GOTO Emi, Associate Professor

Reseach Topics

 

Research Theme : Knowledge and Authorities in Contemporary Islam



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MAIN RESEARCH INTERESTS:
A Short Introduction: Lifting the “Veil” of the Unknown

1) Knowledge and authorities in contemporary Islam
*Fieldworks conducted in Egypt, Afghanistan, and Saudi Arabia.

2) Women in twentieth-century Asia

3) Modern History of clothing in Asia
*Articles written in Japanese on Egypt, Morocco, Afghanistan, Turkey, and Gulf countries on this topic.

PUBLICATIONS IN ENGLISH
Emi Goto. "Repo Nora, An Islamic Mosaic- Women’s Identities in Transition : Albanian Muslim Women in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Åbo Akademi University Press, Åbo, Finland, 2012, 410 p."Revue des mondes musulmans et de la Méditerranée, 2015.
http://remmm.revues.org/9098

Emi Goto, “Summery: Veils for God: Increase of the Muajjabt and Dissemination of Religious Discourses in Contemporary Egypt (in Japanese), PhD dissertation, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo, 2011,” Annals of Japan Association for Middle East Studies 28(2), 2013, pp. 216-20. *English summary of the doctoral dissertation.

Emi Goto, “Comment: Anjum Alvi, ‘Concealment and Revealment: the Muslim Veil in Context,’” Current Anthropology 54 (2), 2013, pp. 193-94.

Emi Goto, “Book review: Stéphane A. Dudoignon, KOMATSU Hisao, and KOSUGI Yasushi [eds.], Intellectuals in the Modern Islamic World: Transmission, Transformation, Communication, London/New York: Routledge, 2006, xvii+375,” International Journal of Asian Studies 5 (1), Cambridge University Press, 2008, pp. 111-14.

Emi Goto, “Qur'an and the Veil: Context and Interpretation of the Revelation,” International Journal of Asian Studies 1 (2), Cambridge University Press, 2004, pp.277-95.
http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=229487&fileId=S1479591404000245

PAPERS AT INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS
Emi Goto, "Europeanization or Globalization? A Question of Fashion in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Asia." Presented at the Symposium "Linking Cloth-Clothing Globally: 18-20th Century Mapping", The University of Tokyo, August 2015.

Emi Goto, "Area Studies in Japan: Its History, Challenges, and Prospects." Presented at the Colloque Aires Culturelles 2014, CNRS(Paris), November 2014.

Emi Goto, "Reading Discourses on "the Role of Women": The Case of Twentieth Century Egypt." Presented at the NIHU Program for Islamic Area Studies: Fourth International Conference 2013, Lahore University of Management Science, November 2013.

Emi Goto, "“Islamism” Revisited." Presented at the Tobunken Symposium "Beyond Established Categories in World Historical Studies, July 2013.

Emi Goto, "Application of Article 2 of the Egyptian Constitution and Definition of “Sharia”: Analysis of Two Court Cases on the Veil"." Presented at the Japanese Society of Asian Law 10th Anniversary Project: Sharīʿa in the Contemporary World in the Contemporary World, June 2013.

Emi Goto, “Tears and Veils: Representation of “Faith” in the Contemporary Islamic Movements,” International Workshop: Mutual Influences between Economic Development and ‘Moderate Islamism’ in the Non-Oil Producing Middle Eastern Countries, The Japan Institute of International Affairs & NIHU Program: Islamic Area Studies, Tokyo, Japan, (February, 2013)

Emi Goto, “Thoughts, Moments, and ‘Repentant Artists,’” Performing Religion: Actors, Contexts, and Texts, Orient-Institut Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon, November 2011.

Emi Goto, “Expansion of the Media and Its Influence on People’s Islam: Looking through Discourses on the Veil,” Ubiquitous Media: Asian Transformations (UMAT), Tokyo, Japan, July 2007.

Emi Goto, “Popular Preachers and the Hijab: Reasons behind the ‘New Veils’ in Contemporary Egypt,” 6th Asian Federation of Middle East Studies Associations Conference (AFMA), Tokyo, Japan, May 2006.

Emi Goto, “Hijab and its Religious Ground: Looking through a Dialogue between two Egyptian ‘Advisors’” 34th Annual Conference of Association of Muslim Social Scientists (AMSS), Philadelphia, USA, September 2005.


LECTURES IN ENGLISH

Emi Goto, “New ‘Callers’ to Muslim Faith: Shift from Regulations to Morals and Ethics?” ITASIA Course: Islam, Muslims and the (new) Media, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, December 2011.

Emi Goto, “Hijab and its Religious Ground: Looking through a Dialogue between two Egyptian ‘Advisors,’” Lecture Series of Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies, The American University in Cairo, Cairo, Egypt, March 2005.

Emi Goto, “Qur'an and the Veil: Context and Interpretation of the Revelation” Lecture Series of Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies, The American University in Cairo, Cairo, Egypt, March 2004.


MAIN PUBLICATION IN JAPANESE
BOOK 単行本
後藤絵美『神のためにまとうヴェール――現代エジプトの女性とイスラーム』中央公論新社, 2014年. (Emi Goto, Veils for God: Women and Islam in Contemporary Egypt, Tokyo: Chuokoron-shinsha, 2014).

DOCTORAL DISSERTATION 博士論文
後藤絵美「「神のために」まとうヴェール―― 現代エジプトのムハッジャバ増加現象と宗教言説の浸透」東京大学大学院 総合文化研究科 地域文化研究専攻 博士論文, 2011年. (Emi Goto, “Veils for God: Increase of the Muajjabt and Dissemination of Religious Discourses in Contemporary Egypt,” PhD dissertation, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo, 2011.) *See above for an English summary.


TRANSLATION (IN BOOK FORM) 翻訳(単行本)
Lila Abu-Lughod [ed.]; Emi Goto, Kazuaki Takemura, Mio Chiyozaki, Junko Toriyama, Asako Miyahara [tr.]), Remaking Women: Feminism and Modernity in the Middle East, Tokyo: Akashi Shoten, 2007.

Ziba Mir-Hosseini; Tomoko Yamagishi, Hisae Nakanishi, Madoka Inayama, Yoko Kimura, Emi Goto, Ayumi Kobayashi, Masamichi Saito, Kuniko Shimao, Mari Nukii [tr.], Islam and Gender: The Religious Debate in Contemporary Iran, Tokyo: Akashi Shoten, 2004.


JOURNAL ARTICLES 論文

後藤絵美 「「近代」に生きた女性たち――新しい知識や思想と家庭生活のはざまで言葉を紡ぐ」 水井万里子・杉浦未樹・伏見岳志・松井洋子 編 『世界史のなかの女性たち』 勉誠出版, 2015.7, 175-178. (Emi Goto, “Women in Modern Period: Translation of Knowledge, Thoughts, and Family Life,” in Mariko Mizui et al. (eds), Women in the World History, Tokyo: Bensei Shuppan, 2015.

後藤絵美「アムル・ハーリドと「信仰のヒジャーブ」――現代エジプトにおけるヴェール言説とその変化について」『日本中東学会年報』23 (2), 日本中東学会, 2008年, pp. 89-118. (Emi Goto, “Amr Khalid and ‘the Hijab of Faith’: Transformation of the Discourses on the Veil in Contemporary Egypt, Annals of Japan Association for Middle East Studies 23 (2), 2008, pp. 89-118.)

後藤絵美「イスラームの女性観――聖典と日常のあいだ」『年報地域文化研究』10, 東京大学地域文化研究科, 2007年3月, pp. 64-88. (Emi Goto, “Women in Islam: Between the Sacred Texts and Everyday Life,” The Komaba Journal of Area Studies 10, 2007,
pp. 64-88.

後藤絵美「ヴェールを手に取るまで――現代エジプトの宗教パンフレットに見るヒジャーブ着用の理由」『比較文学研究』87, 東大比較文学会, 2006年, pp.79-101. (Emi Goto, “So She Took the Veil: The Logic behind the Hijab in Contemporary Egypt,” Hikaku Bungaku Kenkyu: Studies of Comparative Literature 87, Special Issue: The Middle East, 2006, pp.79-101.

後藤絵美「現代エジプトとヒジャーブ――ヴェール着用の宗教的根拠をめぐる議論から見えるもの」『アジア地域文化研究』1, 東京大学総合文化研究科アジア地域文化研究会, 2005年, pp.88-113. (Emi Goto, “The Hijab and its Religious Grounds: Looking through a Dialogue between two Egyptian ‘Advisors,’” Komaba Journal of Asian Studies 1, 2005, pp.88-113.)

Biography

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EDUCATION:

Ph.D. (Area Studies), Department of Area Studies, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo, September 2011

M.A. (Area Studies), Department of Area Studies, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo, March 2002

B.A. (Persian Studies), Department of Persian Studies,
Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, March 2000


WORK EXPERIENCE:

Associate Professor, October 2015 to present
Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia / Network for Education and Research on Asia, The University of Tokyo, Japan

Assistant Professor, April 2013 to September 2015
Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia / Network for Education and Research on Asia, The University of Tokyo, Japan

Project Research Fellow, November 2012 to March 2013
University of Tokyo Library System, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Planning of Asian Research Library

Research Fellow (postdoctoral), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science,
April 2008 to March 2012

Research Fellow (graduate student), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, April 2007 to March 2008

Research Fellow, Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies, The American University in Cairo, September 2003 to August 2005

Teaching

Research Achivements

    Articles and Book Chapters

  • GOTO, Emi. "Qur'an and the Veil: Context and Interpretation of the Revelation."International Journal of Asian Studies: Cambridge University Press 2004.: 277-95.
  • Book Reviews

  • Goto, Emi. "Repo Nora, An Islamic Mosaic- Women’s Identities in Transition : Albanian Muslim Women in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Åbo Akademi University Press, Åbo, Finland, 2012, 410 p."Revue des mondes musulmans et de la Méditerranée (2015.7). [Link]
  • GOTO, Emi. "Comment for Concealment and Revealment: the Muslim Veil in Context by Anjum Alvi."Current Anthropology 54, no. 2 (2013.4): 193-194.
  • GOTO, Emi. "Summery: Veils for God: Increase of the Muhajjabat and Dissemination of Religious Discourses in Contemporary Egypt (in Japanese), PhD dissertation, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo, 2011."Annuals of Japan Association for Middle East Studies 28, no. 2 (2013.4): 216-220.
  • GOTO, Emi. "Book review: Stéphane A. Dudoignon, KOMATSU Hisao, and KOSUGI Yasushi, eds. Intellectuals in the Modern Islamic World: Transmission, Transformation, Communication. London/New York: Routledge, 2006, xvii+375,."International Journal of Asian Studies: Cambridge University Press 5, no. 1 (2008.: 111-114.
  • Conference Proceedings

  • Goto, Emi. "How Far Can a Rereading of the Sacred Texts Go? Gender-Related Questions and Muslim Intellectuals in the Modern Period." Presented at the International Workshop: Producing Traditions, Knowledge, and Identities: Muslim Intellectuals in the Contemporary World, The University of Tokyo, July 29 2017. [Link]
  • Goto, Emi. "Japanese Translations of the Qur’an and "Gender Justice." Presented at the International Workshop: Living Text: The Qur’an, Gender Justice, and Muslims Today, The University of Tokyo, May 25 2017.
  • Goto, Emi. "Goal of Area Studies in the Era of Globalization: Understanding the World, Understanding theSelf." Presented at the International Conference: The Relevance of Area Studies for the Sciences and Public Policy Examples from Europe & Asia, The University of Tokyo, November 15 2016.
  • Goto, Emi. "Dressing Pious Bodies: Globalizing Media and Narratives of Repentance in Contemporary Egypt /Panel: The Iconic“Global Body": Connecting Place and Placeless Through Dress." Presented at the Dressing Global Bodies, University of Alberta, July 8 2016. [Link]
  • Goto, Emi. "Reading Discourses on "the Role of Women": The Case of Twentieth Century Egypt." Presented at the NIHU Program for Islamic Area Studies: Fourth International Conference 2013, Lahore University of Management Science, November 2013. [Link]
  • Goto, Emi. "Reading Discourses on "the Role of Women": The Case of Twentieth Century Egypt." Presented at the NIHU Program for Islamic Area Studies: Fourth International Conference 2013, Lahore University of Management Science, November 2013. [Link]
  • Goto, Emi. "“Islamism” Revisited." Presented at the Tobunken Symposium "Beyond Established Categories in World Historical Studies, July 2013.
  • Goto, Emi. "“Islamism” Revisited." Presented at the Tobunken Symposium "Beyond Established Categories in World Historical Studies, July 2013.
  • GOTO, Emi. """Islamism" Revisited"." Presented at the Tobunken Symposium: Beyond Established Categories in World Historical Studies, July 2013.
  • GOTO, Emi. ""Application of Article 2 of the Egyptian Constitution and Definition of “Sharia”: Analysis of Two Court Cases on the Veil"." Presented at the Japanese Society of Asian Law 10th Anniversary Project: Sharīʿa in the Contemporary World in the Contemporary World, June 2013.
  • GOTO, Emi. "“Thoughts, Moments, and ‘Repentant Artists’: Expansion of Religious Experiences and the Role of Knowledge in Contemporary Egypt”." Presented at the Tobunken Symposium: New Approaches to Islamic History, Theory and Practice: Graduate Workshop with Professor Michael A. Cook, May 2013.
  • GOTO, Emi. "Tears and Veils: Representation of “Faith” in the Contemporary Islamic Movements." Presented at the International Workshop: Mutual Influences between Economic Development and ‘Moderate Islamism’ in the Non-Oil Producing Middle Eastern Countries, 2013.
  • GOTO, Emi. "Thoughts, Moments, and “Repentant Artist." Presented at the Performing Religion: Actors, Contexts, and Texts, 2011.
  • GOTO, Emi. "Expansion of the Media and Its Influence on People’s Islam: Looking through Discourses on the Veil." Presented at the Ubiquitous Media: Asian Transformations (UMAT), Tokyo, Japan, 2007.
  • GOTO, Emi. "Popular Preachers and the Hijab: Reasons behind the “New Veils” in Contemporary Egypt." Presented at the 6th Asian Federation of Middle East Studies Associations Conference (AFMA), Tokyo, Japan, 2006.
  • GOTO, Emi. "Hijab and its Religious Ground: Looking through a Dialogue between two Egyptian “Advisors." Presented at the Association of Muslim Social Scientists (AMSS), 34th Annual Conference, Philadelphia, USA, 2005.

Contact

*add @ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp。

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