FURUI Ryosuke, Associate Professor

Reseach Topics

 

Research Theme : Ancient and Early Medieval History of South Asia


・Mar. 1998. Bachelor of Letters, Faculty of Letters, the University of Tokyo.
・Mar. 2000. Master of Letters, School of Humanities and Sociology, the University of Tokyo.
・Apr. 2000. JSPS Research Fellow (DC1, until Dec. 2001).
・Apr. 2007. JSPS Research Fellow (PD, until Mar. 2008).
・Dec. 2007. Doctor of Philosophy, Centre for Historical Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University.
・Apr. 2008. Associate Professor, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia (formerly Institute of Oriental Culture), the University of Tokyo.
・Mar. 2010. Guest Scholar, Institute for the Languages and Cultures of South Asia, Berlin Free University (until Mar. 2011).

Biography

Teaching

Research Achivements

    Books

  • Gupta, Parmeshwari Lal. Coins. Translated by 山崎元一, 鬼生田顕英, 古井龍介 and 吉田幹子. 東京: 刀水書房, 2001.10. (in Japanese)
  • Thesis

  • Furui, Ryosuke. "Rural Society and Social Networks in Early Bengal from the Fifth to the Thirteenth Century A. D." PhD diss., Jawaharlal Nehru University, 2007.
  • Articles and Book Chapters

  • Furui, Ryosuke. "Subordinate rulers under the Pālas: Their diverse origins and shifting power relation with the king."The Indian Economic and Social History Review 54, no. 3 2017.: 339-359. [Link]
  • Furui, Ryosuke. "Variegated Adaptations: State Formation in Bengal from the Fifth to the Seventh Century (rev.)." State Formation and Social Integration in Pre-modern South and Southeast Asia: A Comparative Study of Asian Society. Edited by Karashima Noboru and Hirosue Masashi. Tokyo: The Toyo Bunko, 2017.6 : 73-87. [Link]
  • Furui, Ryosuke. "Ājīvikas, Maṇibhadra and Early History of Eastern Bengal: A New Copperplate Inscription of Vainyagupta and its Implications."Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society 26, no. 4 2016.10: 391-412. [Link]
  • Furui, Ryosuke. "Bharat Kala Bhavan Copper Plate Inscription of Rājyapāla, year 2: Re-edition and Reinterpretation."Puravritta 1 2016.2: 41-56. [Link]
  • Furui, Ryosuke. "Characteristics of Kaivarta Rebellion Delineated from the Rāmacarita."Proceedings of the Indian History Congress 75 2015.12: 93-98. [Link]
  • Furui, Ryosuke. "Rajibpur Copper Plate Inscriptions of Gopāla IV and Madanapāla."Pratna Samiksha: A Journal of Archaeology, New Series 6 2015.11: 39-61. [Link]
  • Furui, Ryosuke. "Variegated Adaptations: State Formation in Bengal from the Fifth to the Seventh Century." Interrogating Political Systems: Integrative Processes and States in Pre-modern India. Edited by Bhairabi Prasad Sahu and Hermann Kulke. New Delhi: Manohar, 2015.1 : 255-273. [Link]
  • Furui, Ryosuke. "Agrarian Expansion and Local Power Relation in the Seventh and Eighth Century Eastern Bengal: A Study on Copper Plate Inscriptions." Urbanity and Economy: The Pre Modern Dynamics in Eastern India. Edited by Ratnabali Chatterjee. Kolkata: Setu Prakashani, 2013.12 : 96-110. [Link]
  • Furui, Ryosuke. "The Kotalipada Copperplate Inscription of the Time of Dvādaśāditya, Year 14."Pratna Samiksha: A Journal of Archaeology, New Series 4 2013.12: 89-98. [Link]
  • Furui, Ryosuke. "Finding Tensions in the Social Order: a Reading of the Varṇasaṃkara Section of the Bṛhaddharmapurāṇa." Revisiting Early India: Essays in Honour of D. C. Sircar. Edited by Suchandra Ghosh et al. Kolkata: R. N. Bhattacharya, 2013.12 : 203-218. [Link]
  • Furui, Ryosuke. "Brāhmaṇas in Early Medieval Bengal: Construction of their Identity, Networks and Authority."Indian Historical Review 40, no. 2 2013.11: 223-248. [Link]
  • Furui, Ryosuke. "Merchant groups in early medieval Bengal: with special reference to the Rajbhita stone inscription of the time of Mahīpāla I, Year 33."Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies 76, no. 3 2013.9: 391-412. [Link]
  • Furui, Ryosuke. "Chaprakot Stone Inscription of the Time of Gopāla IV, Year 9." Centenary Commemorative Volume (1913-2013). Edited by Alamgir Muhammad Serajuddin et al. Dhaka: Bangladesh National Museum, 2013.6 : 110-117. [Link]
  • Furui, Ryosuke. "Panchrol (Egra) Copperplate Inscription of the Time of Śaśāṅka: A Re-edition."Pratna Samiksha: A Journal of Archaeology, New Series 2 2011.12: 119-130. [Link]
  • Furui, Ryosuke. "Rangpur Copper Plate Inscription of Mahīpāla I, Year 5."Journal of Ancient Indian History 27 2011.12: 232-245. [Link]
  • Furui, Ryosuke. "Indian Museum Copper Plate Inscription of Dharmapala, Year 26: Tentative Reading and Study."South Asian Studies 27, no. 2 2011.10: 145-156. [Link]
  • Furui, Ryosuke. "Biyala Copperplate Inscription of Mahīpāla I."Pratna Samiksha: A Journal of Archaeology, New Series 1 2010.11: 99-106. [Link]
  • Furui, Ryosuke. "The Jagajjibanpur Copper Plate Inscription and the Ruin of Nandadirghi Monastery."Studies in South Asian Art and Archaeology, no. 31 2010.12: 1-16. (in Japanese)
  • Furui, Ryosuke. "Ancient History and Society." Contexts of Indian Buddhism. Edited by Komei Nara and Masahiro Shimota, 新アジア仏教史1インドⅠ. Tokyo: Kosei Shuppansha, 2010.4 : 68-113. (in Japanese)
  • Ryosuke, Furui. "2008年の歴史学会—回顧と展望—南アジア古代・中世."史学雑誌 118, no. 5 2009.5: 275-279. (in Japanese) [Link]
  • Furui, Ryosuke. "Re-reading Two Copper Plate Inscriptions of Gopāla II, year 4." Prajñādhara: Essays on Asian Art, History, Epigraphy and Culture in Honour of Gouriswar Bhattacharya. Edited by Gerd J. M. Mevissen and Arundhati Banerji. Delhi: Kaveri Books, 2009.1 : 319-330. [Link]
  • Furui, Ryosuke. "A New Copper Plate Inscription of Gopala II."South Asian Studies 24, no. 1 2008.8: 67-75. [Link]
  • Furui, Ryosuke. "The Rural World of an Agricultural Text: A Study on the Kṛṣiparāśara."Studies in History (New Series) 21, no. 2 2005.9: 149-171. [Link]
  • Ryosuke, Furui. "Local Society and State Control as seen in the Copper-Plate Inscriptions of Bengal: 5th to 7th Century."The Journal of the Research Department of the Toyo Bunko 82, no. 4 2001.3: 576-550. (in Japanese) [Link]
  • Book Reviews

  • Furui, Ryosuke. Review of Into the Twilight of Sanskrit Court Poetry: The Sena Salon of Bengal and Beyond, by Jesse Ross Knutson. The International Journal of Asian Studies 13, no. 2 (2016.7): 243-245. [Link]
  • Furui, Ryosuke. Review of The Changing Gaze: Regions and the Constructions of Early India, by Bhairabi Prasad Sahu. The Indian Economic and Social History Review 52, no. 4 (2015.12): 554-556. [Link]
  • Furui, Ryosuke. Review of Hāth-Kāghaz: History of Handmade Paper in South Asia, by Masatoshi A. Konishi. The International Journal of Asian Studies 12, no. 1 (2015.1): 118-120. [Link]
  • Conference Proceedings

  • Furui, Ryosuke. "Changing Structure of Political Powers in South Asia: Bengal from the Fifth to the Thirteenth Century." Presented at the Paris EFEO Seminar, 13 November 2017, Paris, November 13 2017. [Link]
  • Furui, Ryosuke. "Reading Copper Plate Inscriptions of Bengal: Forms, Formats and Contents." Presented at the Seminar held at Bangladesh National Museum on 22 July 2017, Dhaka, July 22 2017. [Link]
  • Furui, Ryosuke. "Changing Patterns of Agrarian Development in Early Medieval North Bengal: A Delineation from the Inscriptions." Presented at the Second Day (19 July, 2017) of An International Conference on ‘Early Medieval/Medieval’ in Bengal: Transdisciplinary Perspectives in Archaeology with special reference to Bangladesh, held at Jahangirnagar University, 18-19 July 2017, Savar, Bangladesh, July 19 2017.
  • Furui, Ryosuke. "Characteristics of Kaivarta Rebellion Delineated from the Rāmacarita." Presented at the Section I: Ancient India, December 29, 2014 of Indian History Congress 75th Session, held at Jawaharlal Nehru University, 28-30 December 2014, New Delhi, December 2014.
  • Furui, Ryosuke. "Variegated Adaptations: State Formation in Bengal from the 5th to the 7th Century." Presented at the Session 3: Formation of State and Society during the Period of the 5th-14th Centuries, March 9, 2014 of The Second International Symposium of Inter-Asia Research Networks, State Formation and Social Integration in Pre-Modern South and Southeast Asia: A Comparative Study of Asian Society, held by Toyo Bunko, March 8-9, 2014, Tokyo, March 2014.
  • Furui, Ryosuke. "Inscribed Powers: Copper Plate Inscriptions of Eastern India and their Changing Forms." Presented at the Session Material II (Others), November 15, 2013 of CSMC Conference on “Manuscripts and Epigraphy”, held by Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures, Universität Hamburg, November 14-16, 2013, Hamburg, November 2013.
  • Furui, Ryosuke. "Bangladesh National Museum Vase Inscription of the Time of Devātideva and its Implications for the Early History of Harikela." Presented at the Session 7: History, July 9, 2013 of Centenary Celebration of Bangladesh National Museum 1913-2013 International Seminar, held by Bangladesh National Museum, July 8-9, 2013, Dhaka, 2013.
  • Furui, Ryosuke. "Agrarian Expansion and Local Power Relation in the Seventh and Eighth Century East Bengal: A Study on Copper Plate Inscriptions." Presented at the Session 14: History, Epigraphy and Art History, September 3, 2009 of The 14th World Sanskrit Conference, held by International Association of Sanskrit Studies at the University of Kyoto, Kyoto, 2009.
  • Furui, Ryosuke. "Sub-regional Identities and Cultural Hegemony in Early Medieval Bengal." Presented at the Session on Morphology of a Region, November 27, 2009 of International Conference on Region Formation in Contemporary South Asia, held at the University of Delhi, Delhi, 2009.
  • Furui, Ryosuke. "Agrarian Society and Social Groups in Early Medieval Bengal from a Study of Inscriptions." Presented at the Session 3, November 16, 2007 of A Two day National Seminar to observe the birth centenary of Professor D. C. Sircar, on Inscriptions and the Agrarian History of India, held by The Asiatic Society, Kolkata, 2007.
  • Furui, Ryosuke. "Finding Tensions in the Social Order: a Reading of the Varnasaṃkara Section of the Bṛhaddharmapurāṇa." Presented at the Academic Session 4, December 8, 2007 of International Seminar on Re-Visiting Early India Through Epigraphy and Other Texts, held by The Department of Ancient Indian History and Culture, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, 2007.
  • Furui, Ryosuke. "Rural Society in Early Medieval Bengal and its Transition." Presented at the Session 3, March 7, 2007 of ‘Revisiting Transitions’, seminar held at Centre for Historical Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, March 2007.

Contact

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