Izumi Nakayama is a historian of modern Japan and East Asia. Using the body as a lens, she explores interpretations of physiological, neurological, and sensorial experiences in the fields of labour, science, technology, and medicine. Her other research interests include biohacking and bioethics, food studies, and visual cultures and archives.
History of labour, gender, the body, and the senses
STM (Science, Technology and Medicine) studies
Biohacking and bioethics
Visual cultures and archives