Director of ANU Mongolia Institute, Professor Li Narangoa

Li Nara Li Narangoa is a Professor of Pacific and Asian History. She specialises in modern Japanese and Mongolian history, culture and politics. Before joining the ANU, she was researcher at the Nordic Institute of Asian Studies (Copenhagen). She teaches courses in Mongolian history, Japanese history and language, as well as broader thematic courses including ‘Lies, conspiracy and Propaganda’.

Professor Li’s current research interests include Mongolian history, identity and cities, Japan’s relations with other Asian countries, Japan’s colonial history, religion and military. Her interests extend to broader themes related to borders and empires, and international relations in Northeast Asia.


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