Jooeun Noh is currently a PhD candidate in the Department of Socio-information and Communication Studies at the Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies, University of Tokyo, Japan. She received her Master’s degree in Area Studies from the University of Tokyo. Her research interests include the modern history of East Asia, particularly China, Japan and Korea. Her dissertation explores the history of the Great Kanto Earthquake in 1923, especially focusing of the aftermath of the earthquake. During her stay at the Harvard-Yenching Institute, she will carry out archival research at Harvard-Yenching Library and work on her dissertation.