Research Departments

DEPARTMENT OF PAN ASIAN STUDIES

Development of Society and Culture in Asian Regions

SUGA Yutaka
(Professor, Nature/Economy)

Nature and Culture of East Asia

† Interview (japanese) ✉ suga[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp ۩ web site

MATSUDA Yasuhiro
(Professor, International politics)

Politics and Foreign Relations in China and Taiwan, Cross-Strait Relations

✉ ymatsuda[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp ۩ web site

SAHASHI Ryo
(Associate Professor, Pioneering Asian Studies)

International Relations and Power Politics in East Asia

✉ sahashi[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp

NAWA Katsuo
(Professor, Cultural anthropology)

Anthropology of Nepal and South Asia

✉ nawa[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp

KURAMOTO Ryosuke
(Associate Professor, Cultural anthropology)

Anthropology of Buddhism

✉ kuramoto[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp
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DEPARTMENT OF EAST ASIAN STUDIES (I)

State Power and Socioeconomic Structure in East Asia

TAKAMIZAWA Osamu
(Professor, Political economy and sociology)

Law and Society in Modern and Contemporary China

✉ takamiza[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp

YASUTOMI Ayumi
(Professor, Resurgence of Asian Intellectualism)

A Pragmatic Approach to the Reintegration of Scholarship, Arts, Religion, and Life

✉ yasutomi[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp

KURODA Akinobu
(Professor, History)

East Asian Economic History and Global Monetary History

✉ ankuroda[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp

MANABE Yuko
(Professor, History)

Traditional Cultures and Nationalism in Korean Ethnic Societies

✉ manabe[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp

KOTERA Atsushi
(Professor, Archaeology)

History of the Family in Ancient China

✉ kotera[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp
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DEPARTMENT OF EAST ASIAN STUDIES (II)

The Formation and Development of Multi-Faceted Cultures in East Asia

NAKAJIMA Takahiro
(Professor, Religion and thought)

Comparative Philosophy of East Asia

✉ nakajima[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp

TANAKA Yuki
(Associate Professor, Religion and thought)

Philosophy of Chinese Science and Music

✉ yuki[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp

OKI Yasushi
(Professor, Literature)

Literature in Ming and Qing China

† Interview (japanese) ✉ oki[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp

ITAKURA Masaaki
(Professor, Fine arts)

Song and Yuan Literati Painting

✉ itakura[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp ۩ web site

TSUKAMOTO Maromitsu
(Professor, Fine arts)

The History and Culture of Chinese Paintings

✉ m-tsukamoto[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp
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DEPARTMENT OF SOUTH ASIAN STUDIES

The Intricacy of Culture and Civilization in the Bay of Bengal Region

TAKAHASHI Akio
(Professor, Political economy)

Village Economy in Southeast Asia

✉ takahashi[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp

AOYAMA Waka
(Professor, Political economy)

Economy and Ethics in Southeast Asia

✉ waka[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp

FURUI Ryosuke
(Professor, History and archaeology)

Ancient and Early Medieval History of South Asia

✉ furui[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp

OGAWA Michihiro
(Associate Professor, History and archaeology)

Socio-Economic History of South Asia

✉ michi.ogw[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp

BABA Norihisa
(Professor, Religion and culture)

History and Thought of Theravada Buddhism

✉ norihisa[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp
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DEPARTMENT OF WEST ASIAN STUDIES

The Historical Formation and Present Situation of West Asian Cultures

AKIBA Jun
(Professor, Political economy)

History of the Ottoman Empire

✉ j-akiba[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp

WATANABE Shoko
(Associate Professor, Political economy)

Modern and Contemporary History of the Maghrib

✉ shoko_watanabe[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp

MASUYA Tomoko
(Professor, History and archaeology)

Fine Arts and Society in West Asia

✉ masuya[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp

MORIMOTO Kazuo
(Professor, Religion and culture)

Socio-Religious History of Muslim Societies

† Interview (japanese) ✉ morikazu[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp
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DEPARTMENT OF PIONEERING ASIAN STUDIES

Exploring the Frontier of Asian Studies

SATO Jin
(Professor, Resources and People)

Resources and Human Interdependence in Southeast Asia

✉ satoj[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp ۩ web site

SONODA Shigeto
(Professor, Comparative Study of Asian Societies)

Comparative Sociology of "Changing Asia"

† Interview (japanese) ✉ shigetosonoda[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp ۩ web site

UEHARA Kyuichi
(Associate Professor, Book Culture in Asia)

Publication Culture and Popular Literature in Ming and Qing China

✉ uehara91[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp

Mansur SEFATGOL
(Visiting Professor, Pioneering Asian Studies)

History and Historiography of Safavid Iran from Regional and Global Perspectives

✉ sefatgol[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp

Khohchahar E. Chuluu
(Associate Professor, New Field Development)

Comparative Asian Law and History

✉ echuluu[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp

KAWAHARA Norie
(Project Associate Professor)

Cross-boundary Cancer Studies on Universal Health Coverage in Asia

✉ noriekawahara[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp

Pattajit TANGSINMUNKONG
(Lecturer)

✉ patt_tangsin[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp

Jiyoon KIM
(Assistant Professor)

✉ jiyoonkim[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp
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OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

Christopher Byron-Gerteis
(Associate Professor)

Modern and Contemporary Japan

✉ christopher.gerteis[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp ۩ web site

YANAGI Mikiyasu
(Associate Professor)

History and Philosophy of Chinese Buddhism

✉ yanagi[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp

ITAHASHI Akiko
(Assistant Professor)

Political and Gender History between the Han and Tang Dynasties

✉ itahashi[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp

SAKIHAMA Sana
(Project Assistant Professor)

Modern intellectual history of Okinawa and postcolonial theory of peripheries in East Asia

✉ sakihama[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp
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UNIVERSITY RESEARCH ADMINISTRATOR

KIKUCHI Yuriko
(Assistant Professor, University Research Administrator)

Maritime Trade History in Asia; Ceramics and Coins

✉ ykikuchi[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp
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-2021

IKEMOTO Yukio
(Professor, Nature/Economy)

Poverty and Inequality in Asia

✉ ikemoto[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp ۩ web site

ZHONG Yijiang
(Associate Professor, Global Japan Studies)

Religion, Nationalism, Sea in East Asia

✉ yijiangzhong[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp

HUANG Wei-hsiu
(Assistant Professor)

Foreign Policy and National Security Planning in the PRC and Taiwan

✉ whhuang[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp ۩ web site

Yoojin Koo
(Project Assistant Professor)

Comparative politics, Conservative movements in Japan, Civil society in East Asia

✉ yoojin.koo[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp

HUZIOKA Hirosi
(Assistant Professor, Information and Public Relations)

Development Management Problems in DCH (Digital Cultural Heritage)

✉ hujioka[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp

IKEGAME Aya
(Associate Professor, New Field Development)

Religion and Democracy in South Asia

✉ ayaikegame[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp
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-2020

GOTO Emi
(Associate Professor, Religion and culture)

The Understanding and Practice of Islam in the Contemporary World

✉ emi-gto[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp

Michiyo YONENO-REYES
(Associate Professor, Dissemination of knowledge on Asia)

Minorities and Modernities in Asia

✉ yonenoreyes[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp ۩ web site

Chard Robert Lawrence
(Visiting Professor)

History of Pre-Modern China and East Asia

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-2019

HIRASE Takao
(Professor, Archaeology)

Ancient Chinese Territorial States

✉ hirase[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp

Xudong Zhang
(Visiting Professor, New Field Development)

Twentieth Century Chinese Literature and Thought in Global Context

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-2018

NAGASAWA Eiji
(Professor, Political economy)

The Socio-Economic History of the Modern Arab World

✉ nagasawa[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp ۩ web site

HANEDA Masashi
(Professor, History and archaeology)

Reconstruction of "World History"

† Interview (japanese) ✉ haneda[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp ۩ web site

SHIMIZU Urara
(Assistant Professor)

Relationship between China, Taiwan and Japan after WWII, History of Relationship between Taiwan and Japan

✉ u-shimizu[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp

Alessandro STANZIANI
(Visiting Professor, Pioneering Asian Studies)

History Writing in Global Historical Perspective, 17th-20th Centuries

Xu Xing
(Assistant Professor)

Legal Reform and Civic Participation in China

✉ xing-xu[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp
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-2017

XIA Mingfang
(Visiting Professor, Pioneering Asian Studies)

Modern Chinese Economy from the Perspective of the Environmental History

BAO Maohong
(Visiting Professor, Pioneering Asian Studies)

Economic Development and Environmental Governance in the Post WWII East Asia: From a Perspective of Global History

Nii Yoko
(Project Assistant Professor)

Jesuit missionaries to China and Sino-Western scientific exchange in the 18th century

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-2016

TANAKA Akihiko
(Professor, International Politics in Asia)

International Politics in the Major Countries of East Asia

Hyun Sun Lee
(Associate Professor, Pioneering Asian Studies)

International Migration, Social Welfare and Civil Society in Asia

✉ hyunsunlee[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp

BAO Maohong
(Visiting Professor)

Economic development and environmental governance in the Post WWII East Asia: From a perspective of global history

Michael Schiltz
(Associate Professor)

The Role of Exchange Banks in Prewar East Asia

† Interview (japanese) ✉ mschiltz[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp ۩ web site
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-2015

KAMADA Shigeru
(Professor, Religion and culture)

Structure and Development of Islamic Religious Thought

✉ kamada[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp

GE Zhaoguang
(VisitingProfessor)

Oriental studies in modern Japan and their impact on China

Ines G. ZUPANOV
(Visting Professor)

social and cultural history of Catholic missions in south Asia

UDA Shuhei
(Lecture, Nature/Economy)

Nature and Technique in Asia, Contemporary Chinese Society

IDO Misato
(Project Assistant Professor)

Ritual and the Arts in East Asia

Zhang Xinyuan
(Assistant Professor)

Structural Changes in China's Grain Economy

✉ zhangxy[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp

Zhu Lin
(Assistant Professor)

Asian Political Thought;Cultural Exchange in East Asia

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-2014

MATSUI Takeshi
(Professor, Nature/Economy)

Nature in a Cultural Perspective

Elman Benjamin Abraham
(Visiting Professor)

Ming-Qing cultural history in East Asian context

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-2013

Charney Michael Walter
(ProjectProfessor)

The Role of Railways in Agricultural Areas in Colonial Southeast Asia

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-2012

OGAWA Hiromitsu
(Professor, Fine arts)

Research on Artifacts from East Asia

✉ ogawahir[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp ۩ web site

EINOO Shingo
(Professor, Religion and culture)

Ancient Indian Society and Ritual

ONO Kimika
(Associate Professor)

Literature and Society in Modern China

YASUDA Kayo
(Research Associate, International politics)

International Health Governance in the Eastern Asia

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-2011

OKAYAMA Hajime
(Professor, Religion and thought)

Reception of Buddhist Scriptures in China

OZAKI Fumiaki
(Professor, Literature)

Basic Concepts in the History of Chinese Literature in the 20th Century

KANO Hiroyoshi
(Professor, Political economy)

Modern Economic History of Southeast Asia

SUZUKI Tadashi
(Professor, Political economy)

Politico-sociological Study of the Ottoman Empire

✉ t-suzuki[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp

TSUJI Asuka
(Assistant Professor, History and archaeology)

Christians in the Middle East