Floris is an historian of East Asia with a focus on early modern Japan. His research is particularly concerned with issues of identity, migration, and social change.
He joined Northumbria as Postdoctoral Research Fellow in 2021 as part of the UKRI 'Migration, Adaptation, Innovation' project. After receiving his PhD in History and East Asian Languages from Harvard University in 2019, Floris was Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Yale University as part of the Digital Tokugawa Lab. He has also held visiting research fellowships at Sophia University and Waseda University.
History, PhD, Harvard University
27 Aug 2012 → 1 May 2019
Award Date: 1 May 2019