NAWA Katsuo

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Name
NAWA Katsuo
Affiliation
The University of Tokyo
Section
Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia Department of Pan Asian Studies
Job title
Professor
Degree
MA(The University of Tokyo), PhD(The University of Tokyo)

Research Areas

 
 

Committee Memberships

 
2012
 - 
Today
Asian Anthropology  co-editor
 

Published Papers

 
Triangulating the nation-state through translation: some reflections on ‘nation’, ‘ethnicity’, ‘religion’, and ‘language’ in modern Japan, Germany, and Nepal
NAWA Katsuo
Internationales Asienforum/ International Quarterly for Asian Studies   47(1-2) 11-31   Aug 2016   [Refereed][Invited]
Pollution, Ontological Equality, or Unthinkable Series? Notes on Theorizations of South Asian Societies by Three Japanese Anthropologists
NAWA Katsuo
International Journal of South Asian Studies   7 31-37   Jul 2015   [Refereed]
A Personal Account on the Status Quo of Sociocultural Anthropology in Japanese Language
NAWA Katsuo
Ajit K. Danda and Rajat K. Das (eds.) Alternative Voices of Anthropology: Golden Jubilee Symposium. Kolkata, Indian Anthropological Society   152-177   Jun 2012
Tradition, Pragmatism, and Multi-layered Explanations: The Case of Marriage Rituals in Byans, Far Wesetern Nepal
NAWA Katsuo
Kailash N. Pyakuryal (et al eds.), Social Sciences in a Multicultural World: Proceedings of the International Conference Held on 11-13 December 2006. Kathmandu: Sociological/Anghropological Society of Nepal (SASON)   188-195   2008
Some Unintended Consequences of Ritual Change: The Case of Funerals in Chhangru, Byans, Far Western Nepal
NAWA Katsuo
Hiroshi Ishii, David N. Gellner, and Katsuo Nawa (eds.) Political and Social Transformations in North India and Nepal: Social Dynamics in Northern South Asia Vol. 2,Delhi: Manohar   263-288   2007

Misc

 
[book review] Judith Pettigrew, 2013, Maoists at the Hearth: Everyday Life in Nepal’s Civil War
NAWA Katsuo
International Journal of Asian Studies   12(2) 239-241   Jul 2015
[Book Review] Ken'ichi Tachibana, (An Ethnography of <Other/Self> Representations: The Micro-Ontology of the Chepang, a Nepali Indigenous People); and Kazuyuki Watanabe, (Ethnographical Study of Sheep Herders: Resources Use and Social Relationships...)
NAWA Katsuo
Studies in Nepali History and Society   17(1) 191-198   Jun 2012   [Invited]
[Book Review] March, Kathryn S. "If Each Comes Halfway": Meeting Tamang Women in Nepal
NAWA Katsuo
Studies in Nepali History and Society   11(1) 193-198   Jun 2006   [Invited]

Books etc

 
Catalogue of the Japan-Nepal Society Collection owned by the Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, University of Tokyo
NAWA Katsuo (Part:Editor)
Research and Information Center for Asian Studies, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, the University of Tokyo   Mar 2013   ISBN:978-4-903235-24-0
Political and Social Transformations in North India and Nepal: Social Dynamics in Northern South Asia Vol. 2 (Co-edited with Hiroshi Ishii and David N. Gellner)
Manohar   2007   ISBN:8173047294
Nepalis Inside and Outside Nepal: Social Dynamics in Northern South Asia Vol. 1 (co-edited with Hiroshi Ishii and David N. Gellner)
Manohar   2007   ISBN:8173046999
Nepal, Byans oyobi Shuhenchiiki ni okeru Girei to Shakaihanchuni kansuru Minzokushiteki Kenkyu: Mouhitotuno ‘Kindai’no Fuchi (An Ethnographic Study on Rituals and Social Categories of Byans, Nepal and Adjacent Regions: Another Constellation of 'Modernity'
NAWA Katsuo
Sangensha   Feb 2002   ISBN:4-88303-092-X

Conference Activities & Talks

 
"There Are No Servants among Us": Livelihood, Work, and Being Independent among Rangs from Byans, Far Western Nepa
NAWA Katsuo
International Conference "Work, Identity and Livelihood in Nepal: Theoretical challenges and contemporary practices for South Asia", South Asian University, Akbar Bhawan, New Delhi   22 Jul 2017   
Migration and the Changing nature of multilingualism among the people of Byans, Far Western Nepal and adjacent regions
NAWA Katsuo
CASCA/IUAES2017 Conference in Ottawa: Mo(u)vement, University of Ottawa   4 May 2017   
Exploring Cities in the Kathmandu Valley: an inquiry toward an "urban anthropology" [Invited]
NAWA Katsuo
International symposium “Asian Cities: Hubs of Interaction, Tradition and Transformation, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, the University of Tokyo   12 Jan 2017   
Effects of translation on the invisible power wielded by language in the legal sphere: The case of law in Nepal. [Invited]
NAWA Katsuo
The Chile-Japan Academic Forum 2016, Centro Puerto Natales, Universidad de Magallanes, Puerto Natales   8 Nov 2016   
Not to be 'anti-nationalistic' in modern Nepal. [Invited]
NAWA Katsuo
the Durham-U-Tokyo Workshop in Critical Nationalism Studies, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, the University of Tokyo   1 Oct 2016   

Research Grants & Projects

 
JSPS: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2009 - Mar 2012    Investigator(s): NAWA Katsuo