1. Name / E-mail Address

TAKIMOTO, Masato (takimoto[at]world.ryukoku.ac.jp)

2. Proficient Languages (other than Japanese)


3. Educational Background

PhD, Monash University
MA, University of Queensland
MIntAffairs, University of Tsukuba
BA, Hiroshima University

4. Research Themes

Interpreting Studies
Translation Studies
Intercultural Communication
Intercultural Teaching and Learning

5. Courses Taught

  • Interpreting and Translation Studies
  • Intercultural Communication

6. Academic Associations

  • Japan Association for Interpreting and Translation Studies
  • Intercultural Education Society of Japan
  • Applies Linguistic Association of Australia
  • Society for Oceanian Education Studies
  • Japanese Studies Association of Australia
  • Australian Studies Association of Japan

7. Recent Publications

  • Takimoto, M (forthcoming) Business Interpreting. In F. Pöchhacker (Ed.), Routledge Encyclopedia of Interpreting Studies. London: Routledge.
  • Takimoto, M. (2014) “Australian CIRs in the JET Programme: Their language capital in the context of Japanese internationalisation”, Intercultural Studies, 18, 3-15.
  • Takimoto, M. (2012) “Interpreters’ involvement in multi-party interactions: The nature of participation as listener and speaker”, Multilingua: Journal of Cross-cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 31(1), 35-53.
  • Takimoto, M and H. Hashimoto (2010), “An “Eye-opening” learning experience: Language learning through interpreting and translation”, Electronic Journal of Foreign Language Teaching, 17(1), 86-95.

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