About the author


Miura-Schmidt, Claudia Caroline

Independent researcher

Majored in Japanese Studies


  • Nov. 2014 – Feb. ’15:  Research Internship, Kyōto International Manga Museum, International Manga Research Center
  • April 2014 – March ’18: Postdoc researcher at Momoyama Gakuin Daigaku (St. Andrew’s University)
  • Apr. 2014: Ph.D. Momoyama Gakuin Daigaku (Cultural Studies, Title of the Dissertation: Tea in 21st century Japan. Its forms and significance.)
  • Jan. 2010: M.Phil. University of Vienna (Japanology)
Drinking tea at Sou Sou Zaifu tea house, Kyōto