Hiromi Hosoya

Hiromi Hosoya is currently on sabbatical from Seikei University, Tokyo, Japan, where she is a professor of anthropology specializing in Andean Culture. She is currently working on a research project, ‘Perspective and Situations of Peace-building in an Unequal Society: The Peruvian Truth and Reconciliation Commission and Indigenous People’ financed by the Japan Society for Promotion of Science. This project, a collaboration with the University of Concepción in Chile and the Instituto de Estudios Peruanos (IEP) in Peru, focuses on the histories of barrios that were constituted by the internally displaced persons (IDP). At Harvard, her research will focus on the relationship between human rights and globalization, and the process of peace building in an unequal society.