Nobuko Okamitsu

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Nobuko Okamitsu
Chuo University
The Institute of Policy and Cultural Studies

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2018
Part-tne lecturer, Kasai University
Dec 2013
Part-tne lecturer, Institute for Excellence in Higher Education, Tohoku University
May 2013
Visiting reseatcher, Institute of Policy and Cultural Studies, Chuo University
Oct 2012
Visiting reseatcher, Institute for Research in European Culture, Tohoku University Graduate School
Oct 2006
Mar 2013
Specialist researcher, School of Literature, Tohoku University Graduate School


Apr 1995
Mar 2006
Graduate School of Literature, Tohoku University Graduate
Apr 1988
Mar 1991
Graduate School of Literature, Kansai University Graduate School
Apr 1983
Mar 1987
Faculty of Commerce, Kansai University

Published Papers

The Journal of Sophia Asian studies.   (21) 187-215   2003
<特集>南アジアの宗教・政治・文化(The Religion, Politics, and Culture of South Asia)
OKAMITSU Nobuko Catherine
The Journal of Sophia Asian studies.   (20) 397-410   2002
Sacraments as outward and visible sings of an inward spiritual grace, are the religious rites to receive the grace that God offers. There are seven sacraments in the Roman Catholic Church: Baptism, Confirmation, Eucharist, Sacrament of Reconciliat...
Elevation Movement and Christianity-Based on the case of Nadar Kaste in South India-
Nobuko Okamitsu
(25) 61-83   Dec 1998   [Refereed]
Politics and Media in South Asia: Attempts to Restructure India's Near-modern History from Film History
Nobuko Okamitsu
(35) 83-87   Sep 1997   [Refereed]
A Study on the Marriage of Anavile Brahman in South Gujarat-Centered on Dowley
Nobuko Okamitsu
(39) 47-56   Feb 1989   [Refereed]
Mission and Local Culture
Nobuko Okamitsu
Tohoku University      [Refereed]


Journal of religious studies   80(4) 1213-1214   2007
Journal of religious studies   79(4) 1227-1228   2006

Books etc

New Edition Encyclopedia of India
Nobuko Okamitsu (Part:Joint Work)
Aug 2016   ISBN:978-4490108798
Nine years since the publication of The Encyclopedia of India. In view of the ever-changing current situation in India, we rewrote the entire surface.
India, the world's second largest population, is becoming the center of the world including IT t...
Asian Religions and Social Capital
Nobuko Okamitsu (Part:Joint Work)
Dec 2012   ISBN:978-4750337319
If religion gives people the power to live, create social relationships involving diverse people, and increase the trust and vitality of society, under what conditions is it possible? An example of Asian religion Based on that, I will consider the...
Hollywood in Asia -Globalization and Indian Films
Nobuko Okamitsu (Part:Joint Work)
Mar 2010   ISBN:978-4490206906
The booming Indian economy. With the progress of globalization, Indian films have also transcended. Overseas expansion of prolific filmmakers, rapidly increasing foreign locations, rapid expansion of box office income, westernization of contents, ...
Contribution of religion
Nobuko Okamitsu (Part:Joint Work)
Dec 2009   ISBN:978-4790714460
Reciprocity between religion and society-With the active theme of "social contribution of religion", we examine the necessity of religion to face social problems, the social conditions for that, and the possibility of religion as social capital. W...
Encyclopedia of India
Sep 2007   ISBN:978-4490107227
One of the must-have books for travel, business and Indian life, from history and religion to contemporary Indian clothing, food and clothing, fashion and fashion, from traffic to communication infrastructure, and more. Describes mainly the facts ...


Sacred Ganges River "God animals"
Nobuko Okamitsu   The Others   May 2018
Sacred Ganges River "The Secret of the Birth of Yoga"
Nobuko Okamitsu   The Others   May 2008
Omnibus Holy Ganges River
Nobuko Okamitsu   The Others   May 2008
Sacred Ganges River "Toward a Faraway Source"
Nobuko Okamitsu   The Others   Apr 2008
Japanese subtitle supervision in Bombay
Nobuko Okamitsu   The Others   1995
Japanese subtitle supervision of the duo
Nobuko Okamitsu   The Others   1997

Research Grants & Projects

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Mar 2023    Investigator(s): Nobuko Okamitsu
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 2009 - 2012    Investigator(s): Nobuko Okamitsu
Yamazaki Spice Promotion: Research grant
Project Year: 2007       Investigator(s): Nobuko Okamitsu
Anthropological Research on the Traditional View of Life (Symbiotic Relationship) and the Companion Animal “Pet” in South Asia
CAIRC: "Relationship between human and companion animal" research grant
Project Year: 2003       Investigator(s): Nobuko Okamitsu
Cultural Anthropological Research on the Service Activities and Community of Christian Missions in Indian Society
Niwano Peace Foundation: Research grant
Project Year: 2000       Investigator(s): Nobuko Okamitsu
Anthropological study on the Christianization and social change of Nadar community in South India
The Japan Science Society: Sasakawa Science Research Grant
Project Year: 1999   
The Uehiro Foundation on Ehiscs and Education: Research grant
Project Year: 1998       Investigator(s): Nobuko Okamitsu
Cosmetology Research Promotion Foundation: 18th Research Grant
Investigator(s): Nobuko Okamitsu