Anoma van der Veere


Anoma Phichai van der Veere is a Researcher of Modern Asia within the Leiden Asia Centre at Leiden University, a Researcher of Labour Policy at the International Institute of Social History (IISG) at the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW), and a Research Fellow at the IAFOR Research Center at the Osaka School of International Public Policy. He is currently based at Osaka University, Japan, and has published on health and labour policy, sports, technology, and human rights in Asia and Europe, and is the editor of the forthcoming volume Public Health in Asia during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Global Health Governance, Migrant Labour, and International Health Crises at Amsterdam University Press, a joint publication by the Leiden Asia Centre, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, and the IAFOR Research Center. His latest publications include: Japan’s Fragmented Response: Technology, Governance, and COVID-19 (Leiden Asia Centre, 2020), The Tokyo Paralympic Superhero: Manga and Narratives of Disability in Japan (Asia Pacific Journal: Japan Focus, 2020), and The Technological Utopia: Mimamori Care and Family Separation in Japan (AsiaScape: Digital Asia, 2019). He is currently the principal investigator in the Road to Tokyo 2020 project, funded by the Leiden Asia Centre, about local policymaking in disability sports in Tokyo in the run-up to the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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