NAWA Katsuo, Professor

Reseach Topics

 

Research Theme : Intergroup relations in Nepal and South Asia


NAWA Katsuo is Professor of Cultural Anthropology. He received his B.A. (1990), M.A. (1992), and Ph.D. (1999) from the University of Tokyo. Before joining the Institute in 2000, he was a research fellow (PD), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. He was also a research scholar at the Research Centre of Nepal and Asian Studies, Tribhuvan University, Nepal (1992-95) and a visiting fellow, Clare Hall, University of Cambridge (2002-03).  Based on his anthropological fieldwork in Far Western Nepal, he has written extensively on inter-ethnic and inter-caste relations, the sococultural transformation and ritual process, and language use and its objectification. His research interests include ethnohistory of a Himalayan village,  politics and poetics of ethnic movement, and language ideologies and translation.
His major publication is Nepal, Byans oyobi Shuhen Chiiki niokeru Girei to Shakai Hanchu ni kansuru Minzokushiteki Kenkyu: Mouhitotu no ‘Kindai’ no Fuchi (An Ethnographic Study on Rituals and Social Categories of Byans, Nepal and Adjacent Regions: Another Constellation of 'Modernity') (Sangensha, 2002) which won the 30th Shibusawa prizes from he Shibusawa Fund for Ethnological Studies (Shibusawa Minzokugaku Shinko Kikin) in 2004. He also co-edited (with Hiroshi Ishii and David N. Gellner) two volumes of books, Nepalis Inside and Outside Nepal: Social Dynamics in Northern South Asia Vol. 1, and Political and Social Transformations in North India and Nepal: Social Dynamics in Northern South Asia Vol. 2 (Manohar, 2007).

Biography

Teaching

Research Achivements

    Books

  • Nawa, Katsuo. Catalogue of the Japan-Nepal Society Collection owned by the Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, University of Tokyo. Edited by Katsuo Nawa. Tokyo: Research and Information Center for Asian Studies, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, 2013.11. (in Japanese/English)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. Neparu, Byansu oyobi shuhen chiiki ni okeru girei to shakai hanchu ni kansuru Minzoku-shi-teki kenkyu: mo hitotsu no 'Kindai' no fuchi:An Ethnographic Study on Rituals and Social Categories of Byans, Nepal and Adjacent Regions: Another Constellation of 'Modernity'. Tokyo: Sangensha, 2002. (in Japanese)
  • Edited Books

  • Matsui, Takeshi, Atsushi Nobayashi and Katsuo Nawa, eds. Seigyou to seisan no shakaiteki fuchi: gurobarizeishon no minzokushi no tameni 国立民族学博物館論集1. Tokyo: Iwata Shoin, 2012. (in Japanese)
  • Matsui, Takeshi, Katsuo Nawa and Atsushi Nobayashi, eds. Gurobarizeishon to "ikiru sekai": seigyou kara mita jinruigakuteki gennzai 東洋文化研究所叢刊第25輯. Tokyo/ Kyoto: Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, the University of Tokyo / Showado, 2011. (in Japanese)
  • Ishii, Hiroshi, David N. Gellner and Katsuo Nawa, eds. Nepalis Inside and Outside Nepal: Social Dynamics in Northern South Asia Vol. 1 Japanese Studies on South Asia No.6. Delhi: Manohar, 2007.
  • Ishii, Hiroshi, David N. Gellner and Katsuo Nawa, eds. Political and Social Transformations in North India and Nepal: Social Dynamics in Northern South Asia Vol. 2 Japanese Studies on South Asia No.7. Delhi: Manohar, 2007.
  • Articles and Book Chapters

  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Triangulating the Nation State through Translation: Some Reflections on "Nation", "Ethnicity", "Religion", and "Language" in Modern Japan, Germany and Nepal."Internationales Asienforum/ International Quarterly for Asian Studies 47, no. 1+2 2016.: 11-31.
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Pollution, Ontological Equality, or Unthinkable Series? Notes on Theorizations of South Asian Societies by Three Japanese Anthropologists."International Journal of South Asian Studies: Manohar 7 2015.: 31-57.
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Nepal ryou Byans ni okeru 'Seiji' no Hensen: Mura, Panchayat, Gikai Seitou, Maoist." 現代ネパールの政治と社会−民主化とマオイストの影響の拡大. Edited by Makito Minami and Hiroshi Ishii, 世界人権問題叢書92. Tokyo: Akashi Shoten, 2015.: 175-206. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "A Personal Account on the Status Quo of Sociocultural Anthropology in Japanese Language." Alternative voices of anthropology: golden jubilee symposium. Edited by Ajit K. Danda and Rajat K. Das. Kolkata: Indian Anthropological Society, 2012.: 152-177.
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "changuriyaru tachi no hyakunen: neparu, byansu ni okeru seigyou to seisan no tenkai to henyou." 生業と生産の社会的布置−グローバリゼーションの民族誌のために. Edited by Takeshi Matsui, Atsushi Nobayashi and Katsuo Nawa, 国立民族学博物館論集1. Tokyo: Iwata Shoin, 2012.: 29-56. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Ran no sousou girei niokeru jikuukan no kousei to sono henka ni kansuru shiron." Jikan no jinruigaku: joudou, shizen, shakaikuukan. Edited by Ryoko Nishii. Kyoto: Sekai Shisousya, 2011.: 358-382. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "ヒマラヤ交易民から成功した先住民族へ 〜ランの「生業」と「生産」を巡って." Gurobarizeishon to "ikiru sekai": seigyou kara mita jinruigakuteki gennzai. Edited by Takeshi Matsui, Katsuo Nawa and Atsushi Nobayashi, 東洋文化研究所叢刊第25輯. Tokyo/ Kyoto: Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, the University of Tokyo / Showado, 2011.: 97-134. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "seigyou wo/kara minaosu: "ikirusekai" kara guroobarizeeshon made." Gurobarizeishon to "ikiru sekai": seigyou kara mita jinruigakuteki gennzai. Edited by Takeshi Matsui, Katsuo Nawa and Atsushi Nobayashi, 東洋文化研究所叢刊第25輯. Tokyo/ Kyoto: Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, the University of Tokyo / Showado, 2011.: 451-472. (in Japanese)
  • Nakagami, Atsuki and Katsuo Nawa. "Himaraya ni okeru densyo to sono kiroku- "koushou tekusuto" kenkyuu to genchi no mojika wo megutte."Asu no Touyougaku 22 2010.12: 6-10. (in Japanese) [Link]
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Tradition, Pragmatism, and Multi-layered Explanations: The Case of Marriage Rituals in Byans, Far Wesetern Nepal." Social Sciences in a Multicultural World: Proceedings of the International Conference Held on 11-13 December 2006, Kathmandu. Edited by Kailash N. Pyakuryal, Bipin K. Acharya, Bhanu Timseena, Gyanu Chhetri, Mina D. Uprety and Devendra P. Chapagain. Kathmandu: Sociological/Anghropological Society of Nepal (SASON), 2008.: 188-195.
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Shigen to shiteno chishiki, shigenka sareru dento: neparu, byansu no meifaru wo megutte." Shigen Jinruigaku dai nikan: Shigenka suru bunka. Edited by Yamashita Shinji. Tokyo: Kobundo, 2007.: 151-180. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Genchi no kijutsu: Byansu ni kansuru minzokushiteki to yobiuru shuppanbutsu wo megutte:Preliminary Notes on Published "Ethnographic" Descriptions of the People of Byans."Shakai Jinruigaku Nempo:Annual Report of Social Anthropology 33 2007.: 33-63. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Minzoku-shi, bunka, tagengo shakai: Hoku-Bei 'Gengo-jinrui-gaku' ni kansuru imada goku yobi-teki na memorandamu:Ethnography, Culture, and Multilingual Society: A Preliminary Memorandum on North American "Linguistic Anthropology"."Kotoba to shakai: ta-gengo shakai kenkyu, Tokyo: Sangensha, no. 10 2007.: 41-67. (in Japanese)
  • Ishii, Hiroshi, David N. Gellner and Katsuo Nawa. "Introduction." Nepalis Inside and Outside Nepal: Social Dynamics in Northern South Asia Vol. 1. Edited by Hiroshi Ishii, David N. Gellner and Katsuo Nawa, Japanese Studies on South Asia No.6. Delhi: Manohar, 2007.: 1-14.
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Some Unintended Consequences of Ritual Change: The Case of Funerals in Chhangru, Byans, Far Western Nepal." Political and Social Transformations in North India and Nepal: Social Dynamics in Northern South Asia Vol. 2. Edited by Hiroshi Ishii, David N. Gellner and Katsuo Nawa, Japanese Studies on South Asia No.7. Delhi: Manohar, 2007.: 263-288.
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Neparu no sho-gengo ni kansuru kinnen no shuppan-butsu o megutte." Ta-gengo shakai seisei no rekishi-teki joken ni kansuru sogo-teki kenkyu: 2004 ~ 2006 nendo kagaku kenkyu-hi hojo-kin (kiban kenkyu B) kenkyu seika hokoku-sho (kadai bango 16320082). Edited by Kiyoshi Hara. Tokyo: 女子美術大学, 2007.: 131-134. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Yamamichi aruki to fukei shashin: Neparu, Byansu ni okeru shakai kukan to sono hen'yo ni kansuru shiron." Shakai kukan no Jinrui-gaku: Materiariti, shutai, modaniti. Edited by Ryoko Nishii and Shigeharu Tanabe. Kyoto: Sekai Shisosha, 2006.: 150-174. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Igirisu 'Shakai' Jinrui-gaku no naijitsu o megutte: 2002-3 nen no Kenburijji o rei ni:On the State of British 'Social' Anthropology: in Cambridge 2002-2003, for example."Kokuritsu Minzoku-gaku Hakubutsu-kan kenkyu houkoku:Bulletin of the National Museum of Ethnology, Suita: National Museum of Ethnology 31, no. 1 2006.: 87-115. (in Japanese) [Link]
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Neparu ni okeru ta-gengo-teki jokyo no tenkai: hikaku no tame no yobi-teki gaikan."Datsu-teikoku to ta-gengo-ka shakai no yukue: Ajia, Afurika no gengo mondai o kangaeru, Tokyo: Sangensha 別冊2 2005.: 65-81. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Neparu, Byansu ni okeru daiichi gengo shiyo to sono katari: 'gengo kyodo-tai' gainen no saiko ni mukete." Ajia Afurika ni okeru ta-gengo jokyo to seikatsu bunka no dotai. Edited by Shigeki Kaji and Hiroshi Ishii. Tokyo: Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, 2005.: 231-255. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Language Situation and 'Mother Tongue' in Byans, Far Western Nepal."Studies in Nepali History and Society, Kathmandu: Mandala Book Point 9, no. 2 2004.: 261-291.
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Neparu no henkyo kara kofuku o kangaeru."Tokyo Daigaku Toyo-bunka Kenkyu-sho shim-bun'ya kaitaku kenkyu puroguramu "Ajia sho-bunka-kan no tagen-teki kyosei o motomete: kako kara mirai e" heisei 15 nendo hokoku-sho, Tokyo: The Institute of Oriental Culture, The University of Tokyo 2004.: 9-13. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Gendai Neparu ni okeru bunka, shakai."Neparu kunibetsu enjo kenkyu-kai hokoku-sho: hinkon to funso o koete, Tokyo: JICA (2003.: 71-73. (in Japanese)
  • Ishii, Hiroshi and Katsuo Nawa. "Neparu no bunka to shakai: gaikan."Neparu kunibetsu enjo kenkyu-kai hokoku-sho: hinkon to funso o koete, Tokyo: JICA (2003.: 69-70. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Bunka to kankyo: Nepaaru, Byansu chiho no jirei kara."Ningen - kankyo-kei nyuzu reta, Tokyo: The Institute of Oriental Culture, the University of Tokyo 3 2002.: 9-12. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Minami-Ajia to Higashi-Ajia, Chuo Ajia no kyoukai: Neparu no jirei o chushin ni." Kyokai o koete: Higashi-Ajia no shuen kara:Exceeding Boundaries: From the Rim of East Asia. Edited by Tatsuo Nakami. Vol. 1, Ajia rikai koza:Understanding Asia Lectures. Tokyo: Yamakawa Shuppansha, 2002.: 99-136. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "O kami yo: bunmei shuen-bu ni okeru girei-teki gengo ni tsuite." Ajia o shireba sekai ga mieru. Edited by Tokyo Daigaku Toyo-bunka Kenkyu-sho. Tokyo: Shogakukan, 2001.: 138-146. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Jinrui-gaku-teki Neparu kenkyu no kinnen no doko."Minami-Ajia kenkyu:Jounal of the Japanese Association for South Asian Studies, Tokyo: University of Tokyo Press 13 2001.: 183-205. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Kasto no hen'yo to kindai-ka: ue kara no shiten, shita kara no sihten." Neparu o shiru tame no 60 sho. Edited by Nihon Neparu Kyokai. Tokyo: Akashi Shoten, 2000.: 96-99. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Daruchura no aru shitate-ya no hanashi."Korrani, Tokyo: コッラニ編集部 16 2000.: 75-79. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Ethnic Categories and their Usages in Byans, Far Western Nepal."European Bulletin of Himalayan Research, Heidelberg: Dept. of Anthropology, South Asia Institute, Heidelberg University 18, no. 1 2000.: 36-57.
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Neparu, Byansu ni okeru 'bogo' o meguru sho-mondai: gengo-mei no yoho to shiji taisho o megutte:Problems of Mother Tongue in Byans, Far Western Nepal: On Usages of Language Name and Referent."Kotoba to shakai:Language and society, Tokyo: Sangensha 4 2000. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Ethnic Categories and International Border: The Case of Byans, Far-Western Nepal."Journal of the Indian Anthropological Society, Calcutta: Indian Anthropological Society 33, no. 1 1998.: 65-75.
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Neparu, Byansu ni okeru kamigami no saishi:Worship of Deities in Byans, Far-Western Nepal."Minami-Ajia kenkyu:Journal of the Japanese Associatoin for South Asian Studies, Tokyo: University of Tokyo Press 10 1998.: 32-55. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Neparu, Byansu ni okeru minzoku sho-hanchu to sono yoho:Rang, Sauka, or Byansi? Ethnic Categories and their Usages in Byans, Far-Western Nepal."Minzoku-gaku kenkyu:The Japanese Journal of Ethnology, Tokyo: Japanese Society of Ethnology 61, no. 4 1997.: 546-564. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Himalaya o koete: dento koeki." Neparu:Nepal. Edited by Hiroshi Ishii, Kurashi ga wakaru Ajia tokuhon. Tokyo: Kawade Shobo Shinsha, 1997.: 94-101. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Kasto to minzoku no aida: minzoku, jato, kokka." Neparu:Nepal. Edited by Hiroshi Ishii, Kurashi ga wakaru Ajia tokuhon. Tokyo: Kawade Shobo Shinsha, 1997.: 46-54. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Ta-gengo o ayatsuru Byansu no hitobito: kyokusei Nepaaru no seikatsu." Neparu:Nepal. Edited by Hiroshi Ishii, Kurashi ga wakaru Ajia tokuhon. Tokyo: Kawade Shobo Shinsha, 1997.: 185-191. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Kensetsu-teki giron no tameni: Ayabe Kyoju no hihan ni tsuite:A Reply to Prof. Ayabe's Comment."Minzokugaku Kenkyu:The Japanese Journal of Ethnology, Tokyo: Japanese Society of Ethnology 58, no. 4 1994.: 394-397. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Minzoku-ron no hatten no tame ni: minzoku no kijutsu to bunseki ni kansuru riron-teki kosatsu:Toward the Theory of Ethnos: On Description and Analysis of Nations and Ethnic Groups."Minzoku-gaku kenkyu:The Japanese Journal of Ethnology, Tokyo: Japanese Society of Ethnology 57, no. 3 1992.: 297-317. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Neparu ryou byansu no ran wo meguru gengojoukyou no hensen to mojisiyou." Tagengoshugi saikou: tagengo joukyou no hikaku kenkyuu. Edited by Yukitoshi Sunano. Tokyo: Sangensya. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Nepal no 'Democracy' wo megutte: Youhou, Rekishi, Genjyou."Gendai Indo Kenkyuu. (in Japanese)
  • Book Reviews

  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Review of Judith Pettigrew, 2013, Maoists at the Hearth: Everyday Life in Nepal’s Civil War."International Journal of Asian Studies: Cambridge University Press 12, no. 2 (2015.: 239-241.
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "20 seiki Tyuuyou no Nepal no Henyou wo yomu: Syadanhoujin Nihon Nepaaru Kyoukai Kyuuzou Shiryou kara."Asu no Touyougaku 31 (2015.: 5-10. (in Japanese) [Link]
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Suzuki Shinsuke, Tsunagari no Jyaatiya: Sri Lanka no Minzoku to Caste."Chiiki Kenkyu, no. 79(2) (2014.: 179-182. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Review of The Politics of Belonging in the Himalayas: Local Attachments and Boundary Dynamics Joanna Pfaff-Czarnecka and Gerard Toffin (eds.), Hindu Kingship, Ethnic Revival and Maoist Rebellion in Nepal, Marie Lecomte-Tilouine."Contributions to Indian Sociology: Sage 48, no. 2 (2014.: 296-300.
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Yamamoto Tatsuya Butai no Ueno Nanmin: Chibetto nannmin geinou syuudannno minzokushi."Chiiki Kenkyu, no. 14(2) (2014.: 254-257. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Kajimaru Gaku, Sanka no Minzokushi: Uta de Kotoba wo Kawasu."Contact Zone, no. 6 (2014.: 206-212. (in Japanese) [Link]
  • Nawa, Katsuo. Review of Hyoushou no Minzokushi: Nepâru Senjuumin 'Chepan' no Mikuro Sonzairon (An Ethnography of Representations: The Micro-Ontology of the Chepang, a Nepali Indigenous People), by Ken'ichi Tachibana. Studies in Nepali History and Society, Kathmandu: Mandala Book Point 17, no. 1 (2012.: 191-198.
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Moriyama Mikihiro, Shiohara Asako (hen) Tagengo shakai Indonesia, Kaji Shigeki, Sunano Yukitoshi (hen) Afurikano kotoba to shakai Shohyo :Book Review: Moriyama Mikihiro, Shiohara Asako (eds.) Indonesia, a Multilingual Society, Kaji Shigeki; Sunano Yukitoshi (eds.) Language and Society in Africa."Kotoba to Shakai Tagengo Shakai kenkyuu:Language and Society, no. 12 (2010.12): 191-204. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. Review of Kibou toiu Houhou:The Method of Hope, by HIrokazu Miyazaki. Bunkajinruigaku:Japanese Journal of Cultural Anthropology 75, no. 2 (2010.12): 291-294. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. Review of Mikuro Jinruigakuno Jissen: Eijensii, Nettowaaku, Shintai Tanaka, Masakazu and Motoji Matsuda eds.Bunkajinruigaku:Japanese Journal of Cultural Anthropology, Tokyo: Japanese Society of Cultural Anthropology 72, no. 4 (2008.: 527-530. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. Review of Datsu-shokuminchi-ka to nashonarizumu: Ei-ryo Kita-Boruneo niokeru minzoku keisei:Decolonization and Nationalism: The Creation of Nations in British North Borneo, by Hiroyuki Yamamoto. Rekishi-gaku kenkyu:Journal of Historical Studies, Tokyo: The Historical Science Society of Japan, no. 828 (2007.: 54-58. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. Review of "If Each Comes Halfway": Meeting Tamang Women in Nepal, by Kathryn S. March. Studies in Nepali History and Society, Kathmandu: Mandala Book Point 11, no. 1 (2006.: 193-198.
  • Nawa, Katsuo. Review of Gendai Minami-Ajia 5: shakai, bunka, jenda:Modern South Asia 5: society, culture, and gender, by Hiroyuki Kotani. Minami-Ajia kenkyu:Journal of the Japanese Association for South Asian Studies, Tokyo: University of Tokyo Press 16 (2004.: 191-197. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. Review of Minzoku no undo to shido-sha tachi, by Etsuko Kuroda ed. Minzoku-gaku kenkyu:The Japanese Journal of Ethnology, Tokyo: Japanese Society of Ethnology 68, no. 3 (2003.: 448-449. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. Review of Sherupa: Himaraya kochi minzoku no 20 seki, by Katsuhiko Kano. Ajia keizai:Monthly journal of the Institute of Developing Economics, Tokyo: Institute of Developing Economies 38, no. 5 (2002.: 75-78. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. Review of Nishi-Neparu no hyoi karuto: popura Hinduisumu ni okeru fuko to funso, by Hayami Yasuno. Minami-Ajia kenkyu:Journal of the Japanese Association for South Asian Studies, Tokyo: University of Tokyo Press 13 (2001.: 218-223. (in Japanese)
  • Conference Proceedings

  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Changing Discourse on Religion/Dharma among the Rangs of Byans, Far Western Nepal." Presented at the Thursday Seminar, School of Arts, Kathmandu University, Lalitpur, August 3 2017.
  • Nawa, Katsuo. ""There Are No Servants among Us": Livelihood, Work, and Being Independent among Rangs from Byans, Far Western Nepal." Presented at the International Conference "Work, Identity and Livelihood in Nepal: Theoretical challenges and contemporary practices for South Asia", South Asian University, Akbar Bhawan, New Delhi, July 22 2017.
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Migration and the Changing nature of multilingualism among the people of Byans, Far Western Nepal and adjacent regions." Presented at the CASCA/IUAES2017 Conference in Ottawa: Mo(u)vement, University of Ottawa, May 4 2017.
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Exploring Cities in the Kathmandu Valley: an inquiry toward an "urban anthropology"." Presented at the International symposium “Asian Cities: Hubs of Interaction, Tradition and Transformation, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, the University of Tokyo, January 12 2017.
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Effects of translation on the invisible power wielded by language in the legal sphere: The case of law in Nepal." Presented at the The Chile-Japan Academic Forum 2016, Centro Puerto Natales, Universidad de Magallanes, Puerto Natales, November 8 2016.
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Not to be 'anti-nationalistic' in modern Nepal." Presented at the Durham-U-Tokyo Workshop in Critical Nationalism Studies, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, the University of Tokyo, October 1 2016.
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Writing in 'Rang lwō' without orthography: Digital 'vernacular' communication and its limitations among the Rangs from far western Nepal and adjacent regions." Presented at the 29th Annual Conference, Japanese Association for South Asian Studies, Kobe City University of Foreign Studies, September 25 2016.
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Hope, Negation, and Becoming in Changing "Ethnic" Claims by People of Byans, Far Western Nepal." Presented at the AAS (Association for Asian Studies) in Asia, Kyoto 2016, Doshisha University, Kyoto, June 26 2016.
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Changing Discourse on Religion/Dharma among the Rangs of Byans, Far Western Nepal." Presented at the IUAES Inter-Congress 2016, Hotel Palace, Dubrovnik, May 7 2016.
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Imagining "We Rung mung" in the United States: Social Categories, Networks and Nostalgia among the People from Byans, Far Western Nepal and Adjacent Regions." Presented at the 4th ANHS Himalayan Studies Conference, The University of Texas at Austin, February 27 2016. [Link]
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "On 'thumcharu': the concept of 'tradition' in Byans, far western Nepal." Presented at the The Annual Kathmandu Conference on Nepal and the Himalaya 2015, co-organized by ANHS, BNAC, and Social Science Baha, Hotel Shanker, Kathmandu, July 24 2015. [Link]
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Roads to Bikas: Notes on ‘Development’ and ‘Politics’ in Byans and Nepal in the Panchayat Era." Presented at the IUAES Inter-Congress 2015, Thammasat University, Bangkok, July 17 2015.
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Triangulating the Nation-State through Translation: Some Observations by a Japanese Anthropologist Working on Nepal." Presented at the Symposium "Scaling the Nation-State: Religion, Language and Ethnicity in Contemporary Japan and Germany", Japanisch-Deitsches Zentrum Beriln, Berlin, October 10 2014.
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "On three basic “ritual” gestures in Byans, Far Western Nepal." Presented at the The Annual Kathmandu Conference on Nepal and the Himalaya 2014, co-organized by ANHS, BNAC, and Social Science Baha, Hotel Shanker, Kathmandu, July 23 2014. [Link]
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "On "politics" in Byans, far western Nepal: rajniti, village, and individual." Presented at the IUAES Inter-Congress 2014 with JASCA, Makuhari Messe, Chiba, May 16 2014. [Link]
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "How to do things with "rituals" in Byans, Far Western Nepal: actions, explanations, theories." Presented at the Harvard-Yenching Institute Lunch Talk Series, Harvard-Yenching Institute, Cambridge (Mass), April 16 2014.
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "On "baccho" in Byans, Far Western Nepal: Negative demarcation of communities in rituals and its consequences." Presented at the 3rd ANHS Himalayan Studies Conference, Yale University, New Haven, March 15 2014. [Link]
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "From a Himalayan Trading Community to a Successful Indigenous Nationality? Reconsidering the Modern History of Byans, Western Nepal." Presented at the Cornell South Asia Program, Cornell University, Ithaca, March 10 2014.
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Sociocultural Anthropology Written in Japanese Language: An Overview". "Forefront of Asian Studies." Presented at the UTokyo Forum 2013 "Global Emergence of Frontier Knowledge", Universidade de São Paulo, November 11 2013.
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "On the Status Quo of Sociocultural Anthropology in Japanese." Presented at the UTokyo Forum 2013 "Global Emergence of Frontier Knowledge", Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, November 8 2013.
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Following Mountain Trails, Real or Imagined: Language, Walking, and Landscape in Byans, Far Western Nepal." Presented at the IUAES 17th World Congress, The University of Manchester, Manchester, August 8 2013.
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Preliminary Notes on Wood Carvings in Byans." Presented at the Parcours d’objets, objets en transformation: Circulation et appropriations à travers l’Himalaya et au-delà, Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense, Paris, September 25 2012.
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Between Gathering and Politics: Diversity and Change of Oratorical Discourse in Byans, Far Western Nepal." Presented at the The First Annual Kathmandu Conference on Nepal and the Himalaya, co-organized by ANHS, BNAC, and Social Science Baha, Hotel Shanker, Kathmandu, July 21 2012.
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "A Personal Account on the Status Quo of Sociocultural Anthropology in Japanese." Presented at the The Golden Jubilee Symposium of the Indian Anthropological Society "Locating Alternative Voices in Anthropology", Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Kolkata, November 20 2011.
  • Nawa, Katsuo. ""Methods, Literature, and “Being There” in Byans, Far Western Nepal: A Personal Account on Doing Ethnography." Presented at the International Conference on Social Science Methodology: A Special Reference to Social Movement, organized by Policy Discourse on Contemporary Issues on Social Exclusion and Social Inclusion (PODCISESI), CNAS and SIRF, Hotel Himalaya, Lalitpur, November 16 2011.
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Writing and Reading in 'Mother Tongue' without Orthography: Literacy, Tradition, and Byansi Texts." Presented at the The 17th Himalayan Language Symposium, Kobe City University of Foreign Studies, September 6 2011.
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Changing Aspects of 'Politics' in Byans, Far Western Nepal: Coping with the Panchayat System, Political Parties, Janajati Movements, and Maoists." Presented at the International Conference "Changing Dynamics of Nepali Society and Politics" organised by Alliance for Social Dialogue, Association for Nepal and Himalayan Studies, and Social Science Baha, Hotel Shanker, Kathmandu, August 18 2011.
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "ederalism, Ethnicity, and Inclusive Democracy for Small Janajatis in the Periphery: Some Preliminary Remarks and the Case of the 'Byansi' (Rang)." Presented at the CNAS/ HiPeC International Seminar "Federalism for Inclusive Democracy", Centre for Nepal and Asian Studies, Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur, July 5 2011.
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Texts, Textuality, and the Emergence of Ethnographic Knowledge in the Local: The Case of Hindi and Nepali Texts by/on Rangs." Presented at the IUAES/AAS/ASAANZ Conference "Knowledge and Value in a Globalising World: Disentangling Dichotomies, Querying Unities", The University of Western Australia, Perth, July 5 2011.
  • Magazine Articles

  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Nepal, "Housetsu", Jinruigaku: Kyoudoukenkyuu wo Oeru Maeni."Minpaku Tsuusin, no. 148 (2015.: 18-19. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. ""sotokara minaosita "wareware": kaigai zaijuu nepaaru jin to "housetsu"."Minpaku Tsuusin, no. 144 (2014.: 14-15. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "nihon nepaaru kyoukai kyuuzou siryou nitsuite."Nihon Nepaaru Kyoukai Kaihou, no. 231 (2013.: 10-11. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. ""housetsu" mondai no nepaaru minzokushi heno housetu ni mukete."Minpaku Tsuusin, no. 140 (2013.: 16-17. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Seiken gikai kaisan gono nepaaru wo "housetsu" kara kangaeru."Gekkan Minpaku, no. 36(9) (2012.: 10-11. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. ""housetsu" kara neparu wo, neparu kara "housetsu" wo saikou suru."Minpaku Tsuusin, no. 136 (2012.: 24-25. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Nepaaru no kaigai dekasegisha ni kansuru aru souzou ni tsuite."Minpaku Tsuusin, no. 123 (2008.: 12-13. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. ""watashitachi no ocha ha nomanaino?" nepaaru kyokuseibu ni okeru syuudanhanchuu wo meguru kankeisei."Jinken to Buraku Mondai, no. 773 (2008.: 60-64. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Neparu no minzoku to shakai kozo."Nihon Neparu Kyokai kaiho, Tokyo: The Japan-Nepal Society, no. 201 (2007.: 2-7. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Aka' to 'midori' to 'mori no hitobito'."Gekkan Minpaku, Suita: National Museum of Ethnology 31, no. 1 (2007.: 14-14. (in Japanese)
  • Encyclopedia Articles

  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Kindai Nepaaru kokkano kaasuto kitei (1854 nen): "mukuki ain" (1854 nen 1 gatsu 6 nichi)." Sekaishi shiryou 8 Teikokushugi to kakuchi no teikou I. Edited by Rekishigaku Kenkyuukai. Tokyo: Iwanami syoten, 2009.: 89-91. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Otona, Sherpas through Their Rituals nado 2 komoku:Ortner Sherpas through Their Rituals et al." Bunka-jinrui-gaku bunken jiten:Encyclopedia of basic books in cultural anthropology. Edited by Kazuhiko Komatsu, Masakazu Tanaka, Yutaka Tani, Takehiko Hara and Kozo Watanabe. Tokyo: Kobundo, 2004. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Tako-teki bunrui nado 16 komoku:Polythetic classification." Ninchi kagaku jiten:Dictionary of Cognitive Science. Edited by Nihon Ninchi Kagaku-kai. Tokyo: Kyoritsu Shuppan, 2002. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Zaigai Indo-jin no genjo: Neparu." Sinte izoho Minami-Ajia o shiru jiten:Cyclopedia of South Asia [New Edition]. Edited by Noboru Karashima et al. Tokyo: Heibonsya, 2002.: 911-912. (in Japanese)
  • Nawa, Katsuo. "Ran:Rang'." Sekai Minzoku Jiten. Edited by Tsuneo Ayabe and et al. Tokyo: Kobundo, 2000. (in Japanese)

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