Pedro Iacobelli Delpiano

History (Australia)
March 2024
Visiting Fellow, Program in Latin American Studies

Pedro Iacobelli Delpiano (Ph.D., the Australian National University). Dr. Iacobelli Delpiano teaches 19th and 20th century history, postcolonial studies and global history, and his research examines transregional historical influences within the Asia-Pacific region. He is associate professor and chair of the of History Department at Universidad de los Andes, Chile. He previously served as director of the Center for Asian Studies at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. He is the author of Postwar Emigration to South America from Japan and the Ryukyu Islands (2017), and has co-edited several volumes including Transnational Japan as History: Empire, Migration, and Social Movements (2015), Rethinking Postwar Okinawa: Beyond American Occupation (2017), and The Japanese Empire and Latin America (2023). He has been a Japan Foundation Fellow at Waseda University and visiting scholar in several institutions in Japan and the U.S. Iacobelli is currently completing a book-length essay, in Spanish, about the place of Asia in Latin American political thought (c. 1880 to 1940) and at Princeton he will work on a book manuscript on the links between the Japanese Empire and Chile and Argentina during the 1930s.