JICA Ogata Research Institute



Research FellowFull-time

Educational Background

Ph.D (Literature), Osaka University, September 2020
MA (Literature), Osaka University, March 2015
BA (Literature), Osaka University, March 2013

Career Background

Research Fellow, JICA Ogata Sadako Research Institute for Peace and Development, October 2020-present

Major Publications

【Journal Articles】
Garasino, Facundo. "Propagandizing the Empire from Latin America: One Japanese Immigrant in Argentina Imagines the West, the Orient, and the New World" (in Japanese), Nihongakuhō, 35, pp. 129-152, 2016. (Original title: 「ラテンアメリカから帝国を宣伝する:ひとりのアルゼンチン日本移民が語る西洋・オリエント・新世界」、『日本学報』35).

Garasino, Facundo. "Writing East Asia and Japan from Latin America: Literature, Nationalism and Critique in the Works of Enrique Gómez Carrillo." New Ideas in East Asian Studies, Special Edition for 2017, pp. 40-47, 2017.

【Conference Presentations】
Garasino, Facundo. "Re-framing Japan in a transnational network: Exoticism and global modernity in the works of Enrique Gómez Carrillo," British Association for Japanese Studies Japan Chapter, Spring 2017 Mini-Conference, Critique of/in Japanese Studies: New challenges and new approaches, May 27-28, 2017, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan.

Garasino, Facundo. "Japanese Studies in Japan: Problems, Perspectives, and Experiences to Rethink the Discipline from Argentina," Second Japanese Studies Conference in Argentina" (in Spanish), August 1-3, 2017, Buenos Aires, Argentina. (Original title: "Situación Actual de los Estudios Japoneses en Japón: Experiencias, problemáticas y perspectivas para pensar la disciplina desde Argentina", Segundo Encuentro de Estudios Japoneses en Argentina).

Garasino, Facundo. “Transcending Areas: Migratory and Intellectual Connections between Japan and Latin America”, 22nd Biennial Conference of the Asian Studies Association of Australia, July 3-5, 2018, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

Garasino, Facundo. “Japan's Last Colonial Frontier: Settler Migration, Development and Expansionism in the Brazilian Amazon”, 4th Asian Association of World Historians Congress, January 5-6, 2019, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan.

Garasino, Facundo. "Cultural Propaganda by Japanese Migrants in Buenos Aires: Experiencing Locally the Transnational Expansion of the Japanese Empire", Japanese Diaspora to the Americas: Literature, History, and Identity, May 3-5, 2019, Yale University McMillan Center, New Haven, USA.


Japan Association for Latin American Studies, Japanese Association for Migration Studies, Migration Study Group


Awarded with the Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) Scholarship 2008-2015
Doctoral Fellow, Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science, 2015-2018

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