St. Andrewʼs University, and the Chinese Embassy in Austria enabled her to study in Japan, China and the Netherlands. She specialises in contemporary Chinese and Japanese historiography. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Klara Steinschneider studied Japanese Studies and Korean Studies at the University of Vienna and graduated with an M.A. in Japanese Studies in 2007. In the course of her studies she spent one year at Yokohama City University (Japan) and one semester at Oxford Brookes University (United Kingdom). After working as a photographer’s assistant in Tōkyō, she now focuses on the ‘photographic side’ of Japan. She can be reached at email@example.com.
Sabiene Strasser holds an M.A. degree in Japanese Studies and Cultural Anthropology from the University of Vienna. With her interest in lyrics of popular songs Sabiene Strasser started gathering research material during a stay in Japan where she had joined the Austrian delegation at the EXPO 2005. After working as an assistant at the Japanese Embassy in Austria, she now works as a private detective. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Martina Vuong holds an M.A. in Chinese Studies from the University of Vienna. In 2004–2005 she spent a year abroad at National Chengchi University in Taiwan to refine her Chinese language skills. After her return she continued her studies, focusing on migration and ethnic Chinese in Vietnam, and graduating in 2007. She can be reached at email@example.com.