Yuiko Asaba

Yuiko Asaba is Lecturer (equiv. Assistant Professor) in Music at SOAS University of London. She is the author of the forthcoming book, titled Tango in Japan: Cosmopolitanism Beyond the West, currently in production with the University of Hawai‘i Press for publication in 2024. Her research examines the significant presence of Latin American music cultures in the Asia-Pacific. She has published in journals including the Ethnomusicology Forum and Popular Music Studies, with forthcoming articles appearing in the East Asian Journal of Popular Culture. As a tango violinist, she previously played professionally in tango orchestras in Argentina and Japan.